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Human Resource Support Clerk

Jackson, MS 39232

Posted: 03/13/2024 Industry: Human Resources Pay Rate: $17.00 per hour

Job Description

 Work includes carrying out the Human Resource Policies and Procedures of the Agency by performing detailed record-keeping responsibilities supervised by the Human Resource Manager.

Employee in this position performs a variety of clerical duties in fringe benefit administration, recruitment, maintenance of confidential files and generally assisting in all areas of Human Resource. Work involves the application of initiative and independent judgment with reference to questions involving procedural methods; however, decisions will be limited to a certain extent by Agency policies, procedures and regulations.



  • Assist in the recruiting program; give out applications; assist applicants in completing Employment Application, check for accuracy and make certain that all items have been completed; and give out general information concerning position vacancies.
  • Assist in planning orientation packs for new employees and participate in conducting employee orientation.
  • Assist in administering fringe benefit programs including group insurance, workmen's compensation and profit sharing.
  • Periodically check the registers and master fire for accuracy
  • Establish and maintain confidential employee records and files; examination files, grievance files and general employee relation files.
  • Prepare job announcement bulletins, advertisements, etc., and make distribution according to recruitment procedures.
  • Assist in the screening of applications; conduct reference checks to include Criminal and Child Abuse as required.
  • Process Human Resource Action forms and other Human Resource related forms.
  • Process unemployment and workmen compensation claims.
  • Process life and health insurance claims and billings; enroll new employees in accordance with master policy; process deductions, terminations, COBRA, and other' related insurance changes.
  • Set up and type from copy, rough draft, or general instructions, a variety of human resource reports, letters, memorandums, bulletins and other general correspondence.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Have some knowledge of the standard principles, practices, methods and techniques of Personnel Administration.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information and prepare reports using independent judgment.
  • Ability to make decision in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations and apply to work problems.
  • Skillful and tactful in handling applicants for employment, visitors and employees seeking information concerning fringe benefits and other Human Resource related matters.
  • Knowledge of business English, office practices and procedures
  • Ability to type from clear copies with accuracy at minimum speed level of 60 words per minute.
  • Must possess the ability to communicate orally and in writing.


  • Associate Degree in Business or related field and one year experience in the Human Resource; any equivalent combination of acceptable education, training and experience may be considered.



  • Must meet minimal physical and medical standards.
  • Must have a valid Mississippi driver's license
  • Must be able to travel to the Head Start counties to carry out work assignments


Meet Your Recruiter

Kelly Webb Collum
Professional Recruiter

Meet Kelly Collum, our seasoned Professional Recruiter at Staffers since January 2000. However, she has been in the industry over 32 years alongside our President, Beth Henry. Kelly thrives on making a meaningful impact on people's lives. When not matching talent with opportunity, Kelly enjoys Spinning and has been a Reformer Pilates instructor for 27 years. In her downtime, she cherishes moments with her husband, adult children, and adorable first granddaughter. Kelly's favorite escapes? The beach and tropical islands, where relaxation meets adventure. At Staffers, Kelly finds immense reward in helping individuals secure a better future—it's truly life-changing! 

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