Sr Human Resources Specialist
Job Posted: 14 December, 2021
Company: Snohomish Health District
Closing Date: First review 12/15/21, open until filled
Location: Everett, WA


Salary: 70,664 - $104,364

The Snohomish Health District is hiring a Sr. Human Resources Specialist. For a complete position description and to submit your application please visit

NOTE: This is a new role to the District in 2022 and is currently pending budget approval, estimating to be on December 14th, and approval date is subject to change. If approved in the 2022 budget, first review of applicants is expected to be December 15th, with interviews expected to take place on Monday December 20th. If you are a selected candidate, you will be sent an email invitation on December 15th or 16th inviting you for a virtual interview. If position is not approved, the District will send you an email message stating the position was not approved and position will be closed, all applicants will be notified via email address submitted in your application.

Under direction of the Deputy Administrative Officer or designee, the Senior Human Resources Specialist performs professional, analytical, and technical duties in labor relations, employee relations, classification and compensation, performance evaluation program and full recruitment life cycle. Incumbent performs highly complex statistical and contract data analysis in support of labor negotiations; conducts independent research; participates in labor negotiations and contract administration; serves as the District’s management advocate in labor and employee relations matters; develops and maintains mutually trusting and collaborative labor and management relations; maintains the District’s classification and compensation system; maintains and deploys the District’s performance management system; and provides internal human resources consultation services to employees, division managers/directors, and District officials.

Skills for the position may be gained through education, certification, relevant job experience or a combination, such as: 

Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; and
Experience: Four (4) years of increasingly responsible human resources experience at a professional level with labor relations, recruitment, personnel classification, and compensation with a familiarity of personnel policy and procedures, HRIS and benefits administration.  

Licenses, Certifications and Other Information:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, or related field, preferred
  • Human Resources certification including PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, preferred
  • A minimum of one year (1) of professional of labor relations experience, preferred
  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire and a driving record which meets the requirements of Snohomish Health District’s insurance carrier
  • Successful completion of a background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.830