HR Administrator 18932 Internal opportunity at VanderHouwen & Associates' corporate headquarters in Portland, OR. INTERESTED?? Let's talk!! Please email your resume to: Summary VanderHouwen & Associates, Inc. (VHA) needs a full-time HR Administrator for our corporate headquarters. Located along the banks of the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, VanderHouwen & Associates, Inc. (VHA) has been a premier staffing provider of professionals in the Pacific Northwest. While it might seem unusual for a rapid-deploy, results-driven business like ours to take that responsibility personally, we do. Our President's work ethic not only serves as the foundation of our company, but drives the commitment to individual attention which infuses our culture. Our dedication is to the satisfaction and success of our clients and consultants. We're committed to providing outstanding service to a uniquely demanding industry in a straightforward, ethical, highly personal, and always-responsive manner. Please visit us at www.vanderhouwen.com. Responsibilities Maintain and ensure the accuracy and security of all personnel and employment-related documents and files. Coordinate ongoing archiving of information. Ensure employee information database, employment-related forms and records maintenance meet all regulations for federal/state laws related to signatures required, types of documentation, privacy, record retention, etc. Complete and compile information for any required reporting. Prepare materials for and conduct New Hire Orientations and Benefits Orientations. Monitor unemployment claims and ensure irregular claims are contested. Provide employment verifications for contract employees. Submit information for background checks and drug screening. Maintain all results in employee records. Provide customer service to employees to answer questions, resolve issues, provide information and help employees understand company benefits. Supply administration support and ensure timely and accurate benefit program enrollment and recordkeeping for new hires and during open enrollment. Organize and implement open enrollment annually so employees are aware of the company's benefit offerings. Facilitate communication for enrollment in company 401(k) plan. Plan and organize special employee-related events throughout the year as needed. Assist in preparation of candidate resumes on company letterhead. Perform special projects as assigned. Qualifications 3-5+ years of general HR experience required, preferably with experience managing employee recordkeeping processes. Maintain knowledge and expertise in general policies, programs, law, and other issues. General knowledge of Federal and State employment laws. Advanced working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as specialized employee databases. Required Abilities Interact with staff at all levels and proactively manage issues in a creative and positive manner in accordance with employment laws and company policy and philosophy. Excellent professional, oral, and written communication skills with all levels of personnel. Employ discretion with confidential and sensitive information. Extremely detail-oriented, proven time management skills, prioritization, organizational skills with an ability to work independently and handle multiple priorities in a dynamic team work environment. Remain flexible and able to adapt and respond to changing situations. Ability to work well under pressure. Available benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k), paid time off, eight paid holidays. Local candidates only please.