Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist

Would you like to make a difference in your community while pursuing your career passion? Food Bank of the Rockies is seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our team!

More than 65 million pounds of food flow through our operation every year, feeding hungry families in our surrounding communities. Our small and mighty team of 100+ employees across four locations, collectively serves 30 counties in Colorado and the entire state of Wyoming. We provide more than 145,000 meals each day to our friends and neighbors facing hunger.

The Human Resources Generalist assists in the administration and coordination of the human resource function for Food Bank of the Rockies. Responsibilities include recruiting, onboarding, benefit administration, and employee relations.

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What You’ll Do:

•Responsible for leading the company’s talent acquisition component
•Post open positions, internally and externally to attract qualified candidates; update and close positions in an efficient and effective manner.
•Review all candidate resumes and applications; route applicant resumes to hiring manager
•Conduct pre-screen interviews with qualified candidates and coordinate interviews with hiring managers
 Coordinate the pre-employment processes with candidates: alcohol and drug testing, criminal background checks, reference checks and pre-assessment physical.
•Assist in reviewing and updating job descriptions.
•Coordinate and conduct onboarding activities ensuring they receive the information, training and support they need in their first 45 days; tracks completion of onboarding activities
•Ensure employees complete new hire documents and audits paperwork for accuracy.
•Responsible for benefit information meetings for new employees
•Processes benefit enrollments and changes into corresponding systems in a timely manner
•Maintain benefits overview guide updated and accurate
•Ensure timely tracking of new hire benefits
•Assist with benefit billing or audits as needed
•Prepare and distribute routine communications to staff regarding benefits, company information, and day-to-day operating information.
•Assists with coordination of special projects and events, including benefits open enrollment, recognition events, performance appraisals, training.
•Work closely with payroll department to ensure proper input and communication of employee pay and benefits.
•Maintain personnel files updated and organized in line with company policies and government regulations.
•Adhere to record retention guidelines and manage accurate destruction of termed files
•Responsible for maintaining I-9s, ensuing proper completion with all new hires, and proper retention and destruction according to federal regulation.
•Work with Safety Manager as back up on worker’s compensation and OSHA administration to include preparation of reports, communication with insurance, and data entry, and post-accident drug screening.
•Coordinate quarterly random drug testing according to DOT regulations.
•Maintain internal HRIS system and other E-service systems by entering any employee change information (new hires, changes, terminations, promotions, transfers, etc.) and updates changes to the employee files to document personnel actions and to provide information for payroll, benefit carriers and other internal/external areas.
•Answers inquiries on employment verifications, job openings, and unemployment claims.
•May assist in investigation of employee complaints in absence of or with the HR Director. Handles confidential information in a professional manner, respecting employee privacy while maintaining company confidentiality. Interacts with various levels of management, vendors employees, and employee dependents.
•Assist in conducting exit interviews and compiling data
•Maintains responsibility for compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters
•Assist with the annual employee engagement survey, analyzes results, and issues results report to leadership and employees
•May support volunteer program activities including onboarding and engagement
•Other duties as assigned

Application qualifications

•Minimum 2 years experience in human resources
•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field
•Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language fluently, and communicate verbally and in writing at a professional level
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
•ADP experience preferred
•Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
•Ability to manage relationships with employees and other leaders of the organization to impart that expertise; serve as a trusted partner and subject matter expert
•Ability to translate organizational values of diversity, inclusivity, and equity into HR and other organizational practices
•Exercise cultural competency, including race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, and disability among other areas
•Skilled at communicating clearly both verbally and in writing, including the ability to provide non‐technical assistance in a simple, straightforward manner
•Show strong teambuilding and interpersonal skills in dealing with difficult employee issues
•Capacity to solve a wide range of complex problems and advise management on recommended solutions
•Commitment to motivating staff through creating a positive working environment
• Commitment to fulfilling the mission of FBR; represent the FBR brand in a positive manner internally and externally


Food Bank of the Rockies offers a competitive benefits package including health insurance, employee assistant program, paid time off, sick time, flexible schedule, paid holidays and a 401K plan.

How to apply

We value diversity and inclusivity and is thus always looking to diversify our staff with an eye toward race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, and age, among other areas. Candidates who bring such diversity are encouraged to apply.

Every one of our employees is a critical part of our success. Will you be the next one to join our team? Please apply today by emailing your resume to [email protected].