HR Generalist

The HR Generalist I collects and maintains HR data related to compensation, benefits, training, recruitment, etc. to help make recommendations for improvement. Assists in administering human resources policies and procedures. Being a HR Generalist I may prepare internal employee communications regarding compensation, benefits, or company policies. Processes paperwork for functional area according to established procedures. In addition, HR Generalist I may require a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to a manager. Being a HR Generalist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a HR Generalist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

HR Generalist Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a HR Generalist to join our team.


  • Conduct new hire orientations and lead new hire integration activities;
  • Administer the Individual Training and Development plan program;
  • Manage the termination process to assure that there are no alternative courses of action;
  • Administer, maintain and track required training, including: regulatory, development, job specific and ad- hoc, to ensure compliance;
  • Identify, recommend, and document opportunities for process improvements;
  • Assist with planning and executing events such as sales events as required and recruiting events;
  • Champions and leads by example, site positive employee relations priority;
  • Maintain HRIS system;
  • Create and maintain employee files;
  • Assist with New hire orientations including managing the collection of all required information and paperwork and to answer any questions as needed;
  • Leads and/or participates in internal and department special projects as needed;
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems;
  • Track, analyze, and report out on specific learning metrics important to the business;
  • Manage special projects that have region-wide and/or company-wide impact;
  • Support recruitment efforts and coordinate interviews.


  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate;
  • Proactive in nature and must thrive in an ever-changing, entrepreneurial environment;
  • 3+ years training and development;
  • Acceptance and consistent application of the confidential and professional nature of the position and work of the department;
  • Knowledge of labor and employment laws;
  • Experience working in a rapidly changing environment and have proven successes as a key contributor;
  • AA degree in HR management or general business or equivalent experience; bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, ethics, and cultural awareness;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal communication, presentation, and relationship building;
  • Intermediate skills in Excel with proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Confidentiality and discretion in the performance of all duties and responsibilities;
  • Self directed and able to contribute individually and as a member of a team;
  • Excellent team-building and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.