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HR Generalist

Lowell, MA 01852

Posted: 04/23/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Human Resources Job Number: 610473 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Title: HR Generalist

Direct Hire

Onsite: Lowell
Must Haves:
4 plus years HR

Service industry or construction
Nice to have:
Bilingual, Spanish
Human Resources Generalist

Job purpose:

Assist company by supporting human resources with knowledge and administrative functions. Looking for someone who is highly motivated to work independently and assist in implementing new processes and procedures.

Duties and responsibilities:

Process, record, verify, and maintain personnel related documentation.

Explain company personnel policies, benefits and procedures to employees.

Provide assistance in administering employee benefit programs including open enrollment and worker’s compensation plans

Prepare and set up for new and rehired employee on boarding. Assist and follow up with employees when they are off boarding.

Record employee changes such as demographic information, tax withholding, and deduction changes.

Compile and prepare reports pertaining to personnel activities for state and Federal agencies and managers.

Assist with DOT, OSHA, and EEOC compliance related items. Keep informed about tax and deduction law changes that apply to payroll processing.

Conduct verifications of employment.

Train employees on time keeping system.

Manage the H2B Visa process, from obtaining the visas through the onboarding of the workers when they arrive.

Assist with recruiting, applicant screening and scheduling interviews.

Backup to Payroll, assisting with time entry and submission when needed.

Other tasks as time allows.


A minimum of 4 years of experience with Human Resources activities.

Knowledge of Federal and State Wage and Hour laws

Knowledge of Federal and State Human Resources laws to include but not limited to Benefits, Unemployment, Workers Compensation, Leaves of Absences, on and off boarding, DOT regulations and other HR and Payroll compliance duties.

Ability to learn additional job functions.

Knowledge of use of the internet and search functions.

Knowledge and use of electronic mail, scanning, presentation, spreadsheet, word processing and Human resources / payroll software.

Proven ability of being accurate.

Amenable to repetitive tasks.

Excellent ability to communicate professionally face to face, via telephone and with electronic mail.

Ability to correlate needs in a job description with experience on a resume.

Prioritization, organization, follow-up and follow through skills; deadline driven.

Ability to read, understand and interpret the English language.

Ability to read, understand and interpret the Spanish language.

Very good math skills including but not limited to military time conversion to decimals and to regular time, rounding.

Exhibits integrity, attention to detail, dependability, cooperation, adaptability, analytical thinking and concern for others.

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to work effectively in an open office environment.
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