Human Resource Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512165-787688
    • Job Location: Broomfield, CO
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/30/2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Days of the Week: Mon,Tue,Wed,Thurs,Fri
    • Hours: 40 hours a week varying M-F from 7am- 5pm
    • Salary: $21.50-25.00 based on experience
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Administers the daily functions of the HR Department related to compensation, total rewards, FMLA, ADA, unemployment, and workers compensation. Provides support with payroll. Helps set up new employees and also conducts interviews with exiting employees. Addresses employee questions regarding human resource policies and procedures, identifying potential issues and grievances. Assists with special projects as assigned.

Hourly Salary: $21.50 to $25.00 based on experience

Experience and Skills

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoots and resolves internal and external inquiries from employees concerning payroll, total rewards, HR policies, and procedures.
  • Administers FMLA and ADA to qualifying employees; educates employees about their rights with FMLA and ADA.
  • Assists the primary payroll person by troubleshooting issues with timecards and providing additional support to make the payroll process more efficient.
  • Serves as the payroll backup, capable of handling the full payroll process.
  • Handles unemployment claims and follow up; researches potential issues and consults with managers as needed.
  • Coordinates the Employee Assistance Program and Workplace Safety Program.
  • Verifies employment and income for new hires and ensures all information and documentation is in place for onboarding.
  • Conducts exit interviews and ensures relevant information for terminated employees is distributed to the appropriate departments.
  • Collects worker’s compensation information from injured employees, and coordinates with the insurance company to ensure all claims are handled correctly.
  • Prepares Vets 4212 and Multiple Worksite Report.
  • Provides audit week compliance tracking.
  • Coordinates employee gifts for hospitalizations, births, funerals, and special events.
  • Assists with special projects as assigned.


College degree in Human Resources, Business, or equivalent professional experience. PHR or SHRM-CP certifications are preferred.


1 - 3 years of Human Resources experience required or equivalent professional experience.

Preferred Knowledge:

  • Good overall knowledge of human resources.
  • Strong understanding of FMLA, ADA, FLSA, EEOC, and other federal and state laws.
  • Good understanding of payroll processes.

Skills / Abilities:

Strong communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Coachable.
  • Committed to helping people.

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.