Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Carlsbad, New Mexico


Job Title: Human Resources Assistant
Reports To: Human Resources Manager
Location: New Mexico – Various

The Human Resources Assistant will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization's human resource department. This position requires communications skills, attention to detail, and the ability to multitask on a variety of different responsibilities.


  • Provides clerical support to the Human Resources department by assisting with tasks including, but not limited to: company newsletter, filling new hire paperwork, employee data entry, etc.
  • Answer frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level Human Resources staff or management
  • Assist with recruiting functions such as: candidate pre-qualification interviews, answering candidate's questions, scheduling interviews, candidate pre-employment processing, etc.
  • Play a role in planning and execution of special events such as: New Hire Orientation, benefits enrollment, organization-wide meetings, employee recognition events, etc. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Associate's (AA) degree in Human Resources, Communications, Marketing or related field required
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Intermediate computer skills, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, human resources information system (HRIS), etc.


  • Medical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance
  • 401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer match
  • Work-life balance with family-friendly work schedules
  • Opportunity to grow within position through Intrepid’s career path program

9/80 schedule: Monday – Thursday, 9-hour workdays, Fridays worked, 8-hour workday, with every other Friday off. Schedule subject to change.

  • Indoor, temperature-controlled office environment
  • Typical noise levels include moderate noises (business office with computers, printers, etc.)
  • Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) when applicable


  • Job conditions require sitting over 2/3 of work time, using hands for typing and other computer functions, and hearing over 2/3 of work time.
  • Will be standing, walking, reaching with hands and stooping under 1/3 of the time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs. – lifting will be required under 1/3 of the work time.
  • Typical noise levels include moderate noises (ex: business office with computers, printers, etc.)

A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources.  This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday’s needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.