Conservation Corps North Bay’s mission is to develop youth and conserve natural resources for a strong, sustainable community.
We achieve our mission by:
- Providing a diverse group of youth and young adults with opportunities to transform their lives through education, employability, civic engagement, and leadership.
- Caring for our environment by conserving and restoring natural resources, and by improving recreational areas.
- Creating the environmental leaders of the future by teaching environmental ethics and behaviors to children, teens and adults.
- Making communities safer by reducing fire and flood hazards and by responding to public emergencies and disasters.
Title: Human Resources Manager
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt from Wage and Hour Laws
Directly Supervises: HR Generalist
Role with Agency: Member of management team with significant interaction with all staff and corpsmembers
Budgetary Line Responsibility: Recruitment, benefits, training & development
Accountability Indices: Effectively manage all Human Resources Duties
The Human Resource (HR) Manager works closely with the Chief Executive Officer to establish human resources goals and to develop, implement, monitor and assess strategies to achieve the goals. The Human Resources Manager will lead and direct the routine functions of the Human Resources department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. The Human Resources Manager is a member of CCNB’s management team.
Specific Responsibilities Include, but are not limited to:
Recruitment and Orientation:
- Manage the talent acquisition process, which may include recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
- Partner with leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
- Develop and implement recruitment strategies and processes necessary to achieve organizational staffing objectives.
- Serve as the DOJ Custodian of Records and ensure compliance with DOJ regulations. Review and approve all criminal background checks.
- Ensure appropriate new hire orientation for staff and corpsmembers to smoothly integrate them into the CCNB.
Compensation and Benefits Management:
- Administer and manage employee benefits programs, ensuring compliance with regulations and plan requirements. Make recommendations to CEO regarding plan design and carriers.
- Manage the staff goal setting and performance review process.
- Review, revise and update job descriptions as needed.
- In collaboration with the CEO, design compensation program and update salary structure as needed; conduct internal and external market surveys to benchmark compensation, research and propose competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.
- In coordination with the HR Generalist, manage all workers’ compensation claims including processing workers’ compensation paperwork, serving as a liaison with the insurance carrier and occupational injury clinic, following up with related documentation as needed, and serving as an information source for the injured worker. Ensure compliance with OSHA requirements and reporting.
- Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
Employee Relations and Personnel Policy Administration:
- Review and make recommendations to executive management for improvement of the agency’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.
- Communicate agency personnel policies and procedures and ensure compliance is maintained.
- Provides support and guidance to HR generalist, management and other staff when complex, specialized, and sensitive questions and issues arise.
- Maintain responsibility for agency compliance with federal, state and local legislation pertaining to all personnel matters.
- Ensure proper compliance with labor laws including wage and hour regulations, FMLA, COBRA, ADA and EEO, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation and other applicable state and federal laws.
- Support CCNB managers by providing human resources advice and counsel.
- In collaboration with the CEO and with support from legal counsel, work with managers and staff to address and resolve employee or corpsmember relations issues.
- Recommends, evaluates, monitors and participates in staff development for the agency.
- Maintain accurate and complete personnel files. Manage audits, compliance reporting, employment reference checks, and other personnel related inquiries.
- Manage the development and maintenance of the HRIS system. Maintain accurate and complete personnel records.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- Six plus years of increasingly responsible experience in the human resources field.
- Bachelor’s Degree required, advanced certification in Human Resources preferred.
- Enthusiastic and passionate about serving disadvantaged youth and conserving natural resources.
- Thorough knowledge of federal, state & local employment law, wage and hours regulations, FLSA, ADA, FMLA, COBRA, OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, and EEO.
- Experience working with people from a wide variety of social, economic and educational backgrounds.
- Working knowledge of performance evaluations and compensation program design.
- Knowledge and experience with HRIS systems.
- High level of personal and professional integrity. Trustworthy, discrete and respectful in the handling of confidential or sensitive information and matters.
- Strong organizational, planning and analytical skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage priorities and meet deadlines.
- Good strategic abilities and strong tactical skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- CA Driver's License with clean DMV driving record.
- Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk; use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Perform simple grasping and fine manipulation. There are normal office working conditions and associated physical demands. For example, on a continuous basis, sit at a desk using a computer and in meetings for long periods of time. Intermittently twist to reach equipment surrounding desk. May be expected to lift and move containers weighing up to 25 lbs.
Conservation Corps North Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer