Assistant to the Human Resources Director

This position is located at the CATG Administrative Offices in Ft. Yukon. This position helps with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department. The HR assistant will carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: Employee recruitment, advertising, interviewing, onboarding. Employee benefits: enroll/terminate employees as needed in all insurances: Medical, Dental, Vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, Retirement plans. Assistant to the Human Resources Director works under the supervision of the CATG HR Director. Duties are performed independently with periodic consultation with the Human Resources Director to assure that goals are being met.

Assistant to HR Director



• Initiates nondiscriminatory and affirmative action recruitment, hiring and promotions; fair treatment of all employees; encouragement and recognition of employees' achievements; career development of employees; and full utilization of their skills.
• Assists departments in all aspects of personnel relations and employment practices including recruitment, orientation, counseling, evaluations, grievances, corrective actions, and terminations.
• Reviews proposed new or changed job descriptions to ensure consistency with agency classification system.
• Oversees the preparation of Personnel Action Notices
• Maintains all personnel files including safeguarding confidentiality and regulating responses for employment references from the CATG.
• Keeps informed of, supports and communicates to employees EEO policies, plans and programs. Seeks out and utilizes available resources including appropriate personnel and EEO specialists and training resources in carrying out these responsibilities.
• Evaluates personnel operations on a continuing basis and suggests to improve the responsiveness and quality of personnel operations.
• Advises supervisors regarding proper behavior toward staff.
• Assists with the recruitment process. Tests applicants when appropriate, conducts reference checks; refers qualified applicants to department heads for further interview; and, recommends levels of wages based on CATG salary schedule.
• Assists with recruitment/credentialing process to providers. Make sure providers are credentialed before they began work. Gather all information necessary to credential all medical, dental, behavioral health providers (LIPs and OLCPs).
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• Coordinates and processes employee benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, life, COBRA, pension, EAP and workers compensation). Provides corresponding reports and follow-up as required.
o Enroll/terminate employees plus dependents on all health plans.
o Retirement accounts enroll/terminate, retro amount owed if any.
o Advocate for all employees who have benefit related questions.
• Coordinates and processes CATG driving, building, property insurance.
• Reviews Personnel Policies and Procedures annually and makes recommendations to update policy and/or procedures in accordance with current law/s.
• Represents the Human Resources Department at a variety of meetings and conferences.
• Implements employee recognition policy and wellness program.
• Implements employee Drug/substance abuse policy. Completes drug/alcohol certification program for Pre employment, random, quarterly testing. Set up Beacon site visits when needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge of modern office principles, practices, techniques, and equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, public and private officials, and the general public. Self-directed person who will take initiative in providing administrative support. Ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing.


• MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION Non-supervisory – Two (2) years of general office experience. Equivalent education, training, or similar experience may be substituted for relevant experience.
• PC word processing and spreadsheet proficiency.
• Demonstrated administrative skills.
• Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.


• Under the authority of P.L. 93-638, Indian Preference shall be given to the applicant(s) who meet the minimum qualifications.
• Experience working with or for an Indian Tribe or Tribal organization is preferred.
• As a Federal contractor, CATG is required to show compliance with the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. CATG has initiated and maintained a Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy which includes pre-employment and random anonymous testing thereafter.

Employment Type
Base Salary
Job Location
Fort Yukon, Alaska
Date posted
March 4, 2022
Valid through
December 23, 2021
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