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HR Business Partner

Chatsworth, California, 91311, United States
April 19, 2019

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HR Business Partner

5 yrs progressive experience

Strong experience with employee relations and affirmative action

Some recruitment experience would be a big plus

Must have a degree

Location: Chatsworth, San Bernardino or Palmdale

A well respected and established nonprofit organization seeks a Human Resources (HR) Business Partner for their office in San Bernardino or Palmdale. The incumbent in this position provides HR generalist Business Partner support for a designated division(s), emphasizing in the areas of employee relations, recruitment, and performance management. The HR Business Partner will be a point of contact for benefits, leaves of absences, safety, and ergonomics and will also manage and complete various HR related projects in support of the department and Agency goals

Employee Relations

Creates, develops, interprets and applies various policies and procedures (Employee Handbook) equitably & fairly throughout the Agency.

Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance (federal/state).

Responds to employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints.

Provides advice and counsel to management on appropriate resolution of employee relation issues.

Provides day-to-day guidance, coaching and support to management and staff regarding employee relations issues and performance behaviors.

Conducts investigations and makes recommendations regarding issues of disputes or misconduct.

Manages the employee exit process, conducts exit interviews to determine turnover trends and attend unemployment insurance claim hearings.


Manages all aspects of exempt, non-exempt and temporary recruitment to include creative sourcing candidates, internal and external posting of open positions, all advertising, review of incoming resumes, screening applicants, referring and/or referring qualifies candidates to manager for interviews, correspondence with job applicants, completing background screening, preparing offer letters, coordinating internal transfer and ensuring all recruitment documentation is in place.

Reviews pre-employment background screening policy and process for new hires, temporary, interns and volunteers and ensures all references and requirements are met prior to start including; Live Scan, criminal records, education, employment, drug screening and health clearances. When discrepancies or issues arise provides expert advice for hiring managers to facilitate a decision and resolution. Manages the adverse action process for all applicants who fail the background check process ensuring the proper information is provided allowing candidates an opportunity to dispute discrepancies and withdraws offers as required.

The ability to advise management on salary recommendations that are equitable and within agency guidelines.

Job Specifications

BA/BS in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field from four-year College or University; or minimum of (5) years of progressive Human Resources experience including working knowledge in HR Generalist work with a focus in Employee Relations and Recruitment. PHR or SHPR preferred.

Must have advanced knowledge of general office procedures and demonstrate excellent organizational and computer skills specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail. Ability to type 50+ wpm.

Demonstrate ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace; ability to be flexible and adapt to a rapidly changing work environment.

Demonstrate ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers & supervisors; work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues & maintain a positive work ethic; complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirements and changes in assignments.

Displays willingness to make effective decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

Displays the ability to prioritize and plan work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans.

Maintain confidentiality in accordance with Agency policy and legal requirements.

Be honest, reliable and dependable.

Respect and maintain rights and privacy of all staff.

Attend appropriate trainings, meetings, and seek out developmental opportunities.

Valid California Driver’s License, reliable vehicle, automobile insurance and a clean DMV record required.