Monday, September 29, 2014

HR Generalist

HR Generalist

$1,594.08 to $2,017.81 (DOQ)
(Full Salary Range to $2,441.54)

Under the direction of the Senior Personnel Analyst, performs assigned
duties necessary to support the human resources related activities of the
District, to include the areas of Employee Benefits Administration,
Recruiting, Workers' Compensation, Employee Relations, Payroll
Administration, Training, Safety and Compliance.

Typical/Essential Duties:

1) Performs duties necessary to support the District's employee
benefit programs, to include performing specific duties associated with the
District's Partially Self-Funded (PSF) Healthcare Plan. Duties include,
but are not limited to processing enrollment and termination of benefits,
claims and billing reconciliation, claims adjudication, stop-loss analysis,
reviewing and updating plan documents and forms, as well as preparing
spreadsheets and other information related to annual audits, costs
forecasting, and renewals. Also assists with scheduling and coordinating
various employee meetings and events.

2) Performs duties necessary to support, monitor, and promote the
District's Training, Safety and Compliance Programs by conducting research
to identify and coordinate various educational opportunities related to
supervisory development, occupational training, safety, risk mitigation and
employer compliance. Duties also include supporting and assisting with
compliance related drug and alcohol testing programs.

3) Performs duties necessary to support the recruiting activities of
the District by posting/advertising approved position announcements,
receiving and tracking candidate applications and resumes, coordinating
pre-employment background checks, physicals, drug screens, motor vehicle
and credit checks, as well as preparing pre-employment documentation and
maintaining employee personnel files. Also performs activities related to
separation of employment, to include preparation of separation documents
and coordination of COBRA and retirement plan benefits.

4) Performs duties necessary to assists with the administration and
coordination of payroll related activities, to include preparation of
payroll related changes, auditing and processing timesheets, time entry,
payroll calculation and audit, preparing documents needed to facilitate
direct deposit, issuing checks, as well as submitting and auditing
retirement plan contributions. Duties also involve calendar year-end
activities such as annual leave accrual and adjustments, preparing
spreadsheets and reports needed for annual audit, calculating Group Term
Life and other Non-Cash benefit taxability assessments, as well as annual
processing of W-2s.

5) Performs duties necessary to process and monitor Workers'
Compensation and Disability Claims, as well as leave requested/taken under
the FMLA. Duties include, but are not limited to proper completion of
related forms and other necessary documentation, notifying employees and
third-party benefit administrators, coordination of benefits, and time and
record tracking/reporting.

6) Performs additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required basic knowledge is normally obtained through formal education
resulting in the receipt of a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Public
Administration, Business Administration or other related field, and three
(3) to five (5) years of similar work related experience. A Master's
Degree in a related field may substitute for up to one (1) year of work
related experience. Must possess the knowledge and abilities needed to
perform the duties of the position. Must possess strong written and verbal
communication skills. Must possess good organizational skills, to include
the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects. Must be able to
consistently work with and protect protected personal and other forms of
confidential information. Must be able to follow instructions and complete
tasks in accordance with immediate Supervisor's direction. Must be
competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer software (Excel and
Word). Experience with InCode or similar type of financial and/or HR
Management software is preferred. Must possess a valid Texas driver's
license. Must pass a pre-employment Drug Screen, Physical Exam, and
applicable Background and Credit Checks.

Position is considered open until filled. If interested in applying,
please submit a completed UTRWD employment application to the Personnel

For an employment application and detailed descriptions of currently open
positions, please visit the District's web site at

Note: All applicants must submit a completed application to the
District's Personnel Department in order to be considered. Completed
applications may be forwarded by one of the following methods: Postal
Service: Upper Trinity Regional Water District, ATTN: Personnel Department,
P.O. Box 305, Lewisville, TX 75067;Fax: 972-219-7519; or