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Human Resources Specialist

Cedar Park, TX, US, 78630

Position Open Until Filled

This position is located at the headquarters in Johnson City, TX.

**The primary function of this position will be leave management and workers' compensation.** 


Position Summary:

This position provides clerical and administrative support in one or more functional areas of Human Resources.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and execution of annual Human Resources programming strategies that align with Cooperative goals and philosophy
  • Coordinate logistics for a wide variety of Human Resources programs and activities, i.e., scheduling, employee events, compliance training, wellness programs, open enrollment, employee communications, recruitment activities and policy training.
  • Assist in monitoring, analyzing, and reconciling Human Resources program invoices and budget items
  • Assist with the implementation and administration of various Human Resources programs, activities and policies
  • Collect, analyze and report on Human Resources performance measures, department statistics and industry trends
  • Evaluate ongoing or proposed programs to determine efficiency, cost effectiveness and program utilization
  • Develop and deliver presentations and intranet content to promote and support Human Resources activities
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Stay abreast of changes in technology


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities: May provide technical direction to others


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in planning and organizing
  • Skilled in identifying, analyzing and resolving problems
  • Skilled in creating and delivering presentations
  • Skilled in working with diverse groups and individuals
  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with service providers
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to set priorities
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • Three years of directly related experience
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Experience with FMLA and/or workers' compensation is preferred

**The primary function of this position will be leave management and workers' compensation.**

This position is located at the headquarters in Johnson City, TX.


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 50 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week








Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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As a member-owned not-for-profit, we do not pay dividends to shareholders. When revenues exceed expenses, we reinvest in the cooperative’s operations and return the rest to our members through capital credits. Additionally, if our costs to serve are reduced, we lower rates for our members. Since December 2014, we’ve had seven consecutive rate reductions and in 2018, PEC members received nearly $11.9 million in capital credits.

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