Human Resources Specialist

Date Posted:

Wednesday, May 15, 2024


Shared Services


$26.00 - 33.10


40 hours per week


Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 4:30 PM

Position Objectives:

Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services (DVHHS) currently has a full time opening for a Human Resources Specialist.  Primary job duties the effective administration of a variety of human resources programs including; employee recruitment, training and onboarding, employee relations, benefits administration, employment law compliance, personnel policy development and implementation, and maintaining personnel files. The incumbent also performs a variety of administrative and support functions in the health and human services agency. 


Minimum qualifications of education and experience for this position:

Two years of course work with an emphasis in Human Resource Management, or a related field, and three years of para-professional/technical human resources experience; or a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Public Administration or a related field. Experience may be substituted for education on a year for year basis.


Preferred qualifications: Excellent skills including MS Word and Excel; effective verbal and written communication skills; general knowledge of various employment laws and practices; experience in administration of benefits and other Human Resources programs; excellent interpersonal skills; skills in database management and record keeping; ability to exhibit a high level of confidentiality; excellent organizational skills; ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; and ability to gather and analyze information skillfully


To apply for this position, please complete the application on the DVHHS job board by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, May 29, 2024:


This position is classified in Grade 12 of the DVHHS Compensation Plan with a full pay range of $26.00 - $33.10 per hour.


This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week with a full benefit package which includes Public Employee Retirement pension. 


In order to ensure the safety of citizens, employees and property, DVHHS has adopted a drug and alcohol testing policy which applies to all candidates being considered for employment with DVHHS. A Drug and Alcohol test must be completed within 24 hours of all contingent verbal offers of employment, unless alternate scheduling arrangements are approved by Human Resources office.


Please contact DVHHS Human Resources by calling 507-847-4000 with additional questions.