Human Resources Technician I/II

  • Mission Support Positions
  • La Mesa, CA
  • $26.35 - $38.94/hourly USD / Year
  • Salary: $26.35 - $38.94/hourly

Website Helix Water District

Application Review Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021

Helix Water District, La Mesa, CA is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and organizational skills to join our team as a Human Resources Technician I/II. This position performs a variety of responsible technical and administrative duties in support of the district’s human resources programs, events and activities.

Come work for an organization where people make the difference, where leaders appreciate your contributions and talents, and where employees develop their skills and abilities while working towards their career aspirations.  Come work alongside others who are passionate about their profession and care about the quality of their work.  We would love for you to consider joining our team!

Human Resources Technician I: $26.35 – $33.63/hourly 

Human Resources Technician II: $30.51 – $38.94/hourly

Human Resources Technician I is the journey-level class and is flexibly staffed with the advanced journey-level Human Resources Technician II classification. Typically, proficiency criteria for advancement to the Human Resources Technician II level are met within 24 to 36 months, depending on an individual’s prior human resources experience.


Overview of Responsibilities: 

Provides administrative support to human resources staff in all functional areas including recruitment and selection, benefits, and the district’s recognition program by performing various clerical and administrative duties such as processing new hires, salary changes, promotions and separations.

Processes purchase orders, forms, reports, correspondence, performance appraisal reports and notifications, and other documents.

Proofreads documents to ensure accuracy of human resources materials and documentation.

Processes revisions to administrative manual policies and job descriptions.

Supports the recruitment and selection programs by drafting opportunity notices, advertisements and other recruitment materials, answering applicant and employee questions regarding district employment, and generating notices and correspondence to applicants; develops, schedules and arranges interviews and other testing arrangements; conducts background checks.

Prepares and assembles new employee paperwork, conducts new hire orientations for part-time employees, coordinates safety training for part-time employees and attends job fairs.

Assists with elements of the district’s benefits program such as open enrollment, district’s wellness program, health insurance, deferred compensation and workers’ compensation program.

Assists with the coordination of the district’s recognition programs including employee service awards, social functions, retirement events and other related initiatives; assists with event planning, orders gifts, flowers and related items.

Responds to customers, applicants and the public on a variety of human resources and related questions.

Compiles data in response to salary surveys and administratively assists in preparing district surveys; compiles and generates reports of survey data; with guidance, provides classification, compensation and benefits information to other organizations.

Performs research projects of limited scope, compiles results and drafts reports and recommendations; generates and compiles statistical reports.

With guidance, interprets policies, procedures and regulations to district management, staff and the public in assigned areas of responsibility.

Coordinates and schedules training classes; maintains attendance data; processes and maintains records on certification/education reimbursements and training requests.

Processes and maintains records on employee computer loans, and various other internal recordkeeping and department checklists.

This position typically works Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; may occasionally work Saturdays during district employee events.



Qualified candidates will have training and experience substantially equivalent to graduation from high school or a GED equivalent; a minimum of 18 units of college courses in human resources, business, communications, or a closely related field.  Candidates must have a minimum of four years of increasingly responsible administrative and clerical experience with at least two years working directly in an office setting. Administrative experience in recruitment, compensation, benefits or employee relations is desired.

A certification in Human Resources Management may be substituted for one year of experience.

A valid Class C California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district’s vehicle insurance policy.


Application Process: 

To be considered for the Human Resources Technician I/II, please complete the online application and supplemental questionnaire and view a complete list of job responsibilities by visiting our career section at  Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the online application.


Application Review Date: Sunday, November 21, 2021

This position is Open Until Filled

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