Human Resources Generalist

Location: Shalimar, FL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Our client is seeking a strong, hands-on Human Resource Generalist, preferably experienced with the government contracting industry.  This position reports to the COO and works closely with the Accounting Manager.  

The Human Resource Generalist provides human resource and administrative support to all business locations. Position is located at the headquarters office in Shalimar, Florida; however, position will be tasked to provide support to employees assigned to various domestic locations. 

This role administers employee health and welfare plans and acts as liaison between employees and insurance providers. This position resolves benefits-related problems and ensures effective use of plans and positive employee relations. The Human Resource Generalist makes sure certain plans are administered in accordance with federal and state regulations and that plan provisions are followed. Position performs a variety of tasks in such areas as employee records maintenance, file maintenance, HRIS entry, benefits, education/training, employment, compensation, and equal employment opportunity. Maintains both manual and automated records and prepares reports. In accordance with procedures, furnishes information to authorized persons and/or agencies. Oversees and administers the human resources policies and procedures.

  1. Ensures all required state and federal posters and legal notices are posted as required.
  2. Oversees, compiles and submits appropriate affirmative action reports to include the AAP, EEO-1, Vets-100, etc.
  3. Explains policies and works with site management team to effectively resolve employee issues.
  4. Position will conduct and oversee employee relations issues.
  5. Administers health and welfare plans, including enrollments, changes and terminations.
  6. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record-keeping and proper deductions.
  7. Performs customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions.
  8. Completes Forms I-9, verifies I-9 documentation and maintains I-9 files. Submits online via E-verify investigation requests and assists with new-employee background checks.
  9. Reconciles benefits statements.
  10. Conducts audits of payroll, benefits or other HR programs and recommends corrective action.
  11. Ensures employee terminations are processed, prepares separation notices and related documentation.
  12. Oversees and administers the preparation of the performance review process.
  13. Oversees and conducts the recruitment and interview process. Tracks status of candidates in HRIS and responds with follow-up letters at the end of the recruiting process.
  14. Conducts new hire orientation, ensures necessary paperwork is completed. Follows up with appropriate individuals to complete such paperwork.
  15. Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions.  
  16. Ensures and maintains the completeness of all documentation pertaining to new hires and processes same in accordance with established procedures.
  17. Administers a variety of activities designed to support positive employee relations and morale
  18. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned or required to fulfill function of this position.


  • Communication
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Ethical Practice
  • HR Expertise

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • At least 8 years as an HR generalist
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Preferred Education and Experience

  • PHR or SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential
  • Experience with Cost Point software
  • Previous experience working for a government contractor

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to accomplish daily tasking with minimal guidance.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, be self-starting and self- motivating.
  • Be flexible, cooperative and responsive, demonstrate a customer service focus.
  • Constructively handle and respond to conflict.
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate respect and sensitivity when handling inquiries from employees, leaders and external parties.
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