HR Generalist

Department: Human Resources
Reports to: Human Resources Manager
Status: Non-Exempt


Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager the Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources office providing administration of high-volume recruiting, employee relations, employee experiences, on- and off-boarding, compensation & benefits leave of absences, full cycle recruiting and employment, relocations, maintaining employee records, assisting with general policy and procedure questions regarding employment, benefits, and managing and updating the Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS).


  • Serve as a main point of contact to team members to answer questions and help employees navigate all aspects of HR.
  • Enforcing policies and procedures to all employees; assist with interpreting and applying HR policies and Wage & Hour law.
  • Benefits administration: enrollment, reconciliations, open enrollment, vendor relations, COBRA administration, 401k, ACA compliance.
  • Leaves of Absence – administer full life cycle of leaves including FMLA, PDL, PTO, and Worker’s Compensation leave as required by law in a timely fashion.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Attends in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Generate, maintain, and utilize an ongoing pool of qualified candidates.
  • Develop and place job postings with applicable recruiting sources.
  • Onboarding: Coordinates overall logistics of the full cycle recruiting process to include the creation of offer letters, conducting references/background checks, ensures completion of all Staff Requisitions; conducts orientation and other required HR paperwork for all new hires.
  • Works with hiring managers to coordinate start date, schedule new hire training, new hire information forms to obtain email & phone numbers, and the overall onboarding process for all new hires.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Keep all personnel files up to date.
  • Implements employee recognition programs.
  • Analysis & reporting: develop reports to include HR recruiting metrics, grievances, and progressive disciplinary actions; complete all required filings in a timely manner; proactively evaluate and fulfill management reporting needs.
  • Provides support to the Performance Evaluation process by facilitating conversations.
  • Provides support to policy development and documentation.


  • • 1+ years related experience in Human Resources, or BA in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required
  • Minimum of 1+ years of HR management or leadership related experience
  • Advanced training in employment law, leave of absence and/or PHR/SHRM certification.
  • Experience supporting HR topics; employee relations, and culture building initiatives in utilizing ethics in confidential settings.
  • Proven data management experience, web-based reporting, HR Metrics, executive level reporting and summarizing skills
  • Reliable, flexible team player who works well with minimal supervision, who has a good work ethic, and an ability to set and maintain personal boundaries
  • Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines with the ability to prioritize workload, balance multiple tasks at once, and solid attention todetail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advance level of reporting skills: excel, word, data entry, 50 wpm typing.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience using HRIS (Paychex a plus)


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