Careers at Human Services Association

Human Resources Generalist

Posted: September 15, 2023

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Position Type

Full-Time Employee

Salary Range

$27.00 - $30.00 per hour

Job Description

STATUS: Full-Time

REPORTS TO: Compliance & Risk Manager



• The Human Resource Generalist will perform the daily functions of the Human Resource department including leave of absence and Workers Compensation administration, new hire onboarding, HR programs administration, responding to external and employee inquiries, HR compliance and special projects as required.


• Manages and executes the Leave of Absence and Workers Compensation process including staying abreast of federal and state laws, responding to employee inquires, distributing & tracking required forms and managing leave timelines.

• Administers new hire process including extending offers, preparing new hire documents, conducting background checks, verifying employment eligibility requirements and new hire orientation.

• Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, performance and talent management, training and development.

• Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to HR Director

• Responds to external inquires for basic information such as unemployment claims, EEO reporting, audit requests etc.

• Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training etc.

• Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations

• Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law and makes recommendations where needed

• Performs other duties and projects as assigned


• Strong proactive problem-solving skills.

• Excellent prioritization and organizational skills and attention to detail

• Excellent customer service orientation

• Thorough knowledge of California and Federal employment laws, leave of absence and Workers Compensation laws (FMLA/CFRA/PDL etc.) and regulations.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

• Experience with ADP WorkforceNow HRIS system


• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.

• 3-5 years of human resource management experience preferred.

• Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred

• SHRM certification a plus.


• Daily driving is required. Must provide own vehicle, valid California driver license and proof of full insurance coverage.

• Negative tuberculosis screen (required).

• Must pass criminal background check.


• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job or that an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The Human Resources Generalist’s work location is in Bell Gardens, CA offices; the location has moderate noise levels and is a non-smoking environment.

The majority of the job duties are performed in an office environment; with occasional travel for training and site visits; employee must climb up one flight of stairs and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Actual compensation offered may vary depending on skill level, experience, and/or education, and other factors permitted by law.

Human Services Association offers a competitive total rewards package for eligible employees, which may include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, holiday pay, life insurance. Please see the Benefits Overview for additional information.

Application Process

Thank you for your interest in Human Services Association.

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Human Services Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. In addition, we complete criminal background checks via Live Scan method (fingerprinting) on all new hire employees.

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Human Services Association (HSA) is a private nonprofit agency whose principal mission is to provide families with compassionate and comprehensive care to promote wellness and build strong communities.

HSA Headquarters
Address: 6800 Florence Ave. Bell Gardens, CA 90201
Tel: (562) 806-5400
Fax: (562) 806-5394
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