Human Resources Manager – Valley Pride
?The?Human Resources Manager?is a proactive business partner responsible for all aspects of managing human assets including, but not limited to, workforce planning and development; safety, WC, benefits and compliance with all state and federal laws. The Human Resources Manager is proactive in addressing Labor and Employee relations issues in a timely manner to keep Labor and employee relations harmonious at all levels.?Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesStays current on employment and labor laws at the state and federal level;Keeps management informed of upcoming law changes as well as assessing and recommending Valley Pride responses to changes in the law;Takes the lead in Interactions with OSHA, EEOC, Federal immigration agencies, the US Department of Labor and any other regulatory agency;Manages and documents the hiring, onboarding, required training and development of employees including maintaining training databases;Assures legally-compliant and thoroughly-documented PFL, FMLA and other leave management;Oversee H2A program by identifying optimal candidates, planning and executing recruitment, selection, and maintaining contact with pools of qualified individuals;Guides, trains and advises company supervisors and managers on employee and employer rights and responsibilities and maintaining positive employee relations;Understands the critical business issues that arise from human resources and develops sound recommendations and best practices to guarantee effective management of the organization?s human capital;Works with safety to create the training and discipline to build and maintain a safety-conscious culture company-wide;Works with safety to develop metrics for measuring safety throughout the company and uses those metrics to implement comprehensive and compliant employee safety and injury metrics of the company;Regularly reviews Workers? Compensation statistics and, in consultation with insurance company, works to reduce injuries and time off work;Conducts, documents and makes recommendations relating to investigations on all personnel issues including allegations of harassment, discrimination, injuries etc.;Supervises safety in their conduct of the farm labor vehicle driver training program as well as the maintenance of DOT files and related records;In close partnership with OMF WC manager, provides leadership and direction regarding accident and injury investigation;Coordinates light duty work with employee, supervisor, and physician and WC carrier;Conduct comprehensive loss and claims management and analysis; follow up with all internal/external parties involved to expedite claims to closure.?Job Requirements and QualificationsBachelor?s degree in human resources, business administration or related field;Preferences given to PHRca;Minimum 5-7 years of proven management experience in human resources and/or safety, preferably in an agricultural environment (harvesting and field operations);Must be an effective hands-on manager capable of resolving any organizational issuesPossess solid knowledge of California and Arizona Wage and Hour laws; federal and state laws relating to employee rights and employer responsibilities including the National Labor Relations Act, the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act;Bi-lingual in English/Spanish and prior experience working in a bilingual, bi-cultural environment;Travel to remote company locations, including the following valleys: Salinas, Coachella, Yuma, and Huron as required;Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other computer software programs as needed;Must be able to work independently, prioritize responsibilities, and meet deadlines;Valid class C California driver?s license.Apply for this job.