EMSL Analytical, Inc., one the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a Full Time Director of Human Resources with a strong concentration in payroll. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Operations, the Director of Human Resources will oversee Human Resources functions and will guide and manage employment related services, company policies, payroll, and the benefits programs for the entire organization. This person will be responsible for both U.S. and Canadian operations.
Oversees the daily workflow of the department and manages staff of 5-6 employees.
Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.
Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
Plan, lead, develop, coordinate, and implement policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the organization’s human resources compliance and strategy needs.
Administers or oversees the administration of human resources programs including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance, recognition, and morale; workers compensation, occupational health and safety; and training and development.
Manage payroll and time keeping systems in regards to processing, updating, and maintaining all federal payroll government compliance.
Conducts research and analysis of organizational trends including review of reports and metrics from the organization’s human resource information system (HRIS).
Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice, and resources to upper management.
Provides support to all levels of management to effectively execute the HR functions of the business.
Performs other duties as required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and negotiation 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.
Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and employees.
Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
Ability to deliver superior customer service and to provide an approachable HR environment.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively build and maintain positive relationships with broad range of individuals.
Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Proficiency with payroll systems.
Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s systems.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
At least 10 to 15 years of experience resulting in comprehensive knowledge of HR operations, programs, technology and service delivery in a growing organization.
SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.
PHR/SPHR certification highly desirable.
Experience with multi-state and/or Canadian employment laws is highly preferred.
Experience with Paycom Payroll system a plus.
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., extra hours and/or weekend work may be required to meet business needs.
For consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website:
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As the nation's leading environmental testing firm, EMSL's network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.
EMSL offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay and a flexible spending account.
To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: www.emsl.com
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