Human Resources Assistant

Do you love the ocean? Are you ready to be part of a team to strengthen, support, and promote global organizations dedicated to preserving ocean environments around the world? The Ocean Foundation, a DC-based non-profit international community foundation is looking for a Human Resources Assistant to join our team!


The Human Resources Assistant will report to the Talent Officer and be responsible for performing administrative tasks and responsibilities to create and support effective and efficient operations for the organization’s human resource department.


This position will directly support the Talent Officer with administrative tasks under categories such as personnel file maintenance, recruitment and hiring, benefits administration, staff learning and training and employee engagement tracking and planning, just to name a few. This position will also help to facilitate effective internal coordination between all teams, in an effort to engage with all staff to foster greater diversity, equity, and inclusion within all aspects of our organization.




  • Minimum 1 – 2 years of experience working in the field of Human Resources.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and proven attention to detail.
  • Effective communicator in both verbal and written forms.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Detailed understanding of event planning practices and techniques, a plus.
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with vendors, a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Google products required; experience with Asana a plus; comfortable in a Mac environment.

Position Salary Range: $ 55,000 – $60,000 per year.


***Application Deadline: September 9, 2022***

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