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Human Resource Generalist

Company: ADEPT Talent Solutions
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position SummaryOur client is seeking an outstanding Human Resources Generalist to join the NW Carpenters Union team. The HR Generalist will be a champion of NWCU's culture and values, working in coordination with the Sr. HR Consultant will partner with our employees, and managers to help them build, nurture, and cultivate their teams.The Human Resource Generalist will support the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including recruiting staff, administering leave, and enforcing organization policies, and stewarding a positive workplace culture. The Human Resources Generalist will elevate employee matters, as appropriate, to the Sr. HR Consultant.Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Facilitates new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Support alignment within and across departments and execute processes with IT, Communications, Payroll, Contract Administration, etc.
  • Foster positive Labor-Management relations with OPEIU Representatives and staff.
  • Oversees and audits employee personnel files.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the Sr. HR Consultant or appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates in 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.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training and continuing education.
  • Promote an inclusive and equitable work environment by modeling our core values and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required. Human Resources, Business Administration, or related degree preferred.
    • At least three years of human resource management experience preferred.
    • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • 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 employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Demonstrated experience with diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems. (Paylocity)Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. Also required is the ability to lift up to 50lbs, climb ladders and stairs, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. Must be able to walk extended distances over uneven ground while wearing proper PPE.TravelThis position may require travel by car or plane which may including overnight stays within our six-state area and occasionally throughout North America up to 10%. Employee must meet TSA requirements to fly and be insurable through the council's auto insurance company to drive a company vehicle and rental cars.Wages & BenefitsThis is a salaried, exempt position starting at $65,000. Benefits including pension, health and welfare, vision, and dental coverage at no cost to the employee. Union (UBCJA) membership required upon hiring.HoursFull-time position 40 hours per week 7:00a.m. - 4:00p.m with expected overtime. Evening and weekend work will be required as job duties demand.COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementNWCU supports a healthy workplace and requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Should a finalist request a medical or religious exemption, an exemption process will be followed, and a final determination made by NWCU prior to the anticipated start date.

Keywords: ADEPT Talent Solutions, Kent , Human Resource Generalist, Human Resources , Kent, Washington

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