222-001 - HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST
|Class Title: Human Resources Generalist|
Grade Number: 12N (Exempt)
Department: Human Resources
Bureau: Human Resources
Performs a variety of daily functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including recruitment, administering benefits and leave, enforcing city policies and practices.
Works under the supervision of the Human Resources Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Recruits and facilities the hiring of qualified applicants for open positions; collaborates with bureau managers and department heads to understand sills and competencies required for openings.
Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verification
Implements new hire orientation
Maintains employee records, ensuring completion and accuracy of details such as employee contact information, job classification, pay rates, and other key details
Performs routing tasks required to administer and execute human resources programs including but not limited to hiring, termination, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and leave, disciplinary matters, disputes and investigations, performance and talent management, productivity, recognition and morale, training and development
Handles employment related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigation
Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices and reviews policies and procedures to ensure compliance
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new techniques in human resources, talent management, and employment law
Develops policies and procedures as needed
Conducts or assists with record audits and mandatory reports
Performs other duties as assigned.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience:
(A) Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field; and
(B) Two years' experience in human resources field
(C) Equivalent combination of related education and experience.
(D) Governmental experience is preferred
(E) SHRM certification is a plus
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(A) Excellent verbal and written communication skills
(B) Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
(C) Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
(D) Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
(E) Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
(F) Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
(G) Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
(H) Thorough knowledge of employment related laws and regulations
(I) Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Requires intensive daily use of personal computer utilizing various software programs and spreadsheets; and telephone.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.