Human Resource Generalist at Justworks

| Greater NYC Area
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Who we are

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming and casual environment, great benefits, wellness program offerings, company retreats, and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. We work hard and care about our most prized asset - our people.

We’re helping businesses get off the ground by enabling them to focus on running their business. We solve HR issues. We’re data-driven and never stop iterating. If you’d like to work in a supportive, entrepreneurial environment, are interested in building something meaningful and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

We're united by shared goals and shared motivations at Justworks. These are best summed up in our company values, which are reflected in our product and in our team.

Our Values

If this sounds like you, you’ll fit right in.

Who You Are:

You are the go-to person on the People team. Your attitude is such that no task is too big or too small and is backed up foundational HR experience and knowledge. You enjoy working across the business and have a genuine desire to help your coworkers experience the best job they have ever had.

You have a natural curiosity and ability to learn about the business you support, building relationships up, down and across the organization. You enjoy stepping out of your comfort zone and aren’t phased by tough conversations and solving complex problems. You bring a sense of calm into the room, are viewed as an employee advocate and a subject matter expert on all things HR.

 What You’ll Do:

  • Provide HR services and consultation to employees
  • In partnership with the Director, People, handle employee relations matters, coaching/training/advising team leaders
  • Conduct internal investigations
  • Guide the organization to embrace and use our performance management processes and systems
  • Advise managers on individual performance management challenges
  • Support managers in their management activities
  • Work on a variety of HR reporting and audits 
  • Manage employee leaves (ie - FMLA and parental leave), Workers Compensation and unemployment claims
  • Participate on diverse project teams to develop HR programs that align with our team and company goals and key objectives
  • Maintain HR metrics, reporting, analytics and insights to support data-driven people decisions
  • Provide backup administrative support for the People team, including employment verifications, benefits inquiries, system support
  • Other ad hoc HR-related duties/projects

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years Human Resources experience
  • A curious, self-motivated, and resourceful mind
  • Confident decision-making and reasoning skills
  • A high level of customer service with outstanding follow-up ability
  • A high energy approach, matched with a calm presence
  • Effective conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with HRMS/HRIS systems and proficiency with Google Suite
  • Understanding of state and federal employment regulations
  • Highly collaborative 
  • Discretion handling confidential employee data and sensitive information
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

 Our Benefits:

At Justworks, you’ll enjoy a welcoming, inclusive, casual environment, great benefits and wellness program offerings, company retreats and the ability to interact with and learn from leaders in the startup community. 

Diversity at Justworks

Justworks is committed to maintaining a workplace where diversity of identity, culture, and life experience is the norm and is celebrated authentically and respected consistently. Diversity in our work, our people and our product drives creativity and innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and integrity, competitiveness and collaboration throughout our business and in the market. We depend on our differences to make our team stronger, our workplace more dynamic, and our product accessible to all of our customers.

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

All positions are based at Justworks’ headquarters in the historic Starrett Lehigh building, which overlooks the Hudson River at 601 West 26th Street,

What are Justworks Perks + Benefits

Justworks Benefits Overview

People are our most prized asset. We do hard work, and we’ll always work hard to take care of you.

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Whether it's through Justworks-sponsored initiatives or in pursuit of a cause that matters to you, get paid while you're giving back. All Justworks’ employees get up to five fully-paid volunteer day
Partners with Nonprofits
Through Partnerworks, our team provides learning and development, recruitment, and networking opportunities to groups that are typically underrepresented in our industry.
Friends Outside of Work
Get to know your colleagues and make new friends during outings to local NYC events, our annual summer camp retreat, and monthly random lunches.
Eat Lunch Together
Monthly random lunches help us all take some time out to meet people from across the company.
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Justworks’ dedicated program manager for Diversity and Inclusion (D+I) oversees the company’s formal practices and policies.
Diversity Manifesto
At Justworks, we believe it takes diversity of identity, culture, and life experience to create a world in which starting, running, and joining a growing business is an accessible option for all.
Someone's Primary Function is Managing the Company's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Justworks employees can contribute up to $2,500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team Workouts
We offer weekly onsite yoga and meditation classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Promote from Within
Time Allotted for Learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Enjoy access to top-notch medical, dental, and vision insurance with the options you need to feel secure and take care of yourself, your way. Justworks offers plans with 100% covered premiums for individuals and 90%+ covered premiums for families.

Taking care of yourself doesn't end with having good health insurance, especially when it comes to dealing with stress or issues in your life outside of work. Get free access to Talkspace, the leader in anonymous, accessible, and professional online therapy. Plus, with Health Advocate, you’ll have legal, financial, and medical bill resources at the ready.

We carefully vet the benefits and perks we offer in Justworks. That means you get access to all the same great options as our customers, plus everything that’s still in beta — all while helping to make our product even better.

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