The Human Resource Generalist performs duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training, employment, affirmative action and employment equity program, benefits management. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.
The responsibilities of the HR Generalist include, but are not limited to:
- Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies.
- Manages and tracks all employee disciplinary action.
- Coaches, counsels, and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.
- Assists with recruitment tasks as needed; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-pathing program; and writes and places advertisements.
- Acts as an employee relations specialist, handling first-contact employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing. Analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
- Monitors tardy and absenteeism reports and ensures proper documentation is issued on employees who have excessive tardiness or absenteeism problems. Reports vacation, sick, personal day and holiday use to payroll and scheduling. Maintains and distributes report of same.
- Maintains employee personnel files.
- Maintain Company CDL program.
- Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9.
- Updates, monitors and maintains eligible salary adjustments/increases based on three- and one-year evaluations.
- Help with coordinating employee recognition programs.
- Participate in the Company Benevolence Committee meetings and help with employee engagement.
- Help with Company events and help coordinate Company functions: Summer Picnic, Quarterly Meetings, etc.
Preferred Education, Training, Certifications, and Experience
- Spanish a strong plus but not required
- Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field preferred but not required.
- Five to Seven years HR Generalist experience required
- SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential preferred but not required.