Human Resources Generalist September 3, 2021

September 3, 2021, Alabama Farm Credit, Cullman, AL

Location: Administration Office - Cullman, Alabama
Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications
Reports to: Human Resources Manager

Company Profile

Alabama Farm Credit is an aggressively growing $1.1 billion Farm Credit association dedicated to the financial needs of our rural communities. In short, we help fund new ways to grow food, generate energy, access technology, and otherwise improve life in rural America. A career at Alabama Farm Credit can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on the people and communities where we do business. The institution is headquartered in Cullman, AL with five offices that serve the northern twenty-seven (27) counties of Alabama. We continue to serve the agricultural related needs of the two major metropolitan areas of Alabama in Birmingham and Huntsville. We also provide competitive compensation, health and wellness benefits, company-funded retirement plan, “best in market” matching 401(k), and professional development programs.

Position Summary

The Human Resources Generalist supports the development, delivery, and coordination of human resource services and assists in the implementation of human resource programs and initiatives across Alabama Farm Credit. The Generalist plays a key role in AFC’s HR strategy and service delivery by partnering closely and collaboratively with all functional areas of the organization. We are looking for a Generalist who is outstanding at relationship building, cross functional communications, a conceptual thinker with fantastic problem solving and conflict management skills.

The successful candidate will exhibit strong decision-making skills and have experience with employee relations, talent acquisition and performance management, employment law compliance, compensation, and learning and development. They will be comfortable managing grey areas and effective at creating and introducing processes and technology solutions in order to streamline and strengthen HR’s ability to be an agile partner to the organization

Education and Experience Requirements

  • 4–6 years or more of related Human Resources experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources required
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP certification or master’s degree preferred
  • Solid knowledge of human resources policies and procedures, ability to write such policies, and their application in the day-to-day working environment
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and excellent communications skills, and to work well under pressure, take initiative, be flexible, be diplomatic, and handle
  • highly confidential information appropriately
  • Proactive and flexible approach to work, decision making and communication
  • Strong organizational & analytical skills and aptitude for details
  • Working knowledge of recruitment best practices and processes
  • Employment law familiarity with experience administering FMLA, FLSA requirements, EEOC and Affirmative Action initiatives


  • An outstanding company-wide incentive program
  • Accommodating and flexible vacation and sick leave
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 401(k) plan with up to a 9% employer contribution/match
  • Affordable health, dental, and vision plans
  • Employer paid life insurance and disability
  • Tuition reimbursement (100%)
  • Up to $800/year wellness reimbursement
  • Company paid clothing allowance
  • Company paid cell phone and laptop

Apply or Request Additional Information

If you are interested in applying, visit our website at
or send your resume to:

Alabama Farm Credit, ACA
Attn: Brandi Jones
P. O. Box 639
Cullman, AL 35056-0639

Requirements of the job include the ability to do the work, with or without reasonable accommodations. It is the Association's policy to make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Leadership retains the right to add, subtract or change duties of the position at any time.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than "at will" employment relationship.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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