Human Resources Generalist

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $54,000
Details: Annualized salary for full-time schedule. Would be pro-rated for part-time.

Published

08/31/2018

Application Deadline

09/30/2018

Address

Seattle
Washington
United States

Description

The Organization:

Washington Trails Association has a 50-year legacy of engaging the hiking community. WTA enhances hiking experiences in Washington state by empowering a diverse and growing community of hikers to explore, steward and protect trails and public lands. WTA is the nation’s largest state-based trail advocacy organization, with 15,000 member households, thousands of volunteers each year and an online community of more than 100,000. WTA’s annual budget is approximately $5 million, of which $2.6 million is contributions from individuals.


The Position:

WTA is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to support the organization’s growth. This is a new position that has been created to meet the increasing demand for talent recruitment and development in the organization. We seek a team member with strong interpersonal and organizational skills and HR experience. A key part of the job will be to partner with internal hiring managers to create and manage a smooth and efficient process to recruit, train and retain a highly qualified and diverse community of committed WTA staff. There is opportunity to grow in this position and expand the scope of the role over time. This is a full-time, exempt position that will report to the Director of Finance and Operations and will support hiring managers across the organization. The ideal candidate will be solutions-oriented, collaborative and accountable.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


Recruitment

  •  Assist in developing the organization’s strategy for seasonal hiring, coordinating a timely and efficient process with clearly communicated goals and timelines.
  • Ensure WTA’s hiring process incorporates best practices for attracting qualified candidates who bring a diversity of backgrounds and experience.
  • Own and refine all hiring process documents, including interview rubrics and feedback forms. Post jobs, screen candidates and set up interviews. Serve as main point of contact for all applicants throughout the recruitment process.


Employee orientation and professional development

  • Lead the orientation and onboarding of newly hired staff, helping to ensure a successful launch for their WTA career.
  • Ensure new hire paperwork and orientation steps are completed in a timely and organized fashion.
  • Assist in developing and managing a system for tracking training requirements for all positions. Schedule or deliver training as appropriate.


Employee Relations

  • Support communication of HR policies, procedures, laws and standards to new and existing employees.
  • Serve as a partner for WTA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work, ensuring that WTA’s organizational culture is inclusive and welcoming to candidates and employees of all identities.
  • Assist in development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; maintain employee handbook.


Retention

  • Ensure that WTA actions are aligned with its compensation philosophy and total rewards strategy.
  • Research and update compensation rates that reflect competitive market pay for WTA staff.
  • Recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to support continual improvement.
  • Contribute to welcoming and inclusive workplace atmosphere. Support staff team-building activities.


Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of success with talent recruitment and development in a dynamic and growing organization.
  • Ability to develop and execute sourcing strategies for the recruitment of seasonal staff. Experience with social media and in-person outreach preferred.
  • Cultural competency skills and demonstrated ability to work with people of diverse races, ages, genders, abilities and economic backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with best practices around Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, particularly as they pertain to recruitment and retention.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Speak clearly and persuasively, and write clearly and informatively.
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills, with the ability to meet deadlines while managing several projects at once.
  •  Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining systems and processes.
  • Ability to create an environment of positive employee relations, keep confidentiality, and establish trust and credibility.
  • Proficient with computer systems including Microsoft Office suite. Familiarity with a CRM such as Salesforce a plus.
  • A strong commitment to WTA’s mission.


Compensation: The compensation range for this position is $50,000 - $54,000 annually depending on experience. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and long term disability insurance; retirement plan; transit pass; and holiday, vacation and sick leave. Part-time work or flexible scheduling is negotiable.


To Apply:

Email a resume and a brief cover letter detailing how your experience and qualifications translate to the requirements of the role to jobs@wta.org. Reference the job title “HR Generalist” in the subject line. The position is open until filled but priority will be given to resumes received by September 21, 2018.

 

Washington Trails Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits

Benefits include medical, dental, vision and long term disability insurance; retirement plan; transit pass; and holiday, vacation and sick leave. Part-time work or flexible scheduling is negotiable.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

jobs@wta.org
http://www.wta.org

Email a resume and a brief cover letter detailing how your experience and qualifications translate to the requirements of the role to jobs@wta.org. Reference the job title “HR Generalist” in the subject line. The position is open until filled but priority will be given to resumes received by September 21, 2018.


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