Human Resource Specialist

The Salvation Army

Job Description


Job Objective:

Responsible for all pre-employment processes up to and including onboarding the new employees.

Responsible for accurate and timely administration of the employee health and life insurance benefits, Prudential pension plan, and AFLAC, including communication between the employees and Command. Also serves as main contact point for Affordable Care Act compliance between Command and store/warehouse management.

Essential Functions:

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job-related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

¾ Working with schools, making alliances, and heading career fairs to bring in new employees.

¾ Working in the iCIMS software.

  • Posting jobs
  • Reviewing applications
  • Phone screen as needed

¾ Compose, send and follow up on offer letters/calls.

¾ Work with the Territorial Registry to make sure the perspective employees are not listed there.

¾ Work with the Sterling website to initiate background checks and follow up on the results.

¾ Responsible for the onboarding process and assist with orientation.

¾ Sets up employee files and inputs them into the HRIS database.

¾ Check incoming emails and faxes for new enrollment or cancellation forms, ensure information is complete and correct and inquire to stores/warehouse if necessary.

¾ Maintain accurate records of all enrollments and cancellations received.

¾ Managing Open Enrollment by ensuring that questions or inquiries from employees are responded to in a correct and timely manner.

¾ Manage quarterly Pension enrollment process, including compiling list of new enrollees, mailing them enrollment paperwork, and fielding inquiries about eligibility and procedures.

¾ Verify accuracy of enrollment, termination, and contribution lists with Command personnel.

¾ Other duties as assigned.

  • The Salvation Army is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are back-to-work, US Veterans, people with disabilities, people who have been impacted by the justice system, and/or people without a college degree are encouraged to apply.”

Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.

Education: High School Diploma or currently pursuing.

Experience: Retail sales production and/or thrift store experience is highly preferred. Has experience following

and giving direction.


  • Ability to speak, write and understand English in a manner sufficient for effective communication

with leadership and field personnel.

  • Basic computer skills including but not limited to the use of payroll program and the ability to learn

other programs or systems that are adopted by the TSA ARC.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or

diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized


  • Ability to use basic math skills.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background test.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Oversees production team members assigned by management. This may include paid staff, volunteers

and beneficiaries.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands, handle, or feel; and hear or talk.

The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The

employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


May be required to travel to various locations for work or training.

Working Conditions:

The work environment for this position is a store environment with a quiet to moderate noise level

The environment may be dusty and may experience temperature fluctuations based on weather. May stand for extended periods. Full-time/Part-time position; will require weekend and evening hours



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