Kelly Services Human Resource Generalist in Santa Cruz, California

Job Description

Seeking experienced full time HR Generalist in Santa Cruz, CA!

Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Temp to Perm

Rate of Pay: $20-$25

Summary of Job Duties: The HR Generalist position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization and maintain confidentiality. The Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting designated geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefit administration, employee relations, training, performance management, recruitment and onboarding, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance.

Specific Job Duties:

  1. Acts as employee relations specialists by handling employee relations issues and counseling as well as exit interviews.

  2. Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.

  3. Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

  4. Conducts recruitment efforts from initial applicant screening to hire for exempt, non-exempt and temporary personnel for designated company regions.

  5. Conducts new-employee orientations, verifies I-9 work eligibility and maintains personnel files following legal compliance.

  6. Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification by periodically auditing I-9 Forms.

  7. Reports all potential workers' compensation cases to the designated HR personnel responsible for opening and maintaining case files.

  8. Provides all legally-required Leaves of Absence documents to employees when a potential FMLA/CFRA, Disability, ADA or other LOA case is identified, and tracks all open cases.

  9. 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.

  10. Coordinates employee recognition programs and special events.

  11. Perform all other tasks as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  1. High school diploma or GED.

  2. Bachelor's degree and three to five years of supervisory HR Experience, or five to seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

  3. Must be bilingual in English/Spanish, written and conversational.

  4. Ability to maintain confidentiality of proprietary information at all times, have cultural awareness and ethical practices, business acumen, clear and professional communication, relationship management skills, work well under pressure, and HR expertise.

  5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; specifically Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, as well as familiarity with common office equipment.

  6. Experience with data entry and maintenance of an HRIS database.

  7. Ability to work in an office setting within a warehouse environment.

  8. Must be able to occasionally travel between local company sites.

  9. Must be able pass Company administrative skills testing.

Please call us today! 831-477-7537

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