HR Generalist / Bilingual Required
Company: Smith Gardens, Inc.
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Smith Gardens has an exciting opportunity for an HR Generalist
to join our team at our Bellingham, WA site.
Smith Gardens is a Wholesale Nursery company that is headquartered
in Bellingham Washington, and has been family owned for over 100
years with facilities in three states. The Bellingham facility,
established in 1901, is the original site of Smith Gardens. The
site sits on 40 acres of greenhouse and outside growing area.
Responsible for managing all human resource programs associated
with the site including but not limited to, recruiting, onboarding,
compliance, benefits and training. Manage and execute all HR
initiatives associated with site.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Recruit for all positions at the site.
Manage the on-boarding process, including I-9 documents, E-Verify,
and explaining benefits available.
Plan and facilitate new employee orientation in English and
Maintain accurate employee files and input data into HRIS
Functions as the time clock administrator for site, provides
timesheet assistance and finalizes timesheets prior to payroll
Assist in benefit enrollment of eligible employees and answer
employee benefit questions.
Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning
Work with employees to create a safe work environment, coordinating
with the Safety Manager and assisting with site safety
Develop, organize, implement, and support Employee Recognition
Programs and events.
Work closely with leadership to identify training and development
needs that drives team member engagement and performance.
Facilitate and track site specific trainings.
Respond to staff inquiries.
Investigate, document and resolve employee complaints using best
Provide labor reports for Site Manager.
Support supervisors and managers in performance management.
May supervise an HR Assistant position.
Knowledge of state employment law, federal law and regulations and
HR best practices.
Strong analytical, planning and execution skills with attention to
Ability to learn quickly, apply new skills and adapt in a
High degree of integrity, confidentiality and organization
Excellent written and verbal communication and conflict resolution
Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate ideas and
Fiscal responsibility (pays attention to budgets and expenses)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of 4 years HR experience
HR Certification and/or Associates Degree preferred.
Strong MS Office skills required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
HRIS experience preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
Work in both an office and warehouse environment.
Office environment, long hours sitting in front of a computer.
To learn more about our company & view a more detailed job
description, visit our website at smithgardens.com/careers. We
offer a competitive salary and benefits package including immediate
PTO accrual, Medical, Dental and Vision after 30 days plus matching
401(k) and Company-Paid LTD. Apply today! We look forward to
hearing from you!
The above is intended to describe the general content of and
qualifications for the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of
all functions, duties or qualifications.
Smith Gardens provides equal employment opportunity to all persons
regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status,
physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic
information, marital status, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by federal or state law.
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