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HR Generalist – Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Job Description:

The HR Generalist I must demonstrate the ability to work well with all levels of staff as well as outside entities (legal counsel, insurance brokers and county/state officials). Successful candidate shall possess excellent oral and written communication skills and demonstrate the ability to be flexible, firm, consistent, and understanding. The HR Generalist I must have impeccable ethics and integrity. The HR Generalist I will support the Human Resource department in all aspects of human resources focusing on benefit administration, worker’s comp, leave of absences, performance management, compensation, and safety.


Benefit Administration

  • Coordinates and administers annual open enrollment process.
  • Point of contact for daily, routine benefit questions from employees
  • Benefit reconciliation to ensure proper billing/enrollment for all health and welfare benefits.
  • Administers UI processes.
  • Monitor liability reports and program costs.
  • Recommend policy changes.

Leave of Absences

  • Manage and administer day to day Leaves of Absence such as Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Leave, Extended Employee Medical Leave, Military Leave (Active Duty) and Personal Leave.
  • Ensure compliance with all Federal and State laws and all company policies pertaining to leave of absence.
  • Advise employees and managers regarding leave and PTO policies and procedures.
  • Partner with HR, senior leadership and Legal to escalate problem resolution when required.
  • Track and collect employee portion of benefits costs.
  • Maintain close contact with employee and keep manager informed about expected duration, extensions, etc.
  • Partner with line managers regarding employment decisions when approved leave time is exhausted or according to policy.
  • Manage Open Enrollment communications for those on leave.

Workers Compensation, Safety

  • Responsible for Worker’s Compensation Compliance reporting incidents to insurance company and providing whatever information insurance company requests .Insure that employee is compliant with doctors’ visits and or physical therapy.
  • Intake, determining reportability, gather supporting documents for claims
  • Proactively identify risks and provide proper escalation for high level resolution.
  • Works with consultants, report on workers’ compensation activity monthly as well as annual executive reporting.
  • Develop and maintain current workers’ compensation educational materials for managers on the ‘how to report/file’ a claim. (HR Wiki)
  • Develop and maintain current safety educational materials for managers where required (i.e., California IIPP) including safety newsletters as needed by regulation.
  • Maintain OSHA log, report, and respond for all locations to include: Notice of Recordkeeping Requirements for the annual Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Agency requests.
  • Update IIPP.
  • Ensure compliance with all related governmental/state regulations
  • Coordinate and/or deliver legally required safety related training programs.
  • Identify unsafe acts and/or conditions and recommend ways to improve safety performance to meet safety goals.
  • Chair employee safety committee.
  • Complete required OSHA reports in a timely manner.


  • Monitor job descriptions to ensure standardization and compliance with county contracts.
  • Salary Research
  • Execute and administer wage garnishments and child support orders
  • Assist with audits that involve payroll data and reporting, correcting when necessary to ensure no discrepancies
  • Review and maintain accrual balances and reconcile accruals with accounting.
  • Maintain employee direct deposit, tax exemption
  • Assists manager with ER issues as needed.
  • Back-up Point of contact for:
    • Access badge system
    • ID badges
    • Novatime
    • Relias
    • Paylocity

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field and 3 to 5 years Human Resources experience, OR
  • A Masters Degree in HR or related field with 2 to 3 years Human Resource experience, OR
  • Associate’s Degree with emphasis in Human Resources or related field and 5 to 7 years Human Resource experience.
  • Knowledge of standard Human Resources concepts, practices and procedures & government HR compliance regulations.
  • Experience with Workers Comp, Benefit Administration & Safety.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.

Keyword: HR Generalist
From: South Coast Community Services

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