Bilingual Human Resources Assistant

DURHAM, CT

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Description

Human Resources (HR) Assistant opening in Durham, CT 

MUST be Bilingual (Spanish and English speaking) 

Full time position with excellent company in Durham, CT.

Prefer someone with HR Experience and strong Administrative skills.  Will consider strong and Bilingual (Spanish and English speaking) Administrative Assistant with skills that are transferable in an Human Resources Capacity).

HR Assistant responsibilities are listed below, and may vary based on company needs.

JOB SUMMARY of HR Assistant

Responsible for the company recruitment process from screening to placing workers.  Supports all other areas of Human Resources, including training management, benefits administration, records management, timekeeping, event planning and other areas as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Recruits for positions utilizing job boards and attending career fairs.
  2. Screens applications conducts interviews, recommends candidates and consults with hiring managers.
  3. Review reference checks and interprets information.
  4. Completes employee onboarding and orientation for all new hires.
  5. Build relationship with local colleges and technical high schools to develop apprenticeship program/work study program.
  6. Administrative tasks-filing, record keeping, outside agency correspondence, various reporting, etc
  7. Maintains employee Attendance Point system.  Reviews employee attendance on a weekly basis and takes disciplinary action based the point system guidelines.
  8. Reviews and updates all job descriptions
  9. Maintains training tracker system
  10. Reviews employee training requirements and works with production to schedule training
  11. Event planning(company luncheons, children’s Christmas party, service awards)
  12. Assist with performance review administration and follow-up for timely processing
  13. Assists with the administration of the group insurance programs; medical, dental, short term and long term disability, life, accidental death and dismemberment.
  14. Reporting and recording all work all work-related injuries, as well as maintain the OSHA 301 log and file
  15. Compliance with OSHA and other outside agency requirement
  16. Work with worker’s compensation carrier to ensure prompt return to work status
  17. Provides functional guidance to management and supervisors on a variety of policy and employee issues. Follows up on agreed upon solutions.
  18. Provide back-up to other Human Resources functions as needed, and perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

 

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS of HR Assistant/Recruiter:

Bilingual speaking (Spanish and English)

Associates Degree preferred

3 years of human resources experience, as well as Administrative experience, preferred

Recruiting experience preferred 

Excellent computer and typing skills including a working knowledge of MSExcel, MSWord, HRIS and payroll systems.

Project a pleasant and professional demeanor when conversing with employees, especially in stressful situations

Work efficiently in a fast paced, team environment

Work effectively with a group of people with diverse abilities and backgrounds

Ability to lift up to 10 pounds

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