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Human Resources Generalist I (Benefits and Employee Relations)

Chesapeake, Virginia 23322
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The Human Resources Generalist I (Benefits and Employee Relations) position is responsible for performing all professional level HR duties with this position's emphasis on the following functional areas: Benefits and Employee Relations.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assists employees and retirees with benefits questions; conducts retirement planning sessions; coordinates benefits open enrollment;

Benchmarks benefits and recommends best practices;

Collects, understands, and analyzes data/information to provide insight to Human Resources (HR) leadership on trends, address HR-related issues and concerns, and/or identify departmental strengths and areas of opportunity;

Provides guidance in the resolution of complex employee relations issues and advises supervisors/management in the areas of: employee coaching, counseling and/or disciplinary process, performance monitoring and evaluation, employment laws, and City policies;

Provides guidance to managers and employees as requested regarding application of policies and procedures relevant to specific situations / issues;

Stays current in knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and assists with ensuring compliance.

Performs other duties as assigned



Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in human resources, management, business or public administration, or a closely related field.


In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standard, this position requires a minimum of four years of related, full-time equivalent experience.


Requires a valid driver's license and a driving record that is in compliance with City Driving Standards.


-PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP and/or CEBS designations
-experience with Virginia Retirement System benefits
-public sector experience in Human Resources


  • Human Resources
  • Government/Civil Service

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