Monday, March 31, 2014

HR Technician at Orbit

Job Details

Requisition Number       14-0076
Post Date            3/24/2014
Title       HR Technician
City        Salt Lake City

Description         
Are you looking for an opportunity to bring innovation and experience to a world class organization? One of Orbit's Core Values is to have the right associate in each position; we intend to recruit and retain the best. If you want your hard work to have a positive impact on a dynamic organization then this is the opportunity for you! Orbit Irrigation utilizes lean manufacturing processes and recognizes that there is always room for improvement as we drive to eliminate waste.

Orbit Irrigation, a world leader in retail home-improvement products, has an immediate opening for a Human Resource (HR) Technician in our North Salt Lake Facility. Orbit prides itself on being an Employer of Choice in the Salt Lake Valley by offering full-time associates medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid time off, short/long term disability, life insurance, on-site medical clinic, discounted UTA Eco Pass, and much more.

The HR Technician provides technical and administrative support related to a variety of Human Resources services including recruitment and selection, benefits administration, payroll interface, employee training and development, occupational health and safety and performs other related work as required.

Duties and Responsibilities of the HR Technician are:
•Provides technical assistance to employees on a variety of benefit matters; researches and interprets contracts and policy documents; reviews and completes all benefit enrollment transactions; consults with plan administrators as required; conducts initial orientation of new employees, including explanation of benefits and employment policies and practices; respond to and resolve questions.
•Assists in recruitment activities by preparing all written correspondence required during recruitment procedure; assembling and distributing application packets; reviewing, screening and tracking employment applications and related documents; inputting and maintaining applicant data base; scheduling interviews and testing; proctoring written examinations and other selection activities.
•Enters new employee data into the payroll system; processes Personnel Action Records to change employee status or salary and coordinates personnel record changes with payroll.
•Organizes and maintains the Human Resources filing system; ensures accuracy and completeness of confidential personnel files and employee records; and files and retrieves documents.
•Receives and screens visitors and phone calls; provides factual information to employees and the public on matters related to Human Resources programs and services which may require interpretation of policies and procedures and the use of tact and judgment.
•Composes correspondence from brief instructions; designs new formats and forms as needed for various programs; initiates internal notifications and announcements to employees regarding Company activities, benefit plans and other related matters; types a variety of correspondence, memos, staff reports, documents and other materials using word processing or spreadsheet software.
•Reviews, edits and formats draft materials and finalizes ensuring completeness, accuracy, compliance with policies and procedures and appropriate English usage including grammar, punctuation and spelling.
•Provides assistance in the coordination and implementation of a variety of employee training programs including registration of class participants; coordinating the use of various facilities and maintaining training database.
•Provide assistance and backup in accounting functions as needed.
•Performs other related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this position:
•Use automated human resource systems
•Payroll processes and procedures
•Enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in either written or electronic form.
•Monitor or track information or data
•Deal with people in a manner which shows sensitivity, tact, and professionalism
•Speak clearly, concisely and effectively; listen to, and understand, information and ideas as presented verbally
•Establish, organize and/or maintain files
•Use computer word processing software
•Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, verify, or process information or data
•Principles, theories, and practices of recruitment and selection
•Use an electronic training records management system
•Principles, theories, and techniques of job classification and/or job analysis
•Operate office equipment
•Arrange, coordinate, or schedule time and details
•Use the telephone in a professional and courteous manner
•Grammar, spelling and punctuation
•Applicable laws, rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures
•Use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions
•Assemble, sort, and/or distribute documents, supplies, and/or materials/items
•Coordinate the activities or tasks of people, groups and/or organization(s)
•Employee benefits such as 401k, insurance, paid leave, awards and bonuses, pay for time not worked, etc.

Requirements:
•Graduation from High School or GED equivalent.
•Preference may be given to candidates who speak Spanish.
•Must work well in group problem solving situations.
•Must work well in a team environment.
•Must be able to communicate clearly in a team setting.
•Must respect the confidential nature of the information relative to duties.

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