Job: HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

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WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT. PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE.

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POSITION:​HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary: $37,939.20 – $57,283.20 Bi-weekly: $1,459.20 – $2,203.20 Human Resources/Administration J.O. #15-119

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the direction of the Deputy Director of Human Resources to coordinate Civil Service Commission functions and perform diverse Human Resources Generalist functions in coordinating HR Administration operations, often requiring independently resolving immediate customer issues and needs utilizing sound judgment in decision-making. Performs HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the HR Director and Deputy Director in the following operational and functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance. Coordinates and supports the Civil Service Commission involving frequent interaction with individuals at all levels within City Government: plans and schedules hearing dates including coordinating the schedules of commissioners, attorneys, court reporters, etc.; maintains the status of Civil Service appeals from receipt to resolution including tracking cases held cases in abeyance, allowed a continuance, etc.; prepares and maintains Commission decisions, subpoenas, and other legal documents and correspondence. Coordinates Supplemental Military Pay involving reviewing military orders submitted for employees on extended military duty; processes monthly reports to accounts payable and benefits departments listing employees out on military leave and eligible to receive supplemental payment per administration guidelines; ensures the timely disbursement of payments. Analyzes unemployment compensation claims for separated employees including gathering and submitting required supporting documentation and coordinating with outside unemployment agencies to ensure claims are processed accurately and timely. Tracks unemployment hearings for contested/appealed cases to ensure proper City Division representation and attends hearings as needed. Maintains, revises, and distributes/communicates Personnel Policies as directed by the Deputy Director of Human Resources. Serves as an assistant to the Deputy Director of Human Resources performing detailed, advanced and diverse functions of a highly responsible and confidential nature requiring knowledge of City of Memphis Policies and operations. Composes correspondence; plans and prioritizes meeting schedule and prepares related materials; receives calls, visitors, and mail and responds to resolve issues or forward to the appropriate party. Coordinates special projects as directed by Human Resources Director or Deputy Director including Divisional meetings, conferences and events. Assists in the development of training sessions relating to HR administrative processes and attends trainings and conferences.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1.​Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with employees, attorneys, etc. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, telephone, copier, and fax. Requires some lifting and carrying objects such as file folders and office supplies weighing up to 15 lbs.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office. May require working extended hours.

                           

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related field and three (3) years professional human resources experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Additional related professional experience may substitute for the bachelor’s degree. A related master’s degree and/or SHRM-PHR or SPHR preferred.

 

NOTE: Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered. Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered. You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

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