Wightman | HR Generalist

September 5, 2019

Job Listing



Responsible for performing HR-related duties and works closely with HR Director in supporting designated geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: HRIS administration, benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and employment law compliance.

Essential Functions

  • Supports HR Director in developing goals, objectives, and systems that aide in staff attraction and retention
  • Supports strategic planning efforts focused on organizational design and succession planning
  • Supports the implementation of a Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Performs benefits administration as need
  • Supports recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students and temporary employees; writes and places advertisements, attends career fairs, applicant tracking, coordinates with departments to prepare for on-boarding, and conducts new-employee orientations.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures
  • Helps facilitate the coaching process, training programs, and career development opportunities for staff.
  • Supports employee relations efforts including employee survey, intake of any employee concerns, employee recognition programs, and exit interviewing.
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment including but not limited to OSHA, FMLA, ADA, EEO, and FLSA.
  • Produces staffing reports for the Leadership team
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Required Skills and Behaviors 

  • Demonstrates Wightman values and leadership traits; including but not limited to effective communication, earn the trust of others, customer service, work ethic & initiative
  • Demonstrates a strong ethical conduct and confidentiality
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage extensive data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Organizational Relationship

  • Report to HR Director

Required Education/Experience

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, General Business, or other related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in HR

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Familiarity with HR information systems (HRIS) and Learning Management System (LMS)
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification


  •   Local/Regional travel as required.

Interested? Apply now through Wightman website! All applications require:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

About Wightman

Our team consists of over 130 committed professionals at all levels. Founded in 1946, we offer Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental and Surveying positions for commercial, education, governmental and utility clients. Additional services provided include: GIS, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Planning, and Reality Capture. We are always seeking bright, new talent to join our knowledgeable, creative, experienced team.

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