Science Systems and Applications, Inc. - Science and Technology with Passion


SSAI is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EEO/AA-Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Senior Human Resources Generalist JPL TSAS
Reference #:21-3203
Open Date:7/21/2021
Location:Pasadena, CA
US Citizenship Required:No
Job Description:
The Human Resources Department is currently in search of a dynamic, enthusiastic Senior HR Generalist to join our team in Pasadena, California.
  • Assumes responsibility for effectively completing assigned human resource functions.
  • Assists in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring personnel. Assists with screening resumes and applicants; arranges interviews with hiring managers; verifies previous employment; conducts reference check; arranges for background check. Ensures all hiring processes are effective and legally compliant.
  • Prepares information for electronic new hire folders, conducts new employee orientations, enters information in HRIS system, and verifies that all signed documents are in personnel files.
  • Assists in updating job descriptions. Receives and reviews job descriptions from department managers. Ensures information is complete and current.
  • Maintains electronic HR files in accordance with federal and state requirements and company policies and practices.
  • Assists in conducting audits (training records, performance management, onboarding, background checks, I-9s)
  • Attends and participates in unemployment hearings
  • Maintains employee records and online systems for training (ex. CPR, OSHA, safety, and other mandatory training), certification and licensure
  • Provides guidance to managers in matters related to HR policies and procedures
  • Updates employee policy manual as directed
  • Prepares annual EEO,VETS and OSHA reports;
  • Serves on committees and teams as needed
Required Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in Human Resources Management or related field and 4 or more years of experience in HR or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of human resource related acts, agencies, and employment law; exposure to all major human resources disciplines with particular strength in employment and employee relations
  • Demonstrated skill handling issues involving high levels of sensitivity and confidentiality
  • Demonstrated good judgment
  • Ability to persuade and influence, establish personal credibility and trust, and foster collaborative working relationships
  • Strong communication, listening, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of California employment laws
Desired Qualifications:
  • 2 years’ experience with ADP WFN preferred
  • Human Resources Certificate or PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint
  • Extremely organized, self-motivated, and capable of working in a rapidly changing environment 
  • Working knowledge of Service Contract Act and Wage Determination