24 days old

Human Resources Coordinator

Town of Bluffton
Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

General Definition of Work

Coordinates and performs skilled administrative support work for Human Resources with an emphasis on training, recognition, onboarding, tracking for FMLA and Worker’s Compensation, Education Reimbursement, scheduling and coordinating meetings, interviews and events. Provides high level of exceptional customer service while representing the Town of Bluffton. Work is performed under the direction of the Human Resources Director and reports directly to the Human Resources Director.

Essential Functions

The following functions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of the specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Provides administrative assistance to Human Resource Director.

Provides assistance as necessary to schedule and coordinate training events, maintain training requests and records for employees including education reimbursement program.  

Input information into MUNIS and database for employee actions. Ability to pull ad hoc reports as requested.

Schedule and organize events for new employees that include, but are not limited to: Onboarding, Orientation, May River Eco Tour, New Lunch with the Town Manager, monthly birthday/anniversary recognition events. .

Serve as back-up for Benefits Administrator for all proper paperwork and information input for benefits and pension to assist enrolling new employees, inputting terminations, open enrollment, etc.

Responsible for tracking employee recognition programs to ensure that birthdays, anniversaries, STAR Award and Nova Award and other employee announcements and recogntions are properly coordianted and tracked.

Point person for accurate and appropriate documentation and reporting for OSHA, Worker’s Comp and FMLA paperwork.

Prepares and maintains employee files and records, performing audits periodically including organizing and handling file purge according to retention laws.

Handles tasks to ready department for document management and Department relocation.

Provides exceptional customer service with a professional demeanor to internal and external customers.

Ability to articulate and communicate orally and in writing in a professional, organized, thoughtful and professional manner.

Attends necessary and appropriate training programs and meetings that may be before or after hours.

Prepares and responds to surveys, report requests, and employment verification requests.

Compiles information as requested for annual reporting requirements (example: EEO and CALEA) and prepares/submits appropriate and accurate reporting in a timely manner; also maintians all files and documentation for these programs and reports.

Supports the HR Generalist with programs such as Prevention Partners health-screening for staff members as well as other health related efforts such as coordinating blood drives with local blood bank, scheduling CPR and other wellness programs through appropriate organizations.

Works well in a close environment.

Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment and office assistance techniques; highly organized and accurate to maintain proper recordkeeping of personnel files; excellent written and oral communication skills; good working knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic; knowledge of Town and department programs and policies; knowledge of the use of a multi-line telephone system; ability to read and understand basic Town and State policies and procedures of limited scope and difficulty; ability to create accurate reports and documents in a timely fashion; well-skilled to operate standard office and computer equipment and perform word processing and data entry as well as create PowerPoint presentations and excel spreadsheets as requested; ability to deliver exceptional customer service to employees; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public; ability to interpret employment law as needed; experience and understanding from working in the human resources profession.

Education and Experience

Associate’s degree in business or human resources, with 5 or more years working in a human resources department. Experience may be substituted for degree. Public Sector experience and SHRM-CP, SHRP-SCP, PHR or SPRH designation is a plus.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting; work has no special vision requirements; vocal communications is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office with copy machines, telephones and/or computer printers, light traffic).

Special Requirements

Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of South Carolina


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