Human Resources Generalist

Created Date: June 17, 2024

Overview

We are seeking an experienced, dynamic HR professional with an enterprising spirit who will work closely with managers and employees to support the performance management process, facilitate training, development programs, and promote employee engagement initiatives. You will also ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations by keeping accurate records and consistently administering company policies. Your ability to mediate conflicts, resolve employee issues, and provide timely advice will contribute to a harmonious workplace atmosphere and enhance employee satisfaction.

As our HR Generalist, you will be an integral member of our team capable of fostering a positive and productive work environment. Your responsibilities will span various HR functions, including recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, and compliance. You will be the first point of contact for employees regarding HR-related inquiries, providing support and guidance to ensure concerns are addressed promptly and effectively. By managing the entire employee lifecycle, from onboarding to exit interviews, you will help maintain a cohesive and engaged workforce.

The ideal candidate will be an initiative-taking and approachable HR professional with strong communication and organizational skills. You should be adept at handling multiple tasks simultaneously, with a keen eye for detail and a commitment to continuous improvement. By leveraging your expertise and experience, you will help drive the company’s HR strategies and initiatives, ensuring alignment with business goals and fostering a culture of inclusivity, respect, and high performance.

Essential Duties

Recruitment and Onboarding:

– Manage the full-cycle recruitment process, including job postings, screening, interviewing, and hiring

– Conduct new employee orientations and ensure a smooth onboarding experience

– Knowledge of effective sourcing strategies for attracting top talent

Employee Relations:

– Serve as a point of contact for employee questions and concerns

– Mediate and resolve employee conflicts and grievances

– Promote a positive and inclusive workplace culture

Compliance:

– Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations

– Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records

– Assist with the administration of company policies and procedures

– Developing and implementing HR policies and procedures

Benefits Administration:

– Assist employees with benefits enrollment and questions

– Coordinate with benefits providers to resolve issues

– Manage leave requests, including FMLA and other leave policies

Performance Management:

– Support the performance review process, including tracking review timelines and facilitating discussions

– Assist managers with employee performance issues and improvement plans

– Strong understanding of performance management principles and best practices

Training and Development:

– Coordinate and facilitate employee training sessions and workshops

– Support career development initiatives and programs

HR Administration:

– Maintain and update the HRIS (Human Resources Information System)

– Generate and analyze HR reports and metrics

– Assist with payroll processing and timekeeping as needed

– Excellent report writing skills for documenting incidents, investigations and compliance

Health and Safety:

– Support workplace health and safety initiatives

– Assist with workers’ compensation claims and reporting

Employee Engagement:

– Organize and promote employee engagement activities and events

– Conduct employee satisfaction surveys and assist in developing action plans based on feedback

HR Projects:

– Participate in HR projects and initiatives to support business objectives

– Collaborate with HR team members on continuous improvement efforts

Educational and Experience Requirements

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Typically, in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Certification (Preferred): Professional certifications such as SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional) or PHR (Professional in Human Resources) are often preferred

Work Experience:

  • Minimum Experience: 10-15 years of experience in a Human Resources role, preferably in a generalist capacity
  • Relevant Experience: Proven track record as an HR professional in key areas such as recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration, and compliance