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Employee Relations job description

An Employee Relations Specialist is an HR professional responsible for maintaining positive employee relationships and ensuring compliance with employment laws. They handle employee records, facilitate training, and provide guidance on HR policies and procedures.

Use this Employee Relations Specialist job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

What is an Employee Relations Specialist?

An Employee Relations Specialist is an HR professional who specializes in maintaining positive relationships between employees and the organization. They handle various employee-related tasks such as counseling, recruitment, background checks, and ensuring compliance with employment laws.

What does an Employee Relations Specialist do?

An Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for providing counseling services to employees, participating in recruitment and dismissal processes, and performing employee background checks. They also communicate HR policies, collect and analyze employee data, and oversee employee training. Their role is crucial in maintaining a productive work environment and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

Employee Relations Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Offering counseling services to employees
  • Participating in recruitment and dismissal processes
  • Performing employee background checks and verifying information

Job brief

We are seeking an Employee Relations Specialist to join our team and support the creation of a productive work environment that aligns with our organizational goals.

As an Employee Relations Specialist, you will be responsible for collecting and organizing employee data and files, as well as overseeing employee training initiatives.

Working collaboratively with HR Specialists, your role will be to ensure that all employees have the necessary training, information, and resources to maximize their productivity within the organization.

By fostering positive employee relations and providing support throughout the employee lifecycle, you will contribute to our overall success.

If you have a passion for employee engagement and the ability to drive positive change, we would love to hear from you.


  • Communicate policies pertaining to Human Resources, compensation, and benefits
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Collect and analyze employee data
  • Use data to create employee profiles
  • Organize and update employee files
  • Adhere to regulatory standards
  • Represent the company at job fairs and college campuses
  • Oversee employee orientation and training

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as an Employee Relations Specialist or similar role
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment law
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as an Employee Relations Specialist

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