Assistant General Counsel/Human Resources Consultant in New York

Recognized on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll of fastest growing companies in the nation - Engage PEO is a leading, national Professional Employer Organization (PEO) - and we continue to grow! We are seeking an Assistant General Counsel and Human Resources Consultant in New York.

Responsibilities include:

  • Primary HR interface to business clients including employee relations, human resources and compliance issues
  • Coordinate with clients and HR team to create and deliver comprehensive HR solutions to our clients
  • Develop, draft and implement policies, procedures and agreements for a variety of human resources and employment related issues
  • Anticipate and mitigate potential compliance problems as they pertain to employment matters
  • Develop strategies to reduce potential areas of risk
  • Assistance with oversight of employment litigation matters
  • Ability to negotiate and draft agreements as appropriate
  • Strong research and drafting skills regarding employment issues
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills for reviewing employment related documents
  • Regularly conduct employment-related investigations
  • Regularly present human resources and compliance trainings
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others
  • Ability to work from home
  • Significant client interaction
  • Ability to travel domestically a must. Majority of the travel is in the NY tri-state area
  • NO billable hours

Required Knowledge and Skills 

  • At least two years of employment litigation experience preferred
  • Outstanding interpersonal and consulting skills
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and individually
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Admission to a State bar, with strong preference given to those admitted in New York

Education and Experience:

  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited school of law
  • New York and multistate employment law experience a plus
  • Experience handling audits and drafting agency responses a plus

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to careers@engagepeo.com

Engage PEO provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.