Payroll/HR Specialist

Tacoma, Washington


This position will perform the day to day payroll duties and process Gensco's weekly and semi-monthly payroll runs. In addition, this position will perform a broad range of payroll and benefits administration duties.


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2 or 4 year degree or equivalent previous experience required
  • Functional knowledge of payroll processing
  • Functional knowledge of benefits administration
  • Demonstrated ability to manage details and meet deadlines with 100% accuracy in a multi-task environment
  • Customer service-oriented approach, responds to requests with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both in person and over the phone
  • Proactive, self-motivated, able to recognize issues and resolve or escalate appropriately
  • Strong people skills, recognizes when to use formal or informal approach, not easily intimidated, accessible, ability to say “no” in a firm but polite manner
  • Strong computer skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must be comfortable working in a team oriented, fast paced, multiple task and customer focused environment
  • Willing to “think out of the box” and identify process improvement opportunities.
  • High degree of honesty, ethics and integrity with prior work experience handling confidential information
  • Able to work sitting or standing and to move freely throughout the facility
  • Able to lift and carry equipment and supplies on a frequent basis

Equal Opportunity Employer

Our team members enjoy excellent wages and a comprehensive benefits package.
Benefits include health care coverage, LTD, 401k Profit Sharing Retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holidays and paid sick leave.
Come join our successful team!
Gensco is an equal opportunity employer.

Tips for the Application Process

  • May take between 10 and 15 minutes to complete
  • In order to expedite the process please prepare these items prior to starting the application
    • Past Employment information including list of job duties and contact info
    • List of 3 references with contact information
    • Education background information