The Human Resource Generalist leads and directs the routine functions of the Human Resources (HR) department including employee onboarding, administering pay, benefits and leave, enforcing company policies and practices, manages all benefits including retirement plans and insurance.
- Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, retention, and succession planning.
- Provides support and guidance to management, and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise; may be required to administer and execute routine tasks in delicate circumstances such as providing reasonable accommodations, investigating allegations of wrongdoing, and terminations.
- Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
- Creates job descriptions.
- Creates policies and procedures aligning with company culture and employment laws.
- Manages full cycle recruiting process; responsible for attracting candidates, evaluating resumes, scheduling, and conducting interviews, creating offer letters, running background checks, and onboarding.
- Manages the performance evaluation process.
- Manages the payroll process.
- Is the main point of contact for PEO and other vendors and partners regarding HR matters.
- Responds to unemployment claims, manages unemployment taxes.
- Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
- Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
- 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.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Experience and Skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
- Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
- Thorough knowledge of laws and regulations.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
- Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRIS and talent management systems.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field highly desired.
- A minimum of three years managing human resources functions preferred.
- SHRM-CP or PHR highly desired.
- Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time, working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift 10 pounds at times.
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Etana Custody is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Etana Custody provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.