Sr. Human Resources Specialist in Queens, NY at Maximus

Date Posted: 5/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Sr. Human Resources Specialist will perform HR Generalist duties and support management in all talent acquisition, onboarding, training, employee relations, performance management and benefits liaison roles. Specific duties include:

- Manages talent acquisition for all exempt and non-exempt employees from pre-screening resumes, scheduling and participating in interviews, extending offers of employment, managing the onboarding process and ensuring the successful new hire transition
- Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for all organization personnel
- Investigates complaints, including harassment allegations, work complaints and employee concerns
- Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, such at the EEOC and affirmative action guidelines, the ADA, FLSA, FMLA, etc.
- Facilitates employee leave administration and reasonable accommodation processes
- Performs other duties as assigned by Management

Bachelors Degree with 3-5 years of experience

 Job Summary

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Perform a wide range of functions associated with recruitment, onboarding, performance management, and separations in accordance with Company policies.
 - Ensure the integrity of employee data, including the performance of regular audits and documentation of appropriate quality control measures.
- Interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations.
- Assist employees with inquiries regarding duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities.
 - Work with management and Corporate resources to develop, maintain and modify compliant job descriptions.
- Provide metrics that enable more effective management of human resources activities, analyze data for trends and prepare reports.
- Address employee relations issues, such as harassment allegations, work complaints, or other employee concerns.
- Maintain and update human resources documents, such as organizational charts, directories, or performance evaluation forms.
- Confer with management to develop or implement personnel policies or procedures.

Minimum Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience; Advanced degree or  professional designation preferred.
- Minimum 5 years of Human Resources work experience required.
- Knowledge of a variety of human resources principles and procedures for recruitment, selection, training, employee relations and compliance including, but not limited to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
- Strong analytical skills required.
- Intermediate knowledge of Excel required.
- Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills.

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.