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Portland Rescue Mission
Human Resources Generalist
Work Location:Administration – 1507 NE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97230
Reports to:Chief Operations Officer
Employment Status:Regular, Exempt, Full Time
Effective Date:November 2012
Typical Hours Required:Monday – Friday
General Description of Work:
Portland Rescue Mission is looking for a Human Resources Generalist to refine and oversee the legally-defined processes used for all staff recruitment, screening, placement, performance review and termination, while fostering employee excellence and relational warmth throughout this ministry to assure Portland Rescue Mission is a great place to work. Success in this role requires a passion for the work of this ministry, keen discernment of character, and innate attention to detail.
Equally important, the Generalist provides employee relations and management training support to all ministry supervisors. The Generalist also provides benefits consultation and grievance support for all employees. Success in this role requires a solid understanding of management, strong training skills, and a calming disposition.
This position administrates the standard HR functions including employee handbook revisions, benefits renewals, personnel record keeping, and employment law compliance.
This a primary role in cultivating a healthy ministerial culture throughout this ministry of over 80 employees serving at six sites. This position will work closely with the executive team in assuring the key values of this ministry are known and exhibited by the staff.
Coordinate quarterly all-staff events including fall and spring meetings, summer retreat and Christmas party.
Management Support and Training
Provide employee relations support to management as needed.
Facilitate management trainings that happen on a bi-monthly basis for all supervisory staff.
Oversee all aspects of legal compliance with employment law.
Ensure a safe, harassment-free environment for all employees.
Commit to two hours of direct service to the homeless guests or program residents we serve as part of each work week.
Represent the ministry at employee hearings and investigations as necessary.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
College degree in related field or experience equivalent
Demonstrated ability to be a team player
Personal Attributes & Values
A personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and a testimony of continued growth in faith
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs. unassisted
Telephone, fax and voice mail
In this and any position with Portland Rescue Mission, it is impossible to predict the many requests and assignments that can and will be made on an employee. Flexibility and a cooperate spirit are crucial characteristics of the person who holds this important position and for the successful operation of Portland Rescue Mission services.
We share the Word of God and demonstrate the love of Christ to transform the lives of homeless and addicted people.