HR Coordinator

Location: Concord, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Company Overview

Marine Spill Response Corporation (MSRC) is a not-for-profit, U.S. Coast Guard classified organization, formed in 1990 to offer oil spill response services and mitigate damage to the environment.  MSRC offers a full range of oil spill response capabilities intended to help meet the planning criteria of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

MSRC is seeking a full time Human Resources Coordinator to work in our Concord CA or the Everett, WA location. The HR Coordinator will be part of a professional, team-oriented organization implementing human resources initiatives across the organization. 

Job Summary

The Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for providing support for a wide variety of HR activities including:  processing of employee lifecycle transactional work, HRIS data maintenance, invoice processing, report verifications and confidential filing.  The HR Coordinator will support the HR function and will regularly and proactively participate in HR projects and identify process improvements.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support company-wide recruiting efforts to include maintaining accurate and effective recruiting tools.
  • Perform administrative functions, including reconciliation and processing invoices. 
  • Responsible for accurate and timely communication of employee information, to include written communications that are well organized and grammatically correct.
  • Ensure employee life-cycle transactions are accurately recorded, including preparing and maintaining employee files and entering employee information into HRIS system. 
  • Perform necessary clerical functions for the HR function.
  • Assist with HR initiatives to support Region Hr, including coordination and processing of new hires, employee promotions, transfers and terminations, and maintaining accurate and well-organized employee, confidential and driver files.
  • Assist with other HR projects as requested. 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or work experience in lieu of degree; coursework in Human Resources and/or Communications is a plus.
  • Desire and ability to be a fast learner in the principles and practices of human resources.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office, including moderate to advanced level in Excel and Word. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequently changing priorities or unexpected events.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, including speaking, listening, and writing. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with colleagues at various levels and external vendors. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion throughout all employee interactions.
  • This position requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Benefits and Perks

  • MSRC offers a strong compensation package with competitive benefits, including an employer matching 401(k) plan. 

Marine Spill Response Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MSRC prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or because an employee or applicant is a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, or other protected veteran.

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