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HR Specialist in Birmingham, AL at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Vaco has been engaged by a boutique Birmingham financial firm to identify an HR Specialist. The HR Specialist will be responsible for recruiting exempt and non-exempt staff and providing HR support to all levels of the company. The HR Specialist requires a high level of organization and attention to detail. Ideal candidates will be able work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest level of confidentiality and using independent judgment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the staffing process of exempt and non-exempt staff by posting open positions, screening and qualifying applicants, conducting phone screens, coordinating on-site interviews, assisting hiring managers with selection decisions, and tracking applicant activities
  • Proven ability to effectively juggle multiple initiatives and work in an environment with shifting priorities
  • Respond to employee questions, review issues and employee concerns in expedient manner
  • Advise managers on HR issues relating to their offices and staff
  • Maintain personnel records on all employees
  • Facilitate Benefits and Open Enrollment
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws
  • Maintain all compliance for Form I-9s and other compliance reports, as needed
  • Process worker's compensation, unemployment claims, FLMA's
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university; PHR or other HR Certification preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of progressive Human Resources experience (preferably in the Transportation/Logistics industry)
  • Software skills desired - MS Office suite (including Excel), Outlook, Great Plains
  • Knowledge and understanding of state and federal employment laws and regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

ONLY CANDIDATES WITH REQUIRED EXPERIENCE WILL BE CONSIDERED.

DUE TO THE HIGH VOLUME OF RESUMES PLEASE NOTE YOU DO NOT NEED TO APPLY IF YOU HAVE RECENTLY SUBMITTED TO ANOTHER VACO POSTING. YOUR QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ALL OPEN VACO OPPORTUNITIES.

Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.
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