Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an HR Generalist role in Columbia, MS!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below.


Responsibilities, Qualifications, & Details:                 

Administers and coordinates programs within multiple functional areas of the human resources department which may include employment, training, performance review, benefits, 401k, payroll, HRIS, personnel record maintenance and others as specified.


Job Duties:


  • Administers all benefits programs; ensures all enrollments, changes and terms are entered into system in a timely fashion
  • Acts as benefits resource when reviewing employees’ benefits questions by reviewing plan provisions and working directly with third party administrator, broker and health care providers
  • Works to resolve any benefits issues using resources available while keeping HR Management informed
  • Verifies plan enrollment accuracy by reconciling and reviewing monthly bills to ensure necessary changes are made
  • Ensures eligible employees are receiving COBRA notifications in a timely fashion, are appropriately being re-classed on the bill, sends notices of payment due and tracks retention of all payments
  • Distributes benefits information to employees by forwarding benefits folders, enrollment information and other relevant supplies as needed


  • Enters employee data in HRIS utilizing Standard Operating Procedures
  • Supports the entry of employee data into the HRIS system including new hire, changes, terminations and any other employee-related action to be tracked including benefits, compensation, leave, etc.
  • Runs standard reports and creates custom reports as needed


  • Administers 401k program by distributing necessary communications, ensuring accuracy of completed employee forms and handles any questions by answer or referral
  • Conducts 401k enrollment meetings as needed
  • Processes enrollment, change, term, hardship, loan and rollover forms through systems entry and coordination with employee and vendor


  • Creates all training plans and maintains training records in data system
  • Tracks completion and retention of all necessary training/records to ensure compliance


  • Plans and conducts new employee orientations as needed
  • Maintains basic knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance
  • Works with department managers to maintain company organization charts
  • Maintains company break room employee postings ensuring most current version is posted in compliance with state and federal regulations

Performance Review:

  • Serves as focal for managers and employees regarding performance management software questions
  • Coordinates all performance management related administration to ensure effectiveness and timeliness
  • Sends notifications, reminders, tracks compliance and ensures adherence to the program


  • Coordinates with Finance department as required to ensure accurate and timely payroll processing
  • Works with employees on payroll issues and distributes employee communications as appropriate

Safety & Workers Compensation:

  • Support site safety compliance and implementation of safety processes and procedures
  • Completes and maintains all safety and worker’s compensation recordkeeping including claims files and L&I reports


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One (1) to three (3) years of direct experience
  • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments
  • Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems
  • Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others


Pay Rate:  $21.00hr - $26.00hr DOE

Shift Start/End Time:  7am – 4pm Monday to Friday

Length of Assignment:  8 months


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