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HR Generalist

JGS Insurance

Holmdel, New Jersey 07733
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HR Generalist

JGS Insurance is expanding its Human Resources team with the addition of a new HR Generalist position. In this role, you will help to create and implement HR strategies that foster organization and staff development. 


Position Description

  • Benefits Administration: Assist with the coordination of medical, dental, vision, FSA/DCA, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability benefits and 401(k) plan. Serve as primary contact for employee related benefit concerns.
  • Employee Relations: Provide exceptional customer service, both internally and externally, by exhibiting a high sense of urgency, exceptional follow through, and positive communications both verbally and in writing. Able to answer general employee questions and/or guide them to proper resource for further support. Provide support as needed in the investigation of employee matters.
  • New Employee Search: Be primary contact for department managers in the recruitment of new staff and in coordinating the training of all new hires.
  • Compliance: Ensure the Company remains compliant with all Federal and State regulations and laws.




Required Qualifications and Education

  • General HR knowledge and experience in the areas of employee relations, employee benefits, performance management and training, with the ability to incorporate applicable Federal and State employment laws and HR industry best practices.
  • Proven ability to work independently and effectively in deadline-oriented environment, with critical attention to detail.
  • Experience in handling matters of confidentiality.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, oral and business writing communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of NJ State leave administration.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge and experience with HR management systems and other HR software applications to track information and generate reports.
  • Positive attitude, self-motivated with a teamwork mentality and passion for customer service.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field and a minimum of three to five (3-5) years of direct human resources experience.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP preferred.
  • CHRP or PHR qualification is a bonus.

Company Information

Located in Monmouth County New Jersey, Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott, Inc. (JGS Insurance) was established in 1919 as a privately owned Independent Insurance Agency. In the current marketplace of Insurance agency mergers and acquisitions, we remain privately/family owned.  JGS Insurance has provided personal and commercial insurance services to a wide range of clients in the Metropolitan area since 1919 and all other states since 1995. In 2013 we added Benefits (health, dental, vision, etc.) to our available products.  We are licensed in all 50 states.   JGS represents a carefully selected group of reputable and financially sound Insurance Companies. Our goal is to assure that our clients receive the most comprehensive and competitive insurance programs in terms of cost, coverage and service.  As part of our servicing team, we have in-house claim advocates and loss control/safety consultants to work with our clients and our insurance carriers.  We have a professional office with a staff of approximately 75 individuals located in a newly renovated first class office building plus a staff of three located in a Florida office and a few teleworkers. 

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