Human Resources Generalist

Iridium Consulting Company

Colorado, United States (Remote) Remote

Full time

US$65-95k (annually)

Human Resources

Jan 20

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About the job

Position: HR Generalist

Location: Remote, Colorado-based (United States)

What We Do:

Iridium Consulting Company was founded on the basic concept of helping great companies thrive through strategic human resource (HR) and recruiting services. We believe in building genuine relationships with our clients in order to be of service and contribute to their success. We aspire to provide positive energy and influence in our operations and the people, companies, and communities we serve with gratitude. As a company, we provide our team with the support and room to pursue their own curiosity, understanding that when employees are fully engaged as participants in the organization, we all succeed. These are our guiding principles and are at the core of our daily operations.


We provide interim, fractional, and project-based HR support to our clients to assist with a broad range of needs from strategy to functional, transactional support. The HR Generalist will be responsible for supporting clients both reactively and proactively with their HR needs as a dedicated, trusted advisor. We are a small, agile organization, so there is a significant opportunity for a driven individual to step into this position and truly make it their own.

Job Responsibilities and Functions:

  • Providing strategic and functional HR support to clients on an interim, fractional, or project basis.
  • Performing audits (HR function, processes, compliance, compensation) and developing reports of findings.
  • Reviewing, developing, and implementing employment documentation (handbooks, policies, offer letter, etc.) for applicability and compliance. Ability to update, amend, develop, maintain a variety of HR documentation for clients.
  • Interpret and explain policies, procedures, law, standards, regulations, best practices, areas of concern effectively to a wide range of individuals.
  • Supporting the improvement/development of internal HR processes and procedures for clients (which may include: timekeeping, payroll, benefits, recordkeeping, onboarding/offboarding, performance reviews, etc.).
  • Provide client management with information or training related to interviewing, performance appraisals, counseling techniques, or documentation of performance issues.
  • Advise/support the development and implementation of recruiting or retention programs.
  • Assisting clients with specific questions which may include best practices, compliance, employee relations, or other types of issue-based advisement (including harassment allegations, work complaints, or other concerns).
  • Provide ongoing support to company HR service needs as they arise.
  • Assisting clients with additional HR needs as they arise.

Core Competencies:

  • Fiercely accountable
  • Proactive, can-do attitude
  • Strong desire to continually improve as an individual
  • Spirit of service
  • Flexibility in rapidly changing situations
  • Attention to detail and thoroughness
  • Timely decision-making ability
  • High level of integrity and humility
  • Problem solving
  • Team-oriented
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communications
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Willingness to work


  • Experience in a variety of HR disciplines serving as a trusted advisor
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Certification as a PHR, SPR, GPHR, SHRM-CP and/or SHRM-SCP or willingness and ability to obtain within six months of hire as contingency of ongoing employment
  • 3+ years in human resources, experience in an HR consulting capacity/organization a plus
  • Solid foundation of HR best practices and employment law
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Must possess a high level of motivation, positive energy, exceptional curiosity, strong research skills, and desire to work in a people-centric position.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to create high volumes of correspondence quickly and professionally.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills including the ability to develop strong working relationships with a variety of client contacts from all levels of the organization(s).
  • Must possess experience managing multiple priorities and work assignments simultaneously.
  • Must possess a strong desire to learn and improve while understanding that failures are part of that process.
  • Strong ability utilizing PC and software applications including the Microsoft Office Suite, VOIP interfaces (Zoom, RingCentral), applicant tracking systems (Crelate), project management tools (Basecamp), time tracking (Toggl), and LinkedIn.
  • Must maintain a professional appearance and standard of behavior in and outside of the workplace.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of federal and state regulations (including FLSA, FMLA, ADA, WC, HIPPA, Title VII, etc.).

Other Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to legally work in the US
  • Ability to travel if needed (occasionally)

Work Environment:

This position is offered as a fully-remote position with standing meetings/workdays available at a coworking space in Denver, CO. Applicant must possess a functional home working environment for themselves which entails a strong, reliable internet connection and relatively quiet space with few distractions. From time to time, clients and events will require field visits where exposure to extreme weather conditions, fumes, airborne particles, vibrations, dust, electrical charges and other unforeseen exposures may be encountered.

Physical Demands:

In the performance of the duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is required to have visual acuity to operate a motor vehicle and view a computer terminal for prolonged periods of time. While at work sites, the employee will be expected to walk and stand. Individual might be asked to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and/or crawl. Individual might be required to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 lbs. in the performance of this position.

Position Type & Working Hours:

This is a full-time position. Typical work hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. Flextime schedules will be considered for employees that desire alternative working schedules. Flextime schedules are contingent on the ongoing satisfactory performance of employee. Employee must be capable and willing to work overtime as required and to participate in occasional meetings, events, seminars, conferences, or other activities outside of typical work hours. Employees may occasionally be expected to monitor and, in some cases, respond to emails, calls, or texts outside of business hours.


Occasional travel to remote locations will be expected. Overnight stays may be required from time to time for training, seminars, field visits, or visits to Client office locations. Additionally, travel for internal meetings, retreats, conferences, or events may be required.


Iridium Consulting Company offers a competitive compensation and employee benefits package which includes:

  • We want our employees to enjoy working by allowing them the space and motivation to do so with a commitment to fostering a sustainable and healthy work/life balance.
  • Competitive compensation and employee performance-based bonuses on a rolling basis.
  • A generous (3 – 6 weeks) PTO plan for sick, vacation, and holiday pay to ensure our employees are happy and healthy.
  • Wellness stipends.
  • Roaming remote. As long as the work gets done and the time zone difference doesn’t affect performance and the operational flow of our company or our clients, we encourage you to work from where the wind takes you.


Compensation for this position is dependent on experience. Our compensation budgeted range for this position per annum is $65,000.00 - $95,000.00. In addition, this role is eligible for performance bonuses.

Iridium Consulting Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • This job description is not intended to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are require of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
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