Human Resources Assistant


DATES OF POSTING:  10/26/2021-11/3/2021, Thereafter Open Until Filled


POSITION: Human Resources Assistant


LOCATIONS:  Gable Place/Barre, VT

PROGRAM: Human Resources

SCHEDULE: Full Time, Limited Service (up to one-year, long term possibility pending funding), 25-40 hours/week

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (Hourly)

ANNUAL WAGE$18-$21/hour


Capstone Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider. Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Description

Program: Human Resources

Job Title: Human Resources Assistant                                                           Pay Grade:  NA                        

Last Review Date/Update/Change of Job Description: October 21, 2021

  1. General Statement

     The Human Resources Assistant is responsible to assist the Human Resources Department in a confidential and professional manner.  This position is a limited service, full-time regular position working 40 hours per week and is supervised by the Human Resources Manager. 

  1. Essential Duties
  • Assist Human Resources department in all areas of personnel, compensation, and benefit administration, while ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of all Human Resources files and records.
  • Assist in recruitment process, including internal and external postings.
  • Assist with applications/resumes received, including and respond to applicant inquiries. 
  • Processes monthly benefit premium invoices, i.e. health, dental, life, long term disability and completes request for payment as needed. 
  • Prepare period reports on payroll, benefits, insurances, etc.
  • Point of contact for frequently asked questions from employees relative to policies, benefits, hiring processes; refers more complex questions to appropriate HR staff.
  • Prepare and update Employee Orientation Manuals, as well as computerized documents for electronic access.
  • Assists with or administers bi-weekly orientations in the absence of the Human Resources Generalist.
  • Conducting criminal background checks on staff and volunteers as needed.
  • Create staff ID badges and follow-up with new hire paperwork. 
  • Assist with annual Head Start summer layoffs.   
  • Monitors ACA Dashboard for benefit status and measurement period annual 1095 reporting. 
  1. Other Duties
  •  All other duties as assigned.
  1. Qualifications
  • Minimum of a High school diploma although Associates degree in business administration and or concentration in human resources management preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be highly organized and attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to use computer applications such as Office XP.
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws as they relate to Human Resource issues.


Barre, Vermont

Our Locations

Washington County

20 Gable Place, Barre, VT 05641
1-800-639-1053 or (802) 479-1053

Lamoille County

250 Industrial Park, Morristown, VT 05661 1-800-639-8710 or
(802) 888-7993

Orange County East

P.O. Box 321, 22 Whistle Stop Way, Bradford, VT 05033
(802) 222-5419

Orange County West

PO Box 284, 12 Prince Street, Randolph, VT 05060
1-800-846-9506 or (802) 728-9506

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