HR Generalist - Portland Metro AreaApply Now

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Our HR Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior management in carrying out responsibilities in the following functional areas: Employee relations, recruitment, onboarding, training, performance management, benefits administration, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance.

Working under general management guidance, our HR Generalist is able to work with minimal assistance to set precedent within limits and administers operating rules and procedures.  Will perform advanced troubleshooting and analyses, using judgment to select from multiple alternatives, which have a significant impact on the organization. Must be able to frequently interact with other employees and outside vendors to provide detailed procedural explanations and must also occasionally negotiate basic agreements. Must demonstrate the ability to exercise discretion regarding confidential matters.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Human Resource Generalist

  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.
  5. Develops and maintains affirmative action program; files EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
  6. Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; monitors career-pathing program; and writes and places advertisements.
  7. Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing.
  8. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  9. Maintains company organization charts and the employee directory.
  10. Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  11. Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
  12. Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  13. Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  14. Responds to all EEOC and NLRB charges.
  15. Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies. Maintains employee personnel files.
  16. Manages and tracks all employee disciplinary action.  Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.
  17. Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices of Entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings when necessary.
  18. Monitors tardy and absenteeism reports and ensures proper documentation is issued on employees who have excessive tardiness or absenteeism problems. Reports vacation, sick, personal day and holiday use to payroll and scheduling. Maintains and distributes report of same.
  19. Maintains, updates and distributes the employee phone list.
  20. Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9.
  21. Distributes and monitors employee performance evaluations and ensures they are done in a timely manner (i.e., three months, six months, one year and yearly thereafter).
  22. Updates, monitors and maintains eligible salary adjustments/increases based on three- and six-month and one-year evaluations.
  23. Reports, maintains and monitors all workers’ compensation case files; follows-up on open cases.
  24. Administers COBRA for group health plans.
  25. Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of HR experience, or a master’s degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Masters’ degree in human resources or related field.
  2. SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.
  3. Eight to 10 years of human resource experience.

Supervisory Responsibility
Manages all employees of the office area and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department or in the case of a one-person HR Department has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the organization.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
While operating in a professional office environment routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel
Travel may be occasional for this position.

AAP/EEO Statement

HR Answers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HR Coordinator - HillsboroApply Now

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Responsible for providing administrative and entry level professional support for the department operational activities, responsibilities and project management activities, including but not limited to:

Our HR Coordinators provides assistance with and facilitates human resource processes for HR Answers’ clients. This role administers employee health and welfare plans and acts as liaison between employees and insurance providers. This position resolves benefits-related problems and ensures effective use of plans and positive employee relations. The human resource coordinator makes that certain plans are administered in accordance with federal and state regulations and that plan provisions are followed. This role provides administrative support to the human resource function as needed, including record-keeping, file maintenance, and HRIS entry.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions. Files documents into appropriate employee files.
  2. Assists with recruitment and interview process. Tracks status of candidates in HRIS and responds with follow-up letters at the end of the recruiting process.
  3. Prepares new-employee files.
  4. Completes Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files. Submits online investigation requests and assists with new-employee background checks.
  5. Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by the director of HR.
  6. Administers health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions. Reconciles benefits statements.
  7. Assists with the preparation of the performance review process.
  8. Conducts audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action.
  9. Assists with processing of terminations.
  10. Assists or prepares correspondence as requested and processes mail.
  11. Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions.
  12. Any other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field and two to four years of HR experience, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.

Work Environment
Within a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Travel
Travel may be occasional for this position.

AAP/EEO Statement

HR Answers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

Recruiter - Portland Metro AreaApply Now

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We are actively working on several Recruiter searches throughout the Portland Metro Area. Interested in learning more, or know someone who might be? Let us know by sending your resume to hre@hranswers.com

Our Recruiter is responsible for interviewing, testing and referring applicants for clerical, technical, administrative, and management positions for our clients.  Must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all clerical and specialized functions within professional organizations.  Must have a basic understanding of organizational structure, as well as an extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices. Working under general management guidance, must be able to work with minimal assistance and utilize set precedent to administer operating rules and procedures.  Performs intermediate troubleshooting and analyses, using judgment to select from multiple alternatives, which have a limited impact on the organization. Will have frequently interact with other employees and outside vendors to provide detailed procedural explanations. Must have the ability to exercise discretion regarding confidential matters.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Coordinates with hiring manager(s) to determine best recruiting process for position(s). Processes job requisitions.
  2. Acts as liaison with area employment agencies and advertising agencies.
  3. Screens and interviews applicants.
  4. Coordinates appropriate employment testing.
  5. Conducts employment verifications.
  6. Extends verbal and written contingent job offers.
  7. Coordinates background checks and new-hire drug testing.
  8. Maintains employee referral program.
  9. Conducts orientation of new employees.
  10. Follows up with the related clerical aspects of employment, such as completing of health, employment and insurance forms, notifying the department of employee’s starting date and the requisition the employee is filling, etc.
  11. Completes weekly report on employment activity.
  12. Conducts exit interviews with terminating employees.
  13. Completes unemployment claims and provides company representation at unemployment hearings.

 

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field and two to four years of HR recruiting and staffing experience, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.

Work Environment and Physical Demands
While in a professional office environment, routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  This role requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel
Travel may be occasional for this position.

AAP/EEO Statement

HR Answers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.