Position Summary

We are seeking a Human Resources Generalist to act as a trusted resource for designated employees and/or departments by implementing, administering, and maintaining a variety of HR programs and providing support at various levels within the organization.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: employee relations, training, performance management, payroll, onboarding, offboarding, policy implementation, affirmative action and employment law compliance.


  • Maintains the employee handbook, organization charts, new hire documents, personnel folders, etc.
  • Act as a liaison between employees and employer to answer questions or concerns regarding company policies/practices.
  • Conducts open enrollment, maintains portals, reconciles billing, offers to new hires, removes termed employees for all benefit
  • Assists in resolving any employee issues or conflicts that may arise.
  • Proactively support the delivery of HR processes and manage HR projects.
  • Administration of payroll process and timekeeping. This includes working with the company Controller to include biweekly payroll processing, compensation changes, quarterly bonuses, and employee status changes.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations. Actively identifying gaps and proposing and implementing changes as necessary.
  • Develop and implement employee retention programs.
  • Manage and respond to EDD claims and requests, as well as support orders.
  • Understands the importance of and protects employee/company information by keeping it confidential
  • Plan and coordinate employee events (happy hours, lunch, community volunteer programs, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5-7 years minimum of related work experience
  • A high level of integrity, accuracy, dependability, enthusiasm, and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills required
  • Strong computer knowledge and experience in using software programs related to HR, payroll and accounting (e.g. ADP, Unanet,etc.).
  • Working knowledge of California labor law, including but not limited to EEO, FLSA, ADA, HIPAA, COBRA, OSHA, FMLA, STD/LTD, etc.
  • Knowledge of business management, payroll, and human resources.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, employee relations, organizational planning, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.
  • General knowledge of employment laws and best practices.

Need To Have:

  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills required
  • Minimum of 5 years of HR experience
  • Payroll Experience

 Nice to Have:

  • HR Certificates
  • ADP experience

Cognitive Medical Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected.