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Human Resources Generalist I or II

South Suburban Parks & Recreation

Centennial, Colorado 80121
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The Human Resources Generalist provides support for a broad range of professional and administrative Human Resources activities including and not limited to: employee relations, performance management, employee development and training, recruiting, employee benefits, compensation, compliance, and policy interpretation.  Performs complex technical, professional, and lead project/committee work. Nature of work is sensitive and highly confidential. 

No supervisory duties, however, may provide work assignments and direction to the part-time Human Resources staff. Works with Department managers and supervisors to resolve complex employee relations problems and to conduct investigations, including gathering information, meeting with employees one-on-one, and facilitating group problem solving sessions. Assists with duties related to the posting of open positions, updating job announcements, referring applicants to hiring supervisors and other aspects of recruitment administration. Assists with the development, monitoring and communication with employees and supervisors regarding the District's performance appraisal systems. Provides supervisor and employee training related to implementing and maintaining performance management systems for individuals and teams.  Prepares communication and training materials, conducts training sessions related to on-going performance management skills and the annual performance review process. Assists with the development and maintenance of job descriptions for all areas of the District. Assists with the development and maintenance of the District's part-time and full-time Pay Plans. Assists with Personnel Action Form processing, maintaining accurate and detailed records and files, and responding appropriately to employment and bank verification requests, unemployment requests, etc. Consistently maintains a culture of providing excellent customer service and ensures quality across all programs. Responds tactfully and in a timely fashion to inquiries and problems in person, by email, phone and mail providing helpful information and explanations in line with District policies and procedures. Thoughtfully handles confrontational or stressful interactions. Regularly drives to other District facilities for meetings and other business purposes. May be asked to drive a District vehicle as needed.


A Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Business,  Communications or other related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three (3) years of progressive HR Generalist experience.  Previous experience with HRIS, timekeeping, and applicant tracking systems. Neogov applicant tracking and On-Board system exp. preferred..  Must be able to maintain confidential information.  Must have strongly developed communication skills, superior customer service, and excellent attention to detail. A combination of experience and education may be considered. A Bachelor's Degree and a Professional Human Resources Certification (S/PHR or SHRM-CP or IPMA) is required for Generalist II.

Knowledge of:  Local, State, and Federal employment and wage and hour laws; Human Resources consultative approaches and the ability to be sensitive to employee relations issues and maintain a neutral position; Microsoft Office applications; and principles of effective customer service. The ability to successfully:  establish and maintain effective working relationships; speak effectively in one-on-one situations and before small and large employee groups; exercise sound judgment, flexibility, initiative and commitment in line with the current cultural and business environment;  work productively without supervision within established policies and procedures; provide superior customer service; manage multiple requests and provide professional documents and reports under tight deadlines. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills required. Excellent attention to detail in performing administrative tasks such as auditing, tracking, filing, and maintaining records.

The ability to successfully complete a background check including and not limited to: criminal history and driving record check is required. 

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