HR Generalist

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February 17, 2017

HR Generalist

HR Generalist
Seattle, WA

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Who are we:

We’re a staffing company but to us it’s about so much more than that. You see, RYLEM is acutely aware of its place in this world. We are here to make people's lives easier and we’re totally focused on that. We help companies hire some of the best and brightest talent available. We help some of the brightest minds in Seattle find their dream jobs last and certainly not least, we’re helping RYLEM's internal employees take the next evolution of their careers and all the while, really enjoying almost every second of it. Like 99.9%. We think that’s pretty good … and honest.

Summary/Objective  The human resource generalist performs duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training, employment, affirmative action and employment equity program, benefits management, and payroll functions. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.

Essential Functions

  • Manage employee morale
  • Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.
  • Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices of Entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings when necessary.
  • Assists with recruitment tasks as needed (reviews applications, interviews).
  • Acts as an employee relations specialist.
  • Payroll in ADP Workforce Now
  • Maintains employee personnel files
  • Maintains, updates and distributes the employee phone list.
  • Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9.
  • Employee Onboarding: New Hire Orientations
  • Reports, maintains and monitors all workers' compensation case files; follows-up on open cases.
  • Monitors employee eligibility for benefits plans. Reviews benefits with employees and processes enrollment, cancellation or changes. Organizes and manages annual open enrollment communications and election process. Maintains and distributes list of new and cancelled employees under each benefit plan. Verifies benefit billing accuracy and processes for payment.
  • Administers COBRA for group health plans.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Leadership Team

Work Environment/Benefits Fun! Our work environment Rocks! We have some pretty awesome benefits too! Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, ORCA Program and more! 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time internal position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Education and Experience

  • 2+ years Human Resource Generalist experience
  • Benefits Administration experience preferred but not required
  • Working Knowledge of ADP Workforce Now
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel and Outlook

(HR Manager, Human Resources Manager, HR Specialist, Employee Relations Manager, HR lead)

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