Human Resources Specialist (Contract) - Apply Now!
Vaco Los Angeles is working with a client who is seeking a HR Specialist to join their team on a temporary basis. The ideal candidate will be responsible and reliable, and willing to regularly contribute to making our company a better place to work. S/he should be highly efficient, organized, and approachable. We expect applicants to have a solid knowledge of various HR functions and administrative responsibilities. If you believe you possess the commitment, character, and skills to become part of our innovative team, we would like to hear from you.
Ability to help develop, implement, support, and review all HR department initiatives, policies, procedures, and systems
Leadership and instructional aptitudes needed to provide training and oversight on policies and procedures
Continued involvement in and refinement of the recruitment process, including generating job descriptions, posting advertisements, and managing the hiring process
Strategic development skills to develop and evaluate onboarding plans
Cultivate training and development programs
Participate in performance evaluation processes
Composure and confidentiality required to handle disciplinary and grievance issues
Administrative duties, including upkeep of employee records (attendance, EEO data, etc.)
Compliance with all policies and legal requirements
Perceptive nature, careful monitoring of working conditions to ensure legal compliance
Experience with leave administration preferred.
Knowledge of FMLA, ADA, CA-PDL, HIPAA and other state leave regulations
BS/BA in business administration or relevant field preferred
Successful work experience as a Human Resources Specialist, officer, administrator or other HR position
Strong working knowledge of HR functions and procedures (e.g. pay and benefits, recruitment, training, and development)
Commitment to staying current on the understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
Proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge of HRMS is a plus
Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
Aptitude for critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision making
Strength of character, ethics, and commitment, and reliability
HR Credentials (e.g. PHR from the HR Certification Institute)