Human Resources Generalist at Scientific Research Corporation in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

The HR Generalist serves as part of the divisional HR team performing a wide variety of professional level human resources functions such as employee relations, compensation, benefits, talent management, training, workers' compensation, leave administration, and other HR areas maintaining compliance with employment laws and regulations, and recommending best practices to reduce legal risk. This position has no supervisory responsibilities but does frequently engage with management.


  • Under minimal supervision, provides expertise, guidance, and coaching to managers on a variety of routine to complex employee disciplinary issues such as corrective actions, policy violations, and disputes and investigations

  • Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations

  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, andinvestigations

  • Conducts periodic meetings and consults with and supports line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate

  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation to maintain compliance

  • Responds to employee questions regarding company policies, procedures and work-related problems in a timely and professionalmanner

  • Processes employee status changes and compiles personnel statistics and reports in the HR database

  • Provides compensation support including salary planning, approval of salary actions, formulating and updating job descriptions; reviews pay, classification, and grade changes

  • Conducts new employee orientations and exit interviews

  • Recognizes potential employee relations issues in a proactive manner and either resolves the issue or escalates concerns appropriatley

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date human resource files, records, and documentation

  • Serves as the point of contact for employee leave of absence (ie. FMLA, Short-Term Disability, military) requests; providing direction and oversight on the leave of absence process and tracking leaves accordingly

  • Plans employee events such as employee recognition events as needed

  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, and regulatory changes in human resources, talent management, and employment law

  • Exercises judgment in providing pertinent information and assistance to authorized company personnel; refers requests and issues to more senior Human Resources personnel as appropriate

  • Handles highly confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner

  • Performs other related duties as assigned