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Job Summary: Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: - Coordinate the onboarding process for multiple locations around Oregon - Create job postings, conduct screenings, background checks and employment verifications. - Schedule and conduct new hire orientations. - Prepare new employee files + filing responsibilities. - Data Entry in HRIS - Support the Human Resources department in various tasks and duties. - Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed. Minimum Qualifications: - At least one year of office/clerical support experience. Previous HR experience a plus. - Excellent communication, phone skills, inter-personal and superior organizational skills required. - Strong sense of urgency, proven attention to detail and comfortable working within deadlines. - Ability to follow directions, maintain work flow in areas of responsibility and handle difficult situations. - Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle information of a confidential nature. - Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. - Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members and customers. Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us! At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Human Resources Assistant position: Army: Personnel Records Specialist Human Resources Specialist Personnel Administration Specialist Personnel Actions Specialist Air Force: Administration Craftsman Personnel Journeyman Administration Helper Coast Guard: Personnelman Yeoman Marines: Personnel Clerk Manpower Information Systems (MIS) Analyst Navy: Human Resources Specialist Personnel Specialist Navy Counselor (Recruiter) Personnelman Personnel Specialist Basic Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
How to apply:
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at jobs.mdu.com by October 4, 2019. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application.