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  • Job Title
  • HR Generalist
  • Location
  • Irvine
  • Job Number
  • 114078
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Human Resources
Job Description

Kimco is looking for a HR Generalist in Irvine! 

§ Conducts employee investigations to determine appropriate company response and to ensure investigation outcomes are fair, equitable and compliant with company policy and state/federal employment laws.

§ Develops rapport and strong working relationships with Managers to influence and coach management on performance, organizational and leadership matters such as hiring, promotions, counseling, performance feedback, disciplinary actions, and terminations; actively participates with management to provide creative business solutions.

§ Facilitates and administers various employee relations matters such as performance management meetings, counseling, grievances, advancement, leaves of absences, accommodations, out-placement and exit interviews.

§ Serves as point-of-contact for employees and responds to inquiries regarding various aspects of Human Resources and Employee Services including but not limited to the areas of Employee Relations, Benefits, Worker’s Compensation, and Compensation; escalates complex issues to appropriate HR Team Member as necessary.

§ Performs limited applicant screening and administers pre-employment tests as necessary; makes recommendations to Recruiting Team about type of position a candidate may be suitable for.

§ Assists with data entry into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) in compliance with set department protocols and procedures.

§ Administers Transfer Process by coordinating flow of information between Employee, Recruiting Team, Managers, and Compensation Team; reviews employee eligibility for transfer; collects transfer data; tracks progress and completion of approved transfers.

§ Maintains and updates employee personnel files; ensures Kwiktag process of all relevant employee documents is completed in a timely and accurate manner..

§ Ensures coordination and completion of New Hire On-Boarding process; facilitates coordination between Employee Relations Team Member and Hiring Manager to ensure an expectations meeting is set up for new employees; follows up with and collects On-Boarding Checklist from Hiring Managers.

Assists with salary administration and coordinates with Compensation Analyst to ensure compliance and equity within organization; conducts training as needed.

§ Conducts hiring interviews to fill vacancies with qualified candidates in a timely manner.

§ Interacts with and provides support to Safety and Workers Compensation Administration staff; serves as First Responder by providing first-aid when necessary and assisting with initial reporting of injuries.

§ Prepares for and attends Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and Employment Development Department (EDD) hearings.

§ Administers and implements various human resources plans, procedures and company policies. Responsible for accuracy of information provided and documented.

§ Assists with maintenance and updating of company policies and procedures to ensure compliance with state/federal laws.

§ Participates in various employee relations activities such as new hire orientation, benefits meetings, and employee functions.

§ Assists employees and managers with general inquiries regarding employment, benefits, company policies and procedures, compensation, and other related matters.

§ Maintains HRIS, compiles reports from database to meet management and federal and/or state regulatory requirements.

§ Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations to meet US and International compliance with respect to employment.

§ Keeps up-to-date on employment laws and regulations.

§ Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends seminars as needed.

§ Performs other related duties and projects as required by management.

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, subtract, or change the job functions.



Education and Experience:

§ Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration or related discipline.

§ Minimum of 3 years of Human Resources Generalist experience.


Special Requirements/Certification:

§ Professional in Human Resources certification preferred.

To Apply: Email your resume for consideration

About Kimco: 

With 30 years of award-winning service in California, Kimco offers flexible employment options including temporary, contract and direct hire through our specialized practices: office professionals, accounting operations, technical support, and industrial staffing. Last year we filled more than 22,000 jobs.




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