Human Resources Business Partner - Generalist *Full-Time*

  • Job Reference: 00000408-1
  • Date Posted: 23 March 2021
  • Company: Crook County
  • Location: Prineville, Oregon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title:           HR Business Partner - Generalist                                               

Department:      Human Resources

Reports To:        Director, Human Resources

Status:               Full-Time 

Salary Grade:     $51,084 - $54,225

All Applicant submissions must be received through the link provided below

https://crook-county.hiringthing.com/job/244690/human-resources-business-partner-generalist

Summary

With oversight from the Human Resources Director, the HRBP-Generalist independently performs and carries out a variety of duties ranging in complexity across varied domains.

This position requires  a significant depth of comprehension and proficiency in Human Resources functions; with the goal of obtaining subject matter expertise in the following areas; including, but not limited to employment law, recruiting, benefits, training, performance management, HRIS operations, and Federal and State Leave guidelines including workers comp, FMLA, and OFLA.  Other duties will include supporting the administration of the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources.

The Human Resources Generalist contributes to the accomplishment of Human Resources strategic objectives and fulfilment of County policy and practice.  The HRBP-Generalist is expected to contribute to and support an employee-oriented, service and development focused culture that emphasizes quality and productivity though the recruitment, training, and ongoing development of a highly-skilled workforce. The HRBP-Generalist helps with the implementation of services, policies, programs, and best practices through providing assistance to all County employees including managers and department heads. Performs all duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

  • Adheres to all Federal and State employment laws ensuring that personnel, recruiting, discipline, and termination processes are compliant with all guidelines.
  • Actively contributes to recruiting campaigns seeking candidates for all organizational levels; may manage full cycle for varied positions. Performs research on positions and updates/develops accurate and compliant job descriptions.  Assists/performs interviews, ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9, and conducts new hire onboarding.
  •   Provides employee's with exceptional customer service regarding their benefits including health insurance, life insurance, and retirement.  Reviews benefits with employees and processes enrollment, cancellation, or changes. Organizes annual open enrollment communications and election process.
  • Maintain employee information by entering and updating employee information in HRIS; conducts research and prepares a variety of statistical and administrative reports
  • Manages and processes all Unemployment Claim Notices.
  • Assists employees with workers comp related services, FMLA, and OFLA.  Assists county employees with claim issues, long-term disability, and all other leave categories.
  • Works directly with department heads to ensure the annual review process is performed efficiently and on time.  Participates in the development/update of all review collateral. Coordinates step increases with payroll and maintains employee file safeguarding the process and confirming all documentation regarding performance is up to date and accurate.
  • Collaborates with the Director of HR and team members in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; assists in preparation and maintenance of the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  • Supports the accurate implementation and management of the county's current compensation study  including maintaining the use of approved appropriate grades, steps, and titles.
  • Participates in the following programs: wellness  and benefits, training and development, recruiting, records management, safety and risk management, succession planning, employee relations and retention, ADA/EEO compliance, varied policy and processes.
  • Completes special projects as needed.

 Competencies

  • Possess a high level of emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to work efficiently under strict timelines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Highly skilled time management.
  • Protects employee and organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing, to a wide range of individuals.
  • Displays high degree of judgment, discretion, and confidentiality.
  • Maintains confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner.
  • Works quickly and accurately.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, co-workers, and the public at all times.  Ability to interact positively with all levels of personnel showing a high degree of approachability.
  • High level of initiative with a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • High level aptitudes at multi-tasking, time management and follow through with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability and skill to contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Ability to learn and explain established policies and procedures using judgment and diplomacy.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of public administration and general county government operation.
  • Flexible attitude and acceptance of change.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, ability to create efficiencies.
  • Excellent computer/system skills including word, excel, PowerPoint, HRMS/HRIS.
  • Excellent active and engaged listening skills.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing, lifting, and carrying may be required. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; lift; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds, twist, and bend.       

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a permanent full-time position. Days and hours of work are flexible. Additional hours may be required for special assignments.       

Travel

Occasional travel around for errands or admin assignments may be expected.

Required Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Human Resources or related field + 4 years continuous Human Resources experience. The Ability to obtain SHRM certification within 18 months.
  • Or, High School diploma / GED and seven continuous years of human resources experience.  The Ability to obtain SHRM certification within 18 months.
  • Able to complete a thorough employment and/or criminal history check.
  • Final candidates will be required to provide official proof of college degree and certified transcripts (not required for all positions).

Preferred Education and Experience

  • SHRM Certification

Additional Eligibility Requirements

Safety Sensitive Requirements

  • This position is not considered to be a safety sensitive position

AAP/EEO Statement

  • This position is at-will', and either Crook County or the employee may terminate the relationship at any time with or without cause.
  • Crook County is an equal opportunity employer

Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.