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Human Resources Generalist in Schiller Park at Areas, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

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Job Description

Areas USA ORD is looking for a Field Human Resources Generalist for restaurants in Terminal 5 at Ohare International Airport. Job functions include administering human resources policies, programs and practices as dictated by internal needs in the field, union contracts and or applicable State/Federal employment law. Works directly with the Regional HR Manager with a dotted line to the location's General Manager using diversified knowledge and skills in all aspects of HR. Applicants must be able to provide own transportation and be able to pass a series of background checks. Great benefits are offered. Additional company information can be found at

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assists the management team in the field with HR processes and policies.
2. Coordinates and schedules New Hire Orientation for all location employees.
3. Provides company training of the Associate Handbook and/or CBA
4. Assists the Regional HR Manager, General Manager and/or Exec HR Director with union relations, grievance and other union issues.
5. Represents or coordinates with management team for unemployment phone hearings.
6. Assists the Corporate HR Office with information requested for unemployment claims, leave of absences, workers compensation cases, etc.
7. Assists the Corporate Payroll Manager with payroll processing for the location as well as payroll deductions, status changes from part time to full time, etc.
8. Assists with reporting work related injuries, follow ups, and provides information requested if the injury becomes a worker's compensation claim.
9. Conducts HR investigations with the direction of the Regional HR Manager.
10. Ensures that all HR forms are filled out correctly by the management team in the field.
11. Keeps personnel files organized, secured and in compliance with federal guidelines.
12. Assists in benefits open enrollment coordination and any ongoing benefits issues.
13. Assists management in the annual performance review appraisal process.
14. Assists the Director of Talent Acquisition and Development with the coordination of recruitment efforts including job fairs and job postings, as well as with the coordination with management and completion of associate trainings.
15. Assists the management team with processes leading to recruitment of associates, terminations, progressive discipline, promotions, etc.
16. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

1. Minimum education of Associate Degree in Human Resources or related field, with at least 2 years of working in an HR position. Bachelor Degree preferred.
2. In lieu of a college degree, at least 5 years of experience in an HR position, preferably as a generalist or specialist.
3. Experience working in a union environment a must.
4. Excellent communication skills.
5. Excellent investigatory and analytical skills.
6. Excellent organizational skills.
7. Self - sufficient and motivated with a proactive approach to solving difficulties with minimal supervision in a positive approach.
8. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information with the highest work ethic standards.
9. Ability to work productively and in a timely fashion in confined spaces with other members of the airport management team.
10. Computer literate: Windows, knowledge of MS Word and Excel.


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