Human Resources Assistant
The Weitz Company - Des Moines, IA

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The Weitz Company of today descends from a small carpentry shop founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855. Its client-focused culture offers expertise in private and public projects, as well as specialized sectors such as alternative energy and military construction. The Company's clients and partners receive value through sustainable design and construction, Integrated Project Delivery, lean construction and Virtual Design and Construction. Weitz is employee owned and ranks as one of the top 50 largest general building contractors in the United States.

The Weitz Company is looking for an experienced Human Resources Assistant to be located out of our Des Moines, IA office.

Essential Duties:
The Human Resources Assistant performs general and specialized administrative duties for the human resource department. Confidentiality is of utmost importance. This individual acts as a liaison between the HR department and the employees, at both local and business unit level. This position reports to a Human Resources Manager or Human Resources Administrator.

Independent judgment, the ability to work with limited supervision, excellent organizational skills, and the flexibility to coordinate multiple projects with frequent interruptions are necessary skills for this position. Individual should possess excellent analytical skills and should be detail-oriented. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is necessary, as are good typing and general office skills. Discretion is often necessary in working with sensitive and confidential information.

Required Skills

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each previously stated duty satisfactorily. Therequirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability necessary to succeed as a Human Resources Assistant :

Education: This position requires post-secondary training or high school education.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years of administrative experience. Prefer prior experience working in the Human Resources area.

For more information and to apply please visit our careers page at . When applying please send specific project experience and detailed information on how you meet the stated requirements.


The Weitz Company is an EEO/AA employer

The Weitz Company is a drug free working environment

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