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Human Resource Generalist

Lake County Forest Preserves

Libertyville, Illinois 60048
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Full Time
  • HR Generalist
  • Employment/Recruitment
  • HRIS
  • Administrative
  • Benefits
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Job Details

Full-Time Position

Location: Libertyville, IL

Hourly Range: $22.21 - $27.79 - $33.37

Application Deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm


  The Human Resource Generalist conducts temporary recruitment, maintains employee communications, and coordinates employee relations initiatives. Serves as primary payroll backup.



Conducts temporary recruitment and selection activities, i.e. ads, employment opportunities postings, interviews, reference checks, offers. Performs applicant screening and phone interviews. Performs payroll duties in absence of Payroll Specialist. Researches, develops and presents orientation and training programs to District employees. Processes Workers Compensation claims including claim reporting, lost time tracking and annual OSHA reporting. Administers District security access card program. Assigns appropriate access level per Department Directors. Maintains employee communication mediums, i.e. employee newsletter and Intranet. Coordinates employee relations events and activities. Utilizes bi-lingual skills to assist staff. Responsible for providing insurance information and benefit enrollment of new hires into HRIS system. Performs lifting tasks up to 25 pounds. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching and sitting.



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Industrial Relations or equivalent. One year professional experience with an emphasis in the areas of recruitment and employee relations. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Ability to effectively present facts and recommendations both verbally and in writing to all levels of employees and the general public. Knowledge of current human resource and management laws and practices. Ability to collect, compile and analyze facts and exercise sound judgment in arriving at conclusions and translating observations and results into clear, concise reports. Ability to interpret and administer federal, state and local laws. Must possess valid driver’s license. Must be able to maintain confidential records and information.

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