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Human Resources Senior Generalist 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Under direction, performs a wide variety of advanced journey level professional, administrative, analytical, and coordination duties in support of human resources functions and programs including HRIS (human resources information system), employee relations, recruitment, selection, performance evaluation, training, staff development, classification, compensation, job evaluation, benefits, and policy; to oversee and coordinate assigned administrative processes, procedures, and programs; and to provide highly responsible and complex staff assistance to the Human Resources Director. 



Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Provides professional advanced journey level staff assistance and coordination in support of HR functions and programs including employee relations, recruitment, selection, performance evaluation, training, staff development, classification, compensation, job evaluation, benefits, and policy.
  • Collaborates in the development, implementation, and education of new or revised human resources programs, systems, procedures, and methods of operation; and coordinates activities with other County departments as required.
  • Compiles and analyzes data and makes recommendations regarding human resources programs and systems; assists in the development and implementation of related policies including researching, collecting, compiling, and analyzing information from various sources on a variety of specialized human resources topics; prepare comprehensive technical records, reports, and summaries to present/interpret data, identify alternatives, to make and justify recommendations.
  • Oversees the recruitment process including designing, coordinating, and administering written, performance, and/or oral employment examinations; ensures that exams and interviews are conducted in accordance with Federal and State laws and County policies and procedures; monitors trends, patterns, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Assists with County classification and compensation program maintenance.
  • Participates in the preparation of assigned budgets; maintains/monitors appropriate budgeting and expenditure control.
  • Under the director of the Director, serve as a Workplace Investigator, investigating personnel issues relating to Title VII of the Civil Rights act, EEO, ADA, and other related areas. Serve as an initial intake for employee relations.
  • Serves as HR’s Events Coordinator and oversees events committee(s) to ensure success.
  • Oversees, maintains, and monitors effective use of related information systems applicable to HR including data analysis, maintenance, and complex reporting; updates benefits, and class/comp tables; acts as liaison to IT staff and participates in system implementations, upgrades, and changes; acts as resource to HR department users of HRIS modules.
  • Monitors legislation and analyzes to determine impact on human resources operations and programs.
  • Serves as a liaison with employees, community groups, and other private and public organizations; provides information and assistance regarding HR programs and services; responds to HR procedures questions including promotion, demotion, transfer, pay administration, recruitment, employee status, and other related information.
  • Oversees all employee benefits and leave administration; manages County-wide benefits communications; works with Payroll Administrator to ensure proper processing of pay and status changes, as well as working with benefit providers regarding coverage and enrollments; and assists employees with questions regarding benefits and leave admin.
  • Oversees new hire orientation program; including conducting surveys and studies relative to employee benefits, recognition, and wellness programs; and directs HR staff to execute employee recognition and wellness programs.
  • Reviews the results of background checks for individuals selected for employment.
  • Serves as back-up in HR staff’s absence.
  • Oversees exit interviews, data compilation, and trend tracking.
  • Coordinates and facilities activities for Safety Committee; review claims and indemnity reports for accuracy and completeness; tracks history and current employee activities; coordinates county-wide safety training and ensures individual department safety manuals are current as appropriate.

  • Supports the relationship between the Teton County staff and the public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with visitors and County staff; maintains confidentiality of work issues, County information and HR records, and assures compliance with the confidentiality standards of the Privacy Act of 1974.
  • Acts as the Director of Human Resources, when designated, in the absence of the Director of HR.
  • Performs other Senior HR Analyst duties as required or assigned.
Position Requirements



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, or related field; AND five (5) years of progressively responsible Human Resources program experience; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Specialized training in employment law, compensation, employee relations, benefit administration, safety, and training preferred.


Required Licenses and Certifications:

  • May be required to possess a valid Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable driving record.
  • AWI-CH (Association of Workplace Investigators Certificate Holder) preferred.
  • SHRM or other professional HR certification preferred.


Required Knowledge of:

  • County organization, operations, policies, and procedures as well as state/federal laws, statutes, rules, and regulations governing HR activities and functions.
  • Advanced principles and practices of public sector personnel systems files, and confidential records management.
  • Advanced principles and practices principles and techniques of human resources management and program administration including regulatory compliance, employee relations, recruitment strategies, effective supervision; classification, compensation, and wage structure, benefits program administration, and workplace safety.
  • Advanced principles and practices of budget development, preparation, and expenditure control.
  • Organizational and management practices, public relations and customer service techniques and methods.
  • Advanced principles and practices of performance evaluation, training, staff development, and workplace investigations.
  • Advanced human resources information systems and procedures including payroll integration concepts.
  • Research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures including project management principles and concepts.
  • Legal, ethical, and professional rules of conduct for government employees.


Required Skills in:

  • Effectively administering a variety of human resources programs, functions, and administrative activities including analyzing HR service issues, evaluating alternatives, and making recommendations based on findings.
  • Interpreting and applying County policies and procedures, as well as relevant state/federal laws, rules, and regs.
  • Administering human resources plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Preparing, maintaining, and reviewing confidential human resource records, reports, and documentation.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software.
  • Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Following and effectively communicating verbal and written instructions.
  • Preparation of clear and concise correspondence and reports on a variety of HR and administrative issues.
  • Independently performing the full range of responsible, difficult, analytical, and administrative work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative.
  • Planning, organizing, and carrying out assignments from the HR Director with minimal supervision and direction.
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and implementing recommendations in support of HR goals.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment. Some travel may be required for training and meetings.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Hiring Range $37.92 to $39.84 Per Hour ($78,868 to $82,861 Annual Approximate)  
Application Deadline Open Until Filled  
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