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NorthWest Senior & Disability Services Human Resources Generalist - Recruitment Marketing 130-10-21 in Salem, Oregon

Job Descriptions:

Join our Human Resources team in supporting our valuable and committed employees who make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve on a daily basis!You will be encouraged to reach your full potential on the job through fulfilling a wide range of human resources functions and responsibilities.Our HR team will depend on your contribution in a wide range of important functions such as recruitment, leave administration, staffing, compensation/benefits, and other day-to-day operations.

Recruitment #: 130-10-21

Closes: October 26, 2021

Location: Salem

Salary: Starting at $4,789 per month with excellent benefits. (See below)

Agency Sponsored: Medical/Dental 100% paid for employee and 90-98% for dependents, generous Paid-time off, Public Employee Retirement (PERS), Employee Assistance Plan, Long Term Disability, great culture.

Employee paid: Deferred Compensation, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Colonial Life Supplemental Plans, Legal Shield.

General Description

Works closely with the human resources manager to provide human resources services and marketing services to the agency.

Essential Functions

  • Provide professional-level recruiting services to agency managers

  • Manage organizations branding and marketing

  • Serves as an HR resource to staff members

  • Provides technical and administrative support for HR

  • Maintains human resource information system

  • Helps determine candidate/employee suitability

  • Supports human resources manager

  • Collaborates with agency staff

  • Protects customers and reduces agency risk

  • Provides excellent customer service in a professional manner

  1. Provides professional-level recruiting services to agency managers
  • Apply the required knowledge and skills about full cycle recruiting procedures

  • Manage job opening approvals and job postings

  • Assist hiring managers during recruitment process

  • Build applicant sources by contacting community services, colleges, agencies and media sites and maintain a positive rapport

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Sustain a professional-level knowledge in recruiting practices at all stages of recruiting
  1. Manage agency branding and marketing
  • Apply knowledge of current marketing trends to strengthen agency branding

  • Manage agency media campaigns

  • Oversee agency’s career site and suggest improvements

  • Create and implement strategies for building a talent network and positive reputation within the community

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • In-depth knowledge of recruitment marketing and branding strategies
  1. Serves as an HR resource to staff members
  • Collaborate with supervisors and managers on employee-relation issues including hiring needs, training and development, and transfers and promotions

  • Guide managers, offer suggestions, make recommendations, and provide general HR information

  • Answer questions and assist employees

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Investigate employee-performance issues

  • Understand and communicate HR policies and procedures to staff members

  1. Provides technical and administrative support for HR
  • Exhibit technology skills related to the work to be done such as creating and managing media profiles, internet research, IM, desktop publishing, electronic scheduling, phones, filing, copying, maintaining contact/vendor information, etc.

  • Develop and maintain human resource electronic and paper forms and files, database, and spreadsheet applications as needed

  • Generate personnel action forms

  • Coordinate with fiscal services staff regarding payroll changes

  • Complete and file regular reports, such as annual OSHA logs, EEO-4, etc.

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Employ strong computer skills

  • Demonstrate administrative skills consistent with prior HR experience

  1. Maintains human resource information system
  • Provide data entry and ensure accuracy of information

  • Update screens and fields as needed to improve the database

  • Troubleshoot problems

  • Generate reports

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Learn specific computer systems

  • Apply database skills and knowledge to the work

  • Enter data accurately

  1. Helps determine candidate/employee promotion suitability
  • Administer applicable testing

  • Serve as an Authorized Designee to process criminal history background checks according to state law and agency policy

  • Process other background checks to determine suitability for hire, promotion, etc.

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Current Authorized Designee or ability to meet requirements

  • Exhibit good judgment

  • Interview prospective employees

  1. Supports human resources manager
  • Be a partner within the HR team; conduct research to provide suggestions for policy, procedure, HR compliance, and general process improvement

  • Assists with labor relations, fact-finding, performance-management meetings, grievance resolution, and collective bargaining

  • Recommend, research, develop, and administer HR-related training.

  • Provide staff support for HR-related committees (insurance, safety, bargaining, workgroups, etc.) as well as take and prepare minutes, materials, copies, etc.

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Develop, interpret, and implement policies and procedures

  • Employ good research, analysis, and writing skills

  • Learn and interpret bargaining agreements and agency policies

  • Present information to others

  • Work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and small groups

  1. Collaborates with staff
  • Prepare HR information and distribute it to staff members in a timely manner

  • Interact with others in a respectful and culturally appropriate manner

  • Embrace and exhibit the agency Mission and Core Values

  • Work independently yet seek and offer assistance when needed

  • Be aware of agency programs and services

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Maintain excellent interpersonal skills including advanced communication and conflict facilitation skills

  • Speak, read, write and understand English and follow verbal and written instruction

  1. Protects consumers and reduces agency risk
  • Follow policies, procedures, regulations, and requirements of the HR program and the agency

  • Provide documentation as set forth by federal and state, funding regulations and agency policy

  • Serve as a mandatory reporter of suspected abuse of vulnerable populations according as required by policy and regulation.

  • Maintain and share information according to privacy regulations

  • Exhibit good decision making and problem solving skills

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Learn mandatory reporting requirements

  • Understand confidentiality and handle confidential and sensitive information properly

  1. Provides excellent customer service in a professional manner
  • Meet the needs of internal and external customers, follow through, and meet deadlines

  • Exhibit a positive attitude toward customers, coworkers, and others

  • Exhibit good work habits and meet quality standards in accuracy and timeliness of work

Skills needed to perform assigned duties include the ability to:

  • Work closely and proactively with employees, with excellent follow-through

Secondary Outcomes


Supervisory Responsibilities


Required Experience:


Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job will be considered; however, the following is preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study

  • 4 years of professional level HR generalist or Recruiting experience

  • Experience working with unions a plus

  • Ability to secure and maintain a valid driver’s license in the state of Oregon, or an acceptable alternative means of transportation

  • Successful completion of a background check and ability to meet requirements as an Authorized Designee

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Human resources generalists typically work in an office environment. They must be able to:

  • Use a computer, telephone, and other office equipment

  • Tolerate and be able to work where the noise level is that of a typical office

  • Travel to consumers’ homes (in an agency or personal vehicle)

  • Encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day

  • Regularly sit, talk, or hear

  • Use repetitive hand motions

  • Handle objects and sustain a sense of touch

  • Stand, walk, reach, and bend

  • Lift up to 25 pounds

Contact with the public in home or office environments may risk exposure to people with contagious diseases or irrational/hostile behavior and contact with domestic animals.

The physical demands 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.

The essential functions of this job require it to be performed in the office and in the field, with the possibility of partial remote work schedule.

Field work requires frequent travel to community sites and agency offices. Field work requires driving an Agency car or employee car, carrying and using a laptop computer. Office work will be conducted using general office equipment, includes substantial sitting and is performed primarily in a cubicle environment, with noise and interruptions, being on phones and working at a computer.

These essential outcomes require regular sitting, talking, hearing, computer use; frequently required to use repetitive hand motion, handle or feel, and to stand, walk, reach, bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

Classification: HR Generalist

Position Number: 130

Salary Range: UN24

FLSA Status: Exempt

Unit: HR/Administration

Location: Salem

Reports to: Human Resources Manager

Union Status: Unrepresented

Last revision: October 2021

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned, including work in other agency Units or locations to ensure workload coverage. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisors.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

Keyword: Human Resources Generalist Recruitment Marketing 130-12-20

From: NorthWest Senior & Disability Services