Human Resources Generalist

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Human Resources Generalist

Job Type





NE12 (41067.0 - 57494.0)




Position Summary

The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting designated geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: administration, recruitment, scheduling interviews, new hire paperwork, orientation-onboarding, job description changes, performance review reminders, filing, training, billing/budget reconciliation/expenditures, Supplies/Purchases, travel arrangements, assist in all areas of the HRB/Agenda, assist in setting up meetings and arrangements, advertisement, administrative duties, and assist in background/drug testing.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of an Associate's degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, or Organizational Development or equivalent and at least two years in HR experience OR combination of education and experience.

  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.

  • Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs and other Human Resources programs.

  • Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.

  • Effective oral and written communication.

  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.

  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in leading Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee- oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a preferred tribal culture-related workforce, and orientation

  • Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs and laws;

  • Recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer- employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.

  • Participates in the conduct of investigations when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth.

  • Advises managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline system of the Tribe. Counsels managers on employment issues.

  • Provide day-to-day HRIS functions to include: employee system administration, creating and producing HR-related reports, and benefits systems administration.

  • Monitor and utilize various HR-related vendors’ websites for employee benefit enrollments or terminations and invoice reconciling.

  • Protects the interests of employees and the Washoe Tribe in accordance with Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations.

  • Personnel Committee involvement as needed/directed;

  • Other responsibilities/and as assigned by the Human Resources Director, and cross trained in all other area of Human Resources.

  • Process and Input all Personnel Action notices into HR Management System

  • Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains any updates for the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.

  • Monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.

  • Develops and maintains monthly HR reports regarding Tribal Census, New hire report on a monthly basis.

  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary/emergency employees; conducts new-employee orientations; and writes and places advertisements.

  • Inputs payroll on a bi-weekly basis.

  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.

  • Maintains Tribal organization charts.

  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.

  • Maintains compliance with federal, tribal, and local employment and regulations.

Physical Demands
  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Human Resources Generalist's job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the Human Resources Generalist's job.

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Human Resources Generalist's job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.