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HR & Recruiting Administrative Assistant (Salem, OR)

Salem, OR, US, 97302

River Bend Materials




Job ID:  439219


CRH's Americas Materials, a division of CRH, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete and paving and construction services in North America.  Our operations span North America with 24,100 employees at close to 1,300 locations in 44 US States and 6 Canadian provinces.


Position Overview

Whether you are looking to jump start your career, or looking for your next growth opportunity, our Human Resources team can provide you with the opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you will help support the full lifecycle of recruiting and retention activities. You’ll assist with job postings, marketing, and managing our ATS. Additionally, you’ll work with our team to provide administrative support for general HR functions and deliver high quality customer service to our employees. We work hard, and we have fun doing it!


The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is very organized, highly motivated, and possess a high attention to detail. They will be a quick learner, adaptable, want to thoroughly understand the ins-and-outs of HR & Recruiting processes and enjoy helping others while navigating fast-paced environment. If this sounds like you, apply today!


Wage: Up to $18/hr DOE w/ potential for overtime


Company Benefits:

  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Assists in managing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Partner with hiring managers and other HR personnel to assist with recruiting activities such as reviewing job descriptions, conducting intake calls with hiring managers, posting jobs, answering candidate inquiries, reviewing and screening candidates, scheduling interviews, facilitating candidate communication, etc.
  • Assist in external marketing of job opportunities (Indeed, Facebook, Handshake, newspaper, billboards, maintaining company job boards, etc.), providing creative solutions when needed.
  • Proactively markets the organization as a great place to work; builds relationships with universities, schools and community organizations to develop and maintain recruiting pipelines for qualified candidates.
  • Research, organize, and attend career fairs. Attend various local community events.
  • Assists and provide support to regional HR team in implementation of regional recruiting strategic plans.
  • Responsible for completing Payroll SOX Compliance audit weekly to verify accuracy & authorization of all NW Region employee changes.
  • Assist with HR administration including but not limited to: answering employee inquiries, leave of absence coordination, employee file maintenance, data entry (new hires/re-hires, terminations, employee changes, training records, DOT information).
  • Provides outstanding customer service and HR support to all employees to achieve compliance with all HR policies and procedures.
  • As proficiency is gained, may assist with internal HR/Recruiting training.
  • Actively protects confidential information.
  • Builds trust among employees, management and colleagues.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Travel as required.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.
  • Other tasks, duties and projects as assigned to meet business needs.


Other Requirements:

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude toward co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Required Education, Experience & Skills

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Proficient with PC programs, and MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Proven self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and work ethic. Ability to self-manage.
  • Ability to ask for and offer help when needed.
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.


Preferred Education, Experience & Skills

  • HR/Recruiting experience a plus.
  • A basic or general understanding of recruiting concepts (extracurricular or professional) is a plus.
  • Ability to think creatively and find innovative solutions to meet business needs.
  • HRIS, and/or ATS software experience a plus but not required.


Work Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment controlled substance testing including marijuana.
  • Ability to work remotely with limited supervision and be effective in a virtual environment when required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to do basic math.
  • Full Time Schedule general work time is from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday thru Friday. The ability to work away from home when required. Must be willing to travel and work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Safety Manual.
  • Adherence to company, regional, divisional and CRH policies and procedures.
  • Adherence to federal, state and local regulations.


Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 25 lbs. Physical abilities test may be required.


Work Environment

  • Primarily in office setting.
  • Limited local travel within a 5-hour radius.
  • Occasional overnight travel within the Pacific Northwest (OR, WA, ID, MT).
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


CRH is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Aug 2, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Salem

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