Human Resources Generalist

Golden State
June 19, 2022
Newark, CA
Job Type


Golden State is a family-owned company that has been in business for over 60 years. It is a company that recognizes that people are its most valuable resource and is looking for someone who will fit into the culture and strive to achieve the company’s goals.

We are looking for an experienced Human Resources professional to join our team! The Human Resources position is a key member of the Golden State Lumber team in Newark. This person works directly for the Director of Financial Operations in Newark. The ideal candidate will have a thirst for learning, be detail-oriented, possess intermediate Excel skills, be comfortable with technology, and thrive in a fast-paced environment where change is seen as opportunity. Additionally, this person will be a team player and recommend decisions that are in the best interest of the company as a whole.

The Human Resources position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

HR Responsibilities

  • Daily auditing of employee time-cards using ADP Workforce Now
  • Prepare HR documents for payroll changes
  • Prepare accident reports and related documentation
  • Screen potential employees and assist management with new hires
  • Manage the employee onboarding process
  • Understanding of all company benefits and is a resource for new hires and current employees
  • Gather and review new hire documents and benefit enrollment forms for processing at Corporate
  • Assist in the preparation of employee annual performance appraisals and employee discipline documents
  • Schedule worker’s comp, pre-employment and random drug screen appointments
  • Schedule employee certifications & DOT physicals
  • Employee HR Resource – answer and facilitate employee requests
  • Complies with all relevant labor laws regarding reporting and records retention
  • Leave administration with the ability to determine employee eligibility
  • Act in a confidential capacity handling internal inquiries

Other Responsibilities:

  • Manage location cell phone account
  • Order business cards and various other company forms
  • Identify opportunities to better utilize technology
  • Develop business process that utilize technologies and are considered best practices
  • Any other administrative tasks that may needed by the business

Skills Required:

  • 5 years of HR and Administrative experience required
  • Must be bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Intermediate Excel Skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • High level of integrity, initiative and commitment to excellence
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively (written, oral and electronically)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and a proponent for change
  • Past experience handling confidential information with discretion
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, reliability, teamwork and flexibility
  • Strong organizational, time management, multi-tasking and customer service skills
  • Must be able to work independently and with a team
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