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Senior HR Generalist

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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78205

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!

 

Seeking an experienced HR Generalist to provide guidance and resources for our diverse workforce!

 

GRADE:  15

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Friday, February 15, 2019

Position Summary

Advises and implements on all functions of Human Resources to include company policies, procedures, workforce planning, performance management, employee relations, training, investigations, and employee engagement. Develops and advises on company policies. Provides guidance and resources to employees and business area leadership on matters relating to human resources, employee relations, and coaching. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to drive to and from meetings, training sessions or other business related events.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Develops, administers, implements, and monitors a variety of human resources functions for the entire organization.
  • Develops, conducts, and facilitates HR training to various levels of management to include company policies, EEO and Anti-Harassment training, leadership training, new employee orientation policy training, HR compliance, and employee engagement.
  • Provides support and consultation to management and employees regarding all functional levels of Human Resources including, but not limited to, HR compliance, employment law practices, benefits and leave administration, safety, and training.
  • Investigates employee complaints, provides recommendations and facilitates resolutions relating to EEO, Security, Ethics, employee relations, and other assigned concerns.
  • Facilitates ADAAA interactive process program while partnering with Occupational Health, Leave team, Legal Services and business area leadership. Insures adherence to federal, state, and local laws.
  • Recommends, reviews, and responds to all coaching and corrective action requests, Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs), and termination of employment requests. Insures compliance with policies, procedures, and employment laws.
  • Makes determinations on driving compliance to include high risk driving, traffic notifications, expired and suspended licenses.
  • Responds to claims for unemployment benefits, participates and prepares for unemployment hearing cases, employee grievances, and EEO responses.
  • Performs project management, strategic planning and resource planning for HR initiatives. May act as a project manager in various HR or business initiative related to workforce reorganizations.
  • May lead or assist with assigned special projects.
  • May perform additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Extensive professional experience in a Human Recourse Generalist role involving at least one or more of the following areas: recruiting, benefits administration, compensation, training.

Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with customers and support teams.

Proficiency with MS Office packages and recruiting technologies, to include MS word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Extensive experience developing and maintaining an excellent relationship with internal and external customers.

Experience gathering and analyzing information skillfully

Ability to effectively manage sensitive and confidential information

Demonstrated ability to multi-task various critical work assignments proactively and independently in a fast paced environment and in a professional manner.

Demonstrated well-developed written and verbal communications skills for interaction within the section, across departmental lines to all levels of personnel, and vertically with management.

Ability to work with minimum supervision, conferring with management on unusual matters

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.
  • Experience engaging and communicating with all levels of organizational leadership and stakeholders.
  • Detailed knowledge, understanding, and experience with applying Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws.
  • Experience with conflict resolution and workplace investigations.
  • Experience working with Labor Relations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Leadership coaching experience in the form of formal instruction or one-on-one settings.
  • Lean or continuous improvement training preferred.

Competencies

Demonstrating Initiative

Acting as a Champion for Change

Evaluating and Implementing Ideas

Making Accurate Judgments and Decisions

Making Convincing Arguments

Driving Continuous Improvement

Minimum Education

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources Management, or a related field from an accredited university.

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Indoor work, operating computer, manual dexterity, talking, hearing, repetitive motion. Use of personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator. Ability to travel between business related events. Work hours may be extended.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.


Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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