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HR Generalist II

Human Resources

HR Generalist


Fort Stewart, Georgia, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Facilities Operations (AFO), an Akima company, is not just another federal facilities contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At AFO, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , AFO provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , AFO sustains mission readiness and ensures quality of life by maintaining high value assets and operations at peak performance and successfully manages these operations through accurately forecasting, managing, and aggressively controlling costs.

As an AFO employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Facilities Operations Human Resources Generalist provides assistance to management and employees on human resources issues, employment law, and implementation of new programs and initiatives to meet management needs. Generates solutions and implements with input from more senior HR teammates. Provides general HR services, which may include recruiting and staffing, training and development, employee or labor relations, and affirmative action/equal employment opportunity compliance. Collects and analyzes internal and external information in order to compare the organizations HR practices to those prevailing in the market. Ensures compliance with applicable labor laws or regulations. Performs work under general supervision. Handles moderately complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead new hire orientation to ensure onboarding process is complete and in compliance with company guidelines. Make recommendations and implement changes to onboarding process as needed to ensure compliance with policy changes, law changes, etc.
  • Submit and review Personnel Action Notices. Coordination with HR Manager, Payroll and Sr. HR Manager where needed to ensure that pay and status changes are conducted timely.
  • Maintain company policies adhering to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations while meeting contractual requirements and obligations.
  • Respond to employee and customer questions and concerns regarding the understanding and application of Akima's policies and procedures.
  • Respond to employee questions and concerns regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Engage with Senior Director, Labor Relations and HR Manager on any grievances or union inquiries.
  • Engage with shared services department teams (Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, Recruiting, Payroll, Compliance, HR Operations, Legal, and Labor Relations) to execute tactical operations.
  • Assist employees through the leave process and ensure proper coordination/communication with the Leave department on any FMLA and LOA requests. Work with employees to answer questions regarding leave requests and required supporting documentation. Make recommendations/determinations on ADA requests in conjunction with Senior Director, HR Operations, Operations Management and Leave Administration.
  • Recommend and implement remedies on low to mid-level employee relations issues working closely with the Senior Manager, HR.
  • Develop and maintain metrics with regard to recruiting efforts, open positions, headcount, turnover, transfers, etc. for Operations as needed.
  • Provide current and prospective employees with information about company policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
  • Offboards departing employees and ensures proper exit information (pay, benefits, security clearance, etc.) is provided.
  • Assist Recruiter with recruiting efforts; local outreach and recruiting events, development of job descriptions for job postings; posting job requisitions on iCIMS; schedules and assists in the interview process as well as subsequent pre-hire process.
  • Assist HR Manager or Sr. Director, HR Operations on any projects, as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in human resources, or related area or equivalent experience.
  • Must have a minimum of 3+ years of HR experience.
  • Must have experience using HRIS systems, ability to run reports and interpret data, online recruitment tools and applicant tracking systems (iCIMS experience is a plus)
  • Must have strong skills in Microsoft Office products (MS Teams, MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must have knowledge of EEO, ADA and OFCCP requirements.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills and team-based project experience.
  • Must have the decisive ability to shift priorities and function effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Must have effective communication skills, both verbal and written, including presentations, along with the ability to speak confidently and effectively to varied audiences; proven professional writing ability, strong grammar and editing skills.
  • Must have demonstrated experience in providing hands-on HR Support for diverse employee populations of large amounts (preferred in amounts of at 200+ employees)
  • Must have strong work ethic; confidentiality, integrity and authenticity are a must.
  • Must have the ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance is essential.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional Certification (PHR, SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP)
  • Strong experience with Costpoint, Cognos, iCIMS, and other relevant software
  • Consulting, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Office & Administrative Support

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: AFO - Akima Facilities Operations

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8438