HR SPECIALIST
GEO Secure Services

New Castle, Indiana

Posted in Health and Safety


Job Info


Facility: NEW CASTLE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Salary: $21.00

Bonus (if applicable):

Shift:

Benefits: Full-time employees will enjoy a competitive benefits package for an energized workforce with options for you and your family including:

• Paid time off        • Paid holidays         • 401(k)
• 401(k) matching      • Health Insurance        • Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance       • Life Insurance          • Flexible spending account
• Health savings account    • Tuition Reimbursement     • Reduced tuition rates
• Employee discount     • Employee assistance program • Pet insurance
• Disability Insurance     • Paid training           • Other benefits available

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Are you a Human Resources Specialist looking for a challenging and rewarding environment, where you can really make a difference? If you believe that investing in your community is always a sound idea, we have the role for you! As the industry's global leader in evidence-based rehabilitation, we are looking for people like you to add to our growing team. 

Join A Community That Cares

Joining GEO means contributing to our mission to provide the best rehabilitation and community reintegration programs and services to those in our care. GEO is a place for professional growth, exploration, creativity, and valuable interpersonal relationships. Interested in achieving extraordinary things? Send in your application. Every one of our employees makes us who we are.

Role and Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, you will provide paraprofessional HR support, including recruitment, onboarding, personnel records, employee relations, regulatory reporting requirements and benefits administration. Your tasks will include to:

  • Efficiently support recruiting and outreach efforts to meet or exceed recruiting targets
  • Ensure a positive candidate and hiring manager experience
  • Assist in the administration and/or tracking of employee development training
  • Provide insight into employee concerns and resolve issues expediently
  • Perform employee onboarding (including data entry, new employee orientation, making sure employees thoroughly understand company policies and procedures)
  • Maintain records of insurance coverage, retirement plans and personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations and payroll issues
  • Process leaves of absence and ensure compliance with FMLA, ADA and applicable federal, state, and local laws
  • Provide employees with guidance on company HR policies and procedures (e.g., Time Off with Pay and Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Prepare routine and special reports by conducting analysis of trends and identifying problem areas where the margin for error is small and level of importance is high
  • Provide referral support for the Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

We're looking for individuals from different backgrounds

Building an inclusive culture where every employee can perform to their maximum potential is the center of GEO’s employee value proposition. Our success is based on diversity in our workforce and the inclusion of eclectic perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds. Everyone is encouraged to apply. Here’s to unlimited ideas, increased productivity, and innovative solutions!



Competencies Required

Accurately grasping and using HR concepts, practices, procedures, and basic employment laws, showing a high degree of professionalism (e.g., confidentiality) to gain the respect of all employees, strong organizational and communication skills and your ability to work with a diverse group of people are key qualities we look for. Apply if you have:

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates degree in Human Resources or Business Management required, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Bachelor’s degree and PHR or SPHR Certification preferred.
  • Three to five years’ experience in a corporate setting with a minimum of two years’ experience in human resources or payroll.
  • Proficiency with HRIS, strong analytical skills and the demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Experience utilizing Infinium is highly desirable.
  • Good working knowledge and familiarity with Human Resources concepts, practices, procedures, and basic employment laws required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Focused on quality and accuracy and possess a high degree of initiative.
  • High degree of interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization, understands user needs, and offer suggestions to improve their requests.
  • Must be able to handle highly sensitive data with the greatest degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently: walk, stand, sit
  • Occasionally: lift or carry up to 60 lbs.; push or pull up to 60 lbs.; bend or stoop; reach above shoulder level



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