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Human Resources Generalist

Location: Worcester
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Administer human resources policies and programs, balancing employee advocacy and business operating needs. Promote equity, fair treatment, and positive employee relations and ensure compliance with state and federal employment laws. Provide comprehensive HR support, directly or indirectly to a designated client group in the area of recruitment and retention of critical talent, continuous performance coaching and management, pro-active issue/problem identification and resolution, and coaching and development for more effective leadership decision and communication skills. Understand and support the accomplishment of business priorities. Build credible relationships with Business Leaders allowing for better decisions and organizational effectiveness.

Assure Company policies are administered fairly and consistently throughout the area of responsibility.
Effectively communicate and execute necessary changes to policies and procedures.
Perform employee relations functions including support and counseling regarding personnel and job related conflicts, problem solving and dispute resolution, managing employee performance issues, review and assessment of termination requests.
Conduct employee related investigations as necessary.
Handle workers compensation, first report of injury database and safety regulations process.
Coordinate the administration of all Leave of Absence programs and processes including Transitional. Work Program and Accommodations Process.
Conduct health and welfare benefits open enrollment meetings and employee meetings to update or roll out other benefits related programs as needed.
Conduct employee and supervisor training including benefits, policies and procedures and prevention of harassment and discrimination.
Ensure timely and accurate entries to the HRIS database.
Ensure timely and accurate payroll entry for designated client group.
Perform audit and compliance functions as requested on items such as audit reports verification, commission reports and payroll information.
Maintain employee records in compliance with state and federal requirements.
On an as needed basis, participate on various HR committees established to resolve employment challenges.
Assist in the management and execution of bonus plans, merit processes, and routine/special request reports.
Assist in the annual budget planning process as needed.
May recruit and staff from internal and external sources.
All other duties as requested.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Must have 2+ years of Human Resources Generalist experience
Must have at least 2+ years of strong Employee Relations experience
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner with all levels including management and company personnel
Ability to deal with the public in a professional manner
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Strong PC skills; HR Systems, and MS Office skills; must have good Excel,
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties in a timely manner
Knowledge of local, state and federal employment laws and procedures
Knowledge of state and federal wage and hour laws
Knowledge of staffing and employment practices
Consultative and coaching skills
Analytical skills
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field or equivalent experience

Certifications and/or Licenses
Certifications for Human Resource Professionals (PHR, SPHR) preferred
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within company required standards

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Worcester , Human Resources Generalist, Accounting, Auditing , Worcester, Massachusetts

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