West Seattle Blog… | Subject: Human Resources Generalist

*As a federal contractor, MER will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment. Please contact our recruitment team with any additional questions.

Summary of work

This position is responsible for administering programs and policies relating to all phases of human resources activities, including recruitment, benefits, employee relations, policies and procedures, etc. for the assigned business unit.

Professional responsibilities

Administers all HR aspects for the assigned business unit
Manage an HR coordinator
Aligns local HR efforts and priorities with the overall corporate HR strategic plan
Recruit, interview and select employees to fill vacant positions
Maintain relationships with contingent and retained external recruiters
Hire new employees
Facilitates open enrollment and administers aspects of health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as 401(k) plan for assigned business unit
Administers and tracks leave in accordance with applicable laws (FMLA, ADA) for assigned business unit
Leads the performance management process for assigned activities
Respond to employee inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs
Meets with employees to understand and help resolve employee concerns
Investigation of allegations of harassment, discrimination and violation of company policies
Advises management in the appropriate resolution of employee relations issues
Participates in legal investigations regarding employment-related liability or benefits
Assesses employee engagement
Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions; drafts new and updates existing policies, procedures and reports to ensure compliance
Facilitates training related to interviewing, hiring, performance management, harassment prevention, EEO/AAP, leave administration, discipline and termination, and more.
Conduct exit interviews to determine reasons for separations and work out appropriate solutions
Other assigned HR tasks



BA/BS degree in Management, HR or similar preferred
HR certification desired


5+ years of HR experience

Previous experience in HR personnel management


Excellent oral and written communication skills
Advanced organizational skills
Great attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner
Must be accurate and meticulous
Excellent interpersonal and team skills
Excellent Microsoft suite skills (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
Previous experience with ADP preferred

Physical/mental requirements

Perform work in an office environment

Carry out work in the middle of the field (site visits)

Travel as required for tenders, client visits and projects

Be available after hours and on weekends as needed

Must be able to pass drug test and pre-employment background screening

Valid driver’s license, valid car insurance, good driving record for 3 years

Moran Environmental Recovery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply to:


Jessica C. Bell