HR SPECIALIST in Folkston, GA at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Folkston, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 - 5 years
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Job Description


Compensation Base: $17.69 per hour

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Under limited supervision, provides para-professional adminstrative support in functional areas of the Human Resources which include recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee relations, regulatory reporting requirements, benefits adminstration and other areas as needed.   May lead and direct the work of others.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected in order to perform the essential functions of this position. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates the recruiting efforts of the facility.  This includes maintaining job postions, files and related documents, application files, scheduling interviews, pre-screening resumes prior to sending to corporate hiring managers for consieration, conducting interviews, involvement with the selection process and the administrative processing of job offers.  Verifies changes to services authorized for the recruiting and staffing function. 
  • Serves as liasion and point of contact for facilities regarding background checks. 
  • Provides necessary referral support for the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). 
  • Reviews facility personnel/payroll policies and procedures to ensure that they are applicable, effective, and complies with contract agency, local, state and federal laws and corporate policies, procedures and directives. 
  • Facilitates new employee orientation to foster positive attitude and understanding of the employee handbook. 
  • Resolves employee personnel inquiries and submits necessary inputs, changes, additions and deletions into the computer system for correction.  Refers unusual or unresolved problems to local management and/or corporate for resolution. 
  • Maintains records of insurance coverage, retirement plans, and personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, FMLA and other related personnel and payroll issues. 
  • May attend hearings as the human resources department representative. 
  • May compile information to file worker's compensation claims for employees and for the insurance carrier. 
  • May lead and direct the work flow of others.  Has significant input into job performance evaluations of these positions, including development, retention and termination. 
  • Prepares routine and special reports by conducting necessary analysis to trends and identifying problem areas where the margin for error is small and level of importance is high.
  • Peforms other duties as assigned. 


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in Human Resources, or an equivalent combination of related work experience and education required. 
  • 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.
  • 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. Must have proven history of ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. 
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


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