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Human Resources Advisor #09661

Puget Sound Energy
Bellevue, Washington 98009
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Human Resources Advisor #09661

Puget Sound Energy’s (PSE) Human Resources Department is looking for a Human Resources Advisor to join our team! This role, under the supervision of the Senior HR Advisor and the Human Resources Manager, will perform a variety of job functions to assist in the delivery of labor/employee relations, as well as broader Human Resources department programs and activities.

Position responsibilities include:

· Resolving employee/labor relations issues with varying levels of complexity; working under the guidance of the Senior HR Advisor and the Manager, Human Resources; conducting thorough investigations, delivering thorough reports and proposing recommendations to resolve employee complaints.

· Assist in the delivery of training programs as required; ensuring compliance with PSE policies, contract regulation and local, state, and federal employment laws and regulations.

· Researching, documenting, and coordinating efforts associated with grievances, arbitrations, and other issues related to the represented workforce.

· Participating in the implementation of HR programs, processes, and other initiatives as assigned; building tools and resources to support management effectiveness; increasing employee understanding and consistent application of company policies, procedures and practices through training, coaching, one-on-one communication and policy and contract interpretation.

· Reviewing and responding to unemployment claims; having the ability to drive to PSE work locations (within Washington) to meet with employees, supervisors, and managers; delivering training programs as required; conducting investigations; performing other duties as assigned.

· Provide consultation and support in conjunction with the Leaves and Accommodations group to facilitate and manage complex leave and accommodation cases.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


· Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
· Strong demonstration of high ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality.
· General understanding of local, state, and federal employment law.
· Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues.
· Proven customer relations skills including problem solving and conflict resolution.
· Excellent communications skills (oral, written, listening).
· Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
· Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.
· Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
· Group presentation and facilitation skills
· Ability to coach, mentor and influence others.
· Ability to organize and prioritize work.
· Proficient in using Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint (Microsoft software).


· 3 or more years related experience in HR including employee relations, performance management, compensation, and training and development, or an equivalent combination of experience and education necessary to perform the job.
· Prior utilization of change management techniques.
· Experience using SAP or other HRIS system.

· This is considered a driving position and the selected candidate must have a valid driver’s license and pass PSE’s driving and criminal background check.

PSE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


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