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Human Resources Administrative Assistant - Seattle

April 09, 2018

The Seattle office of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP in downtown Seattle has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Human Resources Administrative Assistant. This role works closely with the Office Administrator providing support in human resources and administrative capacities that can have a positive impact on the running of the office. This is a great opportunity for recent college graduates with some HR schooling or work experience to gain more hands-on experience in the Human Resources field for a professional law firm where standards are high. Ability to quickly learn new software applications is a plus. The hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Established in 1979, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP is a national, full-service law firm with more than 1,200 attorneys and 42 offices in 26 states. Our local Seattle office has 19 attorneys and specializes in Insurance Defense, Environmental and Commercial Litigation. You will build meaningful relationships and a strong rapport and with all individuals in the office while performing a wide variety of duties:


• Coordinate recruitment process, correspond with candidates, and draft and post job ads
• Review applicant resumes, schedule and attend interviews and conduct reference checks
• Prepare orientation schedules and arrange for technology and administrative training
• Provide office tours and explain departmental procedures
• Process employment documentation and upload to document management system
• Create job descriptions and document processes with graphics for future training
• Assist with benefits coordination at open enrollment time 
• Coordinate evaluations, schedule feedback meetings and process confidential documentation 
• Create spreadsheets for processing financial information and tracking events
• Act as a liaison with building management and vendor representatives
• Maintain office calendar for absences and coordinate workload coverage
• Learn all departments in the office and provide backup assistance as needed
• Perform special confidential HR and administrative projects as assigned


• Self-starter who can work with little supervision, be extremely organized and detail oriented
• Ability to focus on the bigger picture and anticipate the next step well in advance of the deadline
• Advanced writing, grammar and communication skills
• Adapt with ease to fluctuations in workload and changes in responsibilities
• Demonstrate a warm and friendly professional demeanor and customer service approach during busy times
• Flexibility to work light overtime when deadlines warrant it


• Advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel (HTML a plus) 
• Proficient with document management software, Adobe graphics and pdf conversion software 
• Efficient use of a multi-line phone system, copiers, scanners and audio/visual technology




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