Human Resources Generalist - Dallas Market

Job ID 2022-25666
Job Location US-TX-Dallas
Category Other
Type Regular Full-Time

More Information About This Job


Houston-based Group 1 Automotive, Inc., an international Fortune 300 automotive retailer and a leading operator in the automotive retailing industry, is seeking a Human Resources Generalist.  This is a key Human Resources position to support our nine retail automotive operations in our Dallas market. Working closely with the operations team to include the dealership general managers and department managers, this position will directly support our Group 1 employees. This position will report directly to the Dallas Market HR Manager and is based at one of our Dallas locations.


We Offer the Following Benefits with This Position

  • Salary, plus annual bonus opportunity
  • Monthly technology allowance
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid Time-off
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Employee vehicle purchase program

Group 1 owns and operates 202 automotive dealerships in the United States and United Kingdom. Through its dealerships, the company sells new and used cars and light trucks; arranges related vehicle financing; sells service contracts; provides automotive maintenance and repair services; and sells vehicle parts.


  • Partner with HR Managers and Regional HR Director to drive talent processes in local market, such as: Performance Management, Talent Reviews, Succession Planning, and Development Planning
  • Monitor and make recommendations to improve work culture, increase engagement, productivity and retention.
  • Partner with Corporate HR staff use data analytics to support initiatives related to benefits, employee communications, internal and external compliance, and DEI initiatives.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensure the company’s compliance.
  • Keep up to date with changing state employment laws in their respective market and advise stakeholders.
  • Conduct investigations.
  • Collaborate with Corporate HR staff on matters related to benefits, employee communications, internal and external compliance, and DEI initiatives.
  • Answer general employee inquiries, including login issues, personal information changes, and assisting with pay questions.
  • Provide FMLA and leave of absence paperwork to employees and keep track of employees out on leave of absence with supervision of HR Manager.
  • Serve as liaison between employees and corporate Risk department regarding workers compensation accidents.
  • Maintain confidentiality of company and employee information at all times.
  • Employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field preferred.
  • In lieu of degree, 5 years of Human Resources experience is required.
  • SHRM or HCRI Certification is a plus.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the business.
  • Experience in responding to complex inquiries or complaints from customers, employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write effectively and work proficiently within MS Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Some travel throughout the market for periodic visits to locations.
  • Possess a high degree of emotional intelligence and the ability to create meaningful relationships and successfully navigate diverse stakeholder groups.
  • Maintains a professional demeanor and appearance.

*All applicants must pass pre-employment testing to include: background checks, MVR, and drug testing in order to qualify for employment*


Group 1 Automotive is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.