Posting Code:
JSHRSPEC
Job Title:
Bilingual Hr Specialist (Ee Relations)
Division:
Jacintoport
Location:
Houston, TX
Department:
Human Resources
City:
Houston
State:
TX
Zip Code:
77015


 

POSITION SUMMARY:                   

This position will mainly handle the employee relation issues to include, investigations, perform write ups attend to disciplinary issues, etc.  In addition, this position may provide support to the various areas of the HR department to include but not limited to benefits, recruiting, training, compliance, etc. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Receives direct supervision from the Human Resources Manager. This position does not have any direct reports. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  PRIMARY

  • Monitors employment practices to identify and proactively rectify adverse impact.
  • Perform investigations related to Discrimination and or Harassment claims (within scope of authority) or any other type of complaint or grievance ensuring full compliance with applicable Federal, State and local laws or ordinances.
  • Perform investigations promptly and as needed when addressing employee complaints or grievances.
  • Responsible for reviewing disciplinary activity and for tracking employee relations metrics such as turnover, complaints, discipline, etc.
  • Address employee relation matters and interprets regulations and policies as appropriate and consistently
  • Ensure a fair and consistent approach to the organization’s policies and procedures, thus promoting a positive Employee Relations culture within the business, while minimizing risks.
  • Stay abreast of and changes in applicable employment laws and ensure to communicate management as well as any update in the company's Human Resource policies.
  • Recommends, evaluates and participates in training and development.
  • Helps to enforce directives advising department managers of company policy regarding employment, compensation, employee benefits, training and labor relations.
  • Prepares and maintains, SOP and training manuals for various areas in HR as well as provide support during audits.

 

 

SECONDARY

  • Attends seminars and educational programs relevant to duties and responsibilities
  • May assist in the management and administration of the company’s compensation programs, ensuring legal and equitable pay practices
  • May conduct exit interviews, prepares separation trend analyses, and makes recommendations on ways to improve retention
  • May provide support with performance appraisals ensuring that they are completed, submitted and received in a timely manner.
  • Perform other additional related duties as assigned Provide support during audits
  • Prepare and maintain employee files, assuring accuracy, completeness, compliance and confidentiality
  • Perform other additional related duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES:   


REQUIRED

  • Must be Bilingual with the ability to read, write, and speak English & Spanish at an advanced level in a business environment
  • A minimum of five (5) years of recent experience as an HR Generalist in a fast-paced corporate environment.
  • A minimum of two (2) solid years working exclusively with employee relations issues in a large, fast-paced company.
  • Possess progressive experience assessing and guiding management on how to avert, deal and properly handle employee relations issues.
  • Evidenced experience investigating Title VII complaints
  • Working knowledge of OFCCP, EEOC roles and EEO, FLSA, ADA, ADEA, PDA, VEVRAA rules, laws, guidelines and other applicable local, state and federal laws and practice areas, policies and procedures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Psychology and/or related to the HR field. Or currently near completion of degree in HR Management or current SHRM Certification (PHR, SPHR, or GPHR)
  • Must have Advanced Computer skills in programs such as MS Word, Excel & Outlook, etc.
  • Must have advanced communication skills in order to communicate at different levels throughout the organization and with external organizations, candidates, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster positive employee relations and partner with senior management to drive HR and Business initiatives
  • Must be able to accurately process alpha/numeric information
  • Ability to prepare a variety of reports
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision, multitask and possess strong initiative
  • Possess organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and be detail oriented
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with customers, vendors and fellow employees
  • Possess strong analytical skills
  • Ability to think logically, establish and follow procedures, instructions and make sound decisions
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within established systems and procedures
  • Possess high energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with normal activities
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, extended hours, holidays, and/or weekends as needed

 

PREFERRED

  • Proficiency with HRIS systems is a plus
  • Prior experience of working with companies with an established Affirmative Action Plan
  • Possess experience in contract negotiation
  • Preparing for litigation and dealing with counsel requests

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Subject to physical is required along with other tests as applicable
  • The employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers
  • The employee frequently is required to talk and/or hear
  • The employee is continuously required to sit
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Indoors office -  Exposed to controlled temperature and office environment
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate

 

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Report safety hazards
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage
  • Wear protective PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as instructed or necessary
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation
  • Participate in safety meetings and training
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers

 

DISCLAIMER:

  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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