The Minnehaha County Human Resources department invites applications for a Human Resources Generalist to join our team and perform a wide variety of human resources functions in the areas of recruitment, staff and manager training, and wellness. This position offers:
Opportunities to be involved with a wide variety of recruitment.
Continuing training and professional development opportunities.
Strong support from experienced staff.
Comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays; health, dental, vision, and life insurance; generous PTO program; extended sick leave program; inclusion into the South Dakota Retirement System (SDRS); and an optional deferred compensation plan.
Please include a cover letter with the online application. Examples of Duties Include
Coordinate and assist with recruitment processes and retention strategies. Collaborate with hiring managers to develop advertising plans and screening instruments, review applications, track and interview applicants, conduct and coordinate reference and background checks, utilize and maintain current records through an on-line recruitment system, and advise managers on hiring related issues.
Coordinate and manage training programs to support the development of Minnehaha County employees and managers. Identify training needs, develop diversified training programs for all levels of staff, coordinate speakers, develop materials, and arrange accommodations.
Identify and develop wellness programming initiatives. Provide support in a variety of human resources areas including safety programming, records requests, policy development, and special projects.
Bachelor's degree in human resources, public or business administration, or related field and two years of technical human resources work. Comparable combination of education and experience may be considered.
Must successfully complete pre-employment background process. Working knowledge of the principles and practices of modern human resources administration. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the public. Ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
Experience of recruitment and interview processes strongly preferred. Experience reviewing and interpreting federal and state regulations, comprehending technical data, and performing research. Professional HR certifications.