The HR Generalist is responsible for a wide variety of duties. These include personnel policy/procedure development and implementation, acquisition and orientation of new staff, and HRIS/PEO relationship management. The HR Generalist must have strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain working relationships with other employees and the public. He or she must also have tact to handle sensitive matters. The HR Generalist is expected to deal with personnel matters in a confidential, professional manner.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Supervises and coordinates the hiring process by:
Scouting, collecting and evaluating applications.
Conducting background checks and interacting with all candidates.
Coordinates new employee orientation.
Maintains and updates the Employee Handbook, as needed.
Maintains the employee performance evaluation program, assisting managers with implementation (with managers conducting the evaluations).
Recommends personnel policies to the Principals with the advice of third-party experts in human resources and personnel law.
Keeps abreast of and ensures compliance with laws and trends affecting personnel policies and procedures (FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, etc.).
Serves as the point of entry for all HR data with HRIS/PEO partner.
Runs and analyzes reports for management decision-making.
Writes, updates and maintains job descriptions.
Recommends nonconventional retention tools suitable for the culture of the agency.
Oversees onboarding and off-boarding of contingent workforce. Also oversees initial worker classification consulting within DOL and IRS regulations.
Ensures employee compliance with applicable government-required records (I-9 and tax information).
Facilitates interaction between employees and the benefits administrator.
Keeps employees up to date on understanding benefits.
Oversees the tracking and reporting of employee benefit hours.
Maintains personnel files.
Interacts with the agency’s accounting department to ensure the start up of employee benefit deductions and payroll.
Ability to identify qualified applicants through screening and interviews.
Ability to demonstrate discretion and independent judgment.
Must have highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional detail in follow-up.
Strong organizational and archival skills.
Superior ability to understand how HR laws affect the day-to-day operations of the agency.
Associate or bachelor’s degree, preferably in the fields of management or human resources administration.
Prior advertising/public relations agency experience preferred.
Minimum four years experience in human resources.
Benefits: We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary and, for full-time employees, an extensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision benefits. It also includes STD, LTD, a 401(k) plan, paid time off and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, making our company a place where people can learn and grow. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered. Desired salary must be included with your cover letter. No phone calls, please.
To apply: Submit your resume and cover letter, including desired salary. Please list HR Generalist in the title line of your email.
Salary requirements must be included or your resume will not be considered.
EnviroMedia Social Marketing is an equal opportunity employer.