Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, human resources, education, organizational development, risk management or closely related field. Master’s degree preferred. Six years of applicable specialist level experience to efficiently and effectively perform the essential and expert functions of the position. Demonstrated proficiency as a human resources generalist.
Ability to utilize a personal computer and related software packages to perform word processing, research and analysis, information retrieval and tracking.
Current Washington State Driver’s License or have requested and obtained an appropriate accommodation.
Thorough knowledge of state and federal guidelines. Knowledgeable in best human resources practices, employee and labor relations, employment law, strategies and processes. Ability to compile and analyze statistics. Thorough knowledge of public sector labor relations practices and PERC regulations. Experience in labor relations, contract negotiations, and grievance arbitration.