Human Resource Officer Job Description

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Job Description Human Resource Officer

Human Resource Officer 5/30/2005

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PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
(The main reason for the position, in what context and what is the overall end result)

The Human Resource Officer is responsible for providing support in the various human resource functions, which include recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring and employee counseling.

SCOPE
(The way that the position contributes to and impacts on the organization)

The Human Resource Officer provides advice and assistance to supervisors and staff. This may include information on training needs and opportunities, job descriptions, performance reviews and personnel policies of the Council. The position coordinates the staff recruitment process .The Human Resource Officer provides advice and support to supervisors and staff selection committees and ensures that they have accurate and timely information in order to make effective decisions. Failure to provide adequate advice or assistance may result in lost opportunities for staff development, poor staff morale, financial loss to staffs for residents and a loss of credibility for the Chief and Council.

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RESPONSIBILITIES
(Major responsibilities and target accomplishments expected of the position including the typical problems encountered in carrying out the responsibilities.)

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Provide support to supervisors and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff. Main Activities  Ensure that accurate job descriptions are in place  Provide advice and assistance with writing job descriptions  Provide advice and assistance when conducting staff performance evaluations  Identify training and development opportunities  Organize staff training sessions, workshops and activities  Process employee requests for outside training while complying with polices and procedures  Provide basic counseling to staff who have performance related obstacles  Provide advice and assistance in developing human resource plans  Provide staff orientations  Access funding for training and write proposals

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Monitor staff performance and attendance activities. Main Activities  Monitor daily attendance.  Investigate and understand causes for staff absences.  Recommend solutions to resolve chronic attendance difficulties.  Provide basic counseling to staff who have performance related obstacles.  Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions.  Monitor scheduled absences such as holidays or travel and coordinate actions to ensure the staff absence has been adequately covered off to ensure continuity of services.  Inform affected staff or residents of unexpected absences from work and coordinate actions ensuring the continuity of services such as cancellation of events and locating keys.

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Coordinate staff recruitment and selection process in order to ensure a timely organized and comprehensive procedure is used to hire staff. Main Activities  Provide advice and assistance to supervisors on staff recruitment  Prepare notices and advertisements for vacant staff positions.  Schedule and organize interviews  Participate in applicant interviews  Conduct reference checks on possible candidates  Prepare, develop and implement procedures and policies on staff recruitment

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 Inform unsuccessful applicants  Conduct exit interviews 4. Provide information and assistance to staff, supervisors and Council on human resource and work related issues. Main Activities  Develop and implement a human resources plan and personnel management policies and procedures  Promote workplace safety.  Provide advice and assistance to staff and management on pay and benefits systems  Research and monitor human resource systems in other organizations within the community.  Explain and provisions of the personnel...
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