Human Resource Assistant
Dept of General Services - Richmond, VA

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The Department of General Services Human Resource Office has an excellent opportunity on our team for a qualified, enthusiastic individual. This position provides administrative support for a variety of human resource processes & projects & has direct exposure to all facets of HR. As the first point of contact for the HR office, this position greets visitors & responds to applicant inquiries. This position updates the Recruitment Management System (RMS) & Learning Management System (LMS) & generates related reports; handles the recruitment & orientation of hourly (wage) positions; prepares spreadsheets to report workflow activities & performance evaluations; updates HR systems; coordinates copier & fax maintenance and repairs, orders supplies, & performs other administrative duties. Responsibilities also include processing of Extended Coverage and HIPAA notices based on Benefits Eligibility System (BES) reports and providing administrative support for payroll/leave functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Qualifications: H.S. diploma or equivalent, bachelor's degree in a related field preferred. Prior administrative experience, preferably in human resources. Knowledge of human resource laws, practices, policies & procedures is preferred. Accurate word processing/computer entry skills & document verification skills; attention to detail; proficient usage of MS Word & Excel; experience maintaining personnel files & automated systems. Experience using Human Resource Information Systems such as RMS, Peoplesoft, PMIS, CIPPS or comparable HRIS is helpful. Ability to understand policies and procedures; to manage & complete multiple assignments accurately within established time frames; and to communicate effectively w/ employees/managers/applicants in a customer service oriented environment. Demonstrated ability to successfully function in a team environment. Selected applicant must pass a background security clearance check.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Requirements

Selected applicant must pass a fingerprint-based background check. **Applicants that indicate they have preferential hiring rights in the form of a yellow form or blue card must submit these to our office prior to the closing of the posting, in accordance with DHRM policy 1.30. Please note that only current and former employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia that will be or have been laid off are eligible for preferential hiring rights.**

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