July 6, 2022

The HR Specialist- Investigations directly contributes to the overall success of the organization by formulating partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of each client.  The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs and seeks to develop integrated solutions. This position serves as a consultant to clients on human resource-related issues and focuses on workplace investigations as they arise. This is a full time, long term position located in Redding, CA.
Requirements of the HR Specialist-Investigations:
  • Must possess ability to regularly exercise both discretion and judgment in work
  • Must possess effective relationship management skills, business acumen, clear oral and written communication skills, and knowledge of organizational behavior and best practices.
  • Ability to effectively evaluate and problem solve, with a company/client focus 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Valid driver’s license
Education and Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field required. Master’s degree preferred
  • SHRM Credential or HRCI certification preferred 
  • Knowledge of HR, and applicable Federal and State employment laws required
  • 5+ years previous experience in a HR related field required, with a knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws required
Benefits of the HR Specialist-Investigations:
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Occasional evening and weekend work is required as job duties demand.
$80-$85k a year, depending on experience
Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation, 401k
Responsibilities of the HR Specialist-Investigations:
  • Conducts regular meetings with clients, and provides HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Processes and administers leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA.
  • Effectively manages leave of absence and accommodation requests based upon federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues, and conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of HR federal, state and local legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation, input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
  • Identifies training needs, and participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success; follows up to confirm training objectives are met.  Administers training programs where appropriate.
  • Acts as a resource for payroll contacts to ensure their understanding and compliance with benefits, HR policies and regulations.  Keeps management advised of potential problem areas and recommends/implements solutions as appropriate.
  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion with all materials and information.
  • Ensures that federal, state and local safety laws, regulations, codes and rules are observed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
Client Support: 
  • Creates and amends miscellaneous documents and updates Client Summary Sheets as needed. 
  • Completes special projects by clarifying project objectives(s); conducting research: developing and organizing information.
  • In close partnership with the management team, jointly delivers all facets of Teamwork HR solutions to clients. 
  • Assists with onboarding of new clients, annual client enrollments, and related activities as needed,
  • Supports introduction of new products/services and technologies such as: electronic onboarding and benefits enrollment. 
  • On occasion, assists with new hire onboarding, requiring face to face interaction with new hires.
  • Interviews personnel and conducts on-site observation when necessary.
  • Analyzes information gathered and develops recommended solutions in a timely manner.
  • Documents findings and prepares recommendations for implementation of new systems, procedures, or changes as needed. 
  • Provides feedback and support to client by way of training and training materials where appropriate. Offers ideas, materials, and guides in order to best resolve concerns. 
  • Maintains confidentiality and organization of files of investigations conducted and information received.
O2 Employment Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or sincerely held religious beliefs to perform the essential functions of the position. This job appears on the O2 Staffing job board and Simpson University job board. 
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