Harbor Health Services
Harbor Health Services is seeking an extremely talented HR Generalist to join our Human Resources Department. Role:The Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for performing Human Resources related duties on a professional level and will work closely with the Vice President of Human Resources in supporting designated locations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator (written and verbal) with extensive onboarding and employee relations experience (Engagement, Progressive Discipline, Performance Management and Performance Improvement Plans) and up to date knowledge of MA employment law. Our ideal candidate will also be resourceful, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable, and proficient in time management.
The ability to innovate and learn quickly will be pivotal to success in this role. This position is based out of our corporate office in Mattapan, MA and will be hybrid (both in office as needed and remote work). The necessity to be in office will fluctuate according to tenure, successful completion of onboarding and training, and business needs. We offer an excellent, comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, & Disability insurance, 403b Savings Plan, Generous Paid Time Off plus 11 additional Holidays and much more.
Responsibilities:Ensures that the on-boarding process for both managers and new hires is timely and seamless; assesses and determines salary placement on established scales; creates and issues offer letters; processes requisite employment documents. Proactively maximizes positive employee relations by building successful relationships with employees and partnerships with managers; manages employee relations issues and conducts fair and thorough investigations, ensures proper documentation of employee statements, recommends appropriate resolutions in accordance with laws, regulations, and/or policies, and composes accurate, timely, and clear communications regarding the outcome. Implements and manages the interactive process for accommodations. Counsels managers on employee performance issues and responds to employee needs.
Processes employment-related transactions including promotions, reclassifications, etc. ; maintains personnel files both manually and via HRIS. Creates & interprets salary evaluations. In conjunction with other assigned staff, implements and attends monthly orientation program.
Ensures compliance with all federal and state regulations including required reporting. Consults with employees and managers by providing feedback, recommendations and information to ensure consistent interpretation of HHSI policies and procedures and federal and state legislation. Participates in the development of policies and procedures. Prepares for and participates in regulatory audits; conducts periodic internal audits as neededRequirements:BA or BS in Human Resources, Business, or a related field, with 2-4 years of experience in a professional business environment performing Human Resources functions as described aboveOr Master s degree in Business or Human Resources, with 4 years in a professional business environment performing Human Resources functions as described aboveExcellent organizational and time management skillsExcellent customer service skills, both in person and on the telephoneExcellent written, verbal, and listening communication skillsExperience identifying and managing employee relations issuesComprehensive knowledge of state and federal employment lawsProven ability to influence, negotiate and build partnerships with all levels of managementIntermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OutlookUnderstanding and ability to fully utilize HRIS systems including recruitment (ATS), personnel (HRMS), and training applicationsPHR or SHRM-CP certification preferredBi-lingual English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese, English/Brazilian Portuguese preferredMust be able to travel to Harbor Health sites in a timely manner as neededAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.