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HR Generalist in San Francisco, CA at Goodwill San Francisco, San Mateo, Marin

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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Job Description

The HR Generalist performs duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training, employment, affirmative action and employment equity program, benefits management, and payroll functions. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization. The generalist must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.


  • Provide qualified applicant pool through the aggressive use of tools and contacts
  • Drive recruitment tasks as needed (reviews applications, interviews)
  • Administer and deliver New Hire Orientation
  • Facilitate a seamless hiring process for applicants, hiring managers and HR
  • Ensure all hiring protocols are completed in a timely manner
  • Provide primary consultative support and assistance to hiring managers, applicants, and employees with respect to hiring and other assigned areas
  • Facilitate employment activities with hiring managers
  • Establish, maintain, and refresh recruitment sources
  • Represent Goodwill at recruitment events
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement
  • Ensure hiring managers are proficient in the use of the applicant tracking system
  • Work cooperatively with HR team and other internal collaborators to ensure a positive recruitment and retention experience
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ensures compliance with US CIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits forms
  • Performs electronic based audit on pre-employment.
  • Generate staffing reports as needed.
  • Maintains, organizes and updates all staffing related forms and documents.
  • Prepares staff files as necessary

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field, or 3 years of HR generalist experience. PHR certification desirable.
  • Minimum (1) year of HR experience in staffing, recruitment and/or retention
  • Ability to work cooperatively with diverse groups
  • A positive professional demeanor, poise under pressure, ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Strong attention to detail, well-developed time management skills and with the ability to prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, drive, and energy in building and maintaining internal and external partnerships
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of confidentiality; use discretion with sensitive information
  • Excellent in-person, phone, verbal and written communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of HRIS, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Utilizes self-learning systems.
  • Superior commitment to customer satisfaction


  • Must be able to lift at minimum 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand on hard surfaces for an extended period of time.
  • Must be able to travel to various recruitment sites as needed basis.