Human Resources Generalist Junior

Tetra Tech, Inc. Germantown , MD 20874

Posted 2 months ago

This individual works under the general supervision of the Human Resources Manager and is a key member of the Human Resources Department. The person in this role will apply their business knowledge and human resources expertise related to employee relations, unemployment, policies and procedures, onboarding, performance management and other duties as assigned.

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state and federal authorities.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science.

Your Role :

  • Ensures that the hiring processes comply with company guidelines and policies as well as state and federal regulations.

  • Assists with ensuring employment related activities related to hiring, personnel status changes, and terminations are properly documented, entered, and maintained in an HRMS.

  • Assist in administering benefits, compensation, and employee performance programs.

  • Keep abreast of changes in employment law.

  • Prepares all end of employment documents for exiting employees and reviews documents/procedures with departing staff.

  • Assists in coordination with corporate on benefits administration. Identifies and works with Corporate to correct benefit errors and issues.

  • Coordinates with Unemployment Claims third party administrator by completing requests for information regarding Unemployment Compensation Claims.

  • Assists in addressing employee inquiries regarding benefits, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, compensation, personnel policies and any other HR related issues.

  • Coordinates and administers the E-Verify program.

  • Coordinates and maintains yearly renewal and distribution of Federal and State Labor Law posters for each office.

  • Protects organization and employees by keeping information confidential.

Qualifications :

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BA/BS in Human Resources, or related degree, with background in engineering consulting or business-related field, degree strongly preferred but not required.

  • Minimum of 2 years of HR generalist experience

  • Experience using Talent Management Systems, experience with Taleo preferred but not required.

  • Very strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated experience in employee relations and performance management.

  • Previous experience using an HRIS/HRMS in generating reports and implementing staff changes.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • High level of reliability, follow-through, discretion, and integrity.

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced and sometimes intense work environment.

  • Must possess proactive, positive problem-solving skills and be an energetic and enthusiastic collaborative team player.

  • Understanding of and skill in applying the principles, practices, and procedures of human resource administration in the areas of recruitment and employment, compensation, and employee relations.

  • Knowledge of and skill in interpreting and applying state and federal statues and applicable rules and regulations related to the management of human resources.

  • Ability to remain objective in all situations and use discretion at all times.

  • The ability to exercise poise, tactfulness, and diplomacy in sensitive and confidential situations.

About Tetra Tech:

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 400 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

Additional Information

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Human Resources Generalist Junior

Tetra Tech, Inc.