PURPOSE AND SCOPE
The Human Resources Generalist will have both administrative and strategic responsibilities, helping plan and administer important functions, such as staffing, training and development, and compensation and benefits. The HR generalist will perform a wide variety of the day-to-day operations of the human resource department, including the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, and programs and assist and advise company managers on HR issues. The HR generalist originates and leads HR practices and objectives that provide an employee-oriented, high-performance culture.
Essential Job Functions
Recruit, screen resumes and interview applicants based on knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Analyze staffing needs, recruitment logistics and complete and organize documentation
Update job requirements and descriptions as needed
Perform applicant references and background checks required for each position
Organize and manage new employee orientation, on-boarding, and training programs
Explain and provide information on employee benefits, programs, and education.
Perform bi-weekly payroll processing, including processing updates to employee pay files, processing bonus/incentive pay, tracking vacation/sick pay, inputting exceptions, time clock administration, and benefit changes
Administer performance management and improvement plans
Cover all legal compliance for human resource federal and state requirements
Maintain complete and accurate employee records and paperwork
Represent employer in community and recruiting events
Answer employee questions and address employee concerns; including employee safety, welfare, wellness and health
Manages committees on wellness, training, health and safety, culture, and communications
Organize and facilitate employee development training programs
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Engage and develop HR Assistant in human resources body of knowledge
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years Human Resources experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must have high initiative, integrity, strong work ethic, and strong analytical skills
Possesses superb written and spoken communication skills
Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping
Excellent time management, organizational skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
Possess training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations
General knowledge of employment laws and best practices