The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting and delivering HR strategy. This position carries out generalist responsibilities with an emphasis on the following functional areas:

  • Recruiting / Staffing / Employment: includes employment branding, sourcing, apprenticeships, job fairs, on-boarding, community outreach and succession planning for our aging workforce
  • Employee Development: includes coaching/mentoring, performance management, training & education, and career pathing
  • Employee Relations: includes culture & morale-building, communication, engagement, company events, and team activities
  • Compliance: includes employee handbook, EEO, state and federal regulatory standards, unemployment, ACA, workers’ compensation management, confidentiality





The essential duties and responsibilities of the HR Generalist include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  2. Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  3. Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
  4. Performs benefits administration, including claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefits information to employees in partnership with the broker.
  5. Manages and files ACA reporting to maintain compliance with regulatory standards.
  6. Develops and maintains hiring practices; files EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports, and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  7. Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; coordinates onboarding schedules; monitors career-pathing program; and writes and places advertisements.
  8. Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.
  9. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  10. Maintains company organization charts and the employee directory.
  11. Assists in the evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to continually improve the efficiency of the department and services performed.
  12. Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
  13. Supports payroll function through data entry of employee data, answering employee questions and managing the timeclock entry and time off submissions.
  14. Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.



  1. Communication.
  2. Time Management.
  3. Consultation.
  4. Ethical Practice.
  5. Cultural Awareness.
  6. HR Expertise.
  7. Relationship Management.