SummervilleRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Summerville jobs

Employee Relations Associate

Company: Charleston County, SC
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Salary: $22.85 - $24.98 Hourly

Location : North Charleston, SC

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: HR208698

Department: Human Resources

Opening Date: 08/10/2023


The Employee Relations Associate will assist higher level Employee Relations staff with sensitive personnel matters and/or internal investigations but will not independently handle them.

HIRING HOURLY RANGE: $22.85 - $24.98


Duties and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Order of Essential Functions does not indicate importance of functions.)

  • Processes employee FMLA requests and ADA requests for reasonable accommodations; assists with drafting ADA Agreements.
  • Drafts discipline documents, termination letters, and other Employee Relations documents as needed.
  • Updates and maintains Standard Operation Procedures for the Employee Relations Unit; updates forms and templates.
  • Maintains files and shared drives. Maintains and updates intranet and SharePoint sites that contain Employee Relations content.
  • Serves as a notetaker and coordinator for internal investigations.
  • Tracks timelines and notifies parties of status in EEOC cases, investigations, grievances, terminations, and *unemployment hearings. Coordinates grievances.
  • Facilitates the Exit Interview process; conducts exit interviews.
  • Coordinates all Employee Recognition Programs; serves as the HR Ambassador for Employee Recognition and Employee engagement; plans events.
  • Assists County supervisors, managers and directors with employee assistance referrals, monitors visits for mandatory referrals for compliance purposes.
  • Performs other duties or assumes other responsibilities as apparent or assigned. Minimum Qualifications
    • Associate's Degree in Human Resource Management or related field preferred.
    • Two (2) years or more experience in a human resource role preferred.
    • One (1) year experience handling highly sensitive/confidential task.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Excellent interpersonal, coaching and negotiation skills. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

      • Take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a systematic approach to decision making; identify the important dimensions of a problem, determine potential causes, obtain relevant information and specify alternate solutions that result in effectiveness.
      • Actively support all efforts to increase cooperation, communication and collaboration between and among co-workers, departments, and County officials, officials from other jurisdictions, the business community and the general public.
      • Demonstrate sound time-management skills by effectively or efficiently organizing, prioritizing, and completing multiple assignments in a timely manner.
      • Safeguard confidential information and use it or disclose it only as expressly authorized or specifically required in the course of performing specific job duties.
      • Respond positively to a work environment that will change day-to-day, requiring quick departure from and re-organization of one's schedule.
      • Display willingness to listen and learn.
      • Perform in a self-directed manner.
      • Establish clear, open-minded, trustworthy, bias-free and customer-focused communication to ensure a welcoming and inclusive environment. Interact effectively, professionally, and tactfully.
      • Relate to routine operations in a manner that is consistent with existing solutions to problems; to conform to established policies and procedures.
      • Attentive to the County's standards for customer service, accuracy, quality, efficiency and all County policies and procedures ensuring that all work performed meets those standards. Charleston County offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to its employees, including but not limited to:
        • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
        • Optional Life and Disability Insurance
        • Optional Medical and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
        • Annual and Sick Leave
        • Fourteen (14) recognized Holidays
        • South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS) State Retirement Plan
        • Police Officers Retirement System (PORS - as applicable)
        • Optional Deferred Compensation Program
        • Longevity and Merit Pay Increases
        • Optional Federal Credit Union Membership
        • Leadership, Professional and Skill Development Training
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • Employee Well-being Program For more information, visit our

Keywords: Charleston County, SC, Summerville , Employee Relations Associate, Other , North Charleston, South Carolina

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest South Carolina jobs by following @recnetSC on Twitter!

Summerville RSS job feeds