Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

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Seeking a dynamic experienced HR Generalist to join our premier employer team! As a member of a small HR team, in this role you'll have the opportunity to work in an exciting team environment and involve yourself in practically every aspect of HR.

The City of Bellaire is looking for rock-star interpersonal skills, someone who demands challenging work, is technically savvy, well-organized, able to handle multiple assignments and tasks with tremendous attention to detail, and follow-through on projects from start to finish. If this describes you, this job is for you!


The purpose of this position is to provide highly responsible administrative and technical support in human resources functional areas including recruitment and selection, compensation, benefits, wellness, performance management, records management, safety and risk management, internal communications, unemployment compensation, leave administration, employee relations, and employee development.  Other responsibilities include research and analysis, special projects, HR purchasing/requisition process, employee programs and events planning, and related work as apparent or assigned.  The Senior Human Resources Generalist will be expected to exercise considerable independent judgment in executing assignments in accordance with Federal and State employment laws and City policies and procedures.  Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Human Resources.

Examples of Duties

Manages benefits administration including coordinating open enrollment and benefits meetings; assists with auditing and tracking benefits enrollment and billing;

Assists with full-cycle recruiting functions including working with online applicant tracking system for processing applications, communicating with applicants, and development and placement of  job announcements for website, newsletters, journals, and Internet sources; coordinating scheduling, and participating in oral interview processes as appropriate; preparing conditional offer letters; coordinating pre-employment physical and drug testing, and performing background checks; employee onboarding and offboarding;

Responds to supervisors' and employees' routine inquiries regarding human resources forms, procedures, and policies information;

Oversees all electronic and paper records/file management activities for the Human Resources department; 

Prepares and disseminates internal communications as assigned;

Processes new hires, pay, benefit selections, position changes and other personnel actions;

Assists with conducting and completing various HR related surveys and collecting information to be used in administrative, fiscal, and legal analysis;

Coordinates wellness program activities and events;

Prepares and disseminates internal communications as assigned;

Performs tasks associated with processing workers' compensation and unemployment compensation claims;

Manages department's purchasing; prepares department's requisitions and tracks department's expenditures; manages office supplies;

Serves as intake contact for employee personnel issues and resolves or forwards to Human Resources Director;

Serves on teams as assigned including attending meetings, preparing agendas, packets and minutes or reports;

Assists with the performance management program and annual review process including reviewing evaluations to assure compliance with City policies and procedures;

Assists with employee leave administration (FML, STD, LTD, etc);

Monitors and updates department's web pages; manages incoming mail;

Leads/assists with coordination of various employee special events; coordinates employee recognition programs, and makes recommendations to the Human Resources Director;

Assists with budget; conducts research and completes special projects as assigned;

Assists with coordination and development of training programs;

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with City employees, retirees, providers, and contractors including providing exceptional customer service to employees, retirees, and the general public;

Assists with legal compliance activities including EEO reporting, ACA reporting, and maintaining bulletin boards to ensure appropriate posters are in place.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Valid Texas Driver's License, related Bachelor's degree, at least three years related progressive experience, Microsoft Office Suite proficiency required & Municipal government experience highly desirable.  

Supplemental Information

Recognized HR Certification, HRIS/Payroll software, Laserfische, Applicant Tracking (Neogov) experience desirable.

Application Instructions

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