The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) is seeking an Administrative Specialist to work within the department's Human Resources team. This employee will provide general HR administrative support to several divisions within DPR.
Specific Duties Include:
Providing technical and administrative support to management and staff regarding recruitment and on-boarding processes such as new hire document preparation, creating offer letters, and entering information into databases;
Managing and coordinating timekeeping and payroll to include gathering and analyzing information, performing mathematical compensation calculations and communicating information and/or results orally and in writing;
Utilizing Microsoft Office Suite applications to manage administrative aspects of the Department's human resources activity to include file maintenance, performance appraisals, and the preparation of reports;
Serving as point of contact for Human Resources related inquires;
Providing miscellaneous support and responses to management and staff in the areas of recruitment, timekeeping, benefits administration, and personnel regulations;
Partnering with the Human Resources Manager on new initiatives, procedures and special projects.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with the ability to multi-task continuously changing priorities and deadlines while ensuring accuracy and an attention to detail. The employee selected for this position must possess a broad knowledge of Human Resources and is adept at the administrative functions necessary within a thriving HR Unit. Additionally, the successful candidate is a creative problem solver who is excited by the opportunity to contribute to achieving the shared goals of the Department and Arlington County.
Selection Criteria: Minimum: Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business administration, public administration or a related field plus experience in human resources work in either a private, public or governmental environment
Substitution: Relevant work experience may be substitute for education on a year-for-year basis.
Desirable: Preference may be given to applicants who have experience in the following:
Timekeeping and/or payroll functions;
Interpreting HR rules, policies and procedures; and
Working in a local government;
Additional Information: Work hours: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Monday-Friday.
Note: Salary listed above is for fiscal year 2019, effective July 1, 2018.
Your responses to the supplemental questionnaire are considered part of the selection process and are required for this position. Please do not give "see resume" as a response to the questions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.