Human Resources Technician
Salary: $51,854.40 – $63,273.60
Apply by Friday, November 13, 2020 at 5 PM PST
Under general supervision, the Human Resources Technician performs a wide variety of para-professional duties in support of Human Resources functions; assist with the coordination and administration of various functional areas such as, recruitment and selection, new employee onboarding/orientation, classification and compensation, employee benefits, safety and wellness, performance management, employee training, and personnel policies; and provide technical and para-professional assistance to Executive Management. The position will work directly with the Human Resources Manager.
The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and follow through in a timely manner; ability to work independently as well as an effective team member; attention to detail and accuracy; excellent written and verbal communication skills (bilingual skills highly desirable), including customer service skills, experience in maintaining a high standard of professionalism and confidentiality; and proficiency in MS Office Suite as well as the ability to learn software and database programs.
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following examples.
- Performs technical and administrative duties in support of human resources activities and operations.
- Coordinates the implementation of recruitment and selection plans, updating job descriptions and preparing job bulletins, assisting with application screening, compiling eligibility lists, scheduling interviews, and assisting with testing process.
- Assists with the coordination and development of classification and compensation plans; conducts classification studies; writes class specifications; analyzes job relationships and related factors; and recommends modifications regarding incumbents, classes, and class series.
- Assists with various onboarding and orientation activities for new hires; prepare new hire information packets; conduct initial new hire meetings with employees and explain employment paperwork.
- Assists in the coordination and collection of compensation and benefit data and prepares reports and completes benefit surveys; provides classification, compensation, and benefit information to District staff and other organizations.
- Assists with coordinating the administration, distribution, and verification of employee benefits program; and provides information to District staff on plan coverage and procedures.
- Provides technical support to the District's Worker's Compensation program.
- Updates and maintains documents such as organizational charts, staff roster, emergency contact information, employee demographics, and other documents.
- Assists with maintaining records related to Performance Evaluations; compiles data used for program evaluation and reporting.
- Researches, collects, and compiles information from various sources for a variety of human resources areas; assist with interpreting and analyzing data and preparing technical records, reports, and summaries.
- Maintains a variety of hard copy and/or electronic documents and records.
- Provides assistance to co-workers, as well as Management and Directors.
- Complies with all District safety rules, policies, and procedures.
- Performs related duties and responsibilities, as assigned.
Any equivalent combination of experience and education that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
- Experience: Two (2) years of increasingly responsible clerical experience in human resources.
- Education: Equivalent of an Associate of Arts degree with major course work in human resources management, business/public administration, or a related field.
- Bilingual Skills (Spanish/English) highly desirable.
- License/Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver's license and a driving record acceptable for insurability.
Knowledge & Abilities
The following are a representative sample of the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
- Theory, principles, practices, and techniques of public human resources administration including recruitment, testing, selection, classification and job analysis, compensation and benefit administration, employee development, and performance appraisal.
- Sources of information related to a broad range of human resources programs, services, and functions.
- Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to benefits, retirement, and personnel actions.
- Applicable laws, forms, procedures, rules, and regulations for processing and recording financial transactions. Human Resources Technician Salary: $51,854.40 – $63,273.60 Apply by Friday, November 13, 2020 at 5 PM PST
- Perform technical and administrative work in various areas of human resources.
- Maintain confidential information and deal discreetly with confidential and sensitive situations.
- Compile and categorize data and information in order to determine the relationship of the data with reference to established criteria/standards.
- Update and maintain a variety of hard copy and/or electronic records.
- Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of business including other employees, managers and executives, vendors, consultants, contractors, and the public.
- Effectively use computer systems, applications, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.
- Plan, coordinate, and organize work activities to effectively meet deadlines.
Position requires sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement, and fine coordination in preparing statistical reports and data using a computer keyboard. Additionally, the position requires near vision in reading correspondence and statistical data on the computer, and acute hearing is required when providing telephone service and communicating in person. The need to lift, drag, and push files, computer reports or other materials weighing up to 20 pounds also is required. The employee will provide information orally or in writing, and work on numerous concurrent projects and tasks under deadlines. Typically, an employee will need to mentally process and analyze information, compose responses, interact with others, and present information and reports.
Reasonable Accommodations: VRSD is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants. Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process should contact the recruiter listed on the job posting. We require verification of needed accommodation from a professional source, such as a medical provider or a learning institution.
Submit an application, cover letter, and resume at www.vrsd.com > Careers > Working at VRSD > Current Job Openings or submit an online application through GovernmentJobs.com by November 13, 2020 at 5 PM PST.
If you have any questions, contact Melissa Macias, HR Manager at 805.658.4645, by clicking the link on this page to email!
Top candidates will be invited to participate in Oral Interviews tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
The District offers an attractive benefits package including:
- Choice of dental, vision and medical plans.
- Up to $1,192 in monthly contribution for medical, dental, and vision insurance, plus PERS monthly mandatory contribution of $136/mo. Any unused amount may be taken as taxable income up to a maximum of $528/mo.
- Annual Leave: Employees receive a comprehensive annual leave. Initial accrual rates start at 175.50 hours per year
- Holidays: 8 Holidays, 4 Floating Holidays, and 2 hours on New Year’s Eve
- District Paid Life Insurance: $10,000 Term Life
- 457/Roth 457 Deferred Compensation Plan: Plan options available for Voluntary Benefits
- Disability Insurance: Options for Long Term Disability Insurance
- Flexible Spending Plan: Options include Health Insurance for Pretax Premiums, Medical/Dependent Care Spending, additional Life/Accident Insurance for employee and family
- Textbook & Tuition: The District provides up to $5,250 per year
- Retirement: Provided by Ventura County Employees’ Retirement Association (VCERA), which offers reciprocity with CalPERS and some other retirement systems.