1+ months

Human Resources Generalist

St. Louis, MO
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HOK is currently seeking a Human Resources Generalist to join our global team. Prior experience working for a professional services firm is highly desired.  You will be responsible for providing human resources support to our corporate team as well as assisting in the effective implementation of policies and procedures. 



  • Under the close direction of the Director of Human Resources, performs the administration of the human resources function.

  • Administers human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, selection, retention, legal compliance, employee benefits, employee relations, professional development, and compensation analysis. Promotes firmwide diversity and affirmative action efforts.

  • Maintains current knowledge and understanding regulations, industry trends, current practices, new developments, and applicable laws regarding human resources policies, programs, and issues.

  • Interprets and administers policies, procedures, and programs, while ensuring compliance with applicable Federal and State statutes, and responds to employee relation issues such as employee complaints and harassment allegations. 

  • Serves as point of contact for employee questions, information, and forms. Assists staff as necessary to promote a productive work environment and to ensure consistent and appropriate human resources practices and procedures are being implemented.

  • Assists in all aspects of the recruitment process including screening resumes, conducting interviews, reference checks, and making employment offers. 

  • Assists training and performance development programs; including orientation and on-boarding for new hires. Trains and coordinates staff on the performance management process.

  • Assists with benefit enrollments and assists employees with company benefits questions and issues.

  • May conduct exit interviews. Analyzes data and makes recommendations for corrective action and continuous improvement.

  • Prepares and processes employment visa and permanent residency paperwork.

  • Works closely with Corporate Human Resources and Payroll for guidance on firmwide related practices and procedure adherence.  Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures for continuous improvement and the quality of services provided.

  • Participates in local or state professional associations, maintains active membership, and attends conferences for continued education and growth. 

  • May perform administrative duties for the Human Resources Manager.

  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources administration.

  • Ability to manage projects by maintaining direction and focus through proactive planning, organized approaches to work and effectively meeting deadlines.

  • Ability to create and maintain a collaborative team environment; to build relationships and effectively work with all levels of employees.

  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.  Possesses influencing skills as well as the ability to present complex situations in a clear and simple way.

  • Ability to assist managers and employees through complex, difficult, and emotional issues.  Demonstrates the capacity to manage changing priorities and ambiguity while remaining calm and controlled.

  • Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality and strong adherence to the practice of business ethics.

  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

  • Proficiency in ADP and SilkRoad preferred. 

Required Experience

  • Bachelors degree in human resources management, organizational development, business management or other related field of study.

  • 3 plus years human resources management experience required.

  • Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.


HOK is a drug-free workplace.  HOK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law. 

Job Location

St Louis, Missouri, United States

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