Human Resources Technician

  • County of Colusa
  • Colusa, California
  • Jun 14, 2019
Full Time Human Resources and Personnel
  • Salary: $3,359 Monthly
  • Salary Top: $4,305
  • Negotiable/DOQ: Yes
  • Apply By: Aug 20, 2019



Under general supervision, performs the daily processing of personnel, benefits and payroll actions for county employees; performs a variety of technical activities in support of a centralized personnel system. Incumbents may be assigned tasks related to workers compensation, leave processing, health benefits, risk management, or general Human Resources operations. The office hours are: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, M-F. The workweek is 37.5 hours per week. There is currently one position available.

Job Description


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  •  Four years of experience in human resources, payroll, accounting, fiscal recordkeeping or a closely related field.
  •  High school diploma or GED certificate. Business-related coursework is preferred.

Job Requirements


Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

Maintains and monitors personnel records and reports; researches discrepancies.

Performs a variety of personnel duties in the preparation, processing, and maintenance of the job class table, leaves, and benefits.

Responds to a variety of Human Resources and benefit inquiries from employees, applicants, vendors and others.

Provides risk management support in areas of workers’ compensation claims administration, disability management, employee health and wellness programs, loss prevention, liability and property claims administration and insurance.

Enters personnel data into relevant databases and manual filing systems;

reviews entries for accuracy and correctness.

Verifies and processes leave accruals and usage.

Reviews and processes payroll and human resources forms; checks and verifies information for completeness and compliance with Personnel Rules and Memorandums of Understanding.

Acts as a County-wide resource by resolving problems of a routine nature encountered within the scope of work.

Conducts new hire orientation; briefs employees on County benefits; conducts and assists with annual open enrollment for County employees and dependents.

Assists in the leave tracking process; prepares medical leave packets, meets with employees regarding medical leaves.

Acts as a Human Resources, benefits, leaves, or personnel processing liaison for department representatives.

May perform specialized computer operations including but not limited to desktop publishing, leave tracking or applicant tracking.

Monitors and prepares contracts and expenditures; collects, compiles data and information.

Assists in coordinating and scheduling a variety of training activities for County employees; acts as liaison with contractors providing training services; assists trainer in set up and materials preparation.

Provides recruitment support by preparing outreach material, screening applications, preparing general correspondence, proctoring examinations, and performing other related duties.

Provides administrative and clerical support in various employee/labor relations areas, including but not limited to investigations, discipline and associated appeals, and labor negotiations.

Reviews the work of others for completeness and compliance with applicable internal documents and standards.

Adheres to the confidentiality standards of the Privacy Act of 1974, {U.S.C. § 552A}.

Performs related duties as assigned.

Special Instructions

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APPLICATION PROCESS Applications may be obtained from and returned to:

Human Resources Department

250 5th Street

Colusa, CA 95932

Phone: 530-458-0420

Scanned completed application packets may be mailed to:

Download application:


A complete application packet will include:

  •  A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV. 111317
  •  Cover Letter
  •  Resume
  •  A valid 5-minute typing/keyboarding certificate, on agency letterhead and signed by the agency administering it, dated within the last year verifying a net typing/keyboarding speed of 50 wpm, net. Self-tested, computer generated typing certificates will not be accepted.

Submitting an incomplete packet may result in the disqualification of your application

The applications will be used to select the best-qualified applicant to participate in the selection process. A skills examination may be administered to those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications. A qualifications appraisal interview will be used to assess the candidate's knowledge, skills and training experience. The Director of Human Resources will make the final selection and appointment.

Additional Information


CalPERS retirement plan, either 3 @ 60 for Classic, or 2 @ 62; deferred compensation plans available with monthly matching employer contributions; paid holiday, vacation and sick leave; paid health insurance, life insurance, dental insurance and vision insurance for employee. If employee elects not to enroll in County insurance and can provide proof of other group health insurance coverage, they may be eligible for a $300 monthly cash in-lieu benefit.

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED, REVIEW DATE: AUGUST 20, 2019 AT 5:00 P.M. It is to your advantage to submit an application as soon as possible, as the recruitment may close at any time following the first review date. Resumes are required and may not be substituted for any part of the official application. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Faxed and closing date postmarked applications will not be accepted. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process.

Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website.

Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however, pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.


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