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Human Resources Specialist

Job Organization: 
City of Peoria
Job Location: City: 
Peoria
Job Location: State: 
IL (Illinois)
Job Location: Zip: 
61602
Low Salary: 
$67,031.00
Wage Rate: 
per Year
Job Description: 

Performs a variety of complex technical and paraprofessional duties in a unionized environment. Conducts surveys and/or research and compiles, analyzes and summarizes data. Prepares a variety of reports. Assists in the development and implementation of City policies. Performs technical and complex duties related to employee benefits, including health, dental, vision, COBRA, section 125, HSA, PEHP, FMLA, unemployment, retirement and disability. Reviews, verifies, edits and inputs personnel/benefit transactions. Develops, maintains, and administers complex record keeping. Maintains employee files. Assist with special projects. Acts as a liaison with payroll, insurance vendors and Labor/Management Health Care Committee. Resolves complex eligibility and pay provisions. Interprets policies, rules, regulations and agreements. Provides direct assistance to department directors, employees, retirees, outside agencies and the general public.

Knowledge of Human Resource policies, procedures, operations and activities; policy development and implementation; developing cooperative associations; and utilizing resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction. Skill in prioritizing work and exercising independent judgment, wisdom, common sense and initiative; managing special projects with little oversight; comprehensive use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities; compiling data for computer entry; monitoring budget/fiscal expenditures; communicating clearly and objectively. Ability to read and comprehend information from a variety of sources; deal with the practical application of real numbers, fractions, percentages, and ratios; write reports, letters, expositions, and summaries.

Job Requirements (Optional): 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration or a related field from an accredited four-year college or university plus three to five years of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Work environment is indoor office.
*Please notify the Human Resources Department if accommodations are required to participate in the selection process.*

How To Apply (Optional): 

APPLICATIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC WILL BE ACCEPTED IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, CITY HALL, 419 FULTON, ROOM 403, PEORIA, IL 61602 UNTIL THE DEADLINE DATE. FAX# (309) 494-8587, PHONE# (309) 494-8578, APPLY ONLINE AT WEBSITE www.peoriagov.org. CITY RESIDENCY REQUIRED WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRE. MAY ELECT TO WAIVE THE PEORIA CITY LIMITS RESIDENCE REQUIREMENT BY AGREEING TO FORFEIT 2% OF YOUR ANNUAL BASE SALARY. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. SELECTED CANDIDATE MUST PASS MEDICAL EXAMINATION INCLUDING A DRUG SCREEN PRIOR TO HIRE. OFFICIAL CLASS SPECIFICATIONS AVAILABLE IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT.