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Human Resources Technician

Town of Sahuarita
Sahuarita, Arizona 85629
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Performs work under general direction for a wide variety of human resources services that includes entering payroll into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS), benefits administration, recruitment/selection, performance reviews, conducting new employee orientations, and accurately maintains up-to-date personnel paper and electronic files.





Serves as the first point of contact for all human resources related telephone calls and walk-ins. Responsible for opening incoming mail and ordering department supplies.


Responds to inquiries and assists in resolving routine problems or complaints and provides general information and assistance regarding Human Resources programs, policies, and procedures for employees; and answers public inquiries concerning job openings, employment verifications, and general information.


Assists with the recruitment/selection process including advertising position openings, screening applications; assists departments with scheduling testing, defining selection criteria, organizing exams, tests, assessment centers and interviews. Notifies applicants of selection outcome, and addresses concerns applicants may have about the selection process. Creates offer letters for all new hires. Maintains appropriate logs for recordkeeping requirements, and tracking and copying or scanning documents.  



Conducts new employee orientation for all new employees and process new hire paperwork to ensure compliance with related Federal and State regulations. Processes all paperwork associated with payroll and benefit plan enrollments, changes, cancellations, and terminations. Issues employee identification badges. Ensures all outgoing employees are properly cleared to include key and credit card return, computer and phone, and all Town property as appropriate.


Accurately processes, enters, and maintains employee job actions, benefit changes, and other employee data into the HRIS system for the purpose of maintaining an electronic record and for payroll processing. Responds to requests for information that is retrieved from the HRIS system such as verification of employment requests.


Assists in implementations, upgrades and maintenance of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS).


Assists in coordinating annual open enrollment/benefits fair and provides payroll and insurance carriers with adds, deletes, etc. in a timely fashion; works with retirees to ensure a smooth transition and conversion of benefits. Processes monthly insurance vendor billing/invoices and COBRA payments as appropriate.


Designs and maintains the Human Resource web pages to include posting updated salary information, benefits information, employment resources and ensures current job openings are posted and removed in a timely manner following the closing date.


Sends out notices to departments for employee performance evaluations that are due and follows up with the departments to ensure accurate paperwork is submitted in a timely manner.


Processes, reports and reviews industrial injury claims for completeness and tracks lost time and or light duty assignments. Coordinates medical care with workers compensation insurance provider and appropriate doctors. Maintains all required logs and documentation. Ensures compliance with OSHA regulations relating to workers compensation injuries.


Assists in organizing, coordinating, developing, and implementing human resource related programs, projects, and special events; and collects, creates and maintains detailed spreadsheets used to track personnel data.


Provides guidance and assistance to employees and managers regarding Family Medical Leave, and ensures compliance. Will process all Family Medical Leave requests, tracks hours, prepare necessary notifications, and notifies the department and Human Resources Director.


With guidance, advises departments on personnel issues to maintain compliance with the Town Personnel Policy Manual, the American with Disabilities Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and other employment related laws and statutes.


Conducts routine studies and surveys, and researches and compiles statistical information as requested.


Attends human resource related seminars and conferences, and reads industry journals and magazines to stay current on trends and legal requirements.


Will perform other duties as assigned. The above duties and responsibilities are not an all inclusive list, but rather a general presentation of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position.



Three years experience in an administrative support capacity in human resources, preferably in public sector, and two years working with a Human Resources Information System.


Preference given to those with an Associates Degree in HR or business or related field.  


Preference given to those with SPHR/PHR and/or SHRM-SCP/SHRM-CP certification


Work requires the ability to perform general math calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, as well as percentages used to determine salary adjustments and estimate skills assessments and ranking.


Work requires the ability to write general correspondence, memorandums, letters, and reports at professional level.


Handle multiple projects simultaneously and use good judgement in prioritizing work assignments. Ability to work independently and meet strict time lines.


Valid Driver’s License required, Arizona Driver’s License required within ten days of hire.


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Sahuarita, Arizona 85629

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