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HR Generalist

South Fulton

Listing Summary

HR Generalist- City of South Fulton 

Full-Time position with excellent benefits

Salary: $59,233 to $73,450

General Description

This classification provides professional human resources support to City departments. 

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Confers with supervisor to obtain direction regarding work assignments and priorities; organizes tasks in order to complete assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; assists with complex/problem situations and provides technical expertise. 
  • Interprets, communicates, and enforces benefits rules, regulations, policies and procedures; conducts mathematical computations; processes and tracks personnel transactions; may backup payroll manager, by entering data into payroll system; reviews and verifies final output of payroll deductions; prepares and distributes personnel-related correspondence; and ensures appropriate filing and storage of documents. 
  • Facilitates new employee orientation and open enrollment sessions for employee benefits packages; compiles, organizes, and delivers materials to employee locations and external vendors; provides general information on programs and services; communicates general information, benefit rules, regulations, policies and procedures; conducts training activities for new hire orientation and other specialized classes; evaluates and updates benefit training program; ensures that federal mandates are complied with in new hire orientation; and serves as liaison to other trainers and departments. 
  • Reviews, completes, and/or processes, various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including payroll reports, enrollment documentation and spreadsheets, premium detail reports, open enrollment information, and other items as needed; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records. 
  • Assists employees in resolving complex issues regarding insurance and retirement benefits, policies, and procedures, responds to inquiries from City personnel and officials and external vendors; conducts research; interprets court documents and makes appropriate adjustments and entries; modifies and deletes data entry transactions as necessary in all HRIS software systems; analyzes benefit issues and provides advice and recommendations; and makes limited-judgment decisions to facilitate resolution
  • Serves as a consultant to City departments regarding employment, classification, compensation; coordinates conversations between manager and employee on minor employee relations and other human resources matters; provides a wide variety of information to employees, management, and the public concerning human resources programs, policies and procedures, and interpretation of laws and regulations; receives and responds to inquiries; conducts research; and provides technical analysis. 
  • Counsels employees regarding policies, procedures, and resolution of complaints; advises employees regarding the grievance and arbitration process; Provides conflict resolution services to managers and employees. 
  • Reviews salary requests and makes recommendations in accordance with regulations, policies, and laws; reviews requests to fill positions and conducts job needs analysis including conducting interviews and impact analysis, researching alternative options, or recommending organizational restructuring.
  • Recruits new employees; posts job openings and notices in print, on web sites, etc.; attends job fairs; receives, sorts through and screens possible candidate applications; forwards qualified applications to appropriate personnel; coordinates interview process; assists in interviewing candidates for vacant positions as requested; conducts pre-employment screening of selected candidates; checks references and verifies employment; runs background and records checks; compiles information and forwards to appropriate personnel. 
  • Conducts new employee orientation and training; explains, distributes and gathers necessary documents; provides information regarding human resources policies and programs; and develops, implements, and facilitates training classes regarding human resources programs as assigned; Conducts studies and analysis on human resource issues; develops and defends recommendations; conducts special projects as assigned. 
  • Coordinates human resources programs such as employee appreciation programs, wellness program, safety program; researches, compiles, and/or monitors data pertaining to department operations; summarizes data, performs routine data analysis and prepares reports; conducts research of department files, database records, electronic data sources, Internet sites, hardcopy materials, or other sources as needed.
  • Maintains a variety of confidential files and information, including drug test results for other departments; retains, stores, or destroys files as required; processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures; receives and reviews various documentation, including applications, employee information and data, and policies and procedures; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains information as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including  lists, directories, logs, notices, memos and meeting minutes; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records; assists with completion of Open Records Requests.
  • Operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, Internet, e-mail, or other HRIS software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions; Communicates with supervisor, other employees, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.

Additional Functions

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business, Accounting or a related field; supplemented by five (5) years of experience in human resources, accounting, benefits administration or a related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Preferred Requirements

Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) Professional Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR), SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.

The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

No calls please, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

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