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Southeast Idaho SHRM  

An affiliated SHRM chapter since March 19, 1969 

The Mission Statement of SEI SHRM reads: As the premier HR organization in Southeast Idaho, we are committed to advancing the capabilities of our HR professionals. We provide value to our members by offering developmental opportunities and a common forum to network, share ideas, and experiences that promote the learning process.


Senior Human Resource Specialist

February 07, 2023 5:13 PM | Jason Cannon (Administrator)

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Join our team of highly functioning professionals in a progressive environment! 

Do you want to make a difference and be a part of an Agency and team who is dedicated to helping customers and the communities where we live and work?  We are currently seeking a Human Resource Specialist Senior with a strong human resources background for our Idaho Falls field office. This position supports managers, supervisors, and employees with recruitment, classification, compensation, civil rights, employee relations, training, and Joint Commission/CMS. This position will require an on-sight presence with the flexibility to hybrid telework.

Critical thinking skills and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships are a must. This position requires a flexible, creative, solution-focused, customer-service driven, and energetic business professional.


We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit. 


  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance-employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.00/month for dental 
  • Generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start 
  • 11 paid holidays a year 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457
  • Basic life insurance for employee and family 
    1. employee covered at one times annual salary
    2. spouse covered at $10,000
    3. child covered at $5,000
  • Wellness programs 
  • Ongoing training opportunities 
  • An opportunity for student loan forgiveness and more!

Our generous benefits package increases the total compensation of a full-time (benefits eligible) Human Resource Specialist Senior making $30.57/hour to an estimated $43.16/hour.

If you have previously applied for Human Resource Specialist Senior and wish to be considered for the current vacancy, you must reapply under this announcement. Previous scores will not be used.

Example of Duties
  • Acts as a business partner to leadership and provides advice and counsel regarding employee relations issues, civil rights, recruitment, and performance management.
  • Provides consultation to employees regarding human resources issues.
  • Investigates HR issues and provides consultation and recommendations in concert with legal counsel and other HR professionals.
  • Develops and conducts training in human resource and staff development areas.
  • Provides consultation on employment laws, rules, policies, and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications

You must possess all the minimum qualifications listed below to pass the exam for this position. Click on the Questions tab associated with this announcement for the details regarding minimum qualification requirements. The Supplemental Questions on the application are the exam questions. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your answers. Failure to do this may result in not passing the exam and disqualify you from being considered for this position. 

  • Good knowledge of human resource administration.
  • Good knowledge of equal employment opportunity/affirmative action concepts and legal requirements.
  • Experience interpreting, applying, and explaining laws or rules.
  • Experience researching and preparing reports and recommendations.
  • Experience conducting in-depth interviews.
Supplemental Information


Below are additional qualifications.  They are not required, however, having the minimum qualifications and the education and/or experience below will increase your score.   

  1. Bachelor's or Master's degree in HR Administration or closely related field; OR certification as a SHRM CP or SHRM SCP. 
  2. Experience providing consultation to staff, supervisors, or management covering such issues as: position classification, compensation, benefits, recruitment, and other general HR areas. Gained by at least one year of related work experience.

Apply online at:

Southeast Idaho Chapter of SHRM

The Premier Human Resources Professional Organization in Southeast Idaho.

Idaho Falls, Idaho

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