HR Specialist Job Description

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HR Specialist

HR Specialist responsibilities

  • Preparing and reviewing compensation and benefits packages
  • Administering health and life insurance programs
  • Implementing training and development plans

HR Specialist Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for an HR Specialist to join our team and monitor all Human Resources functions.

HR Specialist responsibilities include preparing compensation and benefits packages, setting up company policies and maintaining updated employee records. To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of full cycle recruiting and solid knowledge of labor legislation.

Ultimately, you will foster a healthy workplace by ensuring our HR procedures run smoothly at all times.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review compensation and benefits packages
  • Administer health and life insurance programs
  • Implement training and development plans
  • Plan quarterly and annual performance review sessions
  • Inform employees about additional benefits they’re eligible for (e.g extra vacation days)
  • Update employee records with new hire information and/or changes in employment status
  • Maintain organizational charts and detailed job descriptions along with salary records
  • Forecast hiring needs and ensure recruitment process runs smoothly
  • Develop and implement HR policies throughout the organization
  • Monitor budgets by department
  • Process employees’ queries and respond in a timely manner
  • Stay up-to-date and comply with changes in labor legislation

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as an HR Specialist or HR Generalist
  • Hands-on experience with Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), like BambooHR and PeopleSoft
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Solid understanding of labor legislation and payroll process
  • Familiarity with full cycle recruiting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Team management skills
  • BSc/MSc in Human Resources or relevant field

HR Specialist Job Description Examples

42A Human Resources Specialist • Army National Guard

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42A Human Resources Specialist...• Kansas - Army National Guard• Manhattan, KS, USA• Jun 23, 2022 Admin and Relations

Job Description

When a Soldier has a question about benefits, policy, or needs help with a sensitive issue, the Army National Guard's Human Resources Specialist is the primary go-to person. As an HR Specialist, you will help Soldiers develop their Guard careers and pr...

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HR Specialist • Glenpool School District

GLENPOOL PUBLIC SCHOOLS JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title: Benefits-Payroll...

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

FLSA Designation: Non-exempt

Calendar: 12 month

SUMMARY: Works with employee benefits and payroll for district staff.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.

Plans, implements and administers the benefits programs for the district

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42A Human Resources Specialist • Army National Guard

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42A Human Resources Specialist...• Kansas - Army National Guard• Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth, KS 66027, USA• Jun 23, 2022 Admin and Relations

Job Description

When a Soldier has a question about benefits, policy, or needs help with a sensitive issue, the Army National Guard's Human Resources Specialist is the primary go-to person. As an HR Specialist, you will help Soldiers develop ...

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42A Human Resources Specialist • Army National Guard

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42A Human Resources Specialist...• Kansas - Army National Guard• Iola, KS 66749, USA• Jun 23, 2022 Admin and Relations

Job Description

When a Soldier has a question about benefits, policy, or needs help with a sensitive issue, the Army National Guard's Human Resources Specialist is the primary go-to person. As an HR Specialist, you will help Soldiers develop their Guard careers and p...

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