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HR Generalist Consultant R18-077

Portland General Electric
Portland, Oregon 97204
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    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

HR Generalist Consultant (R18-077)

Partner with HR Business Partners and managers in all business units to help administer and coordinate Human Resources programs, processes, guidelines and policies to support short and long term business objectives.

Strategic Support

  • Support HR Business Partners and managers in developing and deploying strategies and initiatives to meet strategic business needs.
  • Analyze data and trends and make recommendations.
  • Coach and develop managers and supervisors on employee relations items, processes and procedures.

Employee Relations

  • Collaborate with other areas of HR to address employee relations issues, including those involving bargaining unit issues, leaves, disability, workers’ compensation, and pay.
  • Respond to employee questions and concerns regarding Human Resources programs, processes, guidelines and policies.
  • Respond to questions and guide managers through employee relations cases.
  • Calibrate performance issues with other HR Business Partners and with the Director, Employee Relations.
  • Collaborate with Legal, Ethics, other HR Business Partners and the Director, Employee Relations in addressing behavioral issues.
  • Ensure compliance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Ensure managers follow federal and state employment regulations.
  • Respond to employee concerns or refer to the appropriate party within established timeframes.
  • Coach and develop managers to address employee relations issues.
  • Ensure compliance with union contract provisions.


  • Support or oversee investigations.
  • Respond to or refer employee or management questions with respect to pay, benefits, union contract interpretations or other HR issues.
  • In collaboration with Labor Relations, provide guidance on collective bargaining agreements.
  • Serve as a business subject matter expert on Human Resource programs, processes, guidelines and policies.
  • Complete required reports, training, and administrative work within established deadlines.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


Bring the following skills to our team:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of state, federal and local employment laws including case law interpretation
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PGE management practices
  • Thorough knowledge of management best practices
  • Thorough knowledge of HR best practices including staffing, engagement, development, employee relations, and strategic planning
  • Thorough knowledge of utility industry, including funding mechanisms and regulatory constraints
  • Working knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Office

The successful candidate will typically have a college degree in Business, Human Resources, Psychology, Sociology or related field plus 5 years of related experience (including at least two of the following: employee relations, benefits, leave administration, staffing) or equivalent combination of education and experience. PHR, SHRM-CP, or other HR certification preferred. Valid driver’s license and proven safe driving record required.

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R18-077. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

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