HR Officer Job Description

The human resources officer (HRO) is the person who is responsible for implementing, managing, and enforcing human resource procedures in a company.

The HRO works closely with and reports to the human resources manager.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a HR Officer who is passionate about their work and takes pride in their department. The ideal candidate will be a team player with excellent communication skills.

HR Officer Duties:

  • Develop and maintain an efficient HR strategy that aligns with the organization’s strategic objectives
  • Effectively manage recruitment functions
  • Manage the payroll function including processing bi-weekly payroll, reviewing and approving timesheets, processing pay adjustments, and collecting delinquent payments
  • Develop job descriptions, develop and administer employee programs, and administer employee benefits in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws
  • Develop performance reviews, provide feedback, and motivate employees to reach their potential
  • Maintain confidentiality of personnel records
  • Create and update employee policies, procedures, and management guidelines
  • Develop and implement training programs for all employees
  • Provide general administrative support to senior management
  • Provide technical assistance to other departments

HR Officer Responsibilities:

  • Manage employee relations and hiring processes, and ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to employee eligibility, classification, compensation, benefits, and their safety in the workplace
  • Advise and provide counsel to management on compensation, benefit, and incentive plans, and assist in development of new policies and programs
  • Ensure records are maintained in compliance with federal and state laws
  • Manage recruitment and hiring processes
  • Maintain employee, payroll, and benefit records, and prepare reports
  • Provide administrative support to personnel managers
  • Maintain and disseminate employee policy handbooks
  • Provide administrative support, including desk-side assistance, to HR Director
  • Manage payroll, including timecards, timekeeping, and preparation of payroll reports
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Oversee HR administrative functions, including hiring, onboarding, benefits administration,

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred in human resources, business administration, or related field
  • 1+ year’s HR experience in operations, or a related field
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws
  • Knowledge of recruiting and hiring practices, including interview techniques
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At Company Name, we are an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.