PSEG HR Generalist - Talent Acquisition and Client Relations in Newark, New Jersey

Requisition ID: 34381

Job Function/Category: Human Resources

Employment Type: Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

PSEG is seeking experienced HR Generalist/HR Senior Generalists to support various Human Resources centers of excellence. Successful candidate will be assigned to a specific practice area but may also support multiple areas. Principal responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Talent Acquisition

  • Assist in the recruitment of exempt and non-exempt positions

  • Identify and develop sourcing strategies that ensure high quality and diverse candidate pools

  • Coordinate the selection process for various professional and technical positions to include posting, applicant administration, candidate screening, notification and testing

  • Extend job offers and process reference and background checks.

Client Relations – HR Business Partners

  • Handle routine and complex day to day HR activities in support of the business, including (but not limited to) conducting exit interviews, creating staffing requisitions, SAP master data maintenance, facilitating data integration sessions for staffing selections, determining appropriate offers of employment, assisting with writing job descriptions, assisting with talent management/talent development activities and workforce analytics reporting.

  • Maintain the integrity of PSEG employment policies by providing managers and supervisors with guidance and interpretation of corporate policies, practices, and procedures

  • Provide advice and expertise to resolve HR issues and/or complex business related issues that arise

  • Make recommendations to drive continuous improvement in processes and procedures.


  • For the Generalist Level - Bachelor’s degree or 5 years experience in an HR function.

  • For the Senior Generalist Level – Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3-5 years experience in an HR function

  • 1-3 years experience with various HR systems such as SAP, Successfactors

  • Knowledge of HR practices and employment laws/regulations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills

  • Computer proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Strong sense of urgency; ability to execute quickly and efficiently.

  • Team oriented with the ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information

  • Ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate, and resolve discrepancies.


  • 2 - 3 years of experience working in a Compensation, HRIS or HRBP function

  • SHRM-CP or PHR certification

  • HR analysis – experience compiling and analyzing HR Metrics

  • Ability to analyze existing processes and make recommendations for improvement

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved hiring decision

Diversity at PSEG: Equal Opportunity Employer

PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.