Human Resources

  • Washington State Patrol
  • Charleston, SC, USA
  • Jun 24, 2022

Job Description


The City of Charleston is looking for a Human Resources Specialist to join the Police Department. This position maintains records, assists in interviewing, processes sworn applicants, and handles office reception in the department's Personnel section by performing the following duties.

Examples of Duties

  • Maintains and processes records of all pay increases, personnel orders, transfers, and promotions/demotions, entering information into a computerized Record Management System.
  • Handles applicant processing to include screening applicants, scheduling interviews, administering written tests, coordinating medical and psychological exams, and assisting with the scheduling of SC Criminal Justice Academy classes.
  • Supports the department's hiring process by sitting in on interview boards for internal transfers and hiring of sworn personnel.
  • Responds to benefits and salary inquiries from internal and external customers, assisting customers with any needs or problems.
  • Updates the department roster generator to reflect schedule changes, promotions, transfers, new hires, and squad changes.
  • Assists in the accreditation process by compiling proofs and data regarding Personnel for submission to the Accreditation Manager.
  • Serves as a payroll backup, collecting timesheets and inputting and verifying work hours for submission to payroll division.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate's degree (AA/AS) or equivalent in Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources, or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of administrative experience, particularly if in support of recruitment or record management