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HR Generalist

Farmington, CT 06032

Posted: 05/21/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Human Resources Job Number: 617814 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


HR Generalist

Bar Harbor/ Ellsworth ME


Covid Vax Required


Must Haves:

3 plus year HR Experience


Working under general supervision, the incumbent may be responsible for providing professional Human Resources support in the areas of employee relations, compensation, benefits, HR policies and procedures, training and development, performance management, human resources Information Systems (HRIS), HR metrics reporting, regulatory compliance and reporting, employee activities, immigration, leaves of absence and records management. Supports the design, improvement and administration of HR processes and programs to achieve desired results while managing costs and achieving high quality goals and standards and customer satisfaction. The incumbent may be designated as a lead in a specific HR function depending on operational need and will be responsible for providing the HR group and their customers with a high degree of specialized, up to date knowledge and service. The incumbent may spend a majority of their time working in the area of their specialization for varying lengths of time depending on the assignment. The incumbent must be skilled at creating, administering and auditing complex systems and processes that touch many stakeholders. Ability to communicate skillfully with a widely diverse group of vendors, customers, colleagues and senior management is required. The incumbent has accountability for drafting documentation and maintenance of HR policies, procedures and practices, and other substantial and complex special projects assigned by the Senior
Key Responsibilities & Essential Functions Time Allocation

• Designs, implements and administers effective and high quality HR

processes and procedures to meet required needs and objectives.

Regularly measures and reports on results.

• Responsible for regularly evaluating the organizations’ culture and works

with organization(s) management and HR Senior Manager to assure culture

is aligned with vision, values and goals and objectives of the organization(s)

• Knowledge of leadership skills and techniques with demonstrated ability to

motivate and lead others toward the accomplishment of individual and

shared objectives

• Develops effective give and take relationships with others; recognizes and

effectively balances the interests and needs of one’s own group with those

of the broader organization.

• Responsible for achieving equal opportunity and diversity goals for their


• Conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to successful closure;

persists despite obstacles and opposition.

• Possesses up to date and best practices knowledge in profession and

specialization. Is regarded as an expert in technical/functional area;

Develops relationships with other technical resources.

• Anticipates customer needs; takes action to meet customer needs;

continually searches for ways to increase customer satisfaction.

• Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust

multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid changes; shows

resilience in the face of constraints, frustrations, or adversity; demonstrates


• Generates new ideas; goes beyond the status quo; recognizes the need for

new or modified approaches; brings perspectives and approaches together,

combining them in creative ways.

• Administers processes to mediate and resolve workforce disputes

• Assists in the development of HR budgets

• Supports the development of leadership at all levels throughout their


• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of Human resources methods and practices as would normally be acquired through

attainment of a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related subject from an accredited

college or university plus at least five years’ experience working in at least two functional areas of

Human Resources. Other means of acquiring this knowledge will be handled on a case by case


• Professional certification preferred (PHR, SHRM-CP, SPHR, SHRM-SCP).

• Knowledge of and skills in interpreting and applying State and Federal Labor laws relating to

employment and regulations

• Exceptional organizational and project management skills, including the ability to plan, schedule,

and successfully carry out multiple projects at the same time to successful conclusion

• Significant achievements in implementing best practices HR systems and programs in current and

prior positions

• Ability to be effective as member of a collaborative management team

• Knowledge of equal opportunity and affirmative action requirements

• Knowledge of HRIS and experience with HRIS systems

• Attainment to a substantial degree of the Key Competencies listed above.

• Ability to work effectively with ever evolving technologies and software
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