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Sample Human Resources Generalist Job Description

Essential Functions of the Human Resources Generalist


Development of the Human Resources Department

  • Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company.


  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.


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


  • Assists to establish departmental measurements that support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals.


  • Assists with the monitoring of an annual budget.

Human Resource Information Systems

  • Manages the development and maintenance of the Human Resources sections of both the Internet, particularly recruiting, culture, and company information; and Intranet sites.


  • Maintains employee-related data bases. Prepares and analyzes reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of the department and company. Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested.


  • Fully utilizes Human Resources software to the company's advantage.

Training and Development

  • Assists with the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs.


  • Assists with the establishment of an in-house employee training system that addresses company training needs including training needs assessment, new employee orientation or onboarding, management development, production cross-training, the measurement of training impact, and training transfer.


  • Assists managers with the selection and contracting of external training programs and consultants.


  • Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, and standardized reports.


  • Assists with the development of and monitors the spending of the corporate training budget.


  • Maintains employee training records.


Employee Relations

  • Assists with the development of Human Resources policies for the company with regard to employee relations.


  • Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs and laws.


  • Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.


  • Participates in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.


  • Advises managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of the company. Counsels managers on employment issues.


  • Assists with the implementation of company safety and health programs. Tracks and posts OSHA-required data and files reports.


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