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Human Resources Generalist  

Description

PURPOSE

The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications.
  • Facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
  • Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Performs HRIS data entry and personnel file maintenance.
  • Answers phones for the HR department.
  • Examines employee files to answer inquiries and provides information to authorized people.
  • Compiles data from personnel records and prepares reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.
  • At least one year of human resource management experience preferred.
  • SHRM-CP a plus.

Preferred Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Able to promote a culture of trust and safety.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of DOT regulations.

SUPERVISES OTHERS.

  • May oversee the scheduling, assignments, and daily workflow of subordinate staff in the department.
  • May assist with constructive and timely performance evaluations.

Working conditions.

This position will be required to work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, and, with or without reasonable accommodation is required:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for a minimum of 75% of the time,
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machines,
  • Occasionally ascends/descends stairs,
  • Constantly positions self in work environment,
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with peers, supervisors, vendors and drivers to exchange accurate information and answer questions,
  • Must be able to detect objects at a distance,
  • On occasion will move up to 20 pounds of office objects,
  • Works in an indoor office environment but expected to attend meetings in adjacent buildings requiring travel in outdoor weather conditions.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Human Resources Generalist  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 7/7/2021  
Location USA Truck General Office  
About the Organization

USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions

provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,

and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,

and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.

 
EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

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