Human Resources Generalist

Mohave County


Kingman, AZ 86401


$40,705 – $57,116
per year

*May Underfill position as Human Resources Technician Senior - Range 12, Steps 2-5 $19.57-$22.50

Performs intermediate level work in a wide variety of professional human resource management functions and activities. May be assigned one or more areas of responsibility including: employment services (recruitment and selection), employee training and development, employee relations, employee benefits and other human resource related special projects.

Work is performed under the general direction of a higher level of authority. The employee is expected to exercise initiative and independent judgment in the administration of assigned responsibilities and in formulating recommendations in accordance with federal and state statutes, Personnel Policies and Procedures, and contemporary human resource management principles and practices. Work is reviewed through conferences and results achieved.

May exercise functional supervision over paraprofessional, technical, or office support staff.

Essential Job Functions:
Main focus of this position is the Technician Support of the Human Resource office, other duties may be included as assigned.


  • Generate HRIS required reports to management and regulatory mandated local, state, and federal compliance reports. 
  • Assists with website content, design, and maintenance. 
  • Supports all functions within the Human Resources Department. 
  • Composes correspondence and other documents to respond to inquiries and to obtain, update or provide information. 
  • Maintains grievance, complaint, and disciplinary files. 
  • Assists the Human Resources Director with Personnel Commission support responsibilities. 
  • Assists the Human Resources Director with E.E. O. officer functions. 
  • Coordinates executive interview process. 
  • Coordinates with outside agencies, attorneys, and client schedules for meetings and hearings. 
  • Coordinates and prepares appeal hearings. 
  • Coordinates Department of Labor Unemployment requests, appeal hearings and reconciles the quarterly Benefit Change Notice. 
  • Conducts background checks for Boards and Commissions appointees. 
  • Processes requisitions, invoices, budget estimates, inventories, and other documents relating to department or office activities. 
  • Reconciles monthly department credit card statements and vendor billing. 
  • Assists with fiscal year budget preparation. 
  • Coordinates travel arrangements. 
  • Completes records requests. 
  • Coordinates County-wide training, facilitates selected trainings including harassment and leadership courses. 
  • Coordinates annual County-wide Service Awards. 
  • Assists in employee benefits administration and programs. 
  • Backup the HR Analyst when needed. 
  • Provides technical assistance to other personnel in implementing new or modified programs/systems. 
  • Performs related work as required. 


  • Assists employees with questions, complaints, or other requests for help.
  • As assigned responds to specific requests for studies, information and professional assistance in human resource management issues and problems.
  • Assists in the Human Resource Department management on various administrative and technical matters.
  • Assists in employee benefits administration and programs. 
  • Provides technical assistance to other personnel in implementing new or modified programs/systems.
  • Provides advisory and/or consultancy services to staff and management on a range of human resources issues, procedures, and policies consistent with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures, legislation, and guidelines.
  • Responds to a wide range of Human Resources related inquiries from management, staff, employees, and the general public, through e-mails, telephone calls, written correspondence and /or face to face contact.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs assigned staff activities. Prioritizes daily staff assignments, and workflow. Reviews and evaluates assigned subordinates work in progress and upon completion to ensure compliance with plans, directives, and departmental operating policies and procedures. 


  • Assists with discrimination, harassment and various employee compliant and grievance fact-finding investigations in accordance with Personnel Policies and Procedures and effective investigative techniques. 
  • May facilitate employee conflict mediation interventions. 
  • Proactively provides counsel and coaching on people issues by assisting managers with the implementation of progressive discipline and performance management plans.


  • Backup the HR Analyst when needed.
  • Performs related work as required.
  • Exercise regular and predictable attendance and punctuality in accordance with Mohave County Personnel Policies and Procedures. 

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree from an accredited university or college in human resources, business administration, public administration, industrial relations, or a closely related field.
  • Three (3) years of progressive responsible Para-professional or increasing work experience in the Human Resources field. 
  • International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) certification within 18 months of hire.
  • Any comparable equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be evaluated.
  • Bachelors’ Degree from an accredited university or college in human resource management, business administration, public administration, industrial relations, or a closely related field. 
  • Certification in the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM)
  • Certification in the International Public Management Association – Human Resources (IPMA-HR)
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for operation of motor vehicles on Arizona roads at the start of employment and maintain said license while employed in this position.
  • Must provide driving history upon acceptance of appointment at no cost to the County.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of:
  • Federal and state employment statutes, regulations, and guidelines, including Wage and Hour, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family Medical Leave Act, and other government regulations related to human resource management compliance.
  • Public administration, professional associations, and Mohave County Codes of Ethics.
  • Human resource management administration.
  • Mohave County classification and compensation systems, principles, methodology and practices.
  • Recruitment, selection and placement principles and practices including test development and analysis and effective interviewing techniques.
  • Statistical analysis as applied to job classifications evaluation, survey data analysis and test item analysis.
  • Public employer discipline administration, just cause, and due process requirements and guidelines.
  • Equal employment and affirmative action statutes, regulations, principles, and practices.
  • Human behavior, attitudes, and motivation.
  • Effective written and oral communication principles and techniques.
  • Principles and practices of employee supervision, development and training programs and methodology.
  • Computing literacy to include use of electronic spreadsheet and word processing applications. 
Skill in:
  • Applying above stated required knowledge in the performance of job functions, responsibilities, duties, and assignments.
  • Interpreting employment statutes, Personnel Policies and Procedures and advising and influencing managers and supervisors in the application to a personnel issue or problem.
  • Preparing reports effectively utilizing computer systems and applications, mainframe, and microcomputers, in the performance of work assignments, such as electronic spreadsheets, word processing and graphics.
  • Effectively communicating in writing and verbally with a diverse workforce.
  • Operating office equipment efficiently and effectively to include computers, calculators, and other office equipment relative to area of assignment.
Ability to:
  • Make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations.
  • Understand, apply, and comply with federal and state statutes, regulations, Personnel Policies and Procedures, department regulations and professional Codes of Ethics in the performance of responsibilities and assignment. 
  • Develop and maintain cooperative and harmonious working relationships with colleagues and a diverse workforce.
  • Effectively interview, question, and extract required and valid information for purposes of performing research and analysis to formulate and prepare recommendations.
  • Exercise initiative, sound judgment, and work independently or with a team to complete work assignments by established deadlines.
  • Functionally supervise, train, and evaluate the work of paraprofessional, technical or office support staff. 
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with persons of diverse ethnic, educational, and economic backgrounds, employees, and at all levels of management.
  • Maintain Mohave County’s and employees’ confidential and private information.
  • Maintain objectivity and freedom from bias and to exercise judgment and understanding in all human resource management situations and maintain confidentiality.
  • Address and resolve problems which may be confidential, controversial, or sensitive in nature.
  • Constantly learn and apply new techniques and to devise new methods and procedures.
  • Prepare clear, concise reports and to make oral presentations.
  • Manage and perform multiple high priorities under stressful and frustrating conditions and necessary deadlines.
  • Perform the essential functions of the job specifications with or without a reasonable accommodation.



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