By Su Ann Bird

AMERICA – Erika Carrillo Arias of Americus has been hired as a Human Resources Specialist at South Georgia Technical College with immediate effect, announced SGTC Chairman Dr John Watford. She will report to Human Resources Coordinator Stephanie Preskitt and Vice President of Administrative Services Lea Coe.

As Human Resources Specialist for SGTC, Carrillo Arias responsibilities will provide administrative and technical support to one or more HR functional areas and will be responsible for the coordination / management of payroll operations. His duties will include preparing and conducting orientation for new hires, coordinating and processing new and existing benefits during open enrollment, entering payroll data, completing routine payroll forms and several other assigned tasks.

Carrillo Arias has been employed as a Human Resources Assistant at the Sumter County Commissioners Council since 2017. Prior to her position at the Sumter County Commissioners Council, Carrillo Arias worked as a Human Resources / Recruitment Specialist for Unlimited Contract Services, Inc., in Buena. Vista, GA and as a Quality Control Technician at McCleskey Mills in Smithville, GA. She is bilingual.

Its certifications and training include: I-9 and Immigration Law Compliance Training, Discipline and Dismissal Training, Workplace Diversity Training, FMLA Compliance, Microsoft Word and Excel Applications, and Training in customer service, etc.

She is currently enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science Business Technology program at South Georgia Technical College. She is also a graduate of Americus High School.