Primary Responsibilities Include:
1. Provide for
a healthy, productive work environment where employees are treated fairly and
the company is in compliance with federal and state laws. Assists in the development, implementation,
and coordination of Human Resources policies, including the Employee Handbook,
and procedures to support company objectives.
Ensures managers and employees are aware of and able to adhere to
policies and procedures through communications and training programs.
2. Works with
managers to ensure employees understand job expectations and have the tools
necessary to be successful in their jobs.
Ensures job descriptions and up-to-date and communicated to
employees. Assists in developing and
implementing onboarding and performance management processes whereby managers
and employees regularly communicate regarding expectations and goals, employees
receive required training, and employees receive feedback in both a formal and
with managers to recruit, assess and hire qualified employees, in compliance
with applicable regulations. Assists
managers in the development of recruiting networks and resources, as well as
developing recruiting messaging across various platforms to attract candidates
to Johnstone. Creates interview and
assessment protocols by position to determine candidate qualifications and fit
with the position, including background check, drug screens, and other pre-hire
screening tools. Serves as system
administrator of the Applicant Tracking System in managing recruiting
4. Oversees the
payroll function, ensuring that bi-weekly company payroll is accurately
prepared, processed, and delivered in a timely manner. Ensures all payroll records and reports are
accurate and complete. Works closely
with the Finance team to develop policies, processes and procedures, including
appropriate backup procedures.
5. Serves as an
advisor to managers in working productively with employees. Develops, implements and manages employee
relations programs to meet company objectives and legal requirements which may
include: creating and implementing manager
training programs, ensuring employees have an avenue to resolve disagreements
or issues, investigating and reviewing employee disagreements, and mediation to
successfully resolve conflict.
implements and administers benefit programs, such as health and dental
insurance, life insurance, and Paid Time Off programs that attract and retain
Cooperative employees at competitive levels, at an appropriate investment to
implements and administers the worker’s compensation program. Monitors claims to assist in containing
costs. Provides information to the
Safety Manager for decision making and OSHA reporting.
8. Assists in
developing and administering compensation programs to attract, retain, and
reward employees for their contributions to the organization, while maintaining
legal compliance. Analyzes wage/salary
reports and data to determine compensation is competitive. Provides information to managers to ensure
employees are paid competitively and in line with company policy.
9. Directs the efforts of employment agencies by
negotiating employment related fees, and ensuring that proper initial screening
requirements are met (i.e. work history, job skills, salary requirements, drug
screen, background check).
10. Assists in
defining and tracking Human Resources metrics (i.e., turnover, benefit usage,
compensation composition) and provides information to decision makers for
11. Oversees the
maintenance and communication of all human resources records and personal
information required by law or other departments in the organization.
12. Maintains a
capable and efficient staff by: defining positions, responsibilities, and
expectations; interviewing and hiring; employee training and
development; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance;
rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving
problems. Carries out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable