Monterey County Office of Education

The Monterey County Office of Education (MCOE) is a vital component of our K-12 education. We serve as a critical link between our county's schools and both state and federal governments, and we provide indispensable and cost-effective services to local schools and districts.

Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Job Description 

Under the general supervision of the Manager of Human Resources the Human Resources Generalist
performs a wide variety of highly advanced, professional, technical, analytical and office administrative
support functions to support the Human Resources Division requiring independent judgement and
discretion and involving frequent employee and public contact. Responsibilities, include assisting with
the recruitment, testing, and selection of staff, employee onboarding, salary administration and
classification, leaves of absence, employee wellness activities, HRIS database management, contract
administration, data entry and integrity, and employee training; prepares, reviews, enters, and maintains
human resources information systems files and records.

Job Requirements 

Education and Experience:
• Any combination of education, training and experience that would provide the required knowledge,
skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
• Bachelor’s Degree plus two (2) years’ experience in Human Resources; OR
• Associate’s Degree plus three (3) years’ experience in Human Resources; OR
• High School Diploma plus five (5) years’ experience in Human Resources with increasing

Knowledge of:
• Principles, practices, and techniques of human resources in a public agency setting, including
recruitment and selection and equal employment opportunity
• Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to
assigned area of responsibility
• Database management and functions
• Record-keeping principles and procedure
• Modern office procedures and practices, including filing systems, reception and telephone techniques,
letter and report writing techniques
• Computer application software that includes word processing, database and spreadsheets, and personal
communication data devices
• Creating databases/spreadsheets, verifying information, and entering information onto established data
entry screens
• Computation of sums, quotients, fractions, percents, ratios, and other complex calculations
• Business English usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, and report and/or letter writing
• Project management
• Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public,
vendors, contractors, and MCOE staff

Skills and Abilities:
• Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, rules,
regulations, policies, procedures, and practices of human resources administration
• Review human resources documents for completeness and accuracy
• Administer effective recruitment, testing, and selection practices.
• Performs clerical work of advanced difficulty with accuracy and without close supervision
• Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans
• Schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data
• Learn and use databases utilized by the organization to process information and produce reports
• Interact with and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work
• Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
• Prioritize and complete all work with minimum supervision and ensure accurate records and
documents are completed and updated within required timetables
• Utilize and apply the technology of word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications
• Communicate in English, clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
• Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software
applications programs
• Perform mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy
• Plan, formulate and execute clerical procedures and directives, in accordance with assigned
duties and office policies
• Handle information in a discreet and confidential manner
• Handle complex and confidential situations with tact and sensitivity
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
• Exercise reasonable judgment in unusual circumstances
• Work both independently and function effectively within a team setting while demonstrating
leadership qualities
• Provide training in area of assignment for a large group of employees
• Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner;
organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines

Licenses and Certifications:
• Possession of an appropriate, valid California driver's license with evidence of insurability

Desirable Qualifications:
• Experience in a public education environment

Apply by: Fri, 04/23/2021

To Apply, Contact:
(831) 755-0381