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Human Resources Coordinator


Posted: 04/19/2024 Employment Type: TempToFT Industry: None Job Number: 1101573

Job Description

Key Staffing is seeking a Human Resources Coordinator for our client in the Medical Industry, this position is located in Bakersfield, CA.

Human Resources Coordinator:

  • Implementing the organization’s recruiting strategy
  • Interviewing applicants
  • Administering pre-employment tests
  • Assisting with completing background investigations
  • Processing transfers, promotions, and terminations
  • Preparing or updating employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating
  • Explaining human resources policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees
  • Ensuring new hire paperwork is completed and processed
  • Informing job applicants of job duties, responsibilities, benefits, schedules, working conditions, promotion opportunities, etc.
  • Addressing any employment relations issues, such as work complaints and harassment allegations.
  • Processing all personnel action forms and ensuring proper approval
  • Overseeing hiring process, which includes coordinating job posts, reviewing resumes, and performing reference checks
  • Analyzing job duties
  • Drafting job descriptions
  • Assisting with processing employee grievances
  • Overseeing engagement programs and other employee relations work

Payroll Duties

  • Perform tasks to establish and maintain employee payroll records
  • Input, review, and audit timekeeping and other payroll-related records
  • Maintain time and attendance records
  • Enter new hires into the payroll system
  • Post changes in pay, tax status, and other miscellaneous categories
  • Compute wage, overtime, and other types of pay
  • Calculate and record payroll deductions (voluntary and involuntary)
  • Process advance, termination, and other out-of-cycle payments
  • Reconcile earnings and deduction totals
  • Review output registers and make needed corrections
  • Prepare and file tax reports
  • Compile payroll data for management, auditors, and others
  • Serve as backup to other payroll specialists
  • Assure that all employees receive timely responses to inquiries, questions, etc.
  • Independently coordinate and communicate with all internal groups, hiring managers, and external parties (as required).
  • Address and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Take initiative; demonstrate strong decision-making and organizational skills
  • Initiate best practices; develop efficiency improvements
  • Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrated proficiency in payroll and HRIS software, Microsoft Office Suite, and other databases
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, high attention to detail, excellent troubleshooting skills, and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated and self-directed and think and act independently while also being team-oriented
  • Good follow-up skills: the ability to understand; adaptability to process changes; and a strong sense of importance and ownership


  • At least 4 years’ experience in HR and/or Payroll required
  • Associate degree in human resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Exposure to payroll practices
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office, and related business and communication tools
  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We participate in E-Verify.

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