HR Generalist

About The Role

The HR Generalist will play a key role in supporting our employees and fostering a positive work environment that aligns with PACO’s values and goals. This position will involve handling various HR functions, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration, HRIS operations and ad-hoc reporting.

Essential Functions

  • Recruitment and Onboarding:
    • Coordinate the recruitment process, including job postings, candidate screening, interviews, and selection
    • Attends campus recruiting events and oversees summer internship program
    • Execute effective onboarding processes to ensure a smooth transition for new hires, collaborating with the new hire’s supervisor and relevant internal teams (IT, Finance, Project Management etc.)
    • Looks for and implements opportunities to continuously refine and improve the hiring and onboarding experience
  • Employee Engagement and Development:
    • Serve as a point of contact for junior employee inquiries and concerns, providing guidance and support as needed
    • Collaborate with Director of People and Culture to address employee relations issues in a timely and effective manner, promoting a positive and inclusive work environment
    • Works closely with Fun & Culture committee to plan agency-wide events and celebrations
    • Assist in conducting needs assessments to identify skills/knowledge gaps among employees and identify appropriate training and professional development opportunities
    • Coordinate training, including identifying trainers, scheduling sessions, booking venues, and arranging materials
  • Performance Management:
    • Support operational aspects of the performance management process
    • Assist in identifying training and development opportunities to enhance employee skills and performance
  • Benefits Administration
    • Serve as a liaison between employees and benefits providers for junior team members, resolving issues and answering questions
    • Collaborate closely with Director of People & Culture to coordinate the annual open enrollment process, including communication to employees, distribution of enrollment materials, and assistance with benefit elections
    • Serve as a resource for employees during open enrollment, answering questions and providing guidance on available benefit options
    • Consult with benefit providers to ensure accurate and timely enrollment and changes to employee benefits
  • HR Policies and Compliance
    • Develop and maintain HR policies and procedures, keeping them up-to-date and accessible to employees within PACOs Employee Handbook
  • HR Data Management:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records and HR databases
    • Generate ad-hoc reports and analyze HR data to identify trends and opportunities for improvement




PACO Collective is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. PACO will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources to make arrangements.

The following links contain further information:

For details about EEO law in English click here and Spanish oprime aquí.
The Immigrant and Employee Rights Poster.
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
PACO participates in E-Verify program. More information is here.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in an HR related position including recruiting specific experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Word, Excel)
  • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Critical thinker and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Benefits & Perks

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Extensive Paid Holidays
  • Winter Holiday Flex Time
  • Work From Home
  • Summer Hours
  • 401K Match Up
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental & Visual Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Phone Plan Allowance
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • Dog-Friendly
  • Happy Hours
  • Winter & Summer Outings
  • Volunteer Days

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