Jr. HR Generalist

San Ramon, CA 94583

Posted: 02/08/2020 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Engineering/Architect/Design Job Number: 637166882597651471_1581122850

Job Description

Are you constantly looking to soak up HR knowledge from wherever you can find it? Would you like to work for a ground-breaking and environmentally-conscious engineering firm in the East Bay? Are you ready to rapidly advance your early-stage HR career, being mentored, coached and challenged by senior leadership? If your answer is yes, then this Jr. HR Generalist position is your next opportunity.

What You'll Do:

* Participate in full life-cycle recruiting activities to hire office and field staff
* Support University campus recruiting initiatives
* Conduct reference and background checks
* Help research, prepare, update and recommend HR best practices, policies, and procedures
* Assist the HR team with a variety of ongoing projects and programs
* Provide assistance to the admin team and front desk staff as needed

What We're Looking For:

* At least 2, but no more than 5 years of experience as an HR professional
* Preferably HR experience gained in a professional services/consulting industry
* Some recruiting experience preferred
* Professional demeanor and presence
* Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple, high-volume schedules
* Must be highly self-motivating and work well in a team
* Exceptional interpersonal, and strong communication, skills
* Resourceful, nimble and a good problem-solver
* Knowledge of federal, California, and local employment law
* Demonstrated ability to work with confidential matters
* Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT)
* Ideally a working knowledge of one or more ATS
* Willing to occasionally travel to regional offices and university campuses

Job Requirements

Junior HR Generalist with 2+ years of hands-on experience, ideally in a professional services or consulting industry.

Additional Information

MeritHR has connected organizations and great HR talent since 1989 in contract staffing, consulting and direct hire roles. We believe in HR; it is all we do.

Meet Your Recruiter

Alan Bailey

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