Human Resources Coordinator

Major functions

The Seminole County Tax Collector (SCTC) is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator. This position will be located in Sanford, FL and will be responsible for supporting the of the Office of Human Resources by performing paraprofessional work coordinating and administering a variety of complex and specialized human resources (HR) functions within the areas of recruiting, onboarding, payroll, benefits, FRS/retirement, leave administration, and employee relations. 

Illustrative duties

(Note:These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.)

  • Provides general administrative support to the Human Resources Manager in the recruiting, onboarding, payroll, benefits, FRS/retirement, leave administration, and employee relations. 
  • Enters, maintains, and updates employee information into HR systems.
  • Serves as point of contact for candidates interested in joining the Tax Collector Office.
  • Assist in the recruiting process by filtering job applications, sending pre-employment skills test, and scheduling interviews.
  • Ensures new hires, complete pre-employment background steps, and onboarding documentation.
  • Prepares payroll journal for review and approval.
  • Prepares monthly reports on health, dental, vision, and life insurances, and coordinates payment to insurance carriers.
  • Works with HR Manager to provide employees information regarding FMLA eligibility and processes. 
  • Provides benefit information to new hires and existing staff, including but not limited to: health, dental, vision, and life insurance.   
  • Responds to day-to-day Human Resource-related questions and provides assistance and factual information while communicating policies, procedures, codes, and regulations to SCTC employees.
  • Escalates complex Human Resource issues or problems to HR Manager. 
  • Assists with the administration of the annual benefits open enrollment and ensures open enrollment deadlines are met.
  • Prepares correspondence and other documents as necessary to support the Office of Human Resources. 
  • Monitors use of employee programs and completes reports as necessary. 
  • Exercises good judgment.
  • Attends work on a regular and consistent basis.
  • Must adhere to Federal, State, County and Local ordinances.
  • Responds to emergency situations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum requirements

High School Diploma or GED and three (3) years of office administrative experience. A comparable amount of education and experience may substitute the minimum requirements. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements will have prior Human Resources/Payroll experience.

*Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License at the time of hire.

Note: A pre-employment skills test may be required. 

 Knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of payroll administration.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration.
  • Considerable knowledge of principals, practices, methods, theories and metrics of recruiting.
  • Knowledge of employment laws, ordinances, regulations, and statutes.
  • Demonstrated proficiency working with Internet recruiting, including job boards, job postings 
  • and social networking.
  • Strong critical and creative thinking skills to assess and resolve problems or issues by 
  • gathering and assessing information, taking advice and using judgment that is consistent with 
  • standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulations and/or laws.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and commercial arithmetic.
  • May require knowledge of basic accounting principles and procedures.
  • Able to use modern office equipment including but not limited to; multiline phone, computers, 
  • and copy/fax machine. 
  • Able to interpret policies and consult with employees and management in answering 
  • questions and solving problems.
  • Able to work with employees and management in solving various personnel related problems.
  • Able to effectively use presentation software and other training tools and materials to create 
  • and deliver interesting and high-quality training programs.
  • Able to perform dynamic presentation and public speaking skills, as well as excellent 
  • communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work under high stress levels with frequent interruptions and with tight and often 
  • changing deadlines.
  • Able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Able to establish effective working relationships.
  • Must be able to work under stressful conditions.
  • Must be able to relocate to other county locations based upon operational needs.
ADA requirements

Mental Demands: Ability to read and comprehend technical journals, manuals, legal documents,  financial statements. Ability to write reports, summaries, letters, memos, journals, and manuals. Ability to analyze data and develop conclusions. Ability to speak publicly and extemporaneously. Ability to  perform basic mathematical functions.

Physical Demands: Light work. Extended standing, some walking, lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds. Able to reach, see, talk; finger dexterity for data entry. Ability to look at a computer screen for long periods.
Environmental Demands: Inside work.

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