Human Resources Representative
- Career Level
- Experienced (Non-Manager)
The Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day operations and administrative functions of the Human Resource office. Performs activities related to the set-up and maintenance of employee personnel files, processing personnel action forms and related personnel records and reports. Interprets Human Resource policies and establishes effective procedures and programs relating to the following functional areas: recruitment & new hire process, employee orientation and training logistics, workers compensation & safety, Drug Free Workplace, pay classification and benefits. Work is performed with a working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines and knowledge of federal and state employment and benefit laws. Work performed with latitude for the use of independent judgement and is subject to verification through automatic and periodic systems of internal controls, and to supervisory review for conformity with established policies and procedures.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTION
- Processes human resources transactions, implements programs and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and policies.
- Administers and maintains current employee database and generate human resources related reports.
- Responsible for the new hire process and orientation.
- Performs recruiting responsibilities including advertising, job posting and application processing.
- Coordinates the implementation of human resources policy, programs and procedures; provides employee guidance, assistance and follow-up on policies, procedures, and documentation.
- Edits and maintains job descriptions as required.
- Performs other duties assigned as related to the job class.
NOTE: The examples of essential functions as listed in this classification description are not necessarily descriptive of any one classification position. The omission of an essential function of work does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Training and Experience:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management and Personnel Administration or related academic discipline supplemented by certifications. Local government experience in Human Resources Management is preferred.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
- Knowledge of Human Resources Management principles and practices.
- Knowledge of compensation, benefits and insurance principles and practices.
- Knowledge of safety programs and practices.
- Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, recent developments; current literature and sources of information in the field of human resources management.
- Knowledge of office administrative procedures and policies.
- Knowledge of statistical concepts and methods.
- Ability to exercise tact, discretion and independent judgment.
- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships.
- Ability to practice effective customer service techniques.
- Skill in the use of computers, software programs and database systems.
- Task involves some physical effort in standing, bending, stooping, stretching and walking, or frequent moderate lifting (30) pounds; and standard dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment.
- Task may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard.
- Task is regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.