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Z Gallerie HR Specialist in Seattle, Washington

The Human Resources Specialist contributes to the success of Sur La Table by handling a wide range of HR tasks related to administration, employee communication and engagement, and customer service. The HR Specialist reports to the Director of Human Resources.


  • Facilitates the onboarding process for HQ employees. Creates an experience that effectively welcomes new employees.

  • Handles background check adjudications, employment verification and unemployment claims.

  • Performs general Human Resources tasks, leads ad-hoc projects and programs that contribute to increasing the effectiveness of the HR Function. Keeps employee records up to date.

  • Plans and coordinates engaging employee communications and meetings.

  • Gathers feedback, summarizes insights, makes recommendations and takes action based on employee feedback.

  • Responds in an approachable and effective way to employee and manager inquiries regarding Human Resources programs, policies and procedures, or directs to appropriate source. Effectively counsels managers and employees and handles confidential issues with professionalism and discretion.

  • Supports the staffing process for HQ openings, including scheduling interview loops, hosting and interviewing candidates.

  • Provides user and issue management support for the Paycom system (HRMS/Payroll System). Participates in system maintenance activities during upgrades, module changes and new module implementation.

  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or equivalent field. Related work experience considered in lieu of education.

  • 2+years of experience in an HR support role.

  • Ability to solve problems and find solutions independently.

  • Strong customer service skills and an ability to operate with a sense of urgency.

  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.

  • Experience using HR information systems, such as Paycom.

  • Intermediate MS Word, Excel and Outlook skills.

  • Knowledge of applicable local, federal and state employment laws and regulations.

  • PHR certification or certificate in HR Management preferred.

Sur La Table Core Competencies for Everyone:

  • Focus on the Customer: You inspire and delight your customers.

  • Be Genuine: Your communication style is respectful, effective and sincere.

  • Make the Right Call: You effectively blend knowledge, experience, wisdom & decisive action.

  • Take Ownership: You are committed, responsible and provide solutions.

  • Achieve Results: You meet and exceed goals and expectations.


  • Ability to regularly communicate verbally and in writing and work cooperatively with employees and customers.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data.

  • Ability to use computer and other office equipment to accomplish work tasks.

  • Ability to think critically and communicate complex thoughts and/or ideas in clear and concise manner.

  • Ability to remain stationary for extended periods of time.

  • Regular and predictable attendance.

This job description represents a summary of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Sur La Table has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

ID: 2021-6306

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Street: 6100 4th Ave S