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Human Resources Associate

Company: Human Capital Initiatives LLC
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

About the job Human Resources Associate

Are you an experienced Human Resources professional seeking a new opportunity with an organization committed to preserving and building quality, affordable housing? Palm Beach County Housing Authority (PBCHA) is currently seeking a dynamic Human Resources Associate to join their team.

The Human Resources Associate is responsible for various HR functions including recruitment, onboarding, training and development, performance management, benefits and leave administration, as well as enforcing PBCHA policies and procedures.

The ideal candidate will possess strong HR knowledge, exceptional internal and external customer service skills, excellent time management and a genuine desire to be a part of a mission-driven Agency focused on offering affordable housing solutions to the community.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a closely related field and a minimum of three (3) years of Human Resources Generalist experience is required. Strong working knowledge of labor and employment practices, benefits administration, recruitment and onboarding, and employee relations experience is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommends best practices; reviews policies and procedures to maintain compliance.
  • Assists in developing new policies and procedures.
  • Leads Authority recruiting initiatives, including: develops and posting job announcements; collects applications to be submitted to management; schedules and conducts interviews; and ensures that candidates undergo required pre-employment testing and checks.
  • Conducts new employee orientation; ensures new employees understand Authority policies and procedures and have a positive first impression of PBCHA; assists employees in completing new hire paperwork; and follows up with employee and manager during the probationary period.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments; this may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and certifications.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
  • Works with employee benefit vendors and assists with annual insurance policy renewals.
  • Administers employee benefits programs; ensures employees have properly completed paperwork to enroll in PBCHA benefits programs, as chosen by employee, and coordinates with colleagues to ensure paperwork is properly submitted to vendors.
  • Ensures HR files and filing systems (including digital files) are current, accurate and neat at all times; monitors file retention to ensure that recordkeeping is in compliance with all applicable regulations; and maintains confidentiality.
  • Coordinates PBCHAs FMLA and other leave activities; ensures FMLA participants completes the required paperwork; calculates leave and maintains log; creates all documentation and sends all necessary letters; works with employees, managers and doctors as needed.
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to appropriate management.
  • Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
  • Coordinates with exiting employees to ensure a smooth transition from PBCHA; collects Authority-owned items that may be in employees possession; ensures all required paperwork is completed; and conducts exit interviews with employees.
  • Files and maintains reports for Workers Compensation and follows up on employee injuries.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
  • Attends all required meetings, conferences, professional development, and additional training as assigned by PBCHA.
  • Provides clerical and administrative support to the human resources function, including recordkeeping, document generation, data tracking, follow-up, telephoning, mailing, and filing as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Benefits and Compensation:

    Salary is commensurate with experience. This is an on-site position based in West Palm Beach, Florida. PBCHA offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurances, retirement, paid time-off and holidays, among others.

    PBCHAs hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 am to 6:30 pm. PBCHA employees may choose to work 7:30 am to 6:00 pm or 8:00 am to 6:30 pm. PBCHA is closed on Fridays.

    About PBCHA:

    The Palm Beach County Housing Authority's mission is to provide affordable housing stock to low-income families through rental assistance programs such as Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing. The Agency was formed as a Special District of the State of Florida and plays an integral role in affordable supportive housing initiatives countywide.

    Palm Beach County residents will be provided with affordable housing options that are free of housing discrimination and architectural barriers. New and existing housing developments will provide quality living environments that meet high standards for urban design, building technology, and energy conservation. All Agency programs will be administered with an emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, and equity.

Keywords: Human Capital Initiatives LLC, Miami , Human Resources Associate, Human Resources , West Palm Beach, Florida

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