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HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

at Arkansas Government Job in Brickeys, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Req ID: 11611

Location:

Brickeys, AR, US, 72320

Category: DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

Anticipated Starting Salary: $29,046.00

Position Number: 22084126

County: Lee

Posting End Date: 10/4/2021

Anticipated Starting Salary: $29,046.00

Location: East AR Regional Unit – Brickeys

The mission of the Department of Corrections is to be a public safety resource for Arkansas families by providing professional management solutions and evidence-based rehabilitative initiatives for offenders.

Position Information

Class Code: R038C

Grade: GS04

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $29,046.00 – $42,117.00

Summary

The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for performing activities related to human resources such as payroll, recruitment, personnel action forms, benefits, and employee orientation. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Maintains current and former employee files in accordance with Federal and State laws and regulations. Conducts pre-employment background checks, including but not limited to reference checks and criminal background checks. Assists employees with benefit issues, provides insurance updates to supervisor and notifications to employees; may processes all insurance benefits transactions. Performs data entry into appropriate databases; prints payroll records as required. Responsible for maintaining a current centrally located employee bulletin board with employee posting requirements. May print and distribute updates to field offices. Prepares job postings for vacancies; processes employment applications and documents and prepares them for qualification review; assembles hiring packets in compliance with hiring procedures and forwards to hiring supervisor for the interview process; schedules applicants for interviews. Assists employees with basic questions about benefits, FMLA, Workers’ Compensation, and other human resources/policy issues. Refers complex questions to supervision. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources. Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records. Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and documents. Ability to interpret and apply state and agency/institution polices and procedures governing human resources. Ability to communicate with a diverse group of employees. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters. Ability to work in a technological environment demonstrating proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and data base applications.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of human resources related experience. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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Job Posting: JC191958544

Posted On: Sep 09, 2021

Updated On: Oct 06, 2021