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Human Resources Solutions Specialist (#HRSLSPCSBP) CSBP
$21.75-$35.57 Hourly / $3,770.00-$6,165.47 Monthly / $45,240.00-$73,985.60 Yearly


As a Human Resources Solutions Specialist, you will represent and work in partnership with the staff of HR Trust, an extended services division of the Civil Service Board of Hillsborough County. The Human Resources Solutions Specialist will be responsible for attracting new clients and achieving sales goals set by management.  The Human Resources Solutions Specialist will develop strong relationships and exceed client expectations regarding the expertise, comprehensive knowledge, and resources available used to fulfill clients’ HR needs.


A Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Business, Human Resources, Public Administration, or a closely-related field; and
Three years of experience analyzing HR and business practices and developing sound business solutions; and
One or more of the following HR certifications (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP, IPMA-SCP)


Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications, or relevant field; and
Five years of experience analyzing HR and business practices and developing sound business solutions; and
Must obtain one or more of the following HR certifications (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP, IPMA-SCP) within the first 18 months of hire.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals


  • Considerable knowledge of the functions, activities, requirements, procedures, objectives and regulations within the Human Resources field 
  • Skill in making presentations to groups 
  • Skill in the effective use of sales techniques 
  • Ability and willingness to motivate oneself to achieve sales goals 
  • Ability to create and identify the HR needs of prospective clients 
  • Ability to effectively communicate the services/solutions available so the client understands the full value of the offer 
  • Ability and willingness to stay focused even when faced with rejection or stressful situations 
  • Ability to hold oneself responsible for their own success or failure 
  • Ability to collect and organize data and develop recommendations 
  • Ability to use considerable initiative, think independently and exercise sound judgment 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others within and outside own organization 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing 
  • Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public 
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others both verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to plan and organize work


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • The Human Resources Solutions Specialist will combine his/her expertise in Human Resources with practical business advice and solutions in order to provide the client time to focus on their core business operations.
  • Assists in enhancing and protecting client operations and business practices by providing guidance, professional advice and recommendations; and will act as an ally in supporting their business goals. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, self-initiated individual to work in all areas of HR and find creative solutions to clients’ problems.
  • Brings in new clients through a variety of active marketing campaigns and participates in outreach efforts designed to attract new business. 
  • Formulates comprehensive business development plans and strategies pertaining to developing and improving client relations. 
  • Meets with assigned clients and performing initial assessments of clients’ HR needs 
    Collects data and information regarding clients’ business operations through the use of interviews, surveys, workforce data and other methods. 
  • Builds understanding of the client’s strategy and goals and translates those goals into actionable HR objectives in support of the business strategy. 
  • Acts as a professional advisor on key HR areas (Talent Acquisition and Retention, Training and Development, Health and Wellness/Benefits, Compensation and Classification, Workplace Relationships and Culture, etc.). 
  • Executes the core in-house HR offerings. 
  • Conducts research to find applicable resources to augment the clients’ organization. 
  • Works with HR partners as a liaison to execute value-added HR service offerings. 
  • Assists in the implementation of new initiatives. 
  • Organizes and implements assigned business projects on behalf of clients. 
  • Analyzes, interprets and reports on data collected. 
  • Assists clients with developing and communicating policies, practices, to employees. 
  • Ensures clients’ business practices are in accordance with HR policies and national, state and local laws and regulations. 
  • Helps clients integrate new processes, practices or programs into their daily operations. 
  • Provides on-going consultation, guidance and support for any related HR needs. 
  • Tracks all client activity on company’s CRM system in a timely manner. 
  • Participates in activities to drive sales and improve service delivery. 
  • Conducting formal reviews and analysis on the key HR areas of the organization on an annual basis. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.  

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.


Must obtain one or more of the following HR certifications (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, IPMA-CP, IPMA-SCP) within the first 18 months of hire.