Human Resources Coordinator

20912, Takoma Park
Starting at $54,585.00 annually
Oct 07, 2019
Nov 11, 2019
Human Resources
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

**To officially apply please complete an online application at:**

The City of Takoma Park seeks a skilled Human Resources Coordinator to perform day-to-day operations of assigned HR functions, programs, and activities supporting our workforce. This is a highly demanding position that is an integral part of a three-person department, led by the HR Director, and is a great opportunity for those who enjoy working in all facets of HR. The starting salary for the position is competitive and commensurate with experience, generally falling into a salary range of a $54,585.00 to $62,865.00. This position is not subject to union membership. 

General Duties:

  • Ensures personnel and benefit files are well maintained and in compliance with federal, state, and local laws;
  • Enters data into multiple HR systems;
  • Assists with onboarding;
  • Assists with the coordination of annual events (i.e. - open enrollment, holiday and retirement events, employee appreciation luncheons, and other functions);
  • Coordinates Workers’ Compensation claims;
  • Calculates deferred compensation, police retirement, and Maryland State Retirement contributions for review by HR Director;
  • Supports recruiting functions, including coordinating interviews and scheduling background checks;
  • Creates reports on performance management statuses and updates;
  • Updates and completes compliance reporting;
  • Creates Personnel Action Forms (PAFs);
  • Participates in testing for new applicants and promotional processes; and,
  • Supports all HR programming and special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in Human Resources or relevant field;
  • One year of Human Resources experience; or,
  • Any combination of education, training, and experience which provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job;
  • High level organizational skills;
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

The City offers an excellent benefits package, including: participation in the Maryland State Retirement program; 457(b) plan; premium-free health insurance for single coverage; tuition reimbursement, and much more.

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**To officially apply please complete an online application at: Only official applications submitted via the City's Job Portal will be considered.**