HR + Safety Assistant (El Paso, TX)

Schedule: Full-time
Salary: $22-$25 per hour

The Human Resources Assistant provides administrative and human resources department support. In addition, gathers data for payroll processing and coordinates interviews and new hire orientations. Assists Safety Manager in maintaining an effective accident prevention program and occupational safety and health program of all company facilities.

FSLA: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Human Resources Director

Date: April 2024


  • Supports administration, coordination, and application of company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and practices. 
  • Is liaison for employee’s benefit questions working with HR Director and HR Manager, assists with resolution of problems regarding access to or payment of benefits, assists employees with paperwork related to filing medical claims, and processes enrollment forms and change requests.
  • Coordinates paperwork related to benefits, retirement plans, COBRA continuation, workers’ compensation, and unemployment.
  • Processes and submits payroll information; troubleshoots timecard issues; distributes paychecks.
  • Assists with communication of benefit programs changes and updates.
  • Posts required labor law information.
  • Screens and routes telephone calls, coordinates production interviews.
  • Performs general clerical duties including but not limited to filing, photocopying, faxing, and mailing.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
  • Assists with HR and applicant/resume tracking systems and related database searches/entries as needed.
  • Responds to phone calls from applicants as to status of open positions and their application.
  • Conducts research for recruiters and assists in developing enhanced sourcing and networking contacts through schools, community agencies, and other sources.
  • Assists with coordination of both internal and external job fairs; ensures that timely registration and payment are made to vendor; ensures materials, applications, marketing brochures, and give-away items are ordered and delivered to the job fair; assists in coordinating the resources needed to staff the job fairs.
  • Provides administrative support including but not limited to screening and routing telephone calls, filing, photocopying, faxing, and mailing.
  • Performs scheduled regular and periodic inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and work practices, improve workplace operations, and control hazards.
  • Investigates and reduces accidents and losses in compliance with occupational safety and health regulations. 
  • Communicates, distributes, and enforces site-specific safety procedures and federal, state, and local safety and health regulations.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of federal and state OSHA regulations and web sites; maintains up-to-date knowledge of safety codes and regulations; distributes and/or posts new or revised safety standards that affect the company.
  • Conducts and documents new employee safety training and orientation.
  • Conducts and documents safety meetings with appropriate staff to cover all activities regarding safety of employees, company vehicles, property, and public liability exposures.
  • Participates with safety committee.
  • Encourages employees and supervisors to report all unsafe conditions immediately and schedules or coordinates repairs as soon as possible.
  • Encourages employees and supervisors to report any injury that occurs on the job, even a slight cut or strain, immediately.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent education and experience combined.
  • Two years related work experience.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds.


  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees
  • Proficient on MS Office/Office 365
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance.
  • Bilingual skills proficient in Spanish and English required.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.


  • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things. 
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. 
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality. 
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time. 
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

PHysical demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sitting approximately 8-10 hours, 5 days a week, depending on business need.  May be required to work 6 days/week depending on business need. 
  • Fine motor abilities are needed to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Specific vision abilities might be required by this job that include close vision, particularly reading that may be very fine print.  
  • Regular twisting, bending, squatting, pushing, pivoting, and moving or lifting 10-15 pounds.  
  • Employees will occasionally lift and/or move 10-25 pounds while occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasionally exposed to vibration.
  • Noise level is loud and ear protection is on hand while on production floor
  • Employees may be exposed to hazardous chemicals in the workplace
  • Sawdust is always present and protection is provided when appropriate


Frontier Door and Cabinet’s Safety Program and all established safety rules must be followed, and equipment used where required.  This will include safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection (when needed) while on the production floor. 

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