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Human Resources Specialists
District Of Columbia

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Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.

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Currently Employed: 8,050

Projected Annual Job Openings: 150

Typical Hourly Wage: $30.08 - $52.79

Typical Annual Salary: $62,600 - $109,800

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: None

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typical job duties

  • Prepare or maintain employment records related to events such as hiring, termination, leaves, transfers, or promotions, using human resources management system software.
  • Interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations.
  • Hire employees and process hiring-related paperwork.
  • Inform job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities.
  • Address employee relations issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns.
  • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Schedule or conduct new employee orientations.
  • Maintain and update human resources documents, such as organizational charts, employee handbooks or directories, or performance evaluation forms.
  • Confer with management to develop or implement personnel policies or procedures.
  • Select qualified job applicants or refer them to managers, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.

tools & technology


Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners
  • Special purpose telephones

Technology:
  • Customer relationship management CRM software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Human resources software
  • Time accounting software
  • Word processing software

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