Human Resources Specialist - Military veterans preferred

GardaWorld Federal Services (
Human Resources


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

District of Columbia
United States

Human Resources Specialist
Full Time
24 days agoRequisition ID : 1000

HR Specialist

Position Description Summary:

Reporting to the HR Manager, the successful candidate will implement human resources programs; solving performance problems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:

Coordinates the in-processing of new employees; both domestic and international.

Creates personnel files for all new employees.

Enters new employees and makes changes to existing employees in CostPoint.

Interface with hiring managers

Ensure new hire paperwork is complete for employees.

Conducting new hire orientation programs.

Maintain HRIS and generate reports as necessary

Maintain HR Files and documents

Liaise with insurance carriers and providers of service

Knowledge of COBRA and FMLA programs

Answer employee medical and general HR questions.

Assist in processing workers compensation and DBA claims

Ability to appropriately handle confidential information.

Must possess superior Microsoft Office Suite skills

Special reporting and other projects, as required

Minimum Qualifications

Proven experience as HR Specialist

Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures

Good knowledge of employment/labor laws

Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; HRIS systems (e.g. PeopleSoft) will be a plus

Excellent communication and people skills

Aptitude in problem-solving

Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach

BSc/BA in Business administration or relevant field

PHR/SPHR Certified preferred

Ability to handle sensitive situations professionally, with discretion and confidentiality

Ability to work in a diverse environment and to communicate effectively both orally and in

writing throughout all levels of the organization.

Benefits: GardaWorld Federal Services currently offers: a 401 (k) plan, health & dental

insurance, and paid time off.

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

GardaWorld is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer