Human Resources Assistant

Temporary Contract Work at TVA

Start Date: April 26, 2021 

Duration:  Up to 12 months

Location: Teleworking at the present time.
This job will become an on-site position at the COC when TVA determines it is safe to return to the office.

TVA Organization: Human Resources

Pay: $19 to $23 per hour, depending on experience 

Work Schedule:  Currently the schedule is an 8-hour shift between the hours of 7am to 7pm, and will depend on the needs of the Solution Center.

To apply, email your resume to:  gro.IVByMnull@deeasv

Job Duties

The incumbent serves in the administration and operations of Human Resources by providing support to HR team members.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Schedule interviews
  • Enter offers in PeopleSoft (PLUS)
  • Create offer letter
  • Initiate background process with candidate
  • Call candidate to obtain/confirm personal information (DOB, place of birth, SSN, contact info)
  • Generate employee identification number
  • Add to Candidate Tracking Sheet
  • Send “Next Steps” email to the hiring manager and candidate
  • Monitor status of candidate during background process
  • Act as point of contact for the hiring manager and candidate for questions/concerns regarding the background process timeline and new hire date
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent is required; Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  
  • Approximately one to three years of experience working in HR, system reporting, administrative support, or other similar experience that would prepare the incumbent to be effective in this role.
  • PeopleSoft recruiting or other applicant tracking system experience a plus.      


  • In-depth knowledge of HR policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to plan, organize and perform a wide variety of administrative human resource functions; to express ideas orally and in writing; and to identify critical issues and take corrective actions.
  • Ability to interface and communicate professionally and effectively with all levels of the organization, maintain confidentiality and respond effectively to requests.
  • Must possess critical thinking skills, prioritization, time management, problem solving, active listening, adaptability, and customer relations skills.
  • Must have excellent computer skills to fully utilize HR systems and other information technology tools.
  • Candidate may be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance based on position/access requirements and essential job functions.

Please Note
You must be a TVA retiree or former employee to perform contract work through BVI.
In addition, you must be in compliance with TVA’s Contractor Return Restrictions.