Jun 30, 2018

Human Resources Generalist in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

  • Goodwill Industires of Southern California
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Human Resources Homelessness Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Job Description

This position is responsible for providing HR support to the company with regards to all aspects of HR including performance management, retention strategy, leave management, HR reporting, rewards and recognition, compensation, benefit incentive programs, employment law, policy interpretation and other HR functions as assigned.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Provides support to employees and managers in the handling of all human resource related activities. Administers performance review policy and procedure and related documentation.
  2. Partners with Employee Relations Managers to effectively manage employee Leave of Absences, Short-Term Disability, FMLA requests, Workers Compensation issues, PTO issues, and unemployment claims.
  3. Provides support to HRIS application related issues through troubleshooting, root cause analysis, issue resolution, issue tracking and communication with users.
  4. Creates reports as assigned/requested.
  5. Establishes and Maintains HR systems documentation and SOP.Creates reports as assigned/requested.
  6. Assists in recruitment efforts including but not limited to:new hire and transfer processes, coordination of openings, development of job descriptions, diversity recruitment strategies and recommendations of retention strategies.  Create and monitor monthly turnover reports.
  7. Monitors and provides feedback regarding the use of policies and procedures and propose / draft policies updates as needed.
  8. Conducts wage surveys and collects wage external and internal data for purpose of recruitment trending and wage equity studies. Makes compensation suggestions as appropriate.
  9. Assists in development of benefit and recognition incentive programs

Education & Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of HR generalist experience and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with HR issues, HRIS applications, incentive plan administration, recruitment and working with compensation resources.
  • Ability to deal effectively with all levels for employees, experience in working with individual with disabilities   preferred.
  • Very strong analytical, mathematical, conceptual thinking, problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and people skills.
  • Detail-oriented and have the ability to manage time effectively and work autonomously as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Must have a strong sense of urgency and be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to multi-task.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable, and have the ability to stay focused and positive in a changing environment.
  • Non-profit experience and bilingual in Spanish preferred.


Goodwill Industries in Southern California is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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