• 09-Nov-2017 to 02-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Human Resources
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

HR Generalist



The Human Resources Generalist supports managers with the HR Consultant to plan, manage, and coordinate activities to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance.


Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Explains company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants.
  • Examines employee files to answer inquiries and provides information for personnel actions.
  • Answers questions regarding evaluations, eligibility, salaries, benefits, and other pertinent information.
  • Addresses employee relations issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns.
  • Manages recruiting/application process across organization, including job posting, pre-selection, interview questions, job offers, background check, reference calls, etc.
  • Administers new hire on-boarding process: completes new hire package and coordinates new hire orientation.
  • Creates and maintains employee records in order following HR best practices.
  • Manages leave of absences.
  • Administers worker's compensation process and safety training.
  • Maintains current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).



Employee Relations, Employee Motivation, Employment File Maintenance, Labor Law Compliance.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Presentation Skills Excellent analytical and presentation skills including demonstration skills to handle many assignments simultaneously
  • Motivation & Initiative Sub competencies: Ethical, Professional, and Persuasive: Shows commitment to the company and employees; Assertive takes a lead role; Creates new idea; Exhibits self-confidence; is achievement oriented; Ability to be persuasive & is an effective negotiator.
  • Administrative Skills Sub competencies: Detail Orientation, Planning & Organizing: Possesses ability to organize, plan and follow-through on multiple tasks, recognizes and attends to important details with accuracy and efficiency, effectively prioritizes work, establishes clear goals, tasks and plans, anticipates potential problems & analyzes alternative solutions
  • Interpersonal Style Sub competencies: Interpersonal Skills, Communication, and Teamwork Relates to people in an open, honest, sincere manner Treats people with respect Develops effective working relationships is friendly and approachable. Listens attentively to others. Communicates ideas clearly Communicates appropriately with supervisor, co-workers and direct reports
  • Self Management Sub competencies: Adaptability, Reliable, Dependable, Self Sufficient, and Composure: Adapts readily to changes Works effectively under stress. Needs minimal supervision is comfortable working in a fast paced environment. Is reliable, dependable & results-oriented Maintains productivity & composure under pressure Views problems as opportunities to create new solutions.
  • Thinking & Problem Solving Sub competencies: Problem Solving; Judgment & Decision Making Diagnoses problems efficiently Gathers sufficient input before making decision or plans Makes timely decisions Quickly determines source of problem Identifies information needed to solve problem Analyzes alternative solutions
  • Customer Focus / Orientation Sub competencies: Customer Orientation Sensitive & responsive to internal and external customer needs; demonstrates skills in customer service and satisfaction, maintains a positive attitude, willing to listen to customer problems & seeks solutions; stays in tune with changing needs of customers.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Degree in Education or Bachelor's degree in human resources, or related field and 5-8 years' work experience in human resources, or equivalent educational and experience. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Familiar with human resources best practices including but not limited to employment compliance and employee engagement. Excellent computer skills including all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint).  The ability to multi-task, strong problem solving, priority setting, organization and collaboration skills are required.  Excellent proof reading and quality control skills are required, along with strong time management skills is a must. 


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

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