Human Resources Generalist

Posted by
Neighborhood House
Seattle, WA

Neighborhood House

Published 16 days ago

$54,350 - $60,403

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  • Employee Type: FT Non-Exempt
  • Job Category: Administration, Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year

Having trouble completing your application? For support, please call (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to

Due to COVID-19, this job will be fully or partially remote until further notice. If meeting a client in person or coming into any of our physical offices, safety protocols must be followed.


At Neighborhood House, we have a deep commitment to racial equity and social justice. Our employees' and clients' diverse experiences and backgrounds guide our work for a more equitable future. We are seeking a team member that represents our dedication to service, equity, and inclusion, to join our diverse team.

Under the direction of the Human Resources Director, the Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing many Human Resources functions which may include employee relations and performance management, personnel policies and procedures, and all other duties associated with Human Resources Operations.

The HR Generalist will carry out many of the day-to-day HR duties for approximately 300 employees. Duties include but are not limited to overseeing the leave process and its compliance, L & I claims processing, Unemployment claim processing, extensive records maintenance, support of employee relations issues, training and on-going support of agency supervisors, and high-volume staff and supervisor Q & A. This position will also provide backup as needed to other HR staff members and the HR Director in the areas of employee orientation, benefit administration, staff training and credential tracking, employee relations, payroll processing, and other tasks as needed.


  • Promote a positive work environment and communications through ongoing and visible employee contact. Provide strong customer service to address employee questions and concerns.
  • Answer employee’s inquiries in regards to benefits, agency policies and procedures and general HR questions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of HR regulations. Ensure compliance with and enforcement of all legislative requirements.
  • Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of filing document in personnel files. Maintain personnel files and other HR records in accordance with legal requirements and agency policies.
  • Maintain the HR DB and provide back-up support, as needed.
  • Process workers’ compensation claims and maintain OSHA logs.
  • Process unemployment claim. Participate and prepare managers/supervisors for unemployment hearings.
  • Provide support and participate in investigations, as needed.
  • Maintain staff credentials and provide reports as requested. Support in various audits that involve HR records.
  • Provide support for agency credit card requests and changes.
  • Process FMLA leave request, determine eligibility and maintain tracking system.
  • Provide support for worksite visits and various staff meeting.
  • Prepare exit paperwork and conduct exit interview. Explain transition of benefits and discuss and report on employee feedback.
  • Participate in Safety Committee, No Wrong Door Committee, Workplace Wellness Committee and other various groups that support staff training and development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • AA degree in Human Resources, Public Administration, Business, Social Work, Psychology, or related field. Combination of HR certificate and related experience will be considered.
  • Minimum of two years of proven track record of Generalist level experience; or equivalent combination of related education, training and experience.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and solution-oriented problem solving skills and exhibit independent judgment while applying consistent discretion to evaluate and resolve issues in the best interest of both the organization and employees.
  • Must demonstrate strong communication skill, both written and verbal to diverse audiences.
  • Ability to research and analyze various types of data.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skill with the ability to multi-task and prioritize with relatively limited supervision.
  • Experience working with a diverse cultural, ethnic and racial population.
  • Neighborhood House s on a journey to become a fully inclusive, multicultural, anti-racist organization. Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to advancing racial equity and social justice. 
  • Willingness to comply with the established agency performance standards which may include: productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service-orientation, embracing a team player orientation, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Must pass Neighborhood House Background Check requirement.
  • Current First Aid certification (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current CPR certification (within 30 days of employment)
  • Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.
  • Completion of Fair Credit Report Act (FCRA) Training within 30 days of employment.
  • Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).
  • Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.


Click here for more details about our benefits program.

Employment Practice

Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.

For more information

Inquiries may be directed to Human Resources at (206) 461-8430 or by e-mail to

Apply Here:

  • Employee Type: FT Non-Exempt
  • Job Category: Administration, Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year

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Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule


  • Medical & Vision
  • Dental
  • Employer Sponsored Life and AD & D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) with Discretionary and Matching Contributions
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Leave Accruals
  • 11 Paid Holidays

Click here for more details about our benefits program.

  • Medical & Vision
  • Dental
  • Employer Sponsored Life and AD & D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 403(b) with…


1225 South Weller Street, Seattle, WA 98144

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