Saturday , March 25 2023

US District Court Careers – Human Resources Specialist

Website United States Courts

Job Description:

The Human Resources Specialist provides administrative and technical support for human resources programs, personnel transactions, and training activities, in accordance with approved procedures and policies. The incumbent performs in a consolidated human resources office providing support to multiple court units and judicial staff. The incumbent makes recommendations on human resources policies and matters affecting court administration and operations. This position is located in the Circuit Executive’s Office and reports directly to the Human Resources Administrator, but also works with the Assistant Circuit Executive (“ACE”) for Human Resources as duties and projects require.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with benefit program coordination, including maintaining and distributing benefits materials, processing forms, addressing routine benefit questions, and resolving benefits issues.
  • 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.
  • Conduct new-hire orientation for new employees to include a review of payroll information, personnel policies and procedures, and benefit options.
  • Receive and route incoming mail/materials to appropriate individuals in the office.
  • Assist with organizing and conducting annual benefits open season events and corresponding information workshops.
  • Assist in researching, developing, and recommending human resources related procedures or policies for the court.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform duties related to benefits administration, workers compensation matters, recruitment, classification, personnel action processing, records maintenance, etc., for multiple court units and chambers with varying needs and priorities. Maintain local personnel files, including leave records, and other accountability documents for audit purposes.
  • Maintain and update forms and material utilized by the Human Resources Department. Order office supplies and oversee equipment maintenance.
  • Manage the intern program. Create forms and maintain files.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate must have a strong sense of personal and professional integrity. Must have the ability to consistently demonstrate sound ethics and judgment and comply with the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees. Must possess the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of all court matters. The substantial amount of interpersonal communication required in the fulfillment of the duties and responsibilities of the position makes it necessary that the candidate manifest the highest degree of professionalism, poise, courtesy, and tact at all times. Also, must have the ability to learn about the court units and their operations, as well as the ability to learn and apply various court administrative processes and judiciary policies set forth in the Guide to Judiciary Policy. The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, organization, analytical and interpersonal skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite as well as other software programs. This position also requires strong motivation, initiative, attention to detail and the ability to manage a wide range of program areas. Ability to lift and move files, materials, supplies, and equipment (approximately 50 pounds).

Qualification & Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • At least four years specialized experience. Specialized experience includes progressively responsible work experience that is in or closely related to the work of the position that has provided the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Experience working in a legal and/or court environment, particularly appellate courts and or federal courts is desirable.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of human resources management, including planning, developing, and implementing human resources policies, procedures, rules and regulations and programs that apply to federal employees desirable.
  • Familiarity with human resource management systems and federal benefits programs and

Job Details:

Company: United States Courts

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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