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Human Resources Generalist

Davis, CA 95618

Posted: 07/15/2024 Employment Type: DirectHire Industry: None Job Number: 1661129

Job Description

We are recruiting a Human Resources Generalist for a biotech company based in Yolo County. The HR Generalist will support the organization’s business objectives through employee engagement, performance management, talent acquisition, employee relations, and HR consulting. This is a direct hire opportunity! Our client offers 80 vacation hours upon hire, 15 paid holidays a year, a generous benefits package, and a hybrid work schedule. Pay: $30-$36/hour DOE.

The ideal candidate will have a strong generalist background with at least five years’ experience in a related human resources role. 


  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the HR department by providing support to the HR Business Partners and other HR functions as needed. 

  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies and other HR initiatives in areas of employee benefits, compensation, learning and development and HR/Recruiting analytics. 

  • Develop strong working relationships with management and staff; providing advice, guidance, and coaching as needed. 

  • Respond to questions and requests by EDD, DFEH, and other governmental agencies.  

  • Analyze and recommend solutions to ensure the effectiveness of HR policies, procedures, and programs; ensure fairness and consistency in the execution of HR policies and practices. 

  • Work with HRBP to respond to and resolve employee relations issues; conduct investigations and work with management team on appropriate resolution to employee relations issues (e.g., coaching, corrective action). 

  • Maintain absenteeism records and coordinate appropriate employee absenteeism corrective action with department managers.  

  • Under the direction of HR Business Partner, coordinate and create offer letters and assist with the new hire onboarding experience. 

  • Promote team cohesion through team building/bonding events and related activities.  

  • Maintain employee records in the HRIS system.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.  


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field; MBA preferred. 

  • PHR Certified preferred. 

  • Minimum 5 years progressive Human Resources experience.

  • Bilingual Spanish is a plus.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically, conceptual, and analytically.   

  • Strong generalist background with advanced knowledge of employee relations. 

  • Broad knowledge of recruiting and onboarding, organizational management, training and development, and administration.  

  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management including current federal and states laws and regulations. 

  • Excellent business writing skills. 

  • Strong computer skills using MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); as well as experience with HRIS. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen effectively and respond appropriately.

  • Ability to always maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Team player and ability to build trust with all functional areas within the organization. 

  • Highly self-motivated, strong organizational skills, results oriented, focused, and motivated.  

  • Possess a high amount of integrity. 

  • Flexible and able to adapt to frequent change or unexpected events.  

  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work. 

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