Human Resources Generalist I – II

Salary: $50,900 - $86,200
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted September 1, 2023
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Human Resource Generalists perform complex and diverse HR administrative, technical, analytical and professional work. Incumbents in the position are leaders in supporting and facilitating change, and serve in a variety of HR Management/Development and Organizational Development key roles. In several HR core competency areas of work, HR Generalists facilitate, oversee, manage, supervise, coordinate, collaborate and lead initiatives, programs and policy. HR Generalists perform work in a manner consistent with and exemplary of the Town’s Culture Statement and the Town’s Equal Opportunity Employment policy.  


Areas wherein core competencies are required and displayed by HR Generalists include, but may not be limited to: 

Recruitment, Selection & Placement; Pay & Compensation; Job Description creation and/or editing; Classification & Staffing; Benefits; Drug & Alcohol program administration; Worker’s Compensation; Safety & Risk Management; Property Liability; Unemployment; Affordable Care Act processing and reporting; ADA, Family Medical Leave administration, and FAMLI leave; Employee Development & Training; Organizational Development; Performance Management; Employment Policy; Employment Law & EEO matters; Compliance; Employee Housing Lottery and Tracking; HRIS; Records; and Administration & Support Services.

 Placement within the HR Generalist job series is at the discretion of management and is generally based on organizational needs and qualifications. The following serves as a general framework of the minimum requirements (and preferences) for placement at each level: 


HR Generalist I (Entry Level – Minimum Requirements & Preferences) 

Salary Range:  $50,900 (min), $60,600 (mid), $70,300 (max) 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (HRM, Business Adm, Public Adm/Policy, or related field desired)
  • 1-4 years of HR experience (preferred)
  • 2 years of Public Sector experience (preferred)
  • Other requirements as deemed necessary
  • Salary Range:  $50,900 (min), $60,600 (mid), $70,300 (max) 

HR Generalist II (Minimum Requirements & Preferences) 

Salary Range:  $60,200 (min), $73,200 (mid), $86,200 (max)

  • Bachelor’s Degree (HRM, Business Adm, Public Adm/Policy, or related field desired)
  • 3 or more years of HR/related supervisory experience*
  • 4+ years of experience in an HR Generalist or related role w/Town or other organization (Public Sector desired)
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification desired by not required
  • Other requirements as deemed necessary 
    *(Experience as a supervisor/leader in an administrative or service functional area may substitute if related HR responsibilities included performance management, recruitment, training program management, or similar work.) 

Avon is a vibrant, year-round mountain resort community with an unpretentious, small-town feel. It serves as both a destination and a comfortable place to call home, where visitors and residents alike can enjoy living, working, and playing in a spectacular outdoor setting.

The Town of Avon is responsible for much of what goes on in this one-of-a-kind town. Whether it’s fixing a pothole, hosting an event in picturesque Nottingham park, teaching swim lessons in our 40,000 sq. ft., full-service Recreation Center, or providing police services, our team is behind it. Whether you’re looking for a full-time career or a seasonal part-time job, the Town of Avon is a great place to work and grow. We offer a wide variety of positions, fantastic locations, supportive leadership, and excellent benefits. 


Benefits for full-time employees include:

  • Retirement match of 11%
  • Life insurance
  • Avon Recreation Center pass
  • Health, Rx, vision, and dental insurance
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Spanish proficiency pay incentive

Job Benefits

  • Education / Training
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Pet Friendly
  • Retirement
  • Wellness

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