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Human Resource Specialist SR. #2401-261300-01

Date Opened
Wednesday, January 31, 2024 11:00 AM
Close Date
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 11:59 PM
  • $56,011- $63,013/ year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


The Human Resource Specialist Sr. position provides administrative support for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s Human Resource Division. This role performs exemplary customer service and assistance to employees and executive leadership.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Manage daily recruitment process to include: (ensuring positions are posted within PeopleSoft, E-Recruit Module, JobAps processing new hires for civilians, answer general recruitment questions, update recruiting materials and conducting new hire orientation).
Knowledge and experience in conducting all levels of recruitment and HR processing functions.
Processes and reviews department transactions in PeopleSoft (New hires, transfers, terminations, etc.); audits and signs off on transactions processed; follow up with divisions to make corrections.
Process weekly payroll function for assigned areas; process prior period adjustments and resolve payroll issues.
Organize and attend career/college fairs and recruitment events to build a strong candidate pipeline and expose city opportunities.
Submits certification lump sum requests.
Develop and conduct training for employment, recruitment, and talent acquisition practices.
Review, revise, and create job descriptions and interview questions that reflect the requirements for each position; assist with interviews and the panel interview process.
Ability to analyze administrative problems & make sound recommendations for resolution / prepare working procedures.
Facilitate CMPD Retirement out-processing briefings
Retirement Projections: 
o Year-out meetings determining date, payouts, supplement amounts, pension estimate
Point of contact for Service Purchases: 
o Military Buybacks, Out-of-State Service, Temporary Position Service, Withdrawn Service
Performs other related job duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Professional and personable with the ability to exercise sound judgement when dealing with sensitive and confidential matters.    
Demonstrates accountability and thinks critically.     
Ability to function as a lead team member and work effectively with customers.      
Ability to prioritize effectively, think independently and problem solve to ensure all projects are completed in an effective and timely manner.    
Excellent verbal and written communication.      
Strong customer service skills.    
Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.     
Strong attention to detail.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) at an intermediate level of competency. 
Working experience with PeopleSoft or other human capital management systems. 

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

Physical Conditions:                                                                                            
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, climbing, or walking 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 phone.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent and three years related work experience


Associate's Degree and one year related work experience

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. 

The City of Charlotte requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for any new City of Charlotte employees.  The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, will consider reasonable accommodations as required by law.

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

How To Apply

Apply online.

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.

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.

Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to


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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