HR Generalist |

    BHC Consultants is seeking an HR Generalist who prides themself on being able to connect with people and creating a valuable employee experience. This position is a great fit for any experienced HR Professional with a combination of meticulous attention to detail, conscientiousness, enthusiasm, empathy, and compassion.
    Our ideal hire will possess a blend of HR knowledge and experience, but who also understands that the “soft stuff is the hard stuff.” We want someone who will be excited about promoting our company and working to develop HR and Recruiting initiatives to both strengthen our internal team and to attract great candidates to our company.
    BHC Consultants is a consulting engineering, planning, and building code and construction compliance firm with offices in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellingham, Washington. BHC is a growing firm with a significant backlog of municipal consulting services contracts for cities, counties, and special purpose districts in the Northwest, supported primarily by Western Washington clients. We are proud to be an employee-owned and managed consulting firm committed to the development and retention of our employees within a positive, collaborative, and challenging work environment. We are committed to a healthy work-life balance for all staff.
Why Join Our Team?
  • Generous total compensation package
  • Monthly commute/home office stipend for transportation, parking, home office expenses
  • Monthly cell phone stipend with business necessity
  • 100% company paid employee medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 60% company paid dependent health and vision insurance
  • 50% company paid dependent dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Spending Account options to achieve tax savings
  • Flexible schedules
  • Reimbursement for professional registrations/renewals and approved training/conferences
  • Paid memberships in professional organizations
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Career guide mentorship program
  • Paid time off (sick, vacation, holidays, and volunteer day)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching contribution
  • We offer broad based company ownership to employees at all levels, with no majority owners, and where everyone can share in the benefits of ownership. This model is unique to BHC and gives us local control, ease of leadership transition, flexibility, and the freedom to control our destiny.
Job Summary
    The HR Generalist is responsible for performing duties that support a broad range of HR business functions such as benefits administration, managing employment life cycle, leave administration, carrying out company policies and practices, and employment law compliance. In addition, the HR Generalist will work closely with our Business Operations Manager to support initiatives within the company. In general, the HR generalist performs a wide variety of both complex and routine administrative HR services.
    • Employee lifecycle administration (recruiting, onboarding, development, retaining, offboarding)
    • Benefits administration
    • Support employees with any questions and needs regarding company policies, benefits, compensation, etc.
    • Assist with payroll processing
    • Assist in the development of personnel policies and procedures and maintain employee handbook.
    • Prepare new employee job descriptions and maintain existing job descriptions
    • Assist with all HR communications efforts
    • Maintain employee personnel records
    • Administer all leave of absence requests, determine eligibility, disability paperwork, and maintain tracking system
    • Administer employee recognition program
    • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of operations
    • Administer Culture Amp software
    • Prepare annual total rewards statements
    • Social event coordinator
    • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, new technologies in human resources, federal and state HR law, and compliance requirements
    • Perform other projects and duties as assigned
    Job Requirements & Skills
    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a combination of education and practical relevant experience
    • Previous Experience: 3+ years of recent and relevant experiencing providing a variety of generalist and support services within a human resources environment
    • Technical Skills: Strong proficiency in MS Office, HRIS systems, and comfortable learning new technical systems as needed
    • Knowledge of employment laws, EEOC, ADA, FSLA, FMLA, PFML
    • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
    • PHR or SHRM certification preferred but not required
    Organization Reporting Structure
      Reports to the Business Operations Manager
    Supervisory Responsibility
      This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
    Work Environment
      When working in office, this job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. Collaboration with staff in all offices should be expected. Hybrid or remote work schedules are supported for this position.
    Physical Demands
      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
      BHC Consultants, LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of non-discrimination in the workplace. BHC Consultants, LLC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status or any other basis that is prohibited by Federal, State, or local law.
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