The Human Resources Generalist recommends strategies to motivate employees and build a positive work culture. This position is responsible for coordinating and managing all human resources functions including compliance, benefits, employee relations, policy review, and compliance.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Process
Assist in talent acquisition and recruitment processes
Partners with hiring managers by identifying candidates and pre-screen/interview applicants.
Schedule interviews with Managers and/or Directors.
Initiates the employment offer process:
Drafts offer documents, extend offers of employment, process background and drug screenings.
Initiates and processes new hire paperwork.
Facilitates new hire onboarding process.
Schedule onboarding orientation
Administer all 401(K) Plan payroll contribution processing and 5500 Compliance administration.
Provide HR policy guidance and interpretations.
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
Manages and maintains employee files and records in electronic format. Ensure records are complete and in compliance with Federal and State regulations.
Completes and maintains I-9 records, E-Verify compliance, and work authorizations.
Compensation & Benefits
Administers employee benefit plans, such as group health, flexible spending accounts, dental and vision, accident and disability, life insurance, COBRA, workers compensations, Leave events, and 401(k).
Conducts benefits orientations and administers the benefits self-enrollment system as needed.
Ensures benefit changes are entered appropriately for application and proper payroll deduction of premiums.
Ensure compliance with labor regulations.
Collaborates with the external benefits broker on yearly Benefits Open Enrollment. Communicates to employees the timeframe, benefits, and changes from the previous year. Leads employee benefits fair/events and meetings as needed.
Maintain HR-Information System, Payroll System, and Time Management System.
Prepare and process monthly payroll for all staff.
Prepare and process special check runs (ex: bonus, severance, etc.).
Research, coordinate, develop, and maintain employee pay schedules
Works with the outside employment law attorney on handling complex employee relations issues and investigations, as necessary.
Organize and coordinate quarterly and annual employee performance reviews and assist Executive Team with identifying performance incentives including compensation.
Provide support in various HR-related topics such as compensation, paid-time-off, performance management; attends and participates in progressive discipline, involuntary separations, and investigations; conducts exit interviews and processes employee separations.
Enhance employee experience by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits and organizing team building activities.
Develop and maintain HR policies and procedures, and ensure they are implemented appropriately after approval.
Collaborates with managers and directors to develop and maintain employee job descriptions.
Assists with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed.
Education and Experience:
Three plus (3+) years’ experience in the HR field with knowledge of general HR administration and compliance or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of products (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)
SHRM or HRCI certification(s) highly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of payroll processing, earnings, and deductions principals.
Knowledge of state and federal employment law, including HR technical knowledge of EEO, FLSA, ADA, unemployment, and worker's compensation.
Ability to cope with job pressures in a constantly changing environment
Ability to work effectively and efficiently under time constraints and job responsibility, pressure, and stress
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
Is able to handle and manage confidential information
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