The Last Mile

HR Generalist

Full-Time in Oakland, CA - Remote OK

We are looking for a passionate Human Resources (HR) Generalist to evaluate, design, and implement a variety of human resource programs. Senior leadership at The Last Mile will depend on your guidance in reviewing key processes such as staffing, compensation and benefits, policy creation and review, and staff training and development, and will look to you to inform HR strategy and design additional support systems as the team continues to grow and scale.

The Last Mile is a hybrid organization, with a staff who brings a wide range of lived experience and expertise to the organization. We are fiercely committed to the work that we do and are excited to bring on someone who is passionate about our mission and excited to help us build the foundation and systems we need to scale and grow.

HR Generalist responsibilities are:

  • Reviewing and revising existing HR systems
  • Advising on, designing, and implementing new support systems as necessary
  • Managing hiring processes
  • Developing plans and written documentation for a variety of HR matters such as compensation, benefits, health and safety etc.
  • Informing and training team about hiring techniques and best practices
  • Providing guidance and feedback on compensation plans and structure, including compensation recommendations for new and current positions
  • Monitoring adherence to internal policies and legal standards
  • Dealing with grievances and violations invoking disciplinary action when required
  • Implementing policies and programs to create an efficient and inclusive workplace
  • Handling and updating employee records
  • Assisting with the preparation of HR and legal documents
  • Identifying and completing necessary state registration requirements
  • Managing biannual employee review cycle process
  • Responding to employee information and verification requests from different agencies

HR Generalist requirements are:

  • 4 - 6 years experience working in HR preferred
  • Degree in business or human resources preferred
  • Knowledge of the HR processes and local, state, and national labor laws and compulsory compliance
  • Proven experience managing employee relations remotely
  • Project management experience
  • Experience monitoring compensation performance
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills