Human Resources Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512165-706447
    • Job Location: Westminster, CO
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 10/09/2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Days of the Week: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thurs,Fri
    • Hours: 40 hours full time
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Job Description


Responsible for performing a variety of Human Resource support duties. Performs professional administrative support functions and acts as back-up to payroll, benefits and HRIS administrators.


  • Provides exceptional service to all credit union employees

  • Maintains personnel records, including filing/scanning of new hire and termination documents

  • Manages FMLA process, answering leave-related questions for employees and supervisors, and monitoring all documentation related to FMLA leaves

  • Manages ADA interactive process, answering disability-related questions for employees and supervisors, and monitoring all documentation related to ADA accommodations

  • Gathers information related to workplace injuries and files first report of inury with insurance carrier, notifying employees of designated providers for follow-up care

  • Supports employment law compliance by preparing and submitting various reports and notices, including but not limited to federal reports (EEO-1, Vets-4212, Multiple Worksite, etc.) and notices (Medicare, etc.).

  • Prepares responses to unemployment claims, attending hearings as appropriate

  • In coordination with department managers, maintains up-to-date job descriptions for each position

  • Provides back-up support for payroll processing and benefits administration

  • Responds to employee inquiries regarding HR programs, practices and procedures

  • Coordinates employee events and makes arrangements for employee life event gifts/donations

  • Plans and manages special projects and programs

  • Gathers information and prepares reports as assigned

  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems

  • Maintains employee confidence and protects operations by keeping human resource information confidential

  • Ensures compliance with all employment laws, processes and procedures

  • Stays well informed regarding Human Resource developments

  • Responsible for related duties as required or assigned



  • Completion of at least 2 years of college or equivalent work experience; degree in Human Resources preferred

Knowledge REQUIRED:

  • Expert level knowledge of Word and Excel

  • Good overall knowledge of Human Resources, including employment laws including but not limited to FMLA, ADA, HIPAA, EEOC, FLSA and other federal, state and local laws


  • Two years HR administration experience preferred, but not required


          • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

          • Ability to listen and understand problems, and to assist staff at all levels

          • Strong attention to detail

          • Solid analytical, creative, and problem-solving abilities

          • Project management and organizational skills

          • Ability to work independently

          • Ability to assist, direct, and coordinate with others


  • Standard office conditions

  • Low to moderate noise

  • Limited lifting up to 10 lbs.

This description has been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Essential functions, requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

The Credit Union believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this job description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

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