Human Resources Manager/ Office Manager

Our client is searching for a dynamic and task orientated HR / Office Manager to join their team in Bakersfield, CA. This is a direct hire role with exceptional benefits and competitive salary. Long term stability with advancement opportunity in a fun and family friendly environment make this role highly desirable in the Kern County market.  

General Summary:

Under direction and supervision of the Ownership and the General Manager, the HR / Office Manager will perform a variety of technical duties involved in the coordination and implementation of life and health programs. The Human Resources-Office Manager is a dual-role involving full spectrum human resources and office management responsibilities. This role is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level in the following HR functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, performance management, on-boarding, policy implementation, employment and employment law compliance.

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Effectively communicate with employees in a timely manner to respond to correspondence for employee benefits related to issues and concerns.
  • Provide responsibility on Employee Benefits orientation, completion of Employee enrollments and processing Leave of Absences.
  • Establish and maintain files and records pertaining to the benefits participation.
  • Performs other job-related duties or special projects as assigned.
  • Maintain knowledge of human resource industry trends and new employment related legislation and communicate policies, procedures and program revisions as necessary.
  • Develop, facilitate, execute, maintain and update Health, Safety and Environmental procedures.
  • Evaluate data, observe trends and work with Ownership and Management to mitigate hazards.
  • Work closely with Ownership and Management to implement, communicate and track Health, Safety and Environmental procedures. 
  • Work closely with Ownership and Management to develop long term plans and strategies.
  • Manage Human Resource duties, including on-boarding, performance reviews and terminations.
  • Work closely with Operations to monitor and address Health, Safety and/or Environmental concerns.
  • Review, update and communicate job safety plans and operating procedures
  • Act as a liaison for client HSE representatives
  • Plan and present safety meetings
  • Adhere to and enforce all safety practices
  • Have daily interactions with client representatives and field employees
  • Observe and record job procedures and activities  

 Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Human Resources, Organizational Development or related discipline and/or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of Human Resources experience.
  • Familiarity with CA state specific employment and wage and hour laws, including, FEHA, COBRA, ADA, FMLA, ACA, PDL, CFRA and related Federal and State regulations.
  •        collaboratively work in a team setting.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to handle matters of confidentiality with utmost tact and diplomacy
  • Strong client relationship, critical thinking, negotiations and consulting/influencing skills.
  • Ability to operate independently AND as part of a team.
  • Ability to work with grace under pressure and have an adaptable style.
  • Knowledge of Federal, state and local statutes and regulations governing drug and alcohol testing, employee safety, various state Driver License requirements and workers' compensation, with emphasis on private employee application.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
  • Pre-employment physical, drug test and background check required with continued participation throughout employment.
  • Advanced to expert level knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel.



Experience :
3-5 years
Wage :
Job Location :
Bakersfield, CA
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