HR Assistant Job Description

Job Brief Description

HR assistant job description may vary according to the location, size and structure of the employing organization. In a large organization, located in a large city, you might be allotted certain specific duties only but in a smaller organization, you might be expected to accomplish a number of administrative tasks.

Job Responsibilities

1. assisting with the day-to-day efficient operation of the HR office
2. recruiting and staffing logistics
3. employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health reporting
4. employee services
5. maintaining employee files and the HR filing system
6. employee orientation, development, and training logistics and recordkeeping
7. assisting with employee relations
8. company employee communication

Training and Education Requirements

Human resources assistants must be tactful, diplomatic and possess the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of an organization.

Employers prefer human resources assistant job candidates who have at least a high school diploma or a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). Successful candidates should also have training in computers, filing and maintaining filing systems, organizing, and human resources practices.

Salary and Wages

Human Resources Assistants earned an annual salary of $36,650 and hourly wages of $17.62 in 2009.

The median expected salary for a typical Human Resources Assistant in the United States is $34,950.


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