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Human Resources Assistant

Company Confidential
Seattle, Washington 98101
  • Job Code
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Part Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington is seeking an articulate and self-motivated individual to join our Consolidated Administrative Services department.


Consolidated Administrative Services is comprised of human resources, budget, procurement, and space and facilities professionals. We serve the entire Court family: judicial officers, chambers staff, clerk’s office staff, and probation and pretrial services officers and staff. The Human Resources Assistant provides administrative and technical support for Human Resources programs including: leave management, recruitment, performance management, on-boarding and orientation, benefits, employee recognition, and training, proactively supporting many elements of the employment lifecycle. This position requires a positive, self-motivated individual who

demonstrates collaboration, professionalism, discretion, and exceptional customer service and communication skills.


This position is part time and is located at the federal courthouse in Seattle with periodic work days at the federal courthouse in Tacoma and/or satellite probation and pretrial services offices. Frequent travel within the district is required.


Representative Duties

  • Support the Court’s recruitment process, including advertising vacancies, managing applications, scheduling interviews, conducting testing and assisting with jobfairs.

  • Assist with coordinating and conducting new employee and law clerkorientation(s).

  • Manage the Court’s electronic leave / time keepingsystem.

  • Assist with maintaining and monitoring human resources records, including payroll and leave records, and tracking and entering time sensitivedata.

  • Assist with training activities related to human resources within the Court, such as maintaining training records, assisting with preparing materials and resources, and scheduling resources (e.g., meeting rooms, web-based resources,etc.)

  • Maintain and track employee recognition and awards and assist with organizing and managing recognitionevents.

  • Assist with the performance management processes established by each Courtunit.

  • Perform reception duties by greeting visitors/callers in person and on the telephone, answering routine questions, and directing visitors/callers to the appropriate person or department.

  • Assist with benefit program coordination and open seasonactivities.

  • Participate in other Administrative Services responsibilities and initiatives asneeded.



  • A minimum of 2 years of applicable work experience or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience.

  • Must possess a strong work ethic and integrity with the ability to exercise discretion and judgment with sensitive and confidential information.

  • Ability to communicate accurately and professionally with judges, staff attorneys, law enforcement officers, and operational and administrative staff.

  • Ability to multi-task, handle frequent interruptions, maintain focus, and meet deadlines.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • PHR or SHRM-CP

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree

  • Human resources experience with the federal government

  • Proficiency with a wide range of technology, including Microsoft Office and SharePoint


Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-09-01

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