Human Resource Assistant

Parker Staffing Services - Seattle, WA4.1


Human Resources Assistant needed for Seattle-based blood bank and research institute

Job# ID: 14653

Pay: $23.00 - $25.00/hour

Location: Downtown Seattle

Contract: 2 Months

Our client is an independent, non-profit organization harnessing donor gifts to provide a safe, lifesaving blood supply to more than 90 Northwest hospitals. Not only do they provide care for patients with bleeding disorders and other conditions, but they also offer diverse testing services to support organ and tissue transplantation. Their research institute makes scientific breakthroughs to help people live longer and healthier lives – locally, and around the world. Backed by more than 70 years of history, they truly are a cornerstone of health care in the Northwest.

A diverse and eclectic organization, our client staffs experts on numerous topics including transfusion, apheresis, bleeding disorders, and bone marrow collection. This is just the tip of the iceberg, which means that their staff is varied and unique. This intensive staffing and coordinating of talent is where you come in…

As the Human Resources Assistant, you will provide administrative support to nearly all programs and services under the umbrella of Human Resources. This will include everything from routine clerical work, to recruiting, to compensation and benefits administration.


  • Post job ads and organize resumes
  • Submit background and reference checks and review for acceptability upon completion
  • Prepare for and conduct New Employee Orientation, arranging for leadership participation in luncheons and notifying presenters of new hires
  • Facilitate the benefit enrollment process
  • Serve as a point person for all new employee questions
  • Manage Human Resources payroll activities including verifying weekly time reports and adjustments for Manager and/or Director approval
  • Participate in benefits tasks such as commuter benefit administration, claim resolutions, reconciliation of benefits statements, and approval of invoices for submission to Accounts Payable
  • Function as the HRIS superuser and be the subject matter expert when implementing new system functionality, ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, basic report writing and data flow from our client to vendors


  • Associate’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or Human Services; or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in an office setting
  • One or more years’ experience in a Human Resources environment
  • Experience working with Ceridian Dayforce or other HR information systems
  • Proficient in the use of MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
  • Experience creating and maintaining process documentation
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, coordinate multiple projects, prioritize effectively and meet deadlines while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Demonstrated discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters

Parker Staffing Services offers administrative, customer service, call center, and executive assistant job opportunities in the Seattle and Bellevue metro area. Parker has served as the staffing agency of choice for thousands for over three decades. Visit our employment opportunities page at to review our full offering of temp and direct hire job openings!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $23.00 to $25.00 /hour


  • Administrative: 3 years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Business Admin, Marketing or Human Services (Preferred)