Career Opportunities

Job Title: Senior Rewards and Relations Partner
Company: Gesa Credit Union
Salary Range: $72,533.73- $108,800.60

SUMMARY: The Senior Rewards and Relations Partner plays a leading role by providing high quality and professional service to all team members in maintaining, administering, and leading functions in the areas of compensation and benefits (rewards,) and performance and engagement (relations). The Senior Rewards and Relations Partner will report directly to the Human Resources Manager/Team Leader, and partner with other members of Human Resources to accomplish goals and serve our team members.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: In addition to being able to perform the essential functions of the R&R I and R&R II positions, the Senior R&R will:

1. Ensure the highest level of accuracy of the HRIS database, entering employment actions, benefit information and related data.
2. Oversee the benefit enrollment process including new hires, qualifying events, and annual open enrollment process.
3. Work in partnership with and may be delegated to serve as the primary contact for, the insurance benefits broker, engaging effectively to ensure the plans run smoothly, investigate discrepancies and provide information in non-routine situations.
4. Partner with the HR Manger to lead the benefit renewal process, analyzing current benefits, evaluating the use, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience, and competitive trends in benefit programs.
5. Perform compliance testing and governmental reporting for benefit offerings.
6. Ensure job descriptions are maintained, updated, consistent, and clear.
7. Perform job evaluation and FLSA classification.
8. Advise team leaders and team members on sensitive employee relations matters, including performance issues and disciplinary actions; advise and assist team leaders in identifying employee relations issues and determining appropriate course of action.
9. Assist with internal investigations; provide clear and concise documentation and consistent recommendations to leadership regarding resolution.
10. Take the lead role in responding to all internal and external audit inquiries regarding Human Resources. This includes but is not limited to the annual CPA financial statement audit, annual defined benefit plan audit and annual 401K audit. Demonstrate knowledge and fluency in labor laws and ensure compliance with all State and Federal Employment laws and regulations. Create and maintain HR statistical reports for all areas of assigned responsibility.
11. Analyze existing HR processes and procedures; implement efficient workflow for assigned HR disciplines.
12. Understand and perform Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) functions as applicable to job responsibilities.
13. Attend credit union training sessions, conferences, or seminars as approved by supervisor. Maintain awareness of policies and regulations related to duties and responsibilities.
14. Display leadership values such as mutual respect, trust and dignity, and act in the best interest of the credit union. Lead by example by displaying solid ethics and integrity at all times.
15. Control risk and operate in a safe and sound manner.
16. Maintain and protect sensitive data utilizing the highest standard of confidentiality and professionalism.
17. Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


1. PHR or SHRM certification preferred.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field or equivalent relevant experience.
2. Five to eight years of relevant Human Resources work experience.
3. Strong knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations.
4. MS Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) at the intermediate to advanced skill level
5. Previous HRIS experience desired.
6. Proficient in computer applications, reporting, and file/data systems.


Gesa Credit Union reserves the right to revise or change the job description as the need arises. This job description is not all inclusive of total job responsibilities nor does it constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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Job Title: Human Resources Specialist
Company: Hanford Mission Integration So
Location: 2345 Stevens Dr.Richland, WA
Salary Range: $63,125 - $96,313
Job Duties/Scope Of Work
This HR Specialist position is within the Workforce Rewards and Support department and provides a broad range of benefits administration to HMIS and the Hanford site. This position has a high degree of autonomy but will report to the department director. This position is highly complex, challenging, and operates in a time sensitive environment. We are seeking a highly motivated team member who is professional, organized, and customer-service oriented for the subject matter expert level operational administration of our Leave of Absence programs including: Hanford site Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD) Plans, Life Insurance, and Worker's Compensation.

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
•Functions as a subject matter expert for Hanford site contractors’ STD/LTD, life insurance and legacy Workers Compensation benefits.
•Assist employees with leave of absence requests including: Military, FMLA, PFML, Disability (STD/LTD) and Workers Compensation.
•Responsible for summary plan document maintenance, policy and procedure updates and interpretations.
•Provides cross-training assistance and subject matter expert decision-making support to administrative staff.
•Responsible for issue resolution and related communications to appropriate stakeholders.
•Responsible for contract support including working with plan counsel to coordinate legal opinions when necessary.
•Maintains compliance with Collective Bargaining Agreements and must effectively interface with Labor Relations teammates.
•Provides new hire orientation presentations, management training and related support as needed.
•Presents information within leadership training and to others as requested.
•Teams regularly with other departments and contractors.
•Pulls PeopleSoft HRIS database queries and performs data analysis.
•Provides excellent customer service to plan participants.

Basic Qualifications 
•BA/BS degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Experience administering disability and leave of absence benefits programs.
•Entry level proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Word and Excel.
•Evidence of strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
•Demonstrated effective attention to detail.
Desired Qualifications 
•HR certification (e.g., PHR/SPHR, SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP).
•Experience with HRIS (PeopleSoft or other)
•Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Outlook, Word and Excel.
Compensation & Benefits (HR Only)
Grade 13: $63,125 - $79,575
Grade 14: $69,413 - $87,538
Grade 15: $76,338 - $96,313

HMIS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical/dental/vision, short-and long-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and paid time off. For a full list of benefits please visit our benefits website:

In accordance with the HMIS salary determination process, offers will be made by taking into consideration the level of assigned job duties, responsibilities, and the candidate's qualifications relative to internal peers and the external labor market. A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. The salary range listed represents the full range of salary that may be offered.

HMIS is an EEOE/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
How to Apply: Job Posting (
Company Contact: Erin Mills | [email protected]
Posting Date: 8/14/2023
Closing Date: 8/21/2023
Job Title: Recruiter – On Site
Company: Energy Northwest
Location: Richland, WA
Salary Range: $89,665 minimum to $112,081 midpoint, $134,497 career excellence. 
Responsible for delivering the highest level of recruiting and staffing services to hiring managers and the agency.  Successful candidate will deliver high quality professional level candidates and advance the EN brand across numerous markets and professional communities, while guiding hiring managers and candidates through the selection process.  This position will perform full lifecycle recruiting including sourcing, posting jobs, candidate screening, extending offers, and assisting the workforce planning activities, while maintaining excellent relationships with hiring managers, candidates and the community at-large.  Serves as a primary point of contact for refueling outage staffing activities. Responsible for applying HR policies and procedures.  May provide some policy interpretation to hiring managers and candidates.
  • Consult with internal customers; facilitate discussions regarding recruiting and selection; ensuring that decisions adhere to corporate policies, guidelines, and requirements. Create partnerships with internal stakeholders to offer guidance and advice on selection related issues for professional level positions across the agency. Create recruitment plans and service level agreements.
Sourcing and Screening Candidates-
  • Review resumes and job sites, search online and offline locations to find high quality candidates for open requisitions.  Provide guidance in the development of job postings that clearly communicate the requirements and entice candidates to join the agency. Engage search firms when required and manage the engagement ensuring deadlines are met and all parties are well informed.
  • Network and build relationships within the agency to generate referrals. Attend job fairs, industry and professional association events to source candidates, share the EN employee proposition, and encourage them to apply for open and future positions. Maintain positive and professional relationships with all potential candidates so they maintain a positive image of EN and would be willing to pursue other internal opportunities.
Documentation and Tracking-
  • Updating the applicant tracking database (PeopleSoft) to document candidates’ progress in the hiring process.  This information is used to identify candidates’ status and to generate ongoing and ad-hoc reporting.  Keeping hiring managers informed of the status of the requisition, and hiring timeliness.
  • Using relevant data (e.g., workforce plans, underutilization data, industry news, and internal metrics) to identify and solve problems such as difficult to fill positions, poor employee retention, high levels of offer declines, and/or low interview pass rates.  Fielding candidate and hiring manager questions and concerns that arise throughout the hiring process.
Refueling Outage Staffing
  • Serves as a primary point of contact for the refueling outage staffing activities for the agency. This includes helping to select temporary HR employee(s) as necessary, providing input on relevant policies, providing training to new employees on hiring process, and ensuring documentation and files are maintained.
  • Various as assigned.
Must participate on the Emergency Response team (ERO) when designated. 
Must support the biennial refueling outage.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business and 8 years of professional level recruiting experience 
High school diploma or GED with twelve (12) years of recruiting or staffing related experience.
PHR Certification
Experience with electronic applicant tracking system used by Energy Northwest 
Online and offline recruiting and selection experience
Demonstrated experience consulting with clients/customers
Demonstrated experience networking and building relationships
Demonstrated experience in recruitment/staffing plan development
Demonstrated experience negotiating job offers and managing overall selection process
Salary: $89,665 minimum to $112,081 midpoint, $134,497 career excellence
Typically, selected candidates are hired at a salary rate between the minimum and midpoint of the range, based on applicable experience and qualifications, market rate, internal equity, and budgetary allowances.
Energy Northwest (EN) offers a highly competitive and substantial benefits package which allows employees (and their families) to enroll in medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance.  Other voluntary benefits include flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, supplemental life insurances, credit monitoring, and identity theft insurance. EN offers three retirement programs to qualifying employees including a matching 401(k) deferred compensation plan, the Washington State Pension Plan (PERS), and a 457(b) savings plan. Employees will also accrue 160 hours of personal time per year and nine paid holidays throughout the calendar year.
Other available compensation includes our annual bonus program (“At-Risk Compensation” program), inducements, relocation, and various monetary recognition programs, when approved.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate due to race, color, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
How to Apply: Energy Northwest Careers webpage (, type 7054 into the Keywords box
Company Contact: Chris Reidt [email protected]
Posting Date: 06/05/2023
Closing Date: open until filled

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