Overview

Human Resources Specialist Job at City of Houston, TX – 3.8 in Houston, TX

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW



Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Posting Number: PN#24715

Division: EMPLOYEE SERVICES

Reporting Location: 1200 TRAVIS, 12TH FL.

Workdays & Hours: MONDAY – FRIDAY; 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM*

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Coordinates human resources activities in a specialized area, such as recruiting, benefits, worker’s compensation, training, employee relations, salary administration and/or testing, in order to select, develop and retain a qualified workforce in compliance with policies and procedures. Performs professional work in a specialized human resources area, such as recruitment, benefits administration, worker’s compensation, employee relations, salary administration or classified testing. Responds to various inquiries from the public and City departments. Interprets city-wide human resources policies and procedures. Conducts research and analyses to obtain information and prepare reports, projects and surveys. Reviews requests from departments to revise authorized listing of positions. Prepare salary analyses and recommendations. Responds to salary surveys from other organizations. Participates in job classification audits and special projects as required. Interviews, recruits, screens, refer, schedules and tests applicants for job vacancies. Prepares posts and monitors job vacancies. Coordinates advertising to assist in recruiting efforts. Coordinates testing procedures for specific job classifications. Reviews deferred compensation emergency withdrawal requests. Prepare and updates various documents to communicate benefits information. Conducts benefits seminars and orientations. Serves as liaison to external groups (i.e. HMOs, PPOs, etc.). Provides administrative support regarding grievances, arbitrations and Civil Service Commission appeals. Coordinate and process employee separations. Not all duties and responsibilities may be included in the above job description.

WORKING CONDITIONS

There are no major sources of discomfort, i.e., essentially normal office environment with acceptable lighting, temperature and air conditions.

“Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearance where required.”

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a Bachelor’s degree on Human Resources, Business Administration, Social Science, Liberal Arts or a related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

One year of related professional experience in human resources is required. Pertinent experience at the professional level may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

None.

PREFERENCES

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.**

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

None. Department may administer skills assessment test.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION NO

SALARY INFORMATION

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate’s qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Pay Grade 17

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call (713-308-1286).

If you need special services or accommodations, call (713-308-1286). (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

About Company

Company: City of Houston, TX – 3.8

Company Location:  Houston, TX

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