Human Resources Generalist
- Position Number:
- Salary Range:
- $48,396.00 - $78,000.00 Yearly
- Apply By:
- Tuesday, August 29, 2023, 11:59 pm
- Work Unit:
- Human Resources
- Job Location:
- 1300 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202
- Release Date:
- Wednesday, August 16, 2023
- Employment Type:
- Position Type:
The Department of Law is recruiting for a human resources professional to join our Employment Team. If you enjoy work involving the full employment lifecycle, and you thrive when digging into new challenges on an ongoing basis, this is the opportunity you’re looking for. On this team, you will be involved with hiring, new employee orientation, performance management, compensation, training, and more! You will work with a collaborative team with deep HR knowledge where you can contribute and grow professionally.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
The Employment Team in the Human Resources Unit provides services throughout the employee lifecycle for applicants and employees of the Department of Law. Responsibilities will include recruitment and selection, job evaluation, Fair Labor Standards Act compliance, compensation, personal services contracts review, performance management, consulting with management/supervisors to resolve personnel issues, personnel records management, organizational development, training/professional development, and employee relations and communications.
The Human Resources Generalist position will primarily focus on the hiring process, supporting managers in writing job descriptions, compensation analysis, and new employee onboarding for assigned sections in the Department of Law. The position partners with managers and employees in the following areas:
- Drafting position description and classifying position
- Partnering with managers on recruitment processes for attorney hiring AND recruiting and conducting candidate selection assessment within the framework of the State Personnel system for classified positions
- Interpreting and applying rules and law as it relates to various personnel actions
- Conducting salary analyses in accordance with State Personnel Rules, Department policy and procedures and the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
- Managing data and documents for personnel actions throughout the employment lifecycle
- Coordinating new employee orientation, facilitating onboarding, and presenting at new employee orientation
- Developing and presenting training with other members of the HR unit
- Participating in statewide working groups
- Collaborating with others in the HR Unit on a variety of projects
Salary note: Although a salary range is listed, salary will be set commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and in compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
HR Specialist II – $48,396- $66,000/ year
HR Specialist III – $64,440- $78,000, FLSA exempt
Minimum Qualifications: Please document all relevant experience in detail on your application. Experience will not be inferred or assumed. Any part-time experience listed will be prorated.
For the HR Specialist II position:
Five years of professional experience in human resources which must include full-cycle recruiting.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the assignment and one year of professional experience in human resources which must include full-cycle recruiting.
A master’s degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources Management, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, or similar directly related field.
Six years of professional experience in human resources which must include full-cycle recruiting AND at least one of the following functions: compensation management, performance management, labor relations, or training creating and delivery.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to the assignment and two years of professional experience in human resources which must include full-cycle recruiting AND at least one of the following functions: compensation management, performance management, labor relations, or training creating and delivery.
A master’s degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources Management, Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, or similar directly related field AND one year of professional experience in human resources which must include full-cycle recruiting AND at least one of the following functions: compensation management, performance management, labor relations, or training creating and delivery.
Note: Candidates possessing a foreign degree must submit a translation (evaluation) of their degree from an accredited institution, such as The National Association of Credential Evaluations Services in order to be given credit for the degree.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Demonstrated customer service skills
Preferred Qualifications: In addition to the minimum qualifications, if you possess any of the following specifically include the details on your application, as this information will be used to assess your qualifications and may be used to determine a top group of applicants.
- Extensive professional HR experience with full-cycle recruiting and hiring
- High technical aptitude and comfort learning and using new data systems
- Growth mindset, and desire to learn and grow professionally
- Outstanding attention to detail
- Excellent problem-solving skills and desire to take initiative to resolve challenges
- Excellent writing skills and oral communication, including public speaking
- Demonstrated professional demeanor
- Excellent time management skills, ability to manage a heavy workload, and flexibility to shift priorities when needed
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work on a collaborative team
In addition to the qualifications above, at the Human Resources Specialist III level, our ideal candidate would have most of the following:
- Experience with the State of Colorado classified hiring process, and PCP certifications in Selection and Job Evaluation
- Experience as a human resources professional in an organization that relied on classification structures, such as state or federal government, institutions of higher education, or other similar environment
- Proficiency using a variety of data systems, HRIS, and applicant tracking systems, specifically NEOGOV
- Experience managing labor relations for an organization
- Experience creating and delivering training for topics related to hiring, compensation, performance management, or onboarding.
- Experience providing guidance on state and federal laws to managers
Conditions of Employment:
- Applicants must pass a thorough background investigation prior to appointment.
- This position offers a hybrid schedule. Candidates for this position must work in the office 3-days per week.
View the full job announcement for more information, including information about benefits and compensation, and to apply online.