Seattle Housing Authority is a growing, innovative and mission focused independent Agency based in lower Queen Anne, Seattle. We have a highly diverse, committed staff of more than 600 people who are dedicated to expanding housing opportunities for vulnerable community members, stabilizing families and improving the quality of life of our neighbors.
We take pride in the care we take of our clients and our staff; we invite you to apply for the position of Human Resources Technician II. The Human Resources Technician will be paid in the range of $25.18 – $34.00 Hourly (D.O.E)
At Seattle Housing Authority a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees and tenants, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, are valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement in all our departments, programs, and worksites. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard. We encourage women, non-traditional leaders, people of color, and people from traditionally underrepresented groups to apply.
· The ideal candidate has outstanding customer service and teamwork skills, plus solid HR and data skills.
· The ability to quickly respond to customer needs is critical to the success of the position, the department and the organization.
· Strong ability to juggle multiple competing priorities (prioritization/time management)
· Provide a wide range of Human Resources customer support, with particular focus on recruiting and onboarding.
· Demonstrate outstanding customer service, teamwork, HR and data skills.
· The ability to authentically and respectfully engage with diverse employees and customers
Why Should You Apply?
· You will work with a stellar, collaborative and friendly team of HR professionals dedicated to supporting a culture of excellence and opportunity where employees can do their best work.
· We offer great benefits
· Reasonable work hours great opportunity for gaining a wide variety of HR experience with strong career development opportunities (i.e. coaching/classes/training).
Seattle Housing Authority is a growing, innovative and mission focused independent Agency based in lower Queen Anne, Seattle. We have a highly diverse, committed staff of more than 600 people who are dedicated to expanding housing…
Seattle Housing Authority is pleased to offer an excellent benefits package for Regular and Project full-time and part-time employees scheduled to work at least 80 hours per month. (Temporary and On-Call positions are not eligible for the full benefits package). In addition to health and insurance benefits, and coordinate with the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The following is a brief summary of the SHA benefit programs:
As a new hire your coverage begins on the first calendar day of the month if your hired date is on the first of that month. Otherwise your coverage begins on the first of the following month.
Employees may select from four medical plans – Kaiser Permanente Standard Plan, Kaiser Permanente Deductible Plan, City of Seattle Preventive Plan, and City of Seattle Traditional Plan.
The monthly cost for each of the Plans are as follows:
Kaiser Permanente Standard Plan is $48.40 with or without children or $99.90 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
Kaiser Permanente Deductible Plan is $25.00 with or without children or $56.92 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
City of Seattle Preventive Plan is $48.12 with or without children or $98.50 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
City of Seattle Traditional Plan is $0 with or without children or $32.34 with spouse/domestic partner with or without children
Employees may select from two dental plans - Delta Dental, an incentive plan or Dental Health Services, a managed care plan. Our dental plans include coverage for eligible dependents.
SHA offers two vision plans through Vision Service Plan. The Basic plan is fully paid by SHA. The Vision Buy-Up plan is paid by the employee. The Buy-Up plan provides more frequent coverage of lenses, frames and contact lenses and includes coverage of progressive lenses.
Long Term Disability Insurance
If you are disabled, the basic Plan will be combined with other sources of income to pay you up to $400 a month after a 90 day waiting period. Employees may purchase long term disability coverage that provides up to 60% of gross monthly salary during disability.
Long Term Care Insurance
Long term care benefits provide for services such as home care, assisted living and nursing home care. Varying levels of coverage and service options are available at low group rates through Unum.
Group Term Life (GTL) Insurance
You can select from one of two plans - Basic GTL which is one-and-a-half times your annual earnings or Limited Basic GTL of $50,000.00. SHA will contribute 40% of the cost for the GTL insurance. You have the option to purchase Supplemental GTL.
If you have elected Basic Group Term Life you may purchase supplemental term life insurance for yourself, spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children. The maximum amount of life insurance available is four times your annual income for the employee, 50% of the amount of coverage you elect for the spouse, and $2,000, $5,000 or $10,000 for children.
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Seattle Housing Authority offers an employee-paid group AD&D insurance plan. An employee may cover his or herself, or a family member, for amounts from $25,000 to $500,000, in $25,000 increments. AD&D insurance pays a death benefit if the insured person dies due to an accident, or a percentage of the full insurance amount if the covered person loses a limb.
Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) membership is defined by Washington State statues, and is mandatory if you are hired into an "eligible" position. However, if you are retired from or have been a member of the City of Seattle, Spokane or Tacoma Employee's Retirement System, your PERS enrollment must be verified and approved by the Washington State Department of Retirement System. Click Retirement System for more details.
Flexible spending account
Employees have the option of making pre-tax contributions to pay for IRS eligible expenses. There are two accounts: a Health Care Flexible Spending Account, and a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account. Employees can sign up for one or both accounts.
is provided for vacation and personal time off. First year employees earn up to 3.84 hours per bi-weekly pay period (100 hours annually), increasing incrementally due to service years, up to 7.69 per hours per pay period at 25 years of service (200 hours annually). Leave hours for part time staff are pro-rated. There is 240 hour annual carryover limit for annual leave.
Sick leave is provided for health care and related appointments. Employees earn 3.69 hours per pay period. Hours for part time staff are pro-rated. There is no maximum or carryover limit for sick leave.
Pay for Performance Program & Merit Awards
Regular Administrative non-represented staff are eligible for Merit Pay and Merit Leave awards based on their annual performance evaluation and on the agency's fiscal year performance from January through December of each year. An employee's merit awards are based on the employee's performance rating, the position of the employee's salary within the salary range, and the fiscal performance of the agency. For new and promoted employees, the merit awards will be pro-rated based on length of time in the current position during the calendar year.
Seattle Housing Authority has nine legal and personal holidays, as detailed below.
New Year's Day
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The day following Thanksgiving
Personal holidays for regular employees, up to three personal holidays are granted each calendar year. They are available to be scheduled in advance by the employee with supervisor approval.
Unless specified otherwise in a collective bargaining agreement, regular employees hired between January 1 and May 31 are granted three personal holidays. If hired from June 1 until November 10, two personal holidays are granted. If hired beginning November 11 or later, no personal holidays are granted until January 1.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
As an SHA employee, you may be eligible for federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness. This federal program was created to assist full-time public service professionals in reducing their federal student loan debt burden. To check your eligibility for PSLF, to read the requirements for enrollment in PSLF and to download the PSLF application, please visit the link above.
Employee Transportation Program
A discount commuter ORCA Passport is offered, for use on regular Metro, Community Transit, Pierce Transit, Kitsap Transit, Everett Transit, Sound Transit, Link Light Rail, and Sounder Commuter Train routes. NEW: Seattle Center Monorail is now covered by ORCA! ORCA Passport provides reduced or fully covered fares on most vanpool routes. An Emergency Ride Home Program, bike racks at various sites, and shower facilities at several offices are also provided, along with discount Zipcar membership (if accepted). Group discount parking is available for registered vanpools in certain areas.
With supervisor approval, work hours may be scheduled around core hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or a compressed 4/10 workweek. This option is not available for every position.
With supervisor approval, employees can perform assigned duties from home at certain times. This option is not available for every position.
Employee Assistance Program
Confidential counseling, referral, and information services are available through Wellspring Family Services.
Washington Deferred Compensation Program
Tax deferred savings plans are available through the Washington State Department of Retirement Systems' Deferred Compensation Program. Click DCP for more details.
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