Human Resources Specialist

Human Resources · Juneau, Alaska
Department Human Resources
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $24.45 - 31.19

Human Resources Specialist

Job Class: Specialist 
Department: Human Resources

Type of Position: Non-Exempt
Location of Work: Juneau, AK

Covered Position: Yes
Salary Grade(s): 8/9

Prepared by: L. Jim/J. Wise
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Employment Category: Regular, Full-Time

Effective Date: 5.1.2021

The Human Resources (HR) Specialist will assist in the administration and coordination of day-to-day activities associated with employee relations, performance management, staffing, employee records, compensation, onboarding, recognition, employee assistance and benefits administration. The incumbent will provide support in the overall processes in the Human Resources department.

Reports To: Human Resources Director
Supervises: None
Liaison To: Employees

• Prepare and review compensation and benefit package options
• Administer health, retirement and life insurance programs
• Implement training and development plans
• Update employee records with new hire information and/or changes in employment status
• Maintain organizational charts and detailed job descriptions along with salary records
• Forecast hiring needs and ensure recruitment process runs smoothly
• Assist in developing and implementing HR policies
• Process employee inquiries and respond timely
• Assist with open enrollment process
• Assist in facilitating benefits fair
• Plan quarterly and annual performance review sessions
• Provide necessary reports for allocation/billing charges

Spending Authority: N/A
Other Authority: N/A

• Maintain current knowledge of employee benefits options
• Remain current on applicable laws
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to work independently and prioritize workload
• Ability to organize, plan, and maintain confidential records
• Ability to search, select, compile, and summarize data and information
• Ability to compare data for completeness, identify any discrepancies or inaccuracies, and make the necessary corrections

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)
• Associate Degree
• 2 years related experience

Substitution for Associate Degree
• 4 years HR experience

The majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs. Travel on small aircraft or ferry may be required.


• All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will”. This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason. Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position.
• Tlingit & Haida is a no tolerance workplace. All regular employees may be required to pass a pre-employment and subsequent random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment.
• Tlingit & Haida requires a criminal background check be conducted on all employees. All employment offers are conditional until federal criminal background check results verify your eligibility to work for Tlingit & Haida.

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Department
    Human Resources
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $24.45 - 31.19