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Human Resources Specialist #2209-204210-03

Date Opened
Friday, September 16, 2022 8:00 AM
Close Date
Thursday, September 29, 2022 11:59 PM
  • $45,615.00 - $51,317.00/year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The City of Charlotte is the largest municipality in North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the United States, with a total population of more than 872,498 citizens. A major commerce center, Charlotte hosts several of the nation’s largest banks and technology companies.

Also known as the Queen City, Charlotte is home to the Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets and the NASCAR Hall of Fame. We work hard to ensure that the community will be a winning city for everyone – a truly remarkable place to live, work, learn and play. Join us in helping to keep our City thriving, ensuring upward mobility and advancement in the workplace.


Human Resources Specialist position provides administrative support as a payroll specialist for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s Human Resource Division.  This position will process a variety of payroll and HR transactions in a high volume and customer focused administrative role.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

•Conducting weekly quality control of time entered by over 2,400 employees
•Conducting clear & concise communication with various levels of organization ensuring employees sworn & non-sworn are paid accurately / timely
•Responsible for learning and applying all City Guidelines & Policies related to Time, Labor and HR Transactions including but not limited to transfers, promotion, and performance merit increases
•Maintaining Police Personnel Information System including new hires, position management and promotional data
•Assisting with records requests, employment verifications, performance reviews, interviewing, orientation, on-boarding and training 
•Preparing and maintaining variety of weekly and monthly reports
•Processing weekly performance reviews
•Reviewing and updating employee information in department’s performance management system
•Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•Ability to analyze administrative problems & make sound recommendations for resolution and prepare working procedures 
•Ability to plan / direct / work as team with colleagues 
•Ability to prepare & conduct employee training sessions
•Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees, staff and public 
•Ability to carry out assignments using own initiative and general instructions 
•Ability to communicate effectively orally & in writing
•Ability to maintain accurate records
•Ability to work well under pressure with lots of data entry
•Strong attention to detail
•Excellent time management skills

ADA and Other Requirements
Positions in this class typically require: grasping, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Physical Requirements:
•Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical conditions necessary for sitting, standing, climbing, or walking for extended periods of time
•Light to moderate lifting and carrying; some crouching, stooping, squatting, crawling, reaching, pushing, and pulling when performing tasks
•Adequate vision, hearing, and speech required.

Sensory Requirements:
•Concentrated and attentive use of one or more senses (visual, audio, and other sensory modalities) for proof reading, data entry, tabulating data
•Ability to operate in an environment with frequent interruptions from people and or noises, which in return could result in some level of stress, fatigue, or strain
•Comprehensive of written information in work related documents
•Ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech

Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an indoor office environment with moderate exposure to atmospheric conditions; moderate exposure to environmental conditions (such as officers, community members, victims, etc.); and frequent exposure to computer screens, files, and phones.  This job classification description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions, and responsibilities and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) designation may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Preferred Qualification

Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Business, public administration, human resources or related course work, or related field with one (1) year or related experience. 

Minimum Qualifications

•High School graduate or equivalent with one (1) year of related experience or associate degree

•Valid North Carolina or South Carolina Driver’s License

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates may be required to pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and/or a physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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You are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available. Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

Click here to learn more about the City of Charlotte’s benefits.

The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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