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Human Resources Generalist

Questar Assessment
Apple Valley, MN

SUMMARY: The Human Resources (HR) Generalist serves as a specialist on Human Resource related issues including staffing, benefits, new employee onboarding and compliance/regulatory, etc. The HR Generalist communicates needs proactively within the HR department and Questar, seeks to develop solutions, and formulates partnerships to deliver value-added services to employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. The HR Generalist provides professional support for employee recordkeeping functions


  • Conducts new employee orientation by delivering information on Company-specific information, such as culture, organizational structure, policies, etc. to new employees. Updates the PowerPoint presentation with updated information as required
  • Receives and processes unemployment claims filed by employees. Prepares and submits rebuttal information to state agency by due date, requests reconsideration of chargeable unemployment benefits and attends hearings as required. Consults with employee's supervisor for details regarding the employee's employment or termination and incorporates into rebuttal statement
  • Assists with full cycle recruitment needs for a variety of department
  • Works in partnership with department leadership to improve applicant quality, cost per hire and time to fill, when possible
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with members of the HR team and/or legal counsel as needed/required, e.g. AAP Reporting, EEO-1, etc.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with HR team members to develop solutions, programs and policies. Participates and collaborates with departmental staff in the development and implementation of Human Resources initiatives
  • Performs various research projects and/or special projects, such as updating policies or job descriptions, developing the AAP, performing compensation surveys and developing ranges, managing the performance management process, etc., conducts on-going research and reviews against in-use information to ensure continued compliance.
  • Processes leaves of absences, FMLA, workers compensation and the employee anniversary program
  • Maintains an effective level of business literacy about the organization's financial position, its mid-range plans, its culture and its competition
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information


  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources, business or related field


  • PHR certification preferred


  • Minimum of three years previous human resources generalist experience; including employee relations, Education services experience helpful
  • Minimum of one year of full cycle recruiting experience
  • Solid understanding of human resources functions and principles relating to, benefits and workforce planning
  • Applied knowledge of employment-related legal requirements, including ADA, FMLA, FLSA, EEO, AA, etc
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment when performing assigned duties
  • Excellent planning, organizational, project, time management, multi-tasking, prioritizing, written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, team-oriented approach and ability to establish rapport quickly and collaborate effectively
  • Ability to build, maintain and manage relationships and partnerships within departments and industry
  • Self-starter, highly motivated with the ability to work independently and/or collaboratively to develop Human Resources programs, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to learn new things quickly and easily adapt to change in a high growth environment
  • Ability to take initiative, be self-motivated and an independent, accountable, dependable performer
  • Solid PC skills to include MS applications, Internet, Excel, ADP WorkforceNow, etc
  • Experience with ADP WorkforceNow reporting a plus
  • Must be able to read, write and speak effectively in English


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require sponsorship now or in the future


Posted: 2019-07-25 Expires: 2019-08-24

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Questar Assessment
Apple Valley, MN

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