The Human Resources Business Partner performs human resources-related duties at the professional level and may carry out responsibilities and partner with Solid Ground and Family Works employees in providing services in some or all of the following functional areas: full cycle recruitment, benefit administration, employee relations, training, employee recognition, labor relations, performance management and employment law compliance.
Essential Responsibilities, Duties & Tasks:
30% Recruitment: Responsible for coordinating full cycle recruitment and selection of staff for Solid Ground and FamilyWorks. Advise hiring managers on recruitment process and policy. Develop recruitment strategies and hiring plans which will generate a diverse applicant pool. Assess applicant’s qualifications and references. Perform applicant tracking, employment references and criminal background checks as necessary. Create offer letters, new hire packets, maintain employee personnel records and ensure all required materials are in legal compliance. Maintain a diverse community outreach and recruitment strategy to increase awareness of job opportunities within the agency. Cultivate and maintain relationships with community groups, non-profits and other entities. Promote and advertise employment opportunities at local job and community fairs and diverse networks.
20% Benefit Administration: Perform benefits administration including preparing invoices, orientating new hires to benefit information, participating in benefit fairs, and benefit education meetings for employees. Coordinate Transportation benefit. Processes unemployment claims. Produce annual compliance report for ACA and keep updated on all legal compliance on state and federal benefits.
15% HR Information system Records and data metrics: Maintain human resource information system records and compiles reports from database. Coordinates with the Payroll Accountant to ensure that wage increases, personal leave accruals, benefits, new hires, transfers, promotions are reflected accurately in the system. Produce custom system reports pertaining to HR data/ metrics as requested.
15% HR Policies Procedures and Labor Contract Administration: Administer human resources procedures and policies for Solid Ground employees. Provide support to general inquires of policy and/or union contract interpretation. Participate in labor management meetings and union negotiations. Responds and resolves concerns relating to organizational policies and procedures and redirects complex inquiries as appropriate to Supervisor, or the Human Resource Director. Participate in evaluation of Human Resource processes and established goals and in partnership with Human Resource team works to develop efficiencies and streamlined processes.
5% Onboarding/Training: Assist in coordination of Solid Ground monthly new hire onboarding meetings, Solid Ground trainings, including tracking trainings. Provide support for lunch time learnings for all Solid Ground locations.
5% Performance Management: Track Performance Management process , sending out reminders, update evaluation forms, answer general questions supervisors may have on process, provide monthly updated progress reports.
5% Drug and Alcohol Program Coordination: Assist in Administering the drug and alcohol program; track and analyze statistical data required for Federal reporting purposes; generate quarterly and annual reports; reconcile quarterly invoices and maintain drug and alcohol testing files ; conduct drug and alcohol testing reference checks. Prepare and participate in federal audits.
5% HR Team: Participate in developing department goals, objectives and systems, participate in department staff and Agency meetings and attends professional development seminars and trainings as available.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Education and Experience:
Requires one of the following:
a) Two to Four years of Human Resources related experience.
b) Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or a related field or equivalent education, training and experience.
c) Any combination of education, experience and measurable performance which demonstrates the capability to perform the duties of this position.
Desired qualification: PHR certification
· Proficient knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
· Knowledge of Human Resource software products.
· Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
· Good organization and presentation skills.
· Excellent customer service skills.
· Ability to maintain confidentiality.
· Excellent organizational abilities, initiative and attention to detail.
· Strong record keeping skills; ability to maintain accurate files and databases.
· Ability to work individually in a self-directed manner and as part of a team in group projects. Ability to take general direction and apply it to specific circumstances as the situation requires.
· Willingness and ability to work with people from a variety of racial, cultural, educational and economic backgrounds with various lifestyles.
· Experience working with multiple labor unions helpful or some knowledge of labor relations.
· Knowledge of Employment laws and regulations.
· Travel to offsite Solid Ground locations is required, must have a form of reliable transportation.
Physical Demands/Working Conditions: This position works performing general office duties. Employees spend 50% of their time working on the computer and 50% of their time answering phone, copying, filing, reports, meetings, and mail. Occasional outside meetings or training. Position requires employee to lift/carry up to 20 pounds rarely, 5-10 pounds occasionally and push/pull 10 pounds seldom, 1-5 pounds frequently. Position has the ability to sit/stand as needed. Stairs not required. Must be able to travel to offsite Solid Ground locations.
Hours & Compensation: This is a fulltime position. Wages are dependent on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, short-term and long-term disability insurance, basic life insurance, 401(k) savings plan including agency contribution and match, holiday pay, generous paid personal leave package and tax-sheltered health care and dependent care accounts.
To Apply: Applicants may submit completed applications by mail to Solid Ground, Attn: Human Resources Department, 1501 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103-6708 or via email to email@example.com. Also, applicants should submit their cover letter, resume and application via the website: https://www.solid-ground.org/get-involved/careers/
Please attach a cover letter and resume.
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Solid Ground is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, age, race and color, religion, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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