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Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist

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Human Resources
Employee Type 
FT - Regular Full-Time
Position Level 
Mid-Senior level

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Responsible for all areas within the HR field for a set group of employees. Key areas of responsibility include coordination of recruiting/new hires/terminations, training and development, safety, performance management, benefits administration, policy formation and interpretation, workers compensation, and compliance with various federal and state regulations. Administers human resources policies and procedures that cover two or more functional areas. Collects and analyzes HR data and then makes recommendations to management. Processes paperwork for functional area according to established procedures. May prepare internal employee communications regarding compensation, benefits, and company policies.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as HR relationship manager for assigned businesses by proactively developing effective manager/employee relationships.
  • Provide leadership for HR initiatives and brokering the delivery of HR services.
  • Assist managers and employees in the resolution of employee performance and conduct issues; provide counseling to employees as appropriate.
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to engage new employees and assimilate them into the Company.
  • Coordinate and deliver training, such as interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Provide management reports as required.
  • Manage the process of recruiting, selecting and making job offers to production and entry level office candidates in a timely and cost efficient manner. Responsible for utilizing temporary agencies, posting outside advertisements and coordinating the internal interview process. Responsible for creating, updating and maintaining job descriptions.  
  • Recommend, plan and execute training programs. Maintain training records.
  • Work with supervisors and managers during the termination process to exit the employee properly, ensure all necessary paperwork is completed and issued at termination; conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
  • Advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues and be present during disciplinary meetings
  • Develop, update and communicate company policies
  • With the support of the Sr. HR Generalist act as consultant and coach for managers and employees concerning organizational structures, organizational development, and implementation of change
  • Assist with investigations of sexual harassment allegations, discrimination charges, disputes and other sensitive issues
  • Administer benefit programs, including annual open enrollment process
  • Maintain accurate records through all areas of HR
  • Participates in safety committee and supports safety initiatives as needed including training initiatives.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested by senior management


Required Experience:

  • Two (2) to three (3) years of general Human Resources experience with a minimum one-year recruitment experience

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field with three (3) to five (5) years work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • HR Certificate or specialized training in the HR field preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Current knowledge of all employment related laws and practices.
  • Proficient planning, time management and decision making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Must have the ability to organize and prioritize projects in a fast-paced changing business environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Spanish bilingual a plus.
  • Must be Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of HR Perspective a plus.