Human Resources (HR) Generalist

Hiring for: Woodinville

The Human Resources (HR) Generalist will support operations of the firm by implementing human resources services, policies, and personnel programs. The HR Generalist is a member of a highly-productive and client-service driven team. The HR Generalist supports the strategic efforts of the company by providing exemplary service to assist in the HR operations of the firm.  The HR Generalist is responsible for overseeing personnel programs to include benefits, compensation, employee relations, talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, training and development, records management, safety, succession planning, employee relations and retention and AA/EEO compliance and labor relations.  The HR Generalist establishes human resources objectives that support LDC’s Mission and Vision in pursuit of making LDC a workplace that is “Above the Standard”.

What You Get to Do

  • Manage, organize, plan and maintain functions associated with the day-to-day human resources needs of the company
  • Create and manage employee personnel and medical files
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising leadership on courses of action
  • Supports leadership by providing human resources advice, counsel, and decisions; analyzing information and applications
  • Guides leadership and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values
  • Thoroughly understands all company policies and procedures in order to administer and communicate them effectively and appropriately to all company personnel
  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of staff relating to various human resource functions
  • Aid in general government employee reporting (census, statistics)
  • Assists in annual development of the HR budget
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Provide business and operational expertise as requested by the President
  • Continue professional development by participating in conferences and educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Recruiting:
  • Work with LDC staff recruiting team to locate and vet new team members
  • Aid in posting job descriptions
  • Participate in interviews and phone screens
  • Check candidate references
  • Help develop candidate testing when appropriate
  • Onboarding of new team members, including coordination with IT, Facilities and other items to insure everything is in place when they arrive
  • Staff Retention:
  • Improves manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; implementing selected solution; coaching and counseling managers and employees
  • Assists leadership in training, development programs, and individual career-paths
  • In partnership with the leadership team, design, implement, and maintain a clear and concise employee performance appraisal system that will add strategic value to the organization
  • Understand the challenges the business and employees are facing and offer meaningful ideas to help attract, train and grow people in the business
  • Develop fairness and consistency in compensation plans throughout the organization by defining a comprehensive compensation plan
  • Take a strategic and forward-looking approach toward compensation, benchmarking, planning, and implementation
  • Tracking of staff reviews and anniversary dates
  • Aid with communication with staff such as weekly email to staff and other items
  • Employee benefits:
  • Work with Director of Accounting to maintain company health and welfare benefits, assisting in researching for optimum group plans. Lead the benefits program with the ability to remain up-to-date and on top of all policies. This includes adding of new Employees, changes, terms and notifications that are required
  • Work with Director of Accounting in the administration of retirement plan and other special projects as assigned or needed.
  • Possess the knowledge necessary to efficiently and effectively explain benefits to employees
  • Company Policies:
  • Manage Employee handbook and related policies
  • Create and Maintain Safety Program
  • Immediately notify and work with managers and senior leadership if an accident or personal injury occurs to ensure all policies and required steps are taken
  • Assist when an emergency situation occurs such as weather delays or power outages to communicate with staff and management

Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of all employment laws and regulatory requirements such as Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Affirmative Action (AA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), etc
  • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, labor contracts, policies and procedures, lease and legal agreements, and benefits plan documents
  • Thorough understanding of benefits programs and the ability to effectively explain program details to a diverse community of employees
  • Able to establish and maintain effective work relationships with all levels of the organization, including customers, vendors, and associations
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of effective recruitment practices and strategies
  • Exemplary customer service skills, including ability to create positive first impressions and develop partnerships internally and externally
  • Excellent interpersonal and strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills, including strong attention to detail
  • Able to work on multiple projects and effectively manage changing priorities
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive documents and information
  • Excellent writing abilities, to author employment handbook, develop policies and procedures, develop job descriptions, and edit reports and correspondence
  • Proficiency in software applications, using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business or related field, with course-work in Personnel or Business Administration; OR equivalent combination of education/experience
  • Five years minimum experience working in all functional areas within Human Resources, including: talent acquisition and retention, compensation & benefits, performance management, employee relations, risk management, organizational development, strategic and operational management
  • SPHR or SHRM SCP certification a plus
  • Experience providing consultation and guidance to employees, managers, and leaders in all HR areas
  • People skills and experience in Performance Management and Resolving Conflict
  • Knowledge of Employment Law
  • Project Management skills

Benefits

LDC offers a great work environment with outstanding benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth, including:

  • Comprehensive Health and Wellness Benefits
    • Medical
    • HSA (Health Savings Account)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Flexible Core Work Schedule
  • 401-k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Discretionary Bonuses
  • Healthy Work/Life Balance
  • Competitive wages and opportunity for overtime.
  • Fitness Workout Room
  • Training/continuing education.
  • Career advancement opportunities.
  • Company events (company barbecues, family picnics, preseason Seahawk game and many more).

LDC is growing! We need self-directed, high performers, who enjoy working in an exciting environment.

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