Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
  • - Administration
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary: 

The Human Resource Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization's human resource department. 


Supervisory Responsibilities: 

  • None 


  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resourcefiles, records, and documentation. 

  • Answers frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to HR management. 

  • Maintains the integrity and confidentiality of human resource files and records. 

  • Performs periodic audits of HR files and records to ensure thatall required documents are collected and filed appropriately. 

  • Provides clerical support to the HR department. 

  • Maintain and update State payroll related compliance issues. 

  • Participate in Job fairs with HBCUs and other local colleges. 

  • Screening resumes, scheduling interviews, replying to rejected applicants. 

  • Prospecting for potential applicants. 

  • May assist with payroll functions including processing, answering employee questions, fixing processing errors, and distributing checks. 

  • Acts as a liaison between the organization and external benefits providers and vendors, which may include health, disability, and retirement plan providers. 

  • Assists with planning and execution of special events such as benefits enrollment, organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, holiday parties, and retirement celebrations. 

  • Assists with onboarding and offboarding processes for staff and interns.  

  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills/Abilities:  

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy. 

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 

  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar computer applications.   


Education and Experience: 

  • Associate degree in related field required. 

  • Prior related office experience preferred. 


Physical Requirements:  

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer. 

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times.   


Starting Date: As soon as possible  

Location: This position is based in Arlington, Virginia; near Washington, DC.  

ApplicationDeadline: Rolling until position is filled. 

Status: This is a Full-time position.  


Benefits Offered:    

  • Health Insurance. C2ES covers 75% of the health insurance premiums.    

  • Dental Insurance. C2ES covers 100% of the total cost dental plan.  

  • Vision Insurance: Employee covers the total cost of this plan.  

  • LTD.   

  • FSA.  

  • Group Life insurance and Voluntary Life insurance.  

  • Leave Time: Employees enjoy a 3 weeks' vacation per year.  

  • Sick time: up to 10 days per year.  

  • Personal Leave: Up to Two personal leave days.  

  • FMLA Leave: Case by case is evaluated by the Supervisor and HR.  

  • Holidays: C2ES observes 12 holidays during the year. Additionally, the organization closes the last week of year.  

  • Flexible environment.  


About the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions:  
C2ES is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to forge practical solutions to climate change. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a thriving and resilient low-carbon economy. We are widely recognized as an influential and pragmatic voice on climate issues, a trusted convener, and a credible source of expertise and analysis. We work closely with federal, state, and local policymakers, executives of Fortune 500 businesses, international climate negotiators, and a wide range of other stakeholders to advance strong policy and action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, promote clean energy, and strengthen resilience to climate impacts. We believe ambitious and effective climate policy is essential to a prosperous, sustainable, and equitable economy. 

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