Current Job Openings

Human Resource Generalist-Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 09/10/2020

Req. Number: 84029

City: Milwaukee

State: Wisconsin

Zip Code: 53212


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill TalentBridge, along with our client, is currently recruiting a Human Resource Generalist to work in the Milwaukee area.

This position is temporary in nature but has the potential to become permanent. This position would be full time, Monday through Friday, first shift, and the pay would be around $65,000/annually, $31.25/hourly.

Job Summary:

  • The Human Resources Generalist will support numerous HR functions to meet strategic, tactical and administrative Human Resource objectives. This position will support all levels within the organization and across various departments. You will be responsible for administering various human resources processes and provide guidance and interpretation on human resources related functions to employees. Your knowledge of employee relations, recruiting, employee benefit programs, compensation, policy creation, and leave administration will be an important function of this position.

• Objectively coaches employees and management through complex and difficult issues. Provides guidance to management on appropriate disciplinary action. Assists with on-site investigations.
• Ability to work autonomously in ambiguous situations and adapt quickly to change, as well as guide varying levels of the organization through change.
• Maintain a high level of integrity and confidentiality at all times.
• Assists with the recruiting process, sourcing, and refers candidates to the hiring Manager.
• Responsible for the utilization of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Web Based On-Boarding.
• Responsible for administering the various human resources plans and processes for employees and provide advice and interpretation regarding the company employee handbook and other relevant company policies to employees.
• Responsible for administering the company's benefits programs. Determine eligibility and distribute all benefit enrollment materials for benefit orientations, open enrollment and summary plan descriptions. Assist employees regarding benefit claim issues and plan changes. Benefits included are Health, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD, STD, EAP, and 401k.
• Responsible for the administration of all leave including: FMLA, STD, LTD, Isolation, Personal, and any other company leaves of absence in accordance with applicable laws and policies.
• Responsible for reviewing employee corrective actions and recommendations for termination. Provide guidance to the company's management based on applicable laws and company policies.
• Responsible for the development of performance improvement plans. Work in cooperation with Director of Learning & Professional Development.
• Responsible for creating reports in HRIS system.
• Responsible for conducting exit interviews and providing information to Director of Human Resources. Responsible for updating job descriptions as directed and ensuring pay practices are administered. Work with recruiter to develop salary offers and offer letters.
• Responsible for the administration of the company's Unemployment Insurance Program and other programs as assigned.
• Conduct company Human Resource annual audit which includes the company's Employee Handbook, I-9’s, benefits, personnel files (active and terminated) as directed.
• Assist in the facilitation the annual review of the company's Member Care Manual.
• Explains company personnel policies, benefits, and procedures to employees or job applicants.
• Cross train with and be of assistance to all Human Resources functions.
• Other duties as assigned.


• Four-year College Degree in Human Resources field with two years of relevant work experience. College Degree may be substituted with three or more years of relevant work experience with High School Diploma or equivalent.

Experience Requirements:
• Working knowledge of relevant benefit and compensation federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements, including but not limited to ERISA, FMLA, FLSA, ADA, Section 125, Worker’s Compensation, COBRA, Medicare, and DOL requirements.

• High level of interpersonal skills and experience in handling sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
• Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can manage with frequent change, delay or unexpected events.
• Prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
• Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments. Project and team management/leadership skills and experience. Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment with employees.
• Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office. Proven ability to learn and utilize new technologies and apply technology to management applications critical.
• Must have a valid WI driver’s license, good driving record, and meets state required automobile insurance minimums.

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