Sunday , April 21 2024

JPL Internship – Employee Relations Specialist III

Website JPL

Job Description:

Exciting opportunity to join our Employee Relations team to help support diversity, equity and inclusion at JPL. By conducting effective workplace investigations with expertise and compassion, you will contribute to a positive work environment that balances employee rights and responsibilities. In addition to leading investigations, the Employee Relations Specialist III is responsible for the development and execution of employee relations policies, processes, documents and trainings that help mitigate business risk and proactively support and maintain a positive employment climate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Effectively and efficiently conducts Title VII and Title IX workplace investigations with minimal oversight
  • Develops and maintains thorough and high-quality case documents for investigations and employee relations work, including, but not limited to:investigation notes, summaries, timelines, reports, letters, corrective action documents and warnings
  • Effectively prepares and presents investigation findings resolution options to all levels of management and counsel
  • Helps to develop and implement new and effective Employee Relations strategies, processes, procedures and templates
  • Provides advice and guidance to other HR professionals, employees and managers in the areas of employment law and HR policy
  • May participate in the preparation of company AAP Plan
  • Prepares and supports effective agency responses (EEO, FEHA, etc)
  • Maintains relevant case information and provides database reports and analyses to HR Business Partners and other members of management
  • Independently develops, plans, implements and monitors company-wide and role-specific training in the areas of Preventing Harassment, Employment Law and Policy updates, etc.
  • Participates in key policy reviews and recommends actions to help clarify and simply procedures
  • Helps develop and review sound layoff plans and procedures in partnership with HR Business Partners
  • Supports and manages complex Employee Relations cases in partnership with other areas of the business (HRBP, Ethics, Security)
  • Effectively lead Employee Relations projects and may participate on cross-functional project teams with other members of HR

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to influence and adapt style to consult with all levels of employee and management
  • Ability to work effectively and well within the JPL culture (effectively gather and analyze facts, weigh risks and make decisions/recommendations that are right for the business, the people and our culture)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Effective team player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in situations that require sound decision-making
  • Establishes trust and maintains confidentiality

Qualification & Experience:

  • In-depth knowledge and application of Federal and California Labor Laws applicable to all areas of Human Resources
  • Agile learning skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking, reasoning and analytical skills
  • Experience with predominantly exempt client groups
  • Bachelor’s degree in Employment Relations, Human Resources, Communications, Business or related field with 6 years of minimum related work experience; Masters degree in a similar discipline with 4 years of minimum related work experience;
  • Ph.D. degree in a similar discipline with 2 years of minimum related work experience.
  • Familiarity of OFCCP and/or DCAA requirements a plus
  • Highly organized with strong self and project management skills (time, priorities, resources)
  • Experience working with clients in a technology field (engineers, researchers, etc.)
  • In addition, 2(+) years of experience in an HR generalist role and 3(+) years in a strong Employee Relations-focused role, including significant experience independently leading employee relations workplace investigations

Job Details:

Company:  JPL

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Bakersfield, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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