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Human Resources Assistant

Agway of Cape Cod
Job Description
Position Summary:  This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to build a career in the Human Resource field.  As a key member of the Human Resources team the assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of this very active department.  Daily tasks will focus on the areas of recruiting, employee engagement, compliance, and training. 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide full administrative support to the HR Department
  • Provide secondary administrative support to the Senior Management Team as assigned
  • Maintain electronic files for Human Resources including employee files, health screens, safety, Phase II cleaning logs and other records as needed
  • Audit HR files for data integrity and compliance
  • Assist with policy development and updates for the company handbook
  • Assist with Worker's Compensation claims and management
  • Assist with Pandemic related activities (forms, follow-up, return to work timelines, testing coordination)
  • Assist with administration, billing and communication of benefit programs
  • Print, post and distribute key compliance documents, posters and notifications
  • Additional projects as assigned
Education and Training:
  • Assist in planning, development, and implementation of staff enrichment plans
  • Assist with the creation of training content, course assignments, and tracking completions and incentive points
    • Focus on employee product education and career development
  • Maintain data accuracy in the Learning Management System
  • Collaborate with buyer team on content and marketing team on communication and related materials
Employee Recruitment and Engagement:
  • Answer frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to policies, benefits and hiring
  • Assist in on-boarding new hires
  • Assist with job postings, advertisements and tracking applicants
  • Participate in live and virtual hiring events
  • Participate in the planning and execution of special events such as benefits open enrollment, company-wide meetings, recognition, holiday events and retirement celebrations
  • Collaborate with marketing team on communicating employee engagement activities, anniversaries, newsletter content, recruitment, and employee notices
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Minimum of 2-year degree or equivalent work history in HR required
  • Prior Administrative HR support experience working with confidential information
    • Professional HR Credentials preferred (PHR, SHRM or similar)
  • Strong understanding of employment law as it relates to employee records, privacy and compliance (EEOC, ADA, OSHA, HIPAA, FLSA etc.)
  • Strong to proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Suite Products
    • Excel and Google Sheets
    • Word and Google Docs
  • Experience with an electronic HR/payroll system is required
  • HRIS implementation experience (Plus)
  • Experience with a Learning Management System (LMS) (Plus)
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience using productivity app's like Trello, Hangouts, Basecamp (Helpful)
  • Ability to execute with judgement and discretion under pressure
Physical Requirements:
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds infrequently
  • Must be able to walk up and down stairs frequently
  • Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time infrequently
Job Location:
  • This is an on-site position in our South Dennis location with the opportunity for up to 15% remote activity with management authorization
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