HR Generalist (Birmingham)

Date: May 13, 2019

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 7041 
Location: 2101 6th Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama, 35203
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 1 

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.


This position is responsible for developing relationships with regional leaders to assist with all areas of Human Resources; including recruiting, compensation, benefits, labor relations, talent review, workforce planning, training and development, performance management, as well as additional areas of need.

Primary duties:

  • Responds to and manages employee relations issues such as employee complaints and harassment allegations
  • Partner with Talent Acquisition team to source, interview, hire, onboard, and retain top talent
  • Understands and utilizes benefits and compensation information to address employee questions
  • Facilitates or provides training to employees on HR related topics such as systems, policies, procedures, employee relations counseling, and exit interviewing
  • Provide advice and assistance to business leaders regarding union contract provisions
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation involving employment practices; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Responsible for preparing statistical reports required by government agencies and the Company's progress toward goals
  • Responsible for organizing, accumulating, and preparing material and information related to the Company's response to claims made with various administrative agencies (NLRB, EEOC, etc.)
  • Provides a range of generalist support and problem resolution to an assigned client group including, but not limited to, implementation of FMLA and catastrophic leave policies, compliance with ADA, FLSA, and other related regulations and internal policies
  • Participate in various HR Project teams and initiatives
  • All other duties as assigned


  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience conducting internal investigations, harassment complaints and/or handling union grievances preferred

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

PHR preferred

Work environment:

  • Normal Work Environment- Work is normally performed in a shared office environment
  • Travel 20 % of time required


Spire accepts online applications through our career site at

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: Birmingham

Job Segment: Compliance, Business Process, Legal, Management

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