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HR Department Specialist - Portland
HR Department Specialist - Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon, United States



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To complete a variety of specialized duties that support the functional operations related to Human Resources department.


  • Maintains complex and sometimes confidential records
  • Heavy file management, record keeping, and data entry.
  • Supports payroll processing.
  • Inputs data and runs reports in Microsoft Access Databases and other programs.
  • Supports recruiting including arranging interviews and assisting with orientations.
  • Responds to inquiries in area of responsibility.
  • Collects data/information for use in special projects or reports.
  • Updates information and reports typically on the computer.
  • Answers Human Resources phones as needed.
  • Reviews information/data and makes decisions within defined guidelines, parameters, and instruction.
  • Examines and prioritizes documents to determine work to be completed or best course of action.
  • Maintains complex reports.
  • Coordinates special programs and/or events as requested.


 Education Level:

  • High School Diploma or GED

 Skills and Experiences:

  • Reading, writing, math and communication skills at a proficient level.
  • Ability to follow verbal or written instruction.
  • Ability to communicate with diplomacy, flexibility and professionalism in dealing with a wide variety of individuals in person, by phone, and by email.
  • Keyboarding proficiency.
  • Strong organization skills including the ability to prioritize and problem solve.
  • Computer skills: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access, HRIS, Time & Attendance and Recruiting software.
  • Be detail oriented, ability to organized, and strong analytical skills.


  • Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.
  • Incumbent may use keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.


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