hr specialist resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Determined Psychology Graduate with a Masters degree and looking for an opportunity to expand my counseling experience. Proven knowledge and skills acquired through work experience.

  • Employee relations
  • Personnel engagement
  • Communication
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Supervision & leadership
  • Customer service
  • Documentation skills
  • Good work ethic
  • Informative lectures
  • Interactive teaching/learning
HR Specialist, 08/2022 - Current
Office Of Head Start Interim Managment Mcalester, OK,
  • Conducted background checks and orientation, coordinating new employee onboarding process.
  • Assisted candidates with application processes by answering questions about application, performing background checks, providing I-9 forms and handling drug screening paperwork.
  • Worked cross-functionally to optimize efficiency and execute on HR business processes.
  • Collaborated with Human Resources Business Partner to develop and execute human resources strategies, enabling business objectives.
  • Provided essential support to address individual HR needs of employees.
  • Safeguarded human resource information, maintaining employee confidence and protecting operations.
  • Identified opportunities to improve HR programs and proposed solutions to increase efficiencies.
  • Partnered with and supported operators with employee issues including EAP, employee relations, general questions, benefits enrollment, employee engagement activities and job recruitment fairs.
Private Swim Instructor, 03/2022 - Current
Ymca Of Greater Boston Inc Roxbury, MA,
  • Encouraged students to build confidence in and out of water by making swimming fun.
  • Built relationships with parents and swimmers to increase likelihood of repeat business in future swim lessons sessions.
  • Instructed participants in proper stroke techniques to encourage self-reliant swimming.
  • Participated in monthly training courses to stay up-to-date in water rescue techniques.
  • Explained safety rules and procedures regarding activities to patrons and guests to inform and educate.
  • Recognized danger and reacted calmly to mitigate risk.
  • Built and established lasting relationships using encouragement and personal support.
  • Coached and encouraged participants during exercises and routines.
  • Monitored class participants for appropriate techniques to prevent injuries.
Lifeguard Supervisor, 05/2021 - 10/2023
Great Wolf Lodge Pen Argyl, PA,
  • Monitored daily pool activities and lifeguard performance.
  • Supervised lifeguard team of 45 and assigned daily tasks.
  • Evaluated performance of staff and addressed areas needing improvement.
  • Oversaw equipment storage space by assigning cleaning and organizing duties.
  • Approved timesheets for payroll.
  • Monitored surrounding environment constantly to watch for potential risks.
  • Recognized swimmers in need of assistance and acted quickly.
  • Gave thorough and detailed instructions on safety procedures to patrons to prevent accidents.
  • Administered immediate and comprehensive first aid to injured and distressed patrons.
Aquatics Assistant Manager, 12/2022 - 08/2023
Life Time Fitness Raleigh, NC,
  • Supervised lifeguards, maintaining employee files with up-to-date CPR, first aid, AED and spinal injury management certifications.
  • Performed safety drills and audits with monthly meetings and training.
  • Conducted lifeguard, swim lesson instructor and safety certification training.
  • Assigned work to team members and evaluated performance against standards.
  • Helped recruit, hire and train department employees.
  • Managed supply inventory for team and distributed resources to meet demand.
  • Settled disputes or helped solve other customer concerns.
  • Monitored and controlled expenses according to budgetary guidelines.
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Guided patrons to exits or provided instructions in emergency situations.
  • Monitored pH and alkalinity of water in pool to maintain optimal levels for swimmer safety.
Education and Training
Master of Science: Health Psychology, Expected in 06/2023
Northcentral University - San Diego, CA
Status -
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, Expected in 05/2020
Manhattanville College - Purchase, NY
Status -
  • Power Forward for Valiants, 2016 to 2019
  • Member of Psychology Honor Society, 2020
  • Chairman's Recipient
  • Awarded Manhattanville Grant, Manhattanville College

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School Attended

  • Northcentral University
  • Manhattanville College

Job Titles Held:

  • HR Specialist
  • Private Swim Instructor
  • Lifeguard Supervisor
  • Aquatics Assistant Manager


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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