Human Resources Generalist I

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$54,219.36 - $90,365.81 Annually
Posted
Sep 05, 2020
Closes
Sep 19, 2020
Ref
20-01475
Function
Human Resources
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Seeking a flexible, deadline driven, results focused, passionate human resources professional to facilitate the day-to-day HR operations. Works as one of the faces of the Department of Information Technology (DIT) HR team and will represent DIT with extreme professionalism and integrity. Performs a variety of complex, professional-level tasks in multiple functional areas of HR, including payroll, FMLA, ADA, and worker's compensation, and completing necessary HR reports. Responsible for all onboarding and off-boarding to include offer letters and ensuring all pre-employment requirements are successfully completed by new hires and entered into the HRIS. Works with budget analysts in conducting payroll projections. Assists in developing process improvements. Assist with coordinating employee awards and recognition events. Works on special projects and other duties as assigned.

Note: The assigned functional areas of this position are HR, including payroll, FMLA, ADA, and worker's compensation.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:
(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to")

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in human resource management, public administration, or a related field. BRIDGE CLASS EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: Four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level. This class can serve as a bridge class enabling individuals who do not meet the educational or professional experience standards listed above to qualify for this class by possessing four years of increasingly complex technical administrative experience in the assigned functional area, comparable to experience at the Administrative Assistant IV, or higher, level.
The purpose of this bridge class is to promote upward mobility within the Fairfax County workforce. However persons qualifying for this class on the basis of their technical experience may not substitute this technical experience for education, or for professional experience, in order to qualify for other employment opportunities.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Highly motivated professional with the ability to work effectively with minimum supervision. Ability to establish and maintain healthy effective relationships with staff. Knowledge of HRIS/HCM/SAP/FOCUS and applicant tracking systems such as NEOGOV. Extensive experience as a payroll coordinator and county knowledge of human resource/payroll policy and procedures in a major size agency with multiple fund sources. Knowledge of FMLA and ADA a must. Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification of Senior Professional in Human Resources, a plus. Demonstrated high degree of integrity in handling sensitive matters and professionalism. A strong individual contributor with the ability to support DIT’s HR team and work as a part of the team. Comfort in a complex business and swift changing work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Work is generally sedentary, performed in a normal office environment. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.