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Human Resource Specialist

  2022-07-07     Northern Arizona Council of Governments     Prescott Valley     17.96 hour  

$17.76/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 52 wks/yr  

NACOG pays insurance premiums for employee health coverage. What this means to the employee:

  • $0 premium cost for employee health coverage
  • $500 deductible
  • Low max out of pocket $2000
  • $25 co-pay primary care
  • $0 cost for preventive care
  • $30 co-pay for specialist visits

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In compliance with Federal Law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Under general supervision and with moderate difficulty performs human resources administrative work in a variety of human resource functions, focusing in one or more of the following areas:  Talent Acquisition, Onboarding, HR/Payroll Processing, Leave Administration, Worker’s Compensation, Training and Development, HR Files Maintenance, Compliance.



Talent Acquisition

  • Coordinate the process of attracting, finding, acquiring, assessing, and hiring candidates to meet labor, grant, and state/federal requirements

Orientation and Onboarding

  • Coordinate and conduct employee orientation to assist new hires in understanding the agency’s mission, structure, culture, benefits, policies, and expectations.
  • Collaborate with departments to provide onboarding to assist new employees to be successful in their position and within the Agency.

Human Resources / Payroll Data Entry

  • Review and process all personnel and payroll related actions during the course of an employee’s employment to ensure data accuracy, approval levels, and compliance with policy, federal and state regulations

Human Resources Files

  • Maintains the department’s Human Resources files to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and retention schedule

Training and Development

  • Assess, develop, conduct, and evaluate technical training in assigned duties and responsibilities to identify needs and ensure applications of business processes and policies are consistent throughout the Agency

Special projects and other duties as assigned.


An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business, or a related discipline, and two years’ experience in Human Resources; OR any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position. 



  • Human Resources Certificate
  • PHR – Professional in Human Resources
  • SHRM-CP – SHRM Certified Professional



Must be able to pass a criminal background, Motor Vehicle Report, and obtain a Level 1 Fingerprint Clearance



  • Responsiveness
  • Accuracy
  • Quality
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving


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NACOG is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the state, federal, or local law. NACOG is committed to provided access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individual with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Benefits include: Agency Paid Health, Dental, Vision, Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay

NACOG follows all CDC Guidelines for COVID-19.

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