Human Resources Technician

Puget Sound ESD   Renton, WA   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on May 26, 2022
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Human Resources Technician  

May 26, 2022

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a highly skilled Human Resources Technician that ensures ongoing technical Human Resources and Organizational Development services (e.g., talent acquisition and retention, benefits administration, classification and compensation, employee relations, leave administration, etc.) are provided to internal and external clients that results in greater alignment of staff to meet the Agency’s End and commitment to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization. Specifically, the Human Resources Technician will be instrumental in the oversight of the non-regular workforce program (i.e., on-call, substitutes, interpreters, temporary services, independent contractors, etc.), and support in various technical needs such as recruitment, onboarding, offboarding, benefits, etc.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington’s K-12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. We are committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. To learn more about PSESD, visit

In support of public health and Proclamation 21-14.1 (COVID Vaccination Requirement), employment with Puget Sound ESD requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious accommodation.  For additional information, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  There is no need for applicants to submit supporting documents.  Individuals that are offered positions will be informed of the process to submit their documents at the time of offer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s/Vocational degree in job-related area
    • High School Diploma/GED and progressively responsible job-related experience may substitute for Associate’s/Vocational degree
  • Demonstrate an understanding and commitment to using a racial equity lens
  • Administrative support experience in the efficient management of multiple functions
  • High level of communication, organization, attention to detail, delegation, collaboration, and customer service skills
  • Spreadsheet and database management experience, including data entry, manipulation, analysis, and report creation
  • Experience working with diverse groups toward common goals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a human resource environment
  • MS application and HRIS or other HR systems experience

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process. Unofficial transcripts may be required as part of a complete application, and official transcripts may be required within two weeks of hire.

Location: Renton, Washington

Job Type: Full time, Year ‘round

Salary: $56,843 – $65,918 (Salary Band E)

Department: Human Resources

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience, and internal equity.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking
  • Electric car charging stations (Renton office)

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by June 9, 2022. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for June 17, June 22, and/or June 27, 2022 via videoconference.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the FastTrack Application System and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057