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The JBG Companies Corporate Office Human Resources Manager in Bethesda, Maryland

JBG SMITH owns, operates, invests in, and develops a dynamic portfolio of high-growth mixed-use properties in and around Washington, DC. Our creativity and scale enable us to be more than owners—we are place makers who shape inspiring and engaging places, which we believe create value and have a positive impact in every community we touch.

JBG SMITH has been named multiple times as one of the Washington Post’s Top Workplaces in the region and we pride ourselves in both our outstanding work environments and opportunities for career growth and advancement. Our corporate headquarters in Bethesda, Md. was designed to embrace new, modern ways of working in an office – with a variety of indoor and outdoor workspaces made for both privacy or collaboration and easy access to public transportation and all that Bethesda’s vibrant downtown has to offer.

The Human Resources Manager is an integral part of our Human Resources team. The HR Manager is a skilled and detail-oriented project manager with strong organizational skills and a passion to utilize technology to support HR-related processes. The ideal candidate maintains current and up to date knowledge on the ever-changing employment law landscape and takes immediate action when necessary, and has experience in a breadth of HR functional areas.

  • Works with HR and Legal teams to ensure employee handbook remains up to date, including various state specific supplements to the handbook. Ensures proper documentation and tracking of handbook distributions

  • Responsible for maintaining OSHA 300 log; completes and distributes OSHA 300A annually

  • Interacts closely with HR team, Legal department and external parties to ensure that HR policies and processes are in compliance with applicable employment/labor laws

  • Assists with employee relations needs in partnership with Managing Vice President, HR. This includes working with employees and management to address concerns, conducting investigations, reviewing disciplinary documentation, etc

  • Serves as the subject matter expert for the workers’ compensation program in alignment with and under the general direction and guidance of HR leadership, the Legal department, and the workers’ compensation provider

  • Ensures that the workers’ compensation program is managed in accordance with applicable OSHA and workers’ compensation laws

  • Manages all administrative aspects of workers’ compensation claims to include tracking hours used/taken and working closely with HR and Payroll to ensure that pay for associates is accurate

  • Coordinates all aspects of return to work for those on leave, including any accommodations

  • Acts as point person for FMLA, STD, Maternity/Parental Leave administration with vendor, including overseeing DC Paid leave; works with Sr. AA on leave dates for timesheet purposes

  • Completes regulatory reports as needed in partnership with HR and Payroll

  • Runs the 401k testing and audit with outside consultant and provider

  • Tests readiness for annual processes (performance management, benefits open enrollment, etc.) as needed

  • Periodically runs and analyzes Excel reports via HRIS and other systems

  • Assists with equity plan administration including plan sponsor website, dividends, and redemptions

  • Supports year-end compensation work

  • Completes special projects as requested

  • Bachelor's Degree is required, or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of 5 years in a Human Resources role

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects while working independently

  • Must have working knowledge of state and federal employment/labor laws and statutes, including but not limited to OSHA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, Title VII, and other DOL regulations

  • Workers’ compensation experience preferred

  • Ability to partner with internal HR team members, business leaders, and in-house counsel to drive compliance and HR-related projects forward.

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Proficient in Excel

  • UltiPro experience strongly preferred

As a condition of employment, all external candidates must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19 as of your first day of employment, unless a request for an accommodation has been approved. Fully vaccinated means two weeks has passed since the last dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose shot.

JBG SMITH is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected class, in accordance with applicable law.

ID: 2023-4973

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Street: 4747 Bethesda Avenue