POSITION PURPOSE:The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for the successful creation and implementation of programs and services to support the employees of Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC), including but not limited to training, education, onboarding, and effective benefit administration services to comply with all state, federal, and regulatory requirements with accuracy, efficiency, and excellence.
Supports DREMC employees through benefits administration, onboarding, addressing HR-related issues, and termination and retirement processing.
Directly supports the management team in all aspects of employee acquisition, retention, and performance improvement plans.
Ensures DREMC policies reflect current best practices and are accessible to employees.
Administers existing programs with excellence in all aspects of project management.
Consistently monitor opportunities to recommend enhancements where the modifications better serve DREMC Members and Employees.
Stays current in all applicable laws, regulations, and best practices to ensure DREMC compliance and excellence.
Provides support for the Senior Manager, Administrative Services as well as all DREMC employees and the management team.
Manages a wide variety of employee and manager training and special assignments.
Serves as a representative on teams, committees, and activities both internally and externally as requested.
Studies and applies DREMC policies, procedures, By-Laws, Rules, and Regulations.
Promotes the organizational knowledge and awareness of DREMC Policies, Procedures, By-Laws, Rules, and Regulations.
Maintains an awareness of DREMC’s cooperative business goals.
Maintains confidentiality in sensitive matters and exemplifies sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy.
Education — A post-secondary degree in an applicable discipline is required.
Experience — Three (3) or more years of applicable Human Resources experience is required. Experience in utilities, utility contractors, or related field is preferred.
Certification/License, etc. — Certificates and/or licenses relevant to Human Resources, Applicable Law, Certified Human Resource credentials are preferred. (TVPPA, NRECA, etc.) This individual will provide proof of or obtain the TVPPA Utility Human Resources (UHR) Certification.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities — The ideal candidate will consistently demonstrate and deliver the following attributes:
- In-depth, working knowledge of labor law, applicable federal and state requirements relevant to all DREMC positions - Extremely driven individual who delivers excellence and inspires it from others
- Electric utility best practices for human resource policies and program administration
- Phenomenal listening skills with high observation prowess
- Influential public speaking skills and ability to engage a variety of audiences through education and training
- Ability to consistently achieve multiple deadlines with ownership of the process and results achieved therein
Additional Salary Information: DREMC provides a comprehensive program of employee benefits including group medical, dental, vision, employer-sponsored medical clinic, life, and long-term disability insurance programs, defined benefit retirement, and 401K savings plans, tuition reimbursement.
About Duck River Electric Membership Corp
Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) is a member-owned electric cooperative, serving an area of approximately 2,500 square miles in Bedford, Coffee, Franklin, Giles, Grundy, Hickman, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Marion, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Rutherford, and Williamson counties in southern middle Tennessee. DREMC distributes quality electricity at the lowest possible cost, promotes and facilitates economic development, and enhances the quality of life for 77,500 members through 6,200 miles of line.
Equal Opportunity Employer EOE/AA M/F/D/V