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Human Resources Generalist

Company: VDV Staffing
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs a variety of responsible and complex technical and administrative duties relating to personnel functions and programs in the areas of benefits administration, classification and compensation, and employee relations; provides information and assistance to employees regarding human resources activities, process, policies, and procedures; prepares various correspondence; performs a variety of tasks requiring specialized knowledge related to area of assignment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform a wide variety of responsible clerical, technical, administrative, and office duties in support of the Human Resources Department.
  • Provide customer service, both in-person and by telephone; screen and direct phone calls; take and relay messages; answer questions from employees regarding human resources issues, rules, and regulations relating to human resource management.
  • Provide general clerical and administrative support to the Human Resources Department; compose and type letters, memoranda, and other correspondence related to assigned human resources programs and activities; prepare a variety of reports including technical reports and status reports pertaining to human resource management programs and activities.
  • Maintain personnel records ensuring timely and accurate recording.
  • Explain employment benefits and general terms and conditions of employment to employees and department representatives; as a backup to the Training Coordinator, conduct initial new employee orientation for purposes of ensuring appropriate completion of payroll and benefits documentation.
  • Research, compile and analyze data for special personnel projects and reports.
  • Perform a variety of general office support duties; make copies; maintain calendar of activities, meetings, and various events for assigned staff; process mail; maintain inventory.
    • Basic human resources functions and procedures.
    • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
    • Methods and techniques of proper phone etiquette.
    • Methods and techniques for basic report preparation and writing.
    • Methods and techniques for record keeping and filing.
    • Customer service and public relations methods and techniques.Ability to:
      • Perform a variety of office support and clerical duties and activities of a general and specialized nature in support of the Human Resources Department.
      • Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.
      • Work under steady pressure with frequent interruptions and a high degree of employee contact by phone or in person.
      • Coordinate activities and meet critical deadlines.
      • Understand and follow instructions.
      • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.Work Environment / Physical Demands
        • Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment with extensive employee contact and frequent interruptions.
        • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.Qualifications
          • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Business, Human Resources, or related area
          • 1-3 years' of experience working in Human Resources experience in manufacturing setting required
          • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
          • SHRM or HRCI certification preferred
            This position description reflects the current assignment of essential functions, and is not meant to be all-inclusive. Duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned to this job at any time, and may be modified to reasonably accommodate an individual with a disability, or for other reasons.

Keywords: VDV Staffing, Somerville , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Somerville, Massachusetts

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