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Human Resources Technician II - G119 - Employment

Columbus Consolidated Government

Columbus Consolidated Government

People & HR
Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023
Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists in the pre and post employee recruitment function to provide a smooth on-boarding experience for new hires; in-process new hires by creating and maintaining personnel files, schedule drug/alcohol screening, physical examinations, fingerprint and credit checks, verify reference checks and licenses.
  • Review on-boarding documents for accuracy and completeness; assists with management of the online application management system, screen applications, and test applicants if applicable; prepare materials for and participate in recruitment career fairs; provides overall support to employment manager; schedules and conducts weekly new employee orientation classes; prepare personalized orientation packets; provide internal and external customer service; assist job applicants with application process; assist departments with administrative personnel matters.
  • Provide employment verifications; prepares complex reports and analyses as required; process unemployment claims; coordinate employee relations events, special projects as assigned; provide administrative staff support, process departmental mail; Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, work processes; and works cooperatively and jointly to provide continuous improvement and customer-driven service.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of personnel administration.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, rules, and ordinances governing personnel activities.
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting practices.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis, and report presentation.
  • Knowledge of employment principles, practices, procedures, and documentation.
  • Knowledge of office administration practices and procedures such as letter writing and the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Knowledge of Neogov Application Management System or other governmental application management system.
  • Skill in Staffing and scheduling.
  • Skill in using computers and various software programs.
  • Skill in analyzing and resolving problems.
  • Skill in investigating, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data.
  • Skill in using databases and spreadsheet programs.
  • Skill in maintaining confidential and sensitive information.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.
Minimum Educational and Training Requirements

Knowledge and level of competency are commonly associated with the completion of an associate's degree or specialized training in the occupational field, in addition to basic skills typically associated with high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.   

Physical Requirements

The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table with intermittent bending, crouching, or stooping. The employee must occasionally lift light objects.

  • Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching.
  • Feeling – perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips.
  • Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand.
  • Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information.
  • Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound.
  • Kneeling – bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees.
  • Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back.
  • Manual Dexterity – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand.
  • Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning.
  • Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction.
  • Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers.
  • Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely.
  • Standing – for sustained periods of time.
  • Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word
  • Talking 2 – shouting to be heard above ambient noise.
  • Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading.
  • Visual Acuity 2 - color, depth perception, field of vision.
  • Visual Acuity 3 - determine accuracy, neatness, observe facilities/structures.
  • Walking - on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site.

The work is typically performed in an office, library, or computer room.