Human Resources Generalist II (Civilian)

Poudre Fire Authority   Fort Collins, CO   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on January 10, 2022
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Position Announcement

Human Resources Generalist II (Civilian)

Division: Human Resources

Reports To: Senior Human Resources Manager

Job #: ???? - Open to Public

Hiring Range: Bi-Weekly $2,407.69 – $2,951.93

(2022 Pay Grade 26)

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision and Flexible Spending Account, 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan, available Roth and 457 Plans at employee cost.

Opening Date: January 5, 2022

Closing Date: January 19, 2022 or until adequate qualified applications are received

FLSA/Career Status: Non-exempt/Classified

Work Schedule: 40-hour workweek, Monday-Friday in PFA administrative offices

Selection Process: Will include one or more of the following assessment tools:

        • Review and Screening of On-Line Application.
        • Resume Review and Screening.
        • Interview(s).
        • Post-offer Background Investigation(s) – acceptable/unacceptable.
        • Drug Screen - acceptable/unacceptable.

Verification of current COVID-19 vaccination required at time of hire

SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the PFA Senior HR Manager, the Human Resources Generalist supports the organization by providing a wide variety of both complex and routine HR administrative services. Uses independent judgement and decision making to implement HR procedures, programs and improve processes. Ensures practices are aligned with PFA Values, Mission and Vision and that policies and processes are consistent with government regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.

Supports recruitment, hiring and onboarding of PFA volunteers and employees.

Supports promotional assessment center processes for promotional positions.

Oversees new employee background process including references, physical and psychological examinations and drug testing.

Administers employee leave and benefit programs. Processes FMLA, paid leaves, employee status changes. May assist with Workers Compensation claims management.

Oversees employee records management including storage and retention of personnel, medical, worker’s compensation and training files.

Supports, coaches and mentors supervisors and employees.

Conducts and facilitates resolution of employee performance concerns including coordinating administrative investigations. Collaborates with management and legal counsel to manage investigations, hearings, grievances, appeals, and charges or civil actions.

May provide onboarding and training to staff and volunteers.

Ensures policies are in compliance with government regulations and recommends policy changes.

Advises supervisors and employees on federal and state laws and regulations including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Develop new and enhances existing HR procedures and processes to improve efficiency and enhance effectiveness.

Collects and analyzes internal and external information to compare the PFA HR practices to those prevailing in the market. This may include conducting compensation, benefits, leaves and other benchmark studies.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Performs work under general supervision. Handles moderately complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Management, Public Administration plus a minimum of 2 to 4 years experience in human resources, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Current COVID vaccination required at time of hire.

Oral and written communication skills. Ability to build collaborative relationships. Decision-making skills. Interpersonal skills. Judgement. Ability to multi-task and prioritize.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of applicable Federal and State employment laws and regulations.

Knowledge of office software including word processing, presentation, spreadsheet applications and databases.

Ability to interpret PFA personnel rules, policies and procedures.

Ability to gather and analyze data and draw reasonable conclusions.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to develop and present complex information in a clear, understandable manner to a variety of audiences.

Ability to apply appropriate problem solving and mediation techniques to various issues.

Ability to build collaborative relationships, with management, staff, and Board Members.

Must possess excellent interpersonal skills.

Strong skills in mediation, conflict resolution and negotiation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND GENERAL INFORMATION

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Note: Some information in your application may be public information under the Colorado Open Records Act.

If you have questions or experience difficulties applying, please contact hr@poudre-fire.org.

The Poudre Fire Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Poudre Fire Authority

Fort Collins , CO