Human Resources Assistant - Entry Level
Martin Preferred Foods
Houston, TX Posted 1/12/2021 $12.00 to $13.00 / Hour Part Time Administrative / Clerical, General, Professional

Assists the HR Department in carrying out various HR programs and procedures for all employees. First point of contact for all applicants and employees coming into the HR Department.


Primary Job Duties

  1. Conducts New Employee Orientation in both English and Spanish. Completes new hire paperwork for submission.
  2. Process applicants by running criminal background checks, set up pre-employment physicals/drug tests.
  3. First point of contact for all applicants, reviews submitted applications to ensure completion and when possible may pre-screen applicants for open positions.
  4. Assists with the recruitment and selection process, to include scheduling interviews; and keeps all parties informed of status in process.
  5. Retains records in compliance with company record retention requirements.
  6. Answers inquiries and provides information to authorized persons regarding employment applications.
  7. Sets up and maintains general control methods, records, and files as required for effective personnel functions.
  8. Explains, interprets and communicates MPF policies, procedures and benefit programs to employees and managers as needed or requested.
  9. Answers general employee questions such as benefits, payroll and recruiting. Assists in general problem resolution.
  10. Delivers weekly payroll to all departments.
  11. Maintains personnel files in compliance with company policies and government regulations.
  12. Responsible for filing, coping, and distribution of materials.
  13. Serves as a back-up to HR Generalist/HR Recruiter Coordinator.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

Position Pre-Requisites

Basic knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration, worker’s compensation administration; conflict resolution; problem solving techniques are preferred. Must be able to exercise independent judgment and maintain high confidentiality. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to handle multiple projects. Must be bilingual English/Spanish.


Skill Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficient in MS Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Highly self-motivated with the ability to work independently and driven to achieve goals. Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resource information.


Physical Requirements

This position requires the employee to regularly sit, use hands to finger, handle and/or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee will need to frequently stand and walk. This position requires the employee to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl, and able to lift 40lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Working Conditions

The work environment is characteristic of a standard office environment; however, time will be spent in various other departments such as the warehouse.


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