STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B12

Class No. 1727

HUMAN RESOURCES ASSISTANT

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs entry-level human resources administrative and technical assistance work.  Work involves assisting in the administration of a human resources management program and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.  Works under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Performs technical and administrative work in support of human resources programs such as employment, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development. 

Processes personnel actions and reviews completed personnel actions to ensure conformity with agency, state, and federal regulations.

Enters, updates, and/or retrieves information from various automated, human resources, and/or payroll systems.

Explains agency human resources policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants.

Provides advice and counsel to employees on routine human resources policies.

Assists with maintaining files and records.

Assists in the execution of human resources management policies and procedures.

May administer and score employment tests and process applications.

May evaluate applicants’ job qualifications and refer those qualified to the proper hiring authorities.

May assist in analyzing organizational methods, evaluating jobs, and preparing job descriptions and job postings.

May assist with the execution of policies and procedures related to training programs.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in human resources administrative and technical assistance work.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent supplemented by courses in human resources management is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management.

Skill in oral and written communication, in the use of a computer and human resources-related software applications, and in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.

Ability to evaluate applicant qualifications, to analyze job requirements, to prepare job descriptions, and to communicate effectively.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15