We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Human Resources Director, passionate about leading a small human resources team and providing human resources excellence to the organization. This position will report to the Chief Executive Officer, and provide administrative, operational and technical support in the areas of human resources for the LA Conservation Corps. A primary responsibility of the position is to attain and maintain a qualified workforce to guide the development of youth and young adults within our community. The Human Resources Director also develops policy, directs and coordinates human resources activities, such as employment, compensation, employee relations, benefits, training, employee services, equal employment opportunities, safety and risk and loss control by performing the following duties personally or through the human resources team.
- Effectively manage the human resources department of 1-2 staff members.
- Oversee employee relations matters such as recruitment, orientation, benefits administration, training, performance management, employee concerns and mentoring processes.
- Lead staff internal capacity building, including but not limited to, professional and team development.
- Lead the performance management process for all employees.
- Lead workplace investigations.
- Write policies and update employment documents.
- Regularly communicate and collaborate with other departments, leaders and team members.
- Follow trends in human resources and employment laws that impact the agency.
- Write and deliver presentations to directors and staff regarding human resources policies and practices.
- Oversee all leaves of absence cases including FMLA/CFRA and short- and long-term disability leaves.
- Support the on-boarding process.
- Offer process improvement suggestions in order to improve data reporting and Human Resources processes.
- Lead the department and implement training and development programs to ensure optimal organization-wide performance.
- Represent the Corps in unemployment insurance appeals.
- Ensure the Corps is in compliance with OSHA safety standards
- Oversee loss control and risk management practices and procedures.
- Negotiate and manage Workers' Compensation, agency liability and automobile insurance policies.
- Demonstrate excellent analytical skills.
- Demonstrate excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Demonstrate sensitivity, understanding and the ability to effectively interact with individuals (internal and external) from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, disability and ethnic backgrounds.
- Demonstrate strong time management skills and a high level of attention to detail.
- Demonstrate a high level of accountability, responsibility and dependability.
- Demonstrate teamwork through cooperation and collaboration with others.
- Demonstrate a positive attitude, self-discipline and self-awareness.
- Ability to prepare concise, logical and grammatically correct documents, reports and presentations.
- Ability to explain policies, procedures and directions and represent the Corps’ philosophy and values to a wide range of audiences including Corpsmembers, programmatic staff, management and the public.
- Ability to structure tasks, establish priorities and set goals.
- Ability to effectively provide presentations, work demonstrations and instruction to others to promote and establish a culture of safety.
- Intermediate level of computer skills (Microsoft Office environment) including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Paycom software and Internet research.
- Use good judgment; evaluate alternatives in the achievement of quality outcomes.
- Passion for the Corps and ability to articulate its mission.
Bachelor’s degree (from an accredited institution) in a related field; Master’s preferred AND at least 5 years experience managing or directing a mid-size HR Department (2-4 staff) for 50+ employee organization preferably in a non-profit setting AND at least 5 years of HR Generalist experience OR any combination of experience and education that would achieve the desired outcome, as determined by the Chief Executive Officer. Certificate in human resources management from an accredited institution preferred.
Other Duties and Requirements
- Pass a post-offer drug/alcohol screen test before commencing employment (required to submit for the drug/alcohol screening at a company designated facility).
- Pass a post-offer Live Scan (fingerprint/background clearance-Department of Justice) before commencing employment.
- If a private vehicle is utilized for company purposes validation of a California Class C Driver’s License, validation of driving record and approval of commercial policy insurability is required in conjunction with proof of personal minimum liability insurance coverage per the requirements of the state of California.
- Reference checks will be conducted; employment is contingent upon receipt of acceptable references.
Salary and Benefits
- Salary $81,345.62 - $130,816.59 annually (reflects the entire salary range). A starting salary higher than $81,345.62 annually is based on a level of experience and education that significantly exceeds the minimum requirements and is commensurate with the compensation scale (salary range).
- Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
- Vacation, Sick and Personal Holiday Benefits
The Los Angeles Conservation Corps only employs individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
You will be requested to complete an application at a later date if you are chosen for an interview. Based upon a review of your application and supportive information, applicants will be considered for the interview portion. The interview will cover education and experience requirements. Applicants who need reasonable accommodations to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at least four (4) business days before the closing date of the position or, if applicable, at the time an interview is scheduled.
It is the policy of LA Conservation Corps to seek and employ qualified workforce at all locations, job sites, and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation and benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination.
LA Conservation Corps
Equal Opportunity Employer