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Republic Airways Holdings Human Resources Generalist in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Human Resources

At Republic Airways, our mission is to provide a safe, clean and reliable flying experience. We believe this is best accomplished by focusing on our vision, “With the BEST people, products and performance, we will be America’s Regional Airline of choice.” Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of 188 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with 900 daily flights to 100 cities in 35 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. Our 10 domiciles include CMH, DCA, EWR, IND, LGA, MCI, MIA, ORD, PHL and PIT. With more than 5,500 talented aviation professionals, Republic Airways is a great place to get your career off the runway!


Performs duties at the professional level in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training and development, recruiting, and employee engagement functions.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Other duties may be assigned to this position as needed.

Employee Relations:

  • Acts as an employee relations coach to management and associates; provides advice and counsel to associates and management in exploring alternatives for resolution of work-related problems.

  • Meets with associates at all levels to facilitate effective interpersonal communication and to ascertain work-related problems that adversely affect morale and productivity.

  • Develops and executes HR communication plan and maintains HR calendar.

  • Provides advice and counsel to associates and management in exploring alternatives for resolution of work-related problems

Performance Management:

  • Communicates and administers performance management planning process.

  • Distributes and monitors employee performance evaluations in HRIS system.

  • Updates records for eligible salary adjustments/increases.


  • Assists with recruitment as needed, reviewing applications, conducting interviews, onboarding, etc.

  • Assists with new hire orientation as required; instructs new hires, transfers, and re-hires on the completion of required paperwork.

  • Collaborates with Talent Acquisition to ensure new hires have a smooth transition into the organization.


  • Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9.

  • Administers injury reporting forms and handles OSHA recording keeping and reporting.

  • Files EEO-1 report annually; maintains other records and logs to conform to EEO regulations.

E mployee Engagement:

  • Communicates HR related information on the intranet and throughout the organization.

  • Supports employee engagement and recognition programs.

  • Deploys and analyzes employee engagement surveys including development of related communications.


  • Creates and maintains employee files and HRIS database in a timely manner.

  • Updates and maintains Employee Handbook, as well as communicates updates to employees.

  • Assists with input of HR information into HRIS system to become fully functional while maintaining and reporting on HR Metrics.

  • Supports Training and Development planning, development of supporting materials, tracks planned to actual training for organization.

  • Administration support for LMS system and reporting on organizational training.

  • Provides support for all projects assigned. Performs additional duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability necessary to perform this job.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an HR related field or similar area.

  • At least 3 years of related HR experience.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Strong understanding of general human resources policies and procedures.

  • Continuous improvement mindset and aptitude in problem-solving.

  • Requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of relating to individuals at all levels within the organization.

  • Must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill and the business needs.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Desire to work as a team with results driven approach

  • Ability to be creative, flexible and resourceful are important traits


  • PHR/SPHR Certification

  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office including PowerPoint

  • HRIS system experience (Workday) would be a plus

  • Ability to develop and maintain HR analytics

  • Previous airline experience


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Makes limited decisions and determines best methods to solve problems by referring to established precedents and policies. Impact of decisions is moderately low.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to move about the work environment.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Typically not exposed to extreme environmental conditions.


Travel up to 20% of the time, including overnight travel.

Republic Airways is committed to providing qualified applicants and associates reasonable accommodation, when necessary, to enable the individuals to complete the application process and/or perform the essential functions of the job. An applicant and/or associate requiring reasonable accommodation to perform any essential job function, should contact Human Resources.

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here at .

  • Selected candidate(s) for hire must complete the following prior to employment: a criminal history report, global screen, drug screen, employment credit report and if applicable, a driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Republic Airways, based in Indianapolis, operates a fleet of about 190 Embraer 170/175 aircraft and offers scheduled passenger service with about 1,000 daily flights to 100 cities in 40 U.S. states, Canada, the Caribbean and Central America. The airline provides fixed-fee flights operated under its major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express. The airline employs about 5,700 aviation professionals. Visit at for more information, follow the Company on Instagram at , Twitter at and YouTube at , and connect on Facebook at or Linkedin at .

In May 2018, Republic opened the Leadership In Flight Training (LIFT) Academy, a commercial aviation pilot training school in Indianapolis. LIFT uses state-of-the-art training technologies that combine flight, flight simulator, online and in-classroom training. Graduates are guaranteed a job as First Officer at Republic. Learn more at at .