RESPONSIBILITY: This position will serve the Association’s internal and external customers by providing administrative support to the Human Resources Department. Responsibilities include: posting job openings, generating and mailing applicant letters, coordinating training, maintaining personnel files, completing employment verifications, creating and editing various HR forms, updating organizational chart, administering Association service awards, completing annual leave records and quarterly compliance reports, and maintaining the injury and illness prevention program. Other duties include assisting in the coordination of annual enrollment, and providing backup for payroll and benefits issues. The position will also provide general administrative support; filing, copying, scanning, etc. and special projects. The HR Assistant will work with confidential information.
EXPERIENCE: *Associate Degree in Human Resources, Business or equivalent. Two years’ experience in any areas of benefits, recruitment, training/development preferred.
*Knowledge of agriculture and federal and state laws desirable.
*Proficient in use of personal computer including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. The ability to learn HRIS (HR Information System).
*Exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
*Must generate highly accurate work, meet deadlines, and effectively manage changing priorities.
GENERAL DATA: The Association currently provides lending services to approximately 5,000 customers with loan volume approximately $1.7 billion. Major commodities financed include dairy and almonds, in addition to irrigated field crops, cattle, peaches, wine grapes and walnuts.