Human Resources Generalist Ii

Fairfax, Virginia
$63,213.07 - $105,355.12 Annually
Dec 04, 2021
Dec 11, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. If you applied previously, you do not need to re-apply to be considered.

The Fairfax County Health Department is a progressive public health leader serving 1.2 million residents from diverse ethnic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. With more than 100 years of leadership in the field, we are committed to promoting population health, protecting public health and the environment, and ensuring residents' equitable access to health services and information. Our human resources team seeks to hire a highly motivated and dependable human resources professional to consult with and provide tactical and strategic HR supports and services to a high performing Public Health Department consisting of over 900 employees. Reports to the HD Human Resource Manager, will have professional experience as a HR business partner, to include talent acquisition processes, performance management, employee relations, complex FMLA/ADA and leave administration, position management and workforce planning. Supports HD HR quality assurance and improvement activities, provide managers with guidance on employment, and other HR issues; participates in recommendations to departmental HR procedures and practices; manage data in HRIS systems, and provide general support to staff at all levels. Participates in department and county committees and workgroups as needed.

Note: The hourly salary rate will not exceed the midpoint $40.52 (commensurate with experience).

Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

( The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Ability to perform a variety of increasingly complex work in human resources;
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software to prepare documents and store, manipulate, analyze and present information;
  • Ability to train and supervise staff.

Employment Standards

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")

Any combination of education, 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; plus two years of professional-level human resources experience.

The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background and a child protective services check to the satisfaction of the employer.
All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

At least three years of professional level HR experience with all phases of talent acquisition processes; At least two years of HR experience providing guidance in performance management, employee relations, and position management/workforce planning. Ideal candidate will have excellent research and project management skills, strong knowledge/experience in interpreting and explaining regulations, policies and processes to all levels of employees. Possess excellent written and communication skills, detailed oriented, is proactive, flexible in their approach to work priorities, and solves problems creatively. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment, fosters collaboration, and develops positive working relationships across employee levels. Proficient with use of Microsoft Office Suite, and HRIS systems. Possession of current HR professional certification, a plus.

Work is generally sedentary; however, employee is required to walk, stand, sit, bend, kneel, climb stairs and carry equipment up to 25 pounds in weight as required for the position. Uses hands to grasp, handle or feel. Visual acuity is required to read data on a computer monitor. Ability to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to communicate clearly with others, orally and in writing, and make presentations. Ability to travel to other sites to attend meetings/trainings. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

Panel interview and may include a practical 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 military status 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.