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Human Resources Administrative Specialist

King County Housing Authority
Tukwila, Washington 98188
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Department of Human Resources is currently recruiting a highly skilled, professional and detail-oriented Administrative Specialist. Located on the central campus in Tukwila, WA, this position serves as an integral part of the HR team and plays a critical role in assisting the department by providing a wide variety of administrative support to ensure the effective operation of the office.

The ideal candidate for this role enjoys database operations, will have strong problem-solving skills, proven experience maximizing the use of available technology and data systems while balancing complex projects, competing priorities, and completing daily tasks. We are looking for a person who enjoys administrative support, who thrives in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment and excels at time management, organization and planning skills. Your love of efficiency, attention to detail, resourcefulness and good judgment to ensure smooth operations of the team make you successful in this role.

If you are interested in joining a high performing team and learning more about Human Resources, this opportunity is for you!

Duties may include:

  • Providing support to special projects as assigned by the Department Director and Associate Director addressing complex day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department.
  • Processing employee benefits, including document review and data-entry, using the Human Resources Information System and several third party benefit systems.
  • Collaborating with HR staff for delivery of timely and accurate information in response to inquiries and/or service issues.
  • Preparing correspondence, responding to emails and organizing files for inquiries related to the workplace injury program.
  • Establishing and maintaining group calendar to schedule department meetings, requesting and preparing agenda, taking notes and sending follow up task requests as needed.
  • Preparing and reviewing employment documentation for compliance along with state and federal reporting requirements.


Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree AND
  • One to three years of relevant experience providing progressively complex administrative support; Human Resources and database management experience preferred

An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Special Requirements:

  • Consent to and pass required assessments.
  • Consent to and pass a criminal records background check. 

Application Requirements:
To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Complete the online application profile in its entirety.
  • Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)
  • Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé) 

Salary & Benefits:
The starting salary range of this position is $24.15 – $27.77 per hour.  A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, reduced tuition, and retirement benefits are also available.
Physical Work Environment:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed primarily in office environments.  Work requires mobility and balance, lifting and carrying of computer equipment and peripherals up to 40 pounds, kneeling, crouching, crawling, bending and twisting when installing and troubleshooting computer equipment.  Uses standard and specialized office equipment including personal computers, telephone, and related equipment.

Equal Opportunity:
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 


Posted: 2019-07-30 Expires: 2019-08-29

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