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HR Generalist
Job Title: HR Generalist
Address: 1999 Mt. Read Blvd Rochester, New York 14615
Phone: 585-413-4080
Fax: 585-783-1362
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience:  2
Travel: None
Starting Salary:
# of Openings: 1



Our Mission

Our mission is to leverage the power of food to end hunger and build healthier communities.

Our Vision

We believe that the fight against hunger and the fight against poverty are one and the same. We envision a future in which food is recognized as a human right and every person is able to feed themselves and their families in dignity. Together, we work to create a more nourished, prosperous region.

Our Values

Our core values define who we are and how we work with our communities. Foodlink and our team members have:
 Compassion - treat all with dignity & respect; build kinship with those we serve
 Innovation - say yes; avoid complacency risk failure in the pursuit of ending hunger
 Collaboration - build a shared vision, create synergies, maximize resources
 Agility - respond urgently to the ever-changing needs of our community
 Stewardship - maximize the impact of every dollar, donation and asset


Job Title: Human Resource Generalist

Department: Human Resources
Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration
Status: Full-time, Salary, Exempt


Reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration and working closely with the Sr. Manager of HR, The HR Generalist will support a broad range of HR functions including recruitment, onboarding, training, payroll, benefits and compliance. The person in this role must be detail oriented and have exemplary customer service skills. This role requires the utmost respect for confidentiality and high levels of professionalism and discretion.



 Assists with recruitment efforts by posting jobs, phone screening applicants and scheduling interviews
 Completes pre-employment background check and drug screen process for all new employees
 Leads new hire orientations and assist with onboarding. Ensures completion of all required paperwork.
 Represents Foodlink at Career Fairs and other employment related events as needed
 Coordinates annual benefit open enrollment
 Fields questions/concerns regarding employee benefits and works directly with the benefits broker for resolution
 Responsible for the coordination and completion of annual compensation statements
 Ensures compliance by continuously updating documents including the company handbook
 Prepares and maintains physical employee files ensuring accuracy and timely filing of documents
 Maintains all necessary HR documentation, files and I-9's, ensuring legal compliance.

 Maintains company DOT files

Payroll & Administration

 Processes bi-weekly payroll for the organization
 Responsible for continued maintenance of the payroll system ensuring that it reflects the most accurate and up to date employee information. Enters new hire information, terminations, job/rate changes, benefit information etc.
 Prepares offer letters, new hire, termination, and other confidential paperwork
 Tracks completion of HR related processes such as goal settings and quarterly conversations
 Prepares and maintains physical employee files ensuring accuracy and timely filing of documents
 Responsible for a broad variety of administrative tasks including: accounts payable for the department, filing confidential records, processing confidential paperwork including employment verifications, support orders, unemployment claims, workers compensation claims, background checks etc.
 Assist the Director of Finance & Administration and the HR Manager as directed.


 Bachelor’s Degree and and/or Certification in human resources or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 2 -3 years direct human resource and/or payroll experience
 Non-Profit, government or university work experience a plus
 Familiarity/experience working with grants a plus
 Proficiency in Microsoft Office and working knowledge of ADP or other payroll platforms required
 Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
 Excellent communication skills both written and verbally
 Ability to relate to internal and external customers in a respectful and appropriate manner
 Strong project management skills
 Self-motivated
 Knowledge of NY state and Federal Labor Laws

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel items such as documents. The team member is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Everyone is welcome here!  Foodlink is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, veteran or disability status.

Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 6/12/2019

Company Information
Company Name: Foodlink
Attention: hr@foodlinkny.org

  Listing #:   1192   
  Date Created:   6/12/2019
  Last Updated:   6/13/2019
  Date Expired:   7/12/2019
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