HR Generalist

HR Generalist

Cotati, CA

Compensation: $24/hr    Temp to Hire


Nelson Staffing Petaluma is searching for an HR Generalist for a Cotati Company.  The perfect candidate must have strong organizational skills, be extremely detail oriented, able to problem solve and connect the dots.  This candidate will respond to a wide variety of employee queries, issues, and concerns.  Serves as the primary HR contact.


  • Administers the new hire on-boarding, including preparing paperwork, processing background checks, drug screens, physicals/immunizations, driving and insurance clearance, certifications, and creating/maintaining personnel files.
  • Oversees ongoing certification program; ensuring employees are eligible to work.
  • Provides information to employees on matters pertaining to their personal employee information, on-boarding, and policies and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and company policies and procedures.
  • Partners with HR team in order to best respond to employees’ queries, issues and concerns.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • PHR Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Human Resources.
  • At least 2 years experience in on-boarding and HR administration; recruitment experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations relative to labor and employment issues (FLMA, FLSA, ADA, etc.).
  • Experience working in healthcare and union environment preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and HRIS systems.

Interested?  Know someone?  Please contact Jill Sheehy   707-769-6067




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