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Employer: City of Winfield
Division: Human Resource Dept
Job Title: Human Resource Generalist
Salary: $0 Hourly

Job Description:

Position Title: Human Resource Generalist

Department: Human Resources

Reports to: Director of Human Resources

Pay Grade: 16 ($18.00 to $26.30 hr)



Position Summary:

The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management in supporting the City of Winfield. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, work place safety, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.


  • Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the City.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  • Assists in establishing departmental measures that support the accomplishment of the city's strategic goals.
  • Maintains employee-related databases.
  • Prepares and analyzes reports that are necessary to carry out the functions of the department and City.
  • Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested.
  • Fully utilizes Human Resources software to the City's advantage.
  • Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs, and laws.
  • Coordinates timekeeping and employee pay data, for all City employees.
  • Maintains performance appraisal tracking software and notifies managers of due dates.
  • Maintains paper and electronic filing systems for records, correspondence, and other material.
  • Researches and prepares special reports as required.
  • Manages City provided benefits.
  • Coordinates the annual benefits open  enrollment process. 
  • Works with employees to answer benefits questions and assists in processing life events and open enrollment elections.
  • Conducts new hire orientation and benefits orientation to build a strong foundation for new employees and increase employee engagement.
  • Distribute, complete and process paperwork for new hires.
  • Reviews the resumes for all job candidates and interviews nonexempt and exempt, when assigned.
  • Coordinates exit process for departing employees.
  • Coordinates on-boarding process for incoming employees.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, superiors, other agencies, and the public.
  • Deals with the public in a manner that positively promotes the image of the City and handles complaints tactfully.
  • All employees of the City of Winfield are subject to immediate callout when an emergency, disaster or breach of homeland security occurs. Such call to respond and assist may involve those activities to his/her regular job responsibilities and incorporate other non-job-related duties as necessary and required of an employee. An employee’s response to these matters may require the working of unusual, long hours over an extended period with infrequent breaks or rest periods.
  • “This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.”




  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.




  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.




Experience and Education:

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • One (1) to three (3) years accounting, time keeping, office experience, or HR experience.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the principles of best HR practices.
  • Knowledge on the use of personal computers, e-mail accounts, software programs such as Word and Excel and minor office machines such as faxes and copiers.
  • An Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field preferred.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform sedentary physical work and ability to lift 5 pounds and to occasionally lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, reach, ride and perform a variety of similar body movements.
  • Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to operate office equipment including keyboard, and to operate a vehicle.
  • Ability to talk and hear in person and by telephone and two-way radio.
  • Ability to see and read materials, letters, documents and CRT screens.

Vacancy Number: 137

Open Date: 6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 7/6/2018 11:59:59 PM