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HR Generalist 

Category Human Resources  


The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing human resources related duties on a professional level and works closely with Senior HR Management. This position has responsibilities in the following areas: recruiting/employment, onboarding, data reporting, policy implementation, employment law compliance and employee relations.


  • Recruiting/Employment:
  • Initiate correspondence with HR Director and Hiring Manager to identify needs for open position (job description, education, skills/requirements)
  • Research existing system for qualifying candidates
  • Placement of advertisements when needed for open positions
  • Conduct screening interviews & coordinate follow-up interviews with hiring managers
  • Utilize LiveScan to fingerprint staff
  • Track open position progress from start to hire utilizing applicant tracking system
  • Follow up with Hiring Manager consistently to ensure timely and appropriate hiring for any open positions
  • Ensure compliance in all aspects of the hiring process (assessments, background clearances, references, drug testing, physical/TB testing, MVR, CPR, etc.)
  • Coordinate and conduct new employee orientation
  • Participate in career fairs when requested
  • Input new employee information into HRIS; maintain data integrity


  • Employee Relations:
  • Partner with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws.
  • Support employees with any questions and needs regarding company policies, employment verifications, etc.
  • Assist Senior HR Management with employee relations issues or employee complaints or concerns.
  • Advise managers and supervisors about the steps in the progressive discipline policies of the company. Counsels managers on employment issues.
  • Assist and/or develop programs, projects, and special assignments.
  • Assist with special events, campaigns, etc.
  • Assist in staff development trainings.


  • Benefits:
  • Assist in new hire orientation process regarding benefits, leave, etc.
  • Assist Benefits Coordinator with open enrollment
  • Research billing issues related to carriers
  • Assist with wellness program


  • General:
  • Employment verification and/or salary information requests
  • Reemployment Assistant Claims
  • MVR Clearance Tracking
  • Assist with Professional Development tracking
  • Assist with other departments regarding grant request for personnel information
  • Ensure employee file compliance per department contracts and/or regulatory agencies
  • Special projects as assigned by Director and VP of HR
  • Assist with ECS recognition program
  • New hire surveys
  • Milestone program recognizing anniversaries
  • Assist w/ Employee Appreciation Events

(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other related marginal duties as required.)


  • This position reports to the Director of Human Resources


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field with 1-3 years generalist experience in human resources

(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for minimum qualifications.)

Position Requirements


  • Knowledge of employment and labor laws
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening abilities
  • Ability to multitask, pay attention to detail and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • A polished professional image and demeanor with effective interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Ability to plan and organize work as well as maintain records and prepare reports
  • Ability to cope with conflicting points of view and function under pressure
  • Ability to work with people with various cultural backgrounds, levels of education, and experience
  • Certificates of acknowledgment required: Conflict of Interest, Code of Ethics, Confidentiality agreements, IT Systems and Security, Anti-Fraud, HR Employee Acknowledgement Form.


  • Works in an office setting with occasional travel to program sites required


  • Acceptable eyesight & hearing (with or without correction)
  • Ability to reach, lift, bend knees, stoop, push, or pull items weighing 25 lbs. or less

(Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Salary Range $40,000-$45,000  
Travel Requirements  
Position HR Generalist  
Close Date 6/28/2020  
Post Internal Days 0  
Created By Raelyn Durham  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s)  
Req Number HUM-20-00001  
Open Date 6/2/2020  
Location Episcopal Children's Services (Central Office-JAX)  
About the Organization Episcopal Children's Services is a recognized leader in early childhood education serving more than 50,000 children and their families in seven counties in Northeast Florida - Baker, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St John's. In addition, ECS recently became the new Head Start/Early Head Start grantee in Marion, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lake, Levy, and Citrus counties and the Early Head Start grantee in Gainesville. As a result, we now serve another 1,500 children and their families in these areas.

ECS uses research and best practices to help families ensure their children enter school ready to learn. Our talented, dedicated teachers and staff work proactively with children from birth to age five and their families to build a strong educational foundation. It is a "whole" child approach - helping kids grow intellectually, emotionally and socially.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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