Administrative Assistant

in Coon Rapids, MN

(Regular Full Time)

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Are you a current or previous employee of HOM Furniture, Inc?
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List of available schedules for the above position:
Work Days Shift Schedule Details Pay Range Pay Type
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 1st (Days) $12 to $13 Hourly

Join the HOM Furniture Human Resources team! This position supports the Human Resources department in all areas. Focusing on recruitment and/or HR measurements. Process and maintain paperwork, employee files and data for entire company. Assist with company events.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred hours for this position will be Monday-Friday from 8AM-4:30PM, but are subject to variation depending on business needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties & responsibilities may include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Performing the essential duties of this position routinely involves working with confidential materials and information in employee files, therefore requires a high level of confidentiality.

  • The HR Assistant will support one (or more) of the following HR areas:benefits administration, workers compensation, recruitment and hiring, and/or safety.
  • Administer and maintain applicant tracking spreadsheet processes
  • Maintain job requisitions and job postings
  • Notify applicants by mail of the status of their applications
  • Follow-up with management and supervisory personnel as to the status of referred applications
  • Maintain Recruitment Management System (RMS)
  • Support new hires orientations
  • Data entry of new hires and data entry support for HR Department
  • Maintain all employee files
  • Verification of employment
  • Provide support for the administration of benefits (medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, short term and long term disability, and 401k)
  • Assist Corporate Administration department as needed (back up for main reception)
  • Assist in preparing for company events, lunches, potlucks, management or other meetings held on or off site
  • Maintain the orientation packet to insure forms are current
  • HR Assistant will work frequently in Excel, Word, and Internet based programs
  • Support Supervisory Training Cross train within the department
  • Back up or support other HR tasks or functions as needed
  • Additional tasks as deemed appropriate by management
  • Adheres to safe lifting techniques, follows proper training for learned job hazards and ergonomic risk factors, participates in departmental stretching program, and overall maintains a safe working environment
Education and/or Experience
Must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); and at least one year of related experience in the field of Human Resources is preferred.
Language Skills
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Possess skills to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Demonstrate the ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in written format. Also requires skills to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Need to be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills
Mathematical aptitude to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for sustained periods of time, move about on foot to accomplish tasks, use spoken word to communicate, and perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.

The employee is occasionally required to sit or remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time; use hands to handle or feel objects with either the entire hand or fingers, including typing. Reach with hands and arms in any direction, ascend and descend ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Stooping by bending downward and forward by bending at the waist, kneeling or bending at the knees to come to a rest on knee or knees, crouching by bending the body downward and forward, or crawling by moving about on hands or hands and feet. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visual acuity to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data or figures, transcribing, viewing a computer terminal, extensive reading, visual inspection involving small defects, and using measurement devices.

Reasoning Ability
Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Work Environment
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.