This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on January 25, 2022
Annual Pay Range: $58,271.30 - $78,666.69
Hourly Pay Range: $28.015047 - $37.820522
In addition to the base salary, Clackamas County contributes to member's pension share account as well as picks up the 6% contribution to the Individual Account Program (IAP)
Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.
In addition to competitive wages, Clackamas County offers an attractive benefits package for employees in regular status positions.
Employee will be eligible for benefits first of the month following their hire date.
Generous paid time off package, including:
Benefits information summary:
This is a full time non-represented group 2 County position.
Come join a great team, the HR team at Clackamas County, where we have fun, laugh, and make a positive difference by the work we do!
The Clackamas County Department of Human Resources (HR) is looking for a highly motivated, detail-oriented candidate to join the HR team as a HR Specialist. We are seeking an individual with excellent analytical and communication skills, a strong commitment to customer service and working in a team environment.
The Department of HR provides County-wide human resources services to County departments and employees, including employee recruitment and selection, personnel ordinance and policy administration, position classification and compensation, organizational development, employee training and development, benefits administration, risk management, workers compensation, liability and casualty claims management, human resources information systems, labor and employee relations and collective bargaining to over 2,400 employees, both represented and non-represented.
The HR Specialist will be part of the Workforce Data Management (WDM) team. The purpose of the WDM program is to provide systems management, reports, analytics, and education services to Human Resources, County departments and employees so they can understand and use HR systems and data to make informed decisions and achieve their strategic results.
This position will perform duties such as completing routine professional assignments in human resources administration and business systems, compiling data and preparing reports, providing support to customers regarding business processes and recommending solutions using HRIS software, monitor and respond to customer needs related to human resource software, act as a liaison between HR staff and department staff in resolving technical and business process issues. Around half of this positions time will be focused on data entry, data integrity, and ensuring compliance.
The HR Specialist performs a variety of professional and technical human resources duties. This position will work across business lines to provide guidance and support on HRIS inquires and solutions including advising users how to troubleshoot system issues. .
This position requires great attention to detail, strong data administration and analytical skills, the ability to meet strict deadlines and the ability to communicate information in a clear and comprehensive manner to a variety of audiences such as employees, applicants, co-workers and managers. We are looking for an individual who has the ability to prioritize assignments and balance the demands of multiple projects while maintaining quality and consistency across all work.
The ideal candidate will:
Equity, diversity, and inclusion are at the core of everything we do. Clackamas County is committed to building a workforce that reflects the community we serve. In that spirit, we encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*
*For Veterans qualified for Veteran’s Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.
Duties Include, but not limited to the following:
Working knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources administration in assigned functional area: recruitment, selection, workforce data management, including proficiency using a human resource information system (HRIS); applicable Federal, State and local human resources laws, rules, regulations, codes and ordinances; methods and techniques of research and analysis; basic math.
Some knowledge of: Principles and practices of public administration; methods and techniques of statistical research and analysis; County government organization and operations.
Skill to: Collect, compile and analyze information and data; enter variety of information into data bases; prepare clear and concise reports; perform accurate math calculations; conduct effective personal and panel interviews; present ideas and recommendations effectively; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with County employees, job applicants, union officials and the public; interpret and explain human resources laws and procedures to County employees and the public; operate computer keyboard; develop spreadsheets and reports using MS Office Excel and Word.
This position is included in the County’s alternate workweek program, working 40 hours during a standard workweek of Monday through Thursday (Fridays off!). Specific hours of work will be discussed with the candidate selected for this position at the time an offer of employment is extended.
The Department of Human Resources is in a hybrid telework environment and it would be expected that the selected candidate would have some in-person presence.
Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 400,000 citizens.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
As an internal service department, the Department of Human Resources (HR) provides consultative services and the infrastructure that sustains County department customers. HR acts as a strategic partner to provide comprehensive, timely and progressive employment practices and services to support the departments' missions, which are carried out by County employees.
The Department of HR consists of eight primary program areas - Office of the Director/Administrative Services, Workforce Data Management, Recruitment and Selection, Classification and Compensation, Benefits and Wellness, Workforce Development and Planning, Risk Management and Safety, Employee and Labor Relations.
The Mission of the Department of Human Resources (HR) is to provide employment services, benefits and wellness, risk management and workforce planning to County Departments and Agencies so they can have the resources they need to provide high quality services and achieve their strategic results.
Clackamas County only accepts online applications.
Help With Your Application:
If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or e-mail us. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).
HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, applicants will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.