Utility One Source
  • Kansas City, MO - UOS - Corporate Kansas City
  • Kansas City , MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Matching 401(k)

SUMMARY

 The HR Generalist plays a primary role in the Human Resources Department related to the organization's human resource functions.  The HR Generalist is responsible for a variety of duties including but not limited to: talent acquisition, employee onboarding, conducting new hire orientation, employee relations, training and development and assisting the on-site HR Manager as an HR resource to Operation Managers.

  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  

  • Obtain necessary pre-recruiting documentation from hiring manager.  Post position(s) on Company website and recruiting websites. Source candidates to present to hiring manager for interview process.  Pre-screen candidates by telephone and/or schedule interviews with the appropriate team members. Prepare and distribute interview materials as necessary. 
  • Maintain all recruiting documents (e.g. job descriptions and offer letter template) and update as required.
  • Perform reference checks including requesting information from previous employers and other references to determine the applicant's employment acceptability.  Process background checks and set up pre-employment drug screening. 
  • Prepare new hire offer packages, make job offers, maintain and process all new hire documents including company, state and federally required forms. 
  • Communicate basic information regarding the Company's personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to new hires in an effective manner during new hire orientation. 
  • Process, verify, file and maintain HR related documentation in employee files.
  • Serve as on-site HR support for Operation Managers as needed in the HR Manager's absence to include the areas of employee relations, training and development, benefit and leave administration, and worker's compensation, etc. 
  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

•  Education- 5-7 years' proven experience in a Human Resources role, preferably with Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Management, Organizational Development or other relevant combination of education and experience.  

• Personnel and Human Resources – Basic knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and human resource information systems.

• Computers and Electronics – Ability to understand and utilize software systems, including MS Office and internet based programs.

• Proficiency in the English language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

• Extremely detail oriented and accurate. 

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Can effectively communicate with diverse groups, including in public settings. 

• Must maintain professionalism and confidentiality.

• Must meet deadlines and schedules and have ability to set priorities in fast paced environment.

• Outstanding written, verbal and presentation-based communication skills.

• Ability to manage change effectively and work in a fast-paced environment. 



MENTAL/ PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Oral Expression and comprehension ' The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
• Written Comprehension and expression ' The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
• Reasoning ' The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
• Manual dexterity – The ability to type or operate common office equipment up to 8 hours per day, 40 days per week.
• Sitting – The ability to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties. 
• Lifting – The ability to bend, stoop and lift up to 10 lbs. 
• Attendance – The ability to work during times office is open or as scheduled with punctual attendance.
• Travel – Ability to travel by various modes of transportation, including common air carrier, private air carrier, and/or motor vehicle.

  • Attitude- This job requires "people" skills and a genuine desire to service the client.  A positive attitude and willingness to maintain a professional demeanor with clients and team members is essential to this position. 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and speak English is essential.  Successful Applicant must be able to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamental arithmetic and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.  Must be able to read and understand tape measures and be able to add and subtract measurements in a timely manner.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to manage multiple complicated priorities and tasks.

Exhibits strong judgment and decision-making skills. Must have personal initiative. Will work independently or in team or work group environment. Must possess a strong desire to learn.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to squat, bend, twist, and work in a prone position, occasional lifting or moving heavy material in difficult work positions. the employee is regularly required to move about the facility. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Even though the shop has overhead heaters, the shop environment is often cold or hot depending upon the outside environment.

While performing the duties of this job are typically in an office environment, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 LOCATION

This position is located in the Kansas City, MO location.   

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