Pay Range 17 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$19.7423$29.6135
Hourly (42 hrs.)$18.8022$28.2033
Hourly (56 hrs.)$14.1016$21.1525

Human Resources Generalist

Range: $41,064.00 - $61,596.00 (17)
Position Number: 98702


JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the management and oversight of specific HR department operations. Must be familiar with self-insured benefits.
MAJOR DUTIES: Serves as the Retirement Coordinator for employees and manages the Retirement System and all aspects of retiree benefits.
Assists in the creation and implementation of policies, procedures, and directives.
Manages the self-insured health fund; audits and reconciles vendor invoices; oversees eligibility; writes communications to vendors and participants. Manages and reconciles group and voluntary life insurance programs, and payments to medical and life insurance plans.
Monitors health claims, tracks and manages payments, troubleshoots discrepancies and other problems.
Keeps abreast of benefit trends and regulations that might impact the City or can improve our benefit packages.
Coordinates a comprehensive orientation program for new hires.
Performs other duties as required.
Knowledge of human resources principles and practices.
Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures and federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Knowledge of city personnel policies and procedures.
Skill in providing excellent customer service.
Skill in the operation of computers and other standard office equipment.
Skill in planning and organization.
Skill in public speaking and public relations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
GUIDELINES: Guidelines include department standard operating procedures, city personnel policy manual, HTE Guidelines, BCBS Blue E Guidelines, plan design summaries, and federal and state regulations. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Works under the general supervision of the Assistant City Manager.
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties. Strict deadlines contribute to the complexity of the position. 
The purpose of this position is to manage specific operations of the Human Resources department.
PERSONAL CONTACTS: Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, retirees, vendors and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS: Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This work is performed in an office.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a batchelors’ degree in Human Resources or a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Municipal HR experience preferred.
SHRM Certification preferred.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

REV. 04/13