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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Virginia Commercial Space
Location: Wallops Island
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:


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Job Title: Human Resources Generalist

Program: Human Resources

Supervision Received: Chief Human Resources Officer

Supervision Given: None

Pay Band: Job Code: Effective Date:


General Description: Under the direction of the CHRO, the Human Resource Generalist will assist in running the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources (HR) department, including hiring and interviewing staff, benefits overview, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Manages, administers, and explains Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority (VCSFA) benefit and disability coverage for all employees.
Explains VCSFA benefit options and cost of available plans. Also ensures benefit selections are updated in our Human Resources Information System (HRIS) in a timely manner.
Serves as the primary point of contact for short-term and long-term disability program. Coordinates return to work status for employees with VCSFA supervisors and department heads
Ensures separating employees are promptly terminated in our HRIS to ensure timely notification of COBRA benefits.
Assist in administering and explaining the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) according to statute and internal policies and procedures.
Assist in coordinate injury reports and related forms for workers' compensation claims according to internal policy and procedures.
Annually assess VCSFA leadership to training professional development needs.
Explores effective and cost-efficient options to best meet the training needs of managers and employees.
Develops annual training course curriculum for VCSFA.
Assist with the hiring process including but not limited to posting internal/external job requisitions, interviewing, conducting background and reference checks, negotiating salary offers, and issuing offer letters and compensation portfolios.
Assist with the administration of company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with company objectives and federal and state legal requirements.
Other duties as assigned.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this title. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. They are not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision.


General Education

College: Bachelor's degree desired Major: Human Resources, Business, or related discipline

Job-Related Experience: An equivalent combination of training and experience may substitute for a degree.

Certifications: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)?certification is preferred.

Licenses, etc.: Valid driver's license is necessary while operating a vehicle while on agency business.


Comprehensive knowledge of human resources laws, rules, and regulations, policies and procedures. Thorough knowledge of leave and disability programs.
Considerable knowledge of human resource laws, rules, regulations to include: FLSA and overtime rules and regulations.
Working knowledge of COBRA, FMLA, ADA, and other employee related programs.
Considerable knowledge of personal computers and Human Resource Information Systems individual systems.
Knowledgeable of SharePoint preferred.

Effective verbal and written communication skills within all levels of the organization.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and highly organized with attention to detail.
Proficient with Microsoft Office and/or related programs, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Demonstrated ability to address multiple projects simultaneously within established timeframes.
Demonstrated ability to analyze data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, e.g. compute benefit and/or leave calculations.
Ability to work in a high-volume and fast paced environment.

Physical Demands: Work is light requiring lifting of computer equipment and involves typical office behaviors. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds.

Work Environment: Work is performed in a typical office setting.


Keywords: Virginia Commercial Space, Hampton , Human Resources Generalist, Human Resources , Wallops Island, Virginia

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