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Senior Human Resources Generalist

Company: Government jobs
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:


Responsible for leading and coordinating a variety of human resource functions in the areas of employee relations, training, employee development, recruiting/staffing, performance management, policy and procedure interpretation and implementation, compensation, and legal compliance. Work is sensitive and highly confidential. Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A senior-level, broad-based working knowledge of all essential duties is required. Sr. Generalists will be expected to provide guidance in all disciplines of HR to various Elected Offices and Departments. Typically, Sr. Generalists will be partnered with specific areas in order to develop stronger relationships with various areas of the County. However, nothing precludes changing these partner assignments based on operational needs and staffing.

Legal Compliance: Attends training, reviews professional journals and maintains contacts with legal professionals in order to enhance and maintain knowledge of employment law trends and developments. Maintains awareness of and ensures compliance with changes in statutes, regulations, and case law affecting the discipline of Human Resource. In depth understanding of Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADAAA) (and other applicable LOA's - i.e. Military) and is capable of ensuring administrative compliance. Functions in a consultative role to management and employees related to policy interpretation, federal/state and local employment laws - and is able to answer or research accurate responses in a timely fashion. Works collaboratively with County Attorney for assistance, counsel, and research needs.

Employee Relations: Conducts standard and advanced level investigations concerning alleged employee violations of laws and/or County policies. Prepares comprehensive reports summarizing investigations and findings. Advises and makes recommendations to related to appropriate resolution (including disciplinary action) in dealing with complaints, policy violations and performance concerns. Represents the County in unemployment hearings and on employment litigation matters. Engages in the interactive process for ADA accommodation requests, makes recommendations and prepares formal letters as appropriate to document outcomes.

Compensation: Acts as internal consultant to County departments on compensation, job classification and policy interpretation. Counsels employees and supervisors on compensation related matters. Determines FLSA exemptions for positions and support departments with FLSA questions and compliance. Collects and analyzes wage-related information and surveys for compensation projects. Performs job audits, writes job descriptions, and conducts job analyses to determine placement and pay structures.

Training and Organizational Development: Develops strong working knowledge of all HRIS related products. Develops and delivers HR related training and facilitation services. Conducts employee and supervisory training in areas such as recruiting, interviewing, hiring, discipline, performance management, and employment law. Partners with County Offices/Departments to design, develop, and implement organization-wide changes to supplement a diverse range of initiatives. Analyzes and performs needs assessments to develop creative solutions that may include training and education, new procedures, and post-implementation follow-up.

Recruitment: Develops, implements, and provides on-going oversight of all aspects of recruitment, interviewing, sourcing candidates, advertising strategies, policies, and associated training. Evaluates recruitment and selection procedures; develops alternative procedures as appropriate; partners with County departments/offices in planning and coordinating recruiting efforts. Researches, analyzes, and recommends methods and procedures for the development and validation of selection instruments to include online testing applications.Monitors applicant tracking system and provides support to hiring managers. Produces and presents New Employee Orientation (NEO). Conducts exit interviews, gathers feedback, and analyzes for trends or concerns related to turnover.

Miscellaneous: Identifies, researches, and evaluates human resource related programs used by other public and private sector employers for adoption by the County. Performs special studies and projects as assigned and required. Participates in HR events/projects such as Open Enrollment, Wellness Program, and other initiatives related to HR activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications


  • Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Business or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources.
  • Public sector experience a plus.
  • Professional HR certification preferred.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.

    • Professional HR certification preferred.
    • This position requires successful completion of a criminal background check including fingerprinting through a national database.

      Supplemental Information

      This position is open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

      For more information on job functions, requirements and to apply please visit:

      This temporary position is eligible for limited benefits including Medical and paid Holiday's, for an overview of the Medical benefits please view the full Employee Benefit Guide.

      Douglas County offers a comprehensive benefit package. For a more detailed overview of our benefit package, click on the link below.

      Why Douglas County? We offer excellent benefits to our employees!
      • 10 - paid holidays each year + a floating holiday
      • 8 hours of paid vacation per month
      • 8 hours of paid sick time per month
      • Medical insurance employees can choose from three plan options: Aetna WHN CO Front Range Select, Aetna Open Access Select (HMO) or Aetna WHN CO Front Range Choice POSII HDHP/HSA.
      • Life insurance 1.5 times employee salary at no cost to employee
      • Short-term and long-term disability at no cost to employee
      • Mandatory retirement - defined contribution of either 6% or 8% - matched at 8%
      • Annual performance reviews with potential for an increaseAdditionally, we offer dental, vision, accident/critical illness insurance, tuition reimbursement, and employee training. Part-time employees receive a pro-rated benefits package.

Keywords: Government jobs, Castle Rock , Senior Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Castle Rock, Colorado

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