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Senior HR Generalist - CO Job

Xcel Energy

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Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 28, 2022
Reference Code: 49322-en_US
Location(s): CO - Denver

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

Position Summary
Xcel Energy is hiring Sr HR Generalists, reporting to the Director - HR Partnerships. These business facing roles provide senior level support within each business area, in partnership with the HR Business Partners, to champion and implement strategic HR initiatives and best practices. Successful candidates will be an integral part of the HR + Employee Services team leveraging data based decision making to provide HR related advice and consultation to business area employees, in accordance with company policies, practices, systems, and processes. They will ensure compliance with federal and state legal requirements as well as direct, implement and communicate programs and services in the areas of benefits, compensation, staffing, performance management and other areas of HR, while monitoring performance through development of goals and metrics.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Acts as an internal consultant by analyzing and recommending solutions to complex human resource issues relating to the business area.
  • Leads and partners with other HR areas on day-to-day performance management guidance to management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Manage the performance management process to ensure effective and timely use. Support leaders in addressing and communicating employee performance issues and in developing performance improvement plans when necessary.
  • Works with HR Business Partners to infuse employee insights into organizational strategies.
  • Drives the development, coordinating and recommending changes for the improvement of HR processes.
  • Collaborates with other HR areas to develop, implement and communicate HR plans, programs and services to the business areas.
  • Partners with centers of excellence and HR business partners to design HR programs that enable business areas to meet their goals.

Minimum Requirements
  • Four years human resource generalist experience or related HR experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree in HR or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • PHR/SHRM-CP certification and Master's Degree in HR or similar field preferred.


Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || Human Resources & Employee Svc || 84310:Workforce S&C Generalists || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $66,000 to $94,000 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

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Requisition Number: 49322
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com
About this Employer‍

As a leading electric and natural gas energy company, we offer a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity customers and 1.9 million natural gas customers across our eight states: Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Our workforce of more than 12,000 is rising to the challenge of a dynamic, constantly-changing utility industry. One that requires us to be even more customer focused, forward thinking and productive while remaining committed to meeting our customers’ fundamental need for safe, reliable, affordable energy.

With nearly 50% of our workforce eligible to retire in the next five years, there’s never been a better time to come on board. Do you have a passion for renewable energy, like wind or solar? Or care about giving back to the community? You’ll be in a position to directly impact our energy future.

At Xcel Energy, you’ll be challenged, respected and rewarded. You’ll find an ethical team committed to excellence, safety and environmental stewardship. A dynamic company where you’ll have meaningful work that makes a difference.