Career Opportunities

Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Company:  City of Kennewick
Location: Kennewick City Hall, WA
Salary: $90,108.00 - $126,144.00 Annually

CORE VALUE STATEMENT

The City of Kennewick will provide excellent public service and ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community and one another through the empowerment of each employee.  We value integrity, inclusiveness, stewardship and communication.  We are accountable to our community for innovative and collaborative efforts that anticipate needs, leverage resources, and deliver solutions.

SAFETY STATEMENT

We expect our employees to ensure compliance with all applicable safety practices and policies, including those established by OSHA/DOSH regulations and by the City’s Accident Prevention Plan.  This includes but is not limited to actively identifying and correcting potential hazards that may affect employee and public safety, including those identified by co-workers; leading by example to promote a positive culture of workplace safety through everyday action; and emphasizing safe completion of work throughout all aspects of developing and carrying out work plans.

CLASSIFICATION SUMMARY

Under administrative direction, the Human Resources Manager directly oversees the City’s Human Resources Division to support all City departments and all personnel. Primary areas of responsibility include recruitment and onboarding, classification systems, compensation and benefits administration, employee performance management, and labor management.

Examples of Work Performed (Illustrative Only)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

The following list reflects the essential job duties and responsibilities of this classification. The incumbent will perform many other related duties as assigned.                                                                                                 

  • Plans, organizes, and leads day-to-day activities of the Human Resources Division to closely align with organizational goals, industry best practices, and state and federal employment laws.
  • Manages and supports City-wide recruitment, selection, and onboarding efforts; supports City-wide professional development and succession planning efforts as requested.
  • Advises the City’s Civil Service Commission; oversees public safety entry-level recruitment and promotional testing consistent with Civil Service Commission direction.
  • Studies relevant labor markets and makes recommendations to change employee classifications, compensation, and benefits; executes approved changes.
  • Assists in administering the City’s benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement and deferred compensation plans, paid time off, leave entitlements, wellness, etc.; oversees annual open enrollment.
  • Makes recommendations to ensure City policies and practices are consistently and fairly administered; conducts or facilitates employment-related investigations; works with supervisors to help draft corrective action and discipline to support City-wide consistent application.
  • Assists in developing and carrying out the City's strategy related to collective bargaining and labor relations and serves as a member on the City's negotiating team.
  • Works closely with Department leadership to administer terms of existing collective bargaining agreements across five labor groups, providing confidential advice and support to supervisors when needed; consults with internal staff and external consultants to manage labor grievances, mediation, and arbitration.
  • Develops and recommends a Human Resources Division budget; monitors and controls expenses to ensure financial responsibility.
  • Serves as the City’s equal employment opportunity program manager.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in human resources or a closely related field and five or more years of progressively responsible experience in human resources administration, including two or more years of supervisory experience, or any combination of education and experience to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties identified above.

The City will give preference to candidates with SHRM-SCP or HRCI-SPHR certification.

Additionally, incumbents must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Must pass a criminal background investigation.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must maintain a level of mental and physical fitness required to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Supplemental Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

To perform the essential functions of the classification, incumbents must be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must demonstrate broad knowledge of practices and principles related to human resources administration, including recruitment and onboarding, classification systems, compensation and benefits administration, employee performance management, and labor management.
  • Must demonstrate broad knowledge of federal and state employment laws related to public sector employers.
  • Must demonstrate high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
  • Must demonstrate ability to read, understand, interpret, and explain complex policies, procedures, rules, regulations, and legal requirements to a diverse audience.
  • Must demonstrate ability to speak and present information publically and facilitate small, medium, and large group meetings and training opportunities.
  • Must demonstrate ability to collect, compile, and analyze statistical data and present informative reports and metrics.
  • Must demonstrate excellent attention to detail.
  • Must maintain regular attendance and punctuality.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
The Human Resources Manager must regularly speak and listen; must meet standard vision requirements; must regularly sit, stand, and walk; must demonstrate acceptable manual dexterity and fine motor skills; must regularly lift files, open file cabinets, and bend as necessary; and must occasionally lift office products or supplies weighing up to 30 pounds.

WORK SCHEDULE
The Human Resources Manager will initially work full-time, Monday through Friday, and may be eligible for an alternative work schedule with every other Friday off work.  Evening and weekend work, and out-of-town travel will occasionally be required.  This classification is exempt from overtime under the FLSA.

This job posting is Open Until Filled, with a first review date of applicants to take place on November 16, 2022.

How to Apply:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/kennewick


Job Title: Human Resources Specialist I
Company: Energy Northwest
Location:
Richland, WA
Salary Range:
Salary: $58,927 minimum to $73,659 midpoint

General Summary

This position is responsible for specialized Human Resource functions, such as Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, Staffing, Payroll, Labor Relations or Employee Relations. This position utilizes administrative and technical expertise in support of Human Resources strategies and objectives. This position is supervised by a Human Resources Supervisor or Human Resources Manager, and may have a HR discipline lead for specialized functions or projects.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

This position provides direct support to both internal and external customers through use of knowledge of specialized Human Resource discipline(s), established Energy Northwest Procedures, guidelines, policy and both federal and State laws/regulations.

Daily Activity: Provides day to day Human Resources support in one of the following areas: compensation, benefits, HRIS, staffing, payroll labor relations, employee relations or EE. Requires specialized knowledge and experience in one or more Human Resource discipline(s) as identified. This position will be a direct customer interface, and will resolve issues, suggest solutions and work to accommodate customer requests in a timely and consistent manner. This position is responsible to meet timelines and may see processes through from start to finish.

Develops & runs regular reports, fulfills customer requests, and audit processes to ensure excellence in daily work, and products provided to internal and external HR customers. Is creative in idea sharing and brainstorming continuous improvement suggestions and concepts. Is actively engaged and participates in various meetings, projects and events.

Internal Support: Provides direct support internally to Human Resource staff, supervision and associated Energy Northwest Leadership. Is involved in various projects and supports overall Human Resource goals and objectives through daily activity and HR team interactions. Takes an active role in planning, Is responsible for specific function CR/AR initiation and timely response, to ensure use of historical data and ongoing action tracking. Provides file room assistance, and is responsible for functional area filing necessary to ensure all files are up to date. May act as area Safety coordinator and will have an active role on the ERO team.

Communications: Actively provides accurate communications verbally, written, and through presentations to internal and/or external customers to relay Human Resource data and information, in response to inquiry and for clarification purposes. Communication is part of daily activity and will require diplomacy, tact and professionalism. Maintains strict confidentiality and data integrity.

May be required to support ERO and Outage positions.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business related field and three years of experience in Human Resources

OR

  • High school diploma or GED and five or more years of experience in Human Resources with at least two years’ experience in the area of designated responsibility

BENEFITS

We offer substantial benefits which include medical, dental, vision and disability insurances and 4 weeks of personal time. We have three retirement programs available including a matching 401k and the Washington State Pension Plan. An at-risk compensation program and other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, credit monitoring, and identity theft coverage.

How to Apply: Energy Northwest Jobs - Human Resources Specialist I - 6892 in Richland, Washington, United States (dejobs.org)
Company Contact: Chris Reidt, Recruiter, [email protected]

Date position closes: November 1, 2022


Job Title: Accounting Operations Lead
Company: Senior Life Resources
Location: Richland, WA
Salary: DOQ

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

The Accounting Lead will leverage their advanced accounting skills, accounting knowledge, and office management experience to maximize efficiencies, streamline workflows, support the administrative team by coaching, advising, and cross-training with other departments, and continue our business development process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Demonstrates prudent and professional application of acceptable business accounting practices that are consistent with current Federal and State regulations.
• Perform collections of agency receivables and management of payments in a primary role to include both governmental payers and individual payers.
• Maintain the accuracy and integrity of SLR’s General Ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, utility, payroll, and financial reporting
• Perform tasks to successfully complete and maintain accounting and fundraising database systems and programs.
• Provide training and redundancy for accounts payable, accounts receivable, billing and recordkeeping functions, mail distribution, caregiver training billing, office equipment and facility maintenance issues.
• Perform all required and requested reporting functions including archiving of reports and reconciliation of bank accounts.
• Successfully respond to customer account inquires.
• Stay current with developments, trends and changes in SLR’s Fiscal Department.
• Maintain confidentiality of all client, employee, budgetary and business-related information.
• Identify software upgrades needed and assist in testing and coordination with programmer to complete.

SPECIFIC JOB SKILLS:

• Ability to read, comprehend, write, understand and communicate in English.
• Solid knowledge and experience using client-server, web-based or enterprise accounting and reporting software.
• Substantial computer and database system literacy, with proficient knowledge and skill in the use of office productivity tools.
• Ability to work independently and multi-task.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to listen effectively and communicate with individuals with various levels of understanding.
• Ability to assemble, analyze and prepare reports and statements of operating financial data.
• Ability to plan, organize, problem solve and exercise decision-making skills.
• Ability to effectively train other team employees.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Agency staff, external organizations and customers.
• Ability to respond calmly and appropriately to changing on-the-job situations in a flexible manner in order to meet certain needs, including emergencies.
• Ability to demonstrate respect and sensitivity to the needs of individuals. Demonstrated ability to relate to individuals from all ethnic, racial, religious or socioeconomic backgrounds.
• Work is primarily performed in an office environment with possible visits to various work sites. The position requires physical effort as a part of the essential functions. Physical effort may involve: prolonged periods of sitting, exposure to repetitive motion, occasional driving, walking, standing, and carrying of lightweight materials up to 25 pounds.
 

WORK HABITS:

ŸRequired work habits include regular attendance, punctuality, teamwork, initiative, flexibility, courtesy and dependability.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) in accounting.
• High technology aptitude and ability to learn new accounting information software.
• Advanced Excel skills, including accounting functions and pivot tables.
• Professional work ethic and mentality, with demonstrated organizational skills, dependability, honesty, and integrity.
• Desire to coach, train, advise, and learn all accounting and customer service duties in our collaborative work environment.
• Relevant job experience in accounts receivable collections of both governmental and retail accounts, and in resolving billing issues with government payers and individual payers.
 

CONTINGENCY OF EMPLOYMENT:

• Acceptable criminal history background check
• Acceptable driving record
 

Overview of Benefits:

• Paid Sick Leave
• Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• Eligibility to participate in a 401 (k) retirement savings plan. In 2022, SLR offers up to a 3% match to the employee’s contribution. For example, 2% contribution gets a 2% match from SLR etc.
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Chaplain Service provides emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and spiritual support.
• Public Loan Forgiveness eligible employer.

How to Apply: https://www.seniorliferesources.org/careers
Posting Date: 10/11/2022


Job Title: Human Resources Administrator
Company: Chaplaincy Health Care
Location: Richland, WA
Salary: $19/hr-$26/hr

Purpose:

Chaplaincy Health Care focuses on the entire person – their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Through all our services we guide, comfort, and care for people experiencing serious illness, end-of-life, loss and grief.

The types of people who thrive here are highly committed and place value on service to others and strive for improvement. We are caregivers in service to our clients, patients, families and each other.

The Human Resources Administrator supports all Human Resource (HR) activities of the agency by providing a wide variety of both complex and routine administrative services. 

The Human Resources Administrators main duties include full cycle onboarding, maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents, updating databases and owning the Wellness program.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

· Associate Degree or equivalent related HR experience

· Minimum of two years HR experience required, as a HR Administrator, HR Administrative Assistant or equivalent role.

· Minimum one year Experience with HRIS or HRMS.

· Excellent Organization skills.

· Ability to prioritize projects and tasks to meet deadlines.

· Strong communication skills including phone, email and in-person.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate reliability.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of ethical conduct and confidentiality.
  • Advanced level knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional image, learn new tasks quickly, and handle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy of work.
  • Discretion and confidentiality

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own and lead recruiting and the full cycle hiring processes.
  • Responsible for the employee wellness program, coordinates wellness events, annual biometric screenings, and initiatives.
  • Partner with marketing on recruitment materials and strategies
  • Partner with local area events, fairs, schools etc. and conduct recruiting events and informational sessions.
  • Coordinate the employee exit process
  • Explain personnel policies, procedures, and benefits to employees and job applicants.
  • Maintain HR information on agency Intranet, Teams and HRIS.
  • Maintain HR policies and procedures.
  • Ensure employee records are complete, accurate, and confidential.
  • Provide benefit enrollment and administration support.
  • At times participates in interviewing.
  • Compile and prepare reports and documents pertaining to personnel activities.
  • Make recommendations for maintaining employee policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Support the performance evaluation process by initiating and auditing reviews to track for compliance.
  • Assist with reporting and audits as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
  • Administer and update communication boards, employee notices, as needed. Ensure all within compliance of federal, state, and regulations.
  • Process new hire paperwork and background checks,
  • Maintain employee files and other confidential files (I9’s, etc.).
  • Ensure all new employees receive new hire orientation, staff tours and education.
  • Investigate employee issues and conflicts.
  • Coordinate and schedule training for new hires and active staff (IE required new hire training, leadership training, annual required training etc.)
  • Represent the Human Resources Department in agency event planning committees. 
  • Archive personnel and other HR files per agency, federal and state laws.
  • Lead the agency Wellness Committee, coordinate wellness activities events and initiatives.
  • Coordination, organization, and execution of special projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

AGENCY REQUIREMENTS

· Demonstrate support and adherence to the agency’s Mission, Vision, and Values.

· Responsible for knowledge and compliance with agency policies, procedures and practices.

· Responsible for maintaining and protecting Patient and agency information in a confidential manner. Practice appropriate HIPAA confidentiality accessing patient related information on a “need to know” basis only.

· Reliable personal transportation, and current and valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

· Satisfaction of state and agency requirements for Tuberculin testing 

· Hepatitis B immunization series, proof of series or signed declination.

· Proof of applicable Vaccination(s) on file or approved accommodation/declination as appropriate on file.

· Must pass criminal background screening and pre-employment drug screening.

· Ability to meet the physical demands of position (see attached physical requirements and environmental conditions).

· Complete agency and departmental orientation and training program(s).

· Complete all continued learning, education, policy reviews and required training by their respective deadlines

· Maintain licensure(s) and certification(s) required for the position

· Available to work as assigned/scheduled

· Perform other duties as assigned

How to Apply: https://chaplaincyhealthcare.org/careers/
Company Contact: [email protected]
Posting Date: 10/3/2022


Job Title: HR Generalist
Company: CBHA (Columbia Basin Health Association)
Location:
Othello, WA
Salary:
DOE

Overview

The Human Resources Generalist administers day-to-day human resources processes and operations under the guidance of the Director of Human Resources.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible to assist with Benefits Administration
    • Ensures communication to eligible staff on enrollment in benefits according to plan deadlines
    • Provides training to staff and responds to benefits questions
    • Ensures preparation and maintenance of related benefits records and reports
    • Ensures systems are updated to reflect current benefits elections
    • Ensures reconciliation and processing of vendor reports and invoices
    • Ensures completion of compliance audits
  2. Responsible to administer leave of absence programs
    • Provides training and communication to staff to assist in their understanding of leave of absence programs
    • Maintains documentation of leave requests and outcomes
    • Ensures leaves of absence are accurately recorded for timekeeping and payroll
  3. Responsible to assist Director of Human Resources with performance management
    • Ensures 90-day and annual appraisals are initiated via the HRIS system for completion
    • Assists in review of appraisals as directed by the Director of Human Resources
    • Assists in the maintenance of HRIS performance management module
  4. Responsible to assist Recruiter as assigned
    • Assists with administration of candidate assessments
    • Ensures peer interviews are conducted and documented; provides feedback to hiring manager
    • Assists with communications to applicants
    • Assists with posting of job opportunities
  5. Responsible for new hire onboarding
    • Conducts new hire day one orientation
    • Assists with new hire check-ins at 2-week, 30-day and 60-day intervals
    • Reviews and compiles new hire orientation survey results
  6. Responsible to assist with various research and/or special projects
    • Supports project manager including preparation of documents and follow-up on timelines and deliverables
    • Participates in cross-functional teams
  7. Student Rotations
    • Coordinates student housing
    • Coordinates student rotations and onboarding
    • Conducts exits with students
  8. Other Human Resources Support
    • Responsible to prepare monthly department scorecards as assigned
    • Ensures HRIS system is updated with job, status, pay and employee information changes
    • Assists in documentation of employee call-ins
    • Assists with printing of employee identification badges

                Other Duties:

    • Assist in employee and organization events as assigned
    • Promotes a positive work culture and uphold clinic policies and procedures, including the WE CARE standards of Behavior
    • Must uphold confidentiality at all times in regards to CBHA activities, reports, financials, patient health information and other proprietary information specific to CBHA
    • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Professional and Technical Knowledge:

  1. Possesses general work-related skills at a higher level than completion of high school, including written and verbal communication skills, computation and computer skills, and mathematical knowledge frequently acquired through a Bachelor’s degree program in Human Resources, Business or related field.
  2. Possesses Senior HRCI or SHRM certification or ability to achieve per SHRM certification requirements.
  3. 2+ years of Human Resources experience.

 Technical Skills:

  1. Ability to prepare more complex documents in Microsoft Word, including creating tables, charts, graphs and other elements.
  2. Ability to use Microsoft Excel to analyze data, including the use of formulas, functions, lookup tables and other standard spreadsheet elements.
  3. Ability to create basic presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  4. Ability to learn and use other systems to support the functions of the Human Resources department.

How to Apply: https://external-cbha.icims.com/jobs/1688/hr-generalist/job
Company Contact: Rogelio Gonzalez; [email protected]
Posting Date: 9/29/2022


Job Title: Human Resources Director
Company: Douglas Fruit
Location: Pasco, WA
Salary: Starting at $75,000 DOE
Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision
401K with a generous company match
PTO
Paid Holidays
Company provided cell phone
Corporate Discount programs

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Director will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organization’s mission and talent strategy.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff.
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the department.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations. 
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to understand the organization’s goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
  • Administers or oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
  • Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (HRIS) or talent management system.
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
  • Develops and implements departmental budget. 
  • Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for HR staff.
  • Oversees the management of the company workers compensation program
  • Performs other duties as required

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least five years of human resource management experience required.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Current Driver's license

How to Apply: email [email protected]
Company Contact: Lindsey Peonio
Posting Date: 9/28/22


Job Title: Human Resources Generalist
Company:  BBSI recruiting for client
Location: Boardman, OR
Salary: $35/hour - $39/hour DOE

BBSI’s client is a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, they operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where their ingredients are grown, they are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. They add value through their unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With their fresh thinking, they help their customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever they're with, whatever they're doing, they always make it real.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Regional HR Director, the HR Generalist will provide support for a wide variety of activities in Human Resources including staffing, employment processing, compensation, benefits, administration of records, HRIS system, safety and health, worker's compensation, employee relations, compliance and labor relations. The primary responsibility of HR Generalist is to advise managers, supervisors, and administrators on HR related practices, provide information to employees about regulations and policies, and provide general HR support. They will support both the Manufacturing plant and Warehouse. The HR Generalist will perform a wide variety of both complex and routine administrative services.

The ideal candidate for this position will be flexible, resilient, and will thrive in a developing workspace. They should be energetic and passionate about the field of Human Resources. They must be able to manage multiple hands-on tasks and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Execute HR administrative processes and services consistently at local/area level.
  • Administer compensation and benefits systems, processes, and employee communications.
  • Support key aspects of staffing and succession planning processes.
  • Apply and administer HR process to ensure effective departmental coordination of those processes.
  • Recommend, develop, and deliver training and development programs.
  • Manage employee relations programs and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulatory activities, including but not limited to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), and all applicable Oregon Leave of Absence (LOA) regulations.
  • Provide research and statistical information to staff by collecting, preparing and analyzing the information for use in implementation of procedures and policies.
  • Work to maintain positive employee relationships with all levels within the organization.
  • Responsible for recruitment process that includes advertising (internally/externally), post, recruit, screen, coordinate and execute interviews and hire qualified candidates to maintain appropriate staffing levels. Maintain applicant and hire tracking.
  • Prepare and maintain job documents, job evaluations, requisitions interview forms and offer letters among other recruitment forms.
  • Process and coordinate background checks, drug screens and other applicable post-offer tasks.
  • Conduct reference checks on potential new hires.
  • Prepare offer letters, conduct new hire/rehire onboarding. Ensure employee files are created/maintained with all necessary documentation.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with universities, colleges, trade schools, employment agencies and other community partners to meet recruiting demands.
  • Administer and process terminations, exit interviews, final check preparation and other off- boarding activities.
  • Ensure timely completion of unemployment claims and appeals and attend hearings.
  • Administer and explain benefit programs ensuring employee understanding. Work with Corporate office to resolve any claims/processing issues. Serve as liaison between insurance carriers and employees.
  • Act as the primary HRIS system administrator. Ensure all promotions, transfers, adjustments, etc. are processed correctly and timely.
  • Coordinate LOA administration. Work with Voya to coordinate and monitor all leaves.
  • Receive and review employee complaints and ensure accurate and timely documentation of concerns or issues. Facilitate actions to document and resolve employee issues, escalating as needed to appropriate management team.
  • Ensure all payroll practices are in accordance with the state and federal labor laws, including company policies.
  • Work with HR Manager and Plant leadership on event planning.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements:
  • High School diploma is required, Bachelor's degree in Business or related field is preferred.
  • Three (3) years Human Resources experience is required.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (speak, read and write) is required.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Intermediate skill level with Microsoft Suites including, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word are required.
  • Ability to work with sense of urgency in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands and maintain confidentiality is required.
  • Ability to work alone on a broad variety of projects is required.
  • Ability to exercise effective judgement, sensitivity, and creativity to changing needs and situations is required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in course of work is required.
  • Ability to research, evaluate and analyze new recruitment techniques, methods and procedures.
  • High level of integrity and trust, with strong ethics and values is required.
  • Proven track record with action orientation, timely decision making and ability to act with ambiguity is required.

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

BBSI and its client provide equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at [email protected]

BBSI and its client celebrate diversity. We are proud to be equal opportunity employers.

How to Apply:  Email resume to [email protected]
Company Contact:  Maria Macias
Posting Date: 9-27-2022, Open Until Filled.

Job Title: Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs
Company: Columbia Basin College
Location: Pasco, WA
Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Why choose Columbia Basin College (CBC)?

Founded in 1955, Columbia Basin College is a regional leader in providing quality higher education and workforce development. We are proud to be recognized as a Hispanic Serving Institution, 43 percent of our student population are first generation students. Here at CBC, we believe that every student can succeed.
 
CBC offers 100 plus degree and certificate programs, nine Bachelor programs and 53 certificate choices to over 11,000 students. Our average class size is 17.7 students, allowing a personal approach empowering all students on their pathway to success. CBC’s Residence Hall homes up to 126 students each year.
 
Columbia Basin College’s vision is to be the educational home that transforms students’ lives through economic and social mobility and strengthens the communities we serve through meeting the ever-changing educational needs of our region and state. Our approach to student success includes guided pathways and personal completion coaches for each student.
 
It's Columbia Basin College's mission, vision and values that are the driving force behind everything we do. To help drive our Culture of Excellence we promote a Yes, And culture. This approach helps cultivate interdepartmental cooperation and maintain a positive work environment for all employees. For more on "Yes, And" Culture visit:   https://galenemanuele.com/blog/yes-and-culture.
 
Why choose Tri-Cities, WA? 

Located at the confluence of the Columbia, Snake and Yakima Rivers, the Tri-Cities is a growing metro area with over 300,000 residents calling us home. The Tri-Cities is the 4th largest metro area in Washington state and home to a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory. Our highly educated workforce values education and access to STEM resources.  Local employers have access to both Columbia Basin College and WSU Tri-Cities.
 
The Tri-Cities offers limitless regional attractions, virtually non-existent traffic congestion with over 300 days of sunshine. Known as the heart of Washington wine country, the Tri-Cities has over 200 wineries within a 50-mile radius. Take advantage of the breathtaking views of the vineyards and sample award winning wines.
 
Family friendly recreation opportunities include 23 miles of continuous riverfront path, STEM resources such as a Planetarium and the Hanford Reach Museum, minor league baseball and hockey teams, exceptional golf courses, and numerous greenways and hiking trails.  The affordable cost of living offers families many housing choices, ranging from established neighborhoods to new-construction developments. The Tri-Cities offers one of the best places to live in Washington state.
 
Link for more Information about the Tri-Cities:
Tri-City Development Council:  https://www.tridec.org/try-tri-cities/  
Tri-City Chamber of Commerce:  http://www.tricityregionalchamber.com/  
Tri-City Visitor & Convention Bureau:  http://www.visittri-cities.com/   
Tri-Cities Guide:  http://tri-citiesguide.org/attractions-things-to-do.htm  
 
School Report Cards:
Pasco School District:
https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/ReportCard/ViewSchoolOrDistrict/100195   
Kennewick School District:
https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/ReportCard/ViewSchoolOrDistrict/100116  
Richland School District:
https://washingtonstatereportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us/ReportCard/ViewSchoolOrDistrict/100218
 
Job Description:

Columbia Basin College (CBC)  seeks a Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs. The Vice President for Human Resources & Legal Affairs is a strategic partner and provides leadership and policy direction with direct oversight for all human resources functions, including: talent acquisition, employee benefits and leaves, compensation, classification and compensation programs, onboarding and talent development, employee and labor relations, payroll, environmental safety & health, and employee disability accommodations. Additionally, the position is responsible for the College’s legal practices, preparation of written opinions and guidance for college management in regards to grievances, complaints and lawsuits.  
 
The Vice President operates as a critical thought leader and strategic advisor for the College President and Cabinet.  In addition to being responsible for coordination and implementation of strategic human resources, labor relations and legal affairs functions, the role serves as a regular member of the President’s Cabinet and responsibilities are very broad in scope involving college-wide functions and issues.   
 
The Vice President plays a key role in advancing the “Yes, And” culture and DEI values of the institution through the relationships between the institution and two collective bargaining groups (faculty and classified staff), as well as non-represented employees, that are integral to the success of the College’s mission and goals. The incumbent must have strong management, follow through and communication skills, understand and promote the connection between human resources functions and student learning and institutional effectiveness outcomes, understand and work with broad concepts as well as specificity, attend to fine details of policies, laws, and contracts, and exercise discretion and judgment and maintain confidentiality.  
This position reports to the College President.

This position is open until filled.  Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by August 31, 2022 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time.

Per Governor Inslee’s 
Proclamation 21-14.1 (Download PDF reader), state employees and employees of educational institutions must be fully vaccinated.  Please note that any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing verification of your vaccine status, having an approved medical accommodation, or having an approved religious accommodation. No start date will be approved until you have either verified your vaccine status or have an approved accommodation. Need more information?   Please contact [email protected].  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop, recommend and carry out approved personnel/human resources programs, including talent acquisition, employee benefits and leaves, compensation, classification and compensation programs, onboarding and talent development, employee and labor relations, payroll, environmental safety & health, and employee disability accommodations in support of the strategic goals identified by the President and Cabinet; 
  • Plan, develop and administer the annual budgets for Human Resources and Legal Affairs Division, make recommendations on budget and financial data; monitor, control, and authorize expenditures in accordance with established budget procedures, and maintain appropriate records;  
  • Review, develop and recommend administrative policies and procedures under area of oversight and college-wide that comply with state and federal regulations; maintain College’s administrative policies structure with recordkeeping for policy changes for all divisions; 
  • Serve as the College’s Washington Administrative Code 132S Rules Coordinator with knowledge of rules being proposed, maintenance of records of any proposed, adopted or past rule changes, respond to public inquiries about proposed or adopted rules, and oversee compliance with Administrative Procedure Act requirements; 
  • Serve as the College’s primary human resource and legal interface with the Washington State Office of the Attorney General; advise the President and the Board of Trustees, in conjunction with the Assigned Assistant Attorney General on all personnel and legal matters concerning the College; oversee internal assistant general counsel staff and legal work performed college-wide and in support of legal compliance, policy and meeting applicable regulations;  
  • Serve as the College’s Title IX/EEO Coordinator assuming   responsibility for leadership, coordination and oversight of the College’s Non-Discrimination & Harassment Policy and Procedure and Title IX Policy;  coordinates and facilitates the College’s compliance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972; develop and implement educational programs regarding discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, ensuring faculty, staff and students understand their rights and, where applicable, responsibilities under the law; oversee and coordinate investigations, responses and resolutions to complaints, to include supervision of investigators and selection and training of Deputy Title IX Coordinator;
  • Serve as a member of the CBC negotiation team during contract negotiations, oversee the coordination of the process, drafting of proposals, final administration of negotiated contracts, agreements and memorandum of understandings, promote effective labor/management relations and interpret, monitor and assist with compliance with collective bargaining agreement(s);
  • Work in collaboration with CBC administrators and supervisors to investigate and recommend employee disciplinary action consistent with CBC policies, procedures and appropriate collective bargaining agreement(s);
  • Interact with administrators, supervisors and employees to assess department/division human resource needs including, but not limited to, organizational structures, staffing, configurations and organizational development;
  • Serve as Appointing Authority for Classified Staff with responsible oversight for hiring, oversight and development of evaluation and classification systems, discipline and separation of probationary employees, or granting of civil service status as appropriate; and
  • Coordinate the administration of all salary programs, including application of the provisions of the faculty negotiated agreement, compliance with the Washington State Department of Personnel Classified Staff Salary Schedule guidelines, implementation of the administrative/exempt compensation plan, and administration of the hourly pay program;

Areas of oversight 

  • Oversee talent acquisition and recruitment activities for faculty, administrative/exempt and classified positions, including implementation of strategies to achieve affirmative action and diversity objectives and goals; oversee the College’s search advocacy program and coordinate training for faculty and staff;
  • Oversee an onboarding and talent development program for faculty, administrative/exempt, and classified staff that enhances the knowledge and skills of CBC’s employees, including employee onboarding, training programs, and professional development opportunities; 
  • Oversee the college’s Reasonable Accommodation and Return to Work policy processing reasonable accommodation requests for faculty and staff, and overseeing implementation with supervisors; 
  • Oversee the College’s Public Records Officer under Washington’s Public Records Act;
  • Oversee the College’s Ethics Officer for education and updating staff on compliance responsibilities with the Ethics in Public Service Act, investigate claims, and interface with Executive Ethics Board on any matters under the Act and/or compliance; 
  • Oversee drafting of MOUs and interagency agreements between CBC and other colleges, agencies and municipalities, contracts with third party companies and others; review and provide advice regarding contracts, real estate transactions and other related areas;    
  • Oversee development and implementation of written occupational safety and health programs (“ES&H) and policies concerning responsibilities of the College and ensure compliance with state and federal occupational safety; support other related efforts towards employee wellness and ergonomics; 
  • Oversee the development and implementation of a comprehensive enterprise risk management (“ERM”) program designed to protect the College from exposure to risk that could have adverse consequences to CBC’s assets, personnel, operations, or community relations; provide leadership and serve on College’s ERM Committee;     
  • Oversee Student Employment Office processes under the Human Resources Department to support on and off campus employment;  
  • Oversee immigration filings for faculty for lawful authority to work in the position, such as H1-B and other visa filings, interface with special assistant attorney general hired for the performance of work and follow up as appropriate with extension or expiration of status; 
  • Serve on College committees and provide leadership to College committees as may be designated by the President; act as the College’s liaison to external agencies and organizations regarding human resource matters (i.e. State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, Washington State Department of Personnel, Department of Labor and Industries, Department of Employment Security, Human Rights Commission and other organizations);
  • Lead, participate in, or coordinate projects, committees or task forces as assigned by the President;
  • Discharge other administrative assignments, as directed by the President; and
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned.

Common Duties Established for all Vice Presidents

  • Support the mission, vision and values of Columbia Basin College through courageous and ethical leadership college-wide and as a thought leader and team member of Cabinet; 
  • Assure strategies that support student access, success and completion are appropriately prioritized and supported, as well as aligned with the College’s mission, vision and values; 
  • Work as part of the College’s Cabinet in support of shared goals across the College, regardless of administrative unit, making generous assumptions and conducting open-minded analysis of situations that can assist all parties to learn from failures and create successes;
  • Commitment to a “Yes, And” culture by demonstrating the value of a cohesive, intentional and positive culture that brings out the best in all (i.e., being present and listening, making each other look good, embracing change and failure and choosing positivity);  
  • Personify leadership that fosters diversity, equity and inclusion, that is transparent, positive, visible and ethical in terms of its service to students, the College and the community; and   
  • Train, supervise and evaluate employees through College policies and applicable collective bargaining agreement(s) with courageous conversations and the appropriate use of candor and principles of trust, honesty, humility and compassion and the provision of support and appropriate resources geared toward success regardless of employee type.  

 Required Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an institutionally accredited college or university; 
  • Five (5) years of experience in the fields of human resources administration, human resources development, policy and program development, labor and employee/faculty relations, benefits, classification collective bargaining, ADA and FMLA requirements, affirmative action, strategic human resource planning and supporting a diverse workforce; and
  • Demonstrated commitment to and competence in leading and supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of human resources policies, procedures and regulatory requirements;
  • Knowledge of labor relations law and practices, and experience with collective bargaining, contract negotiation and contract administration; 
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to be proactive, implementing forward-thinking strategies to meet the anticipated needs of the institution; 
  • The ability to balance strategic focus with operational perspective (articulate vision, execute strategic initiatives, and manage the operations of College HR team);
  • Excellent communication skills; written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal;
  • Experience in public and/or academic environments; and
  • Familiarity with academic, community college or university institutions.  

Preferred Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment

  • Washington State Bar License or the ability to obtain Washington licensure.

Competencies:

Participatory Management:  Provide opportunity for assigned staff to participate in management decision-making when and where appropriate. Consistently seek out appropriate information and input that ensure stakeholders perspective is considered;
 
Approachability:  Willing to take immediate time to actively listen to others.  Considered “accessible” or can be depended upon to be available when needed.   Responsive;
 
Change Management:  Initiate and/or manage the change process and energize it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace;
 
Leadership: Lead by example, serve as appropriate role model to colleagues. Demonstrate confidence within area of expertise – promote a cooperative work environment. Ability to appropriately apply leadership techniques to motivate, develop and guide employees;
 
Visionary Leadership: Create a clear, compelling vision.  Communicate vision and gain commitment.  Act in accordance with vision.  Display passion and optimism.  Mobilize others to fulfill the vision;
 
Oral & Written Communication:  Speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Listen and get clarification. Respond well to questions. Demonstrate group presentation skills. Participate in meetings. Structure and convey information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents.  Review and edit written work constructively.   Ability to tailor to audience in mind;
 
Student Centered:  Attention, interest, activities and efforts are centered upon the best interest of students.  Create and support an environment that enables learners to achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals. Provide courteous and helpful responses to all customers, whether they be students, general public or employees from another department;
 
Support for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:  Support initiatives of the district, colleges and divisions to expand the human qualities that differentiate our workforce and workplace. Exemplify tenants of tolerance, acceptance and interest in different viewpoints, cultures, and backgrounds and demand similar conduct of assigned staff and department;
 
Accountability:  Accountable for own actions, decisions, errors, mistakes and/or failures to act when appropriate. Accept responsibility when given, understand what duties employee is responsible for and can be counted upon to carry out those responsibilities; and
 
Teamwork:  Demonstrate a willingness to work with, and help others in completing job assignments, the ability to accept constructive criticism, and to cooperate with fellow employees and supervisors.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a twelve (12) month per year, full-time exempt position. The standard work hours will be Monday through Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; however, this position has 24/7 responsibilities with weekend and evening responsibilities required. This position is overtime exempt.

PROCESS NOTE:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

 
Additionally, pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants must declare whether they are the subject of any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct in any current or former employment or are currently being investigated for, or have left a position during an investigation into, a violation of any sexual misconduct policy at the applicant’s current or past employer. By law, post-secondary education institutions cannot hire an applicant who refuses to declare the existence or non-existence of an investigation or findings subject to this statute.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
In the interest of providing a healthy, safe and secure educational and work environment, and in order to meet the requirements of federal legislation, it is the policy of Columbia Basin College to maintain an alcohol and drug-free workplace for our employees and students. 

If you are hired, you will need to provide proof of identity and documentation of U.S. citizenship or appropriate authorization to work in this position as required by the Immigration Reform Control Act of 1986.

Columbia Basin College operates under an approved affirmative action plan and encourages applications from persons of color, women, veterans and persons of disability. The Human Resources Office is accessible to those with disabilities. If you need accommodation in application or employment, contact the Human Resources Office at (509) 542-4740.

OTHER JOB ELEMENTS:
The working conditions listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. The position requires mobility including having the ability to move materials on a regular basis such as files, books, office equipment, etc. and travel between buildings on campus. Manual dexterity and coordination are required to operate equipment such as computer keyboard, calculator, and standard office equipment.
 
Work environment includes office and other settings as appropriate.  It is a fast paced and sometimes stressful services environment.  The noise level in the work area is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.   There will be an occasional need for travel.

How to Apply:  Apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/columbiabasin/jobs/3658991/vice-president-for-human-resources-legal-affairs?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Posting Date: Priority consideration will be August 31, 2022 at 11:59pm. The position is open until filled.


Job Title: Human Resources Director
Company: Franklin County
Location: Franklin County Courthouse
Salary: Grade 21, Starts at $43.73/hr; Full benefits package
 
Job Summary
The Human Resources Director creates short and long-term strategic direction and develops and implements policies, procedures, programs and related technology and support systems, to achieve related goals and objectives for the Human Resources (HR) department and the County. This position directs, evaluates, and continuously improves the operation of the department and oversees HR employees and the development, modification, and implementation of HR functions including employee relations initiatives, talent acquisition, employee development, retention, legal compliance, benefits administration, labor relations, and employment practices and procedures, according to current department and County practices, in order to maximize the productivity of the County by optimizing the effectiveness of its employees. The Director represents the County in labor negotiations with both direct and bi-County bargaining units and oversees the Civil Service and LEOFF I Disability Board records maintenance and compliance.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB

  • Monitors federal, state, and local legal requirements in order to evaluate impact, anticipate needs, and advise management on necessary actions to ensure compliance and mitigate risk.
  • Plans, organizes, and leads research, review, development, and implementation of new or updated personnel policies and procedures, employee handbooks, and other employee communications.
  • Conducts research, communicates results, and makes recommendations on compensation and classification related actions.
  • Evaluates, interprets, and communicates information and/or recommendations to employees, management, and elected officials on topics related to personnel policies, established practices and procedures, and labor contracts. Manages information and provides general administration of labor contracts.
  • Formulates and develops organizational strategies by identifying and researching HR issues, contributing information, analysis, and recommendations and establishing and aligning HR objectives with County objectives.
  • Conducts investigations and makes recommendations pertaining to allegations of misconduct or employee grievances.
  • Serves as the Public Records Officer for HR and employee records.
  • Pursues self-development and continuing personal development of skills and knowledge by attending ongoing educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.
  • Plans, organizes, assists, and directs the work assignments/schedules for the programs, plans, requirements, and administration of services for the HR department in accordance with related codes, ordinances, regulations, laws and County guidelines.
  • Develops, administers, and monitors an accurate, realistic, and fiscally sound department budget and fiscal operation, including payroll, of the department. Approves, monitors and manages expenditures, revenues, and costs in a timely manner, ensuring compliance with approved budget and in accordance department goals, objectives and County standard practices.
  • Evaluates employee performance and provides consistent and timely performance feedback and coaching to direct reports. Provides support, identifies and coordinates training or development activities as needed to enhance employee’s effectiveness, and manages performance issues up to and including administering discipline and termination. Supports supervisors in their role of managing employee performance.
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and communicates the development, implementation, and progress of the department goals, objectives, budget, policies, procedures, priorities, safety requirements, and performance standards to ensure the efficient and effective operations in compliance with County standards.
  • Communicates information and recommendations regarding the HR department services in Franklin County Board of Commissioner meetings and meetings with individuals, other directors, elected officials, and/or the general public, according to current department and County practices.
  • Oversees the creation, development, and maintenance of systems and records including files, lists, logs, and other recordkeeping systems utilizing computerized and manual systems that provide for proper evaluation, control, and documentation of assigned operations according to current department and County practices. Ensures records are accurate and available for annual audit.
  • Monitors, reports, interprets, communicates and implements changes to policy, procedures, or programs due to new trends, innovations, federal, state and local rules, laws, regulations, legislation, codes, and ordinances as they relate to the HR department operation.
  • Oversees the selection, development, and maintenance of HRIS and HR components of the County’s financial software system.
 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Expert knowledge of modern principles, methods, and practices in HR.
  • Expert knowledge of Franklin County business and financial acumen and the application and interpretation of Franklin County policies and procedures and federal, state, and local rules, laws, regulations, legislation, codes, and ordinances as they relate to area(s) of assignment.
  • Expert knowledge of principles and practices of management as applied to supervision, training, performance evaluations, program planning, staffing, budgeting, coordination, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, operational needs, and staff development.
  • Proficient knowledge of principles and practices of governmental fiscal management including budget preparation, expenditure control, and sound record keeping.
  • Proficient knowledge of the principles and application of public sector collective bargaining.
  • Proficient project management skills including creating scope and sequence, communication, leadership (providing direction, vision, coaching team, sound judgment, issue and conflict resolution, and effective decision making), negotiation, team building, use of project management tools and techniques, organizational savvy, personal organization, risk management, and breadth in specific application or industry knowledge.
  • Expert troubleshooting skills to resolve issues or problems by analyzing trends and problems, identifying alternative solutions, interpreting compliance documentation, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and communicating and/or implementing recommendations in support of goals and maintaining compliance.
  • Expert time management and mental and physical organization skills that support the ability to focus, have clarity, and use strategy to fulfill a variety of tasks successfully.
  • Proficient Skills in Word, Outlook, and the ability learn and develop proficient skills in the County-wide enterprise resource planning software, Access Washington, and other online portals for state agencies and benefits. Expert skills in using the internet for research.
  • Ability to exercise a high degree of independent judgment and discretion and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to write and speak clearly and concisely and to express ideas and recommendations effectively, orally, and in writing.
  • Ability and willingness to establish and maintain communication and working relationships with peers, representatives from other agencies, vendors, public officials, and the general public using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • Ability to lead the department by remaining open to new ideas and approaches, managing and influencing change, solving problems and making decisions, managing politics and influencing others, taking risks and innovating, setting vision and strategy, managing the work, demonstrating commitment to staff development, communicating information and expectations often and openly, enhancing business skills and knowledge, understanding and navigating the organization, and creating a feeling of succeeding and failing together.
  • Ability to effectively present information, findings, proposals, training, or other information to a variety of audiences by clearly articulating, engaging the audience, assessing the needs of the audience, and using appropriate materials to help audience understand the message.
  • Ability to identify and take advantage of opportunities, organize and prioritize several ongoing and frequently changing assignments to meet deadlines, and communicate changes and progress to staff.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work may be performed in the following environmental conditions:
    • constantly: in an office environment, and
    • occasionally: near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, and near dirt, dust, and shavings, exposed to other environmental conditions when interacting with employees who work in those conditions.
  • The noise level in the general work environment is moderate as in a standard business office.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
The person in this position must be able to
  • spend the following amount of time in an activity:
    • constantly: talk or hear and use hands, fingers to handle or feel, or operate equipment or tools,
    • frequently: stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; climb, pull, push or balance, and
    • occasionally: stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; reach with hands and arms.
    • carry or transport items:
      • frequently: up to 10 pounds, and
      • occasionally: between 11 and 50 pounds.
      • have close vision (1- 20 inches) and have the ability to adjust focus.
QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Seven years of exempt-level Human Resources experience.
 OR
  • Any combination of education and experience which would provide the applicant with the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Exempt-level HR experience with a public sector or government employer.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
  • Employment at Franklin County is contingent upon the results of a background check and eligibility for coverage by the County’s liability insurance carrier. Depending upon the position, background checks may include personal and professional references, social security verification, education and professional licensing verification, financial history, and criminal history.
  • Human Resources certification (HRCI or SHRM).
  • Valid driver’s license if driving a vehicle for County business.

OTHER DUTIES DISCLAIMER
The statements herein describe the principal functions of this job, level of knowledge and skills typically required, scope of responsibility, work requirements, and working conditions, but are not all-inclusive. Individuals may perform other duties and Franklin County, Washington reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties, and assign other duties as necessary, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the workload.

How to Apply:  How to apply: https://www.co.franklin.wa.us/humanresources/jobs.php
Company contact: Devon Henry, HR Specialist, [email protected]
Date position closes: August 22, 2022

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