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Leave Program Specialist- Human Resources
Ref No.: 18-43209
Location: Schenectady, New York
Position Type:Right to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 19.23 - 21.63 /Hour
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
Nesco Resource is seeking candidates for an immediate Leave Program Specialist for our large nonprofit client! If you are passionate about human resources and making a difference in the lives of children and families and have prior experience handling leaves of absences, please apply! This is a temporary position with the potential to become permanent.

The Leave Program Specialist is responsible for:
  • Coordination and administration of all the various types of leave of absence cases and workers' compensation claims for employees
  • Health and safety initiatives
  • Injury and claims review and risk mitigation
  • Participation on the Health & Safety Committee
  • Compliance-related reporting
  • Demonstrated knowledge in leave programs including FMLA and ADA regulations.
  • Proven knowledge in NYS DBL, PFL and workers' compensation laws.
  • Established written and oral communication skills including ability to communicate information in a clear, understandable manner.
  • Exhibited interpersonal skills including the ability to listen, analyze and problem solve concerns in a timely manner.
  • Emphasis on strong organization and time management skills, quick response times and ability to manage multiple and shifting priorities.
  • Requires a perceptive professional with the capability of relating to individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment in a fast paced and energetic culture.
  • Demonstrates proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), Human Resources Information Systems and other database systems.
  • Handles highly confidential information with the utmost discretion and professionalism.
  • Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field from an accredited two-year college or university preferred.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of employee leave management and workers' compensation experience.
  • HR Certification preferred (PHR and/or SHRM-CP)
  • Daily access to an automobile and a valid NYS Driver's License with the ability to travel locally within the Capital Region.

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.