Human Resources Assistant
Human Resources in Public Transportation
Monterey, CA 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description


Assists with Human Resources related tasks, recruiting, HRIS data entry, maintaining confidential files.
Assists with all employee benefit plans such as life, health dental, and disability insurances, pension plans, vacation, deferred compensation, personal leave, and unemployment benefits.



Records employee information such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, and termination date and reason. Processes employment applications and assists in other employment activities. Updates employee files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll and other uses. Examines employee files to answer inquiries and provides information to authorized persons. Ensures human resource files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements, in conjunction with MST policies and procedures. Compiles data from personnel records and prepares reports. Assists the EEO Officer with reporting functions and up-to-date and compliance with federal regulations. Assists in preparing recruitment lists and job postings. Attends and participates in meetings as required. Enters new hire information in the human resources systems database. Compiles and maintains records for use in employee benefits administration. Assists in the preparation of files reports of accidents and/or injuries at establishment. Assists employees with benefit and other HR related questions. Other duties may be assigned

Basic understanding of human resources functions, including current employment, leave and benefit legislation; recruitment and on-boarding techniques. Knowledge of all related computer applications. Establish and maintain quality standards; proof read; write clearly and concisely; use office computer programs (word processing, database management, spreadsheets),establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; maintain confidentiality concerning employee records and information. Interpersonal communications; effectively communicating in situations requiring tact and poise; ability to give presentations in front of groups of applicants and new employees; intermediate computer office applications. Well organized, accurate and attentive to detail.


High school graduate or equivalent; at least one year of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience in the Human Resources field.


The minimum qualifications as stated on this job announcement represent only the basic requirements of the position. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee that a candidate will be invited to participate in other segments of the selection process. Applications may be obtained from our Administrative Office, 19 Upper Ragsdale Dr. Suite 200, Monterey; the Salinas Transit Center, 110 Salinas Street, Salinas; or by visiting MST online at SUBMIT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS TO: Monterey-Salinas Transit, Attn. Human Resources, 19 Upper Ragsdale Dr. Suite 200, Monterey, CA 93940.  Applications must be submitted with a DMV printout form K4. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.       

Candidates who qualify under protection of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and require a reasonable accommodation for applicant testing and/or examination, should notify the MST Human Resources at least one week prior to being scheduled for assessment.



Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Salary and Benefits
21.40-30.46 p/hr
CalPERS Retirement, AFLAC Supplemental Insurance, 457 Retirement plan, Flex Spending Account and Employer contribution into medical benefits as examples.
Required Education
Some College
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields