Burlington Emergency and Veterinary Specialists (BEVS) is seeking a Human Resource Manager to join our 24-hour Emergency and Specialty practice. As an HR Department of One within Vermont’s only specialty and 24/7 emergency animal hospital, you will be responsible for all of the core components of the HR function to include recruitment and talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, compliance, performance management, employee relations, and safety. If you are smart, self-motivated, can achieve results with little oversight, and desire to work alongside a team that is really nice and crazy about pets, this is the facility for you!
In addition to medical benefits, the Company offers generous 401(k), vacation, continuing ed, and generous discounts on services for your pets. Come work in our brand-new, ultramodern facility – with over 18,000 square feet, 12 exam rooms, intensive care unit, 3 high-tech surgery suites, CT/MRI units, and 75 experienced, dedicated, and compassionate team members.
- Responsible to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development.
- Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
- Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications
- Processes semi-monthly payroll
- Implement new hire orientation and employee recognition programs.
- Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
- Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
- Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
- Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
- Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
- Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization's HRIS and talent management systems.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in human resources or business field and 3-5 years of human resources experience; or any combination of education, training, and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential job functions of this position
- SHRM-CP or PHR Certification is a plus
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Products
- Experience supporting all employee levels
- Demonstrated ability to build relationships and effectively partner with businesses to achieve success