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HR Generalist

  • Location: Seattle, 98101
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Local: Seattle Washington. Some onsite required

Experience a collaborative culture focused on continual improvement where a casual atmosphere and belief in balance supports our empowered teams. Our lean HR team is focused on delivering results through proactive business partnership, cultivation of a high performance, employee-focused culture and recruitment and retention of topnotch talent.
  • 4+ years of experience as a Human Resources Generalist or equivalent
  • Thorough knowledge of and demonstrated experience managing federal and WA State employment law, such as ADA, FMLA, PDL, WFLA, FLSA, ACA, Worker’s Compensation, Disability Programs and Unemployment Claims
  • Demonstrated experience supporting compliance activities such as ACA, 5500, EEO and non-discrimination testing
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred


  • Customer focus and project management, in a self-starting and results oriented environment
  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees, providing functional support, guidance, and direction to employees and business leaders; to include but not exclusive to benefits, recruiting, HR programs and reporting
  • Manage leaves of absences including review, documentation, approval and direct communication with employees and management on return-to-work status; counseling employees about their leave options and coaching supervisors through employee leaves; Administer Workers Compensation
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws pertaining to benefits programs and employment law
  • Apply your detail orientation and high degree of accuracy to manage the integrity of employee records and files, including processing new hire paperwork, exit paperwork, eVerify and HRIS updates.
  • Participate in the execution of company-wide HR programs, such as Open Enrollment, Performance Reviews and morale initiatives
  • Involvement in talent management - activities may include sourcing candidates, screening resumes, conducting phone screens, and performing reference and background checks
  • Partner with the HR team in event planning and general office and facilities administration
  • Flexibility to support team members, from covering the front desk to partnering on company-wide initiatives
  • Demonstrated employee relations skills, excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all organization levels; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Organized with a high attention to detail, adept at managing concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities with proven experience following through with success; Adept at managing concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, studying and applying new information readily
  • Proven ability to think critically and anticipate issues before they arise, and proactively suggest solutions
  • Experience in tech environments preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, HR Management, related field and

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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