You probably never thought about working for a pest control company; but it may just be everything you are looking for.
Plunkett's is a solid, family-owned business established in 1915 celebrating over 100 years of continued growth! Our service area covers 18 states with headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota. Our 470+ employees receive competitive wages and rewards, fantastic benefits, a company sponsored retirement program, continuous training and career development. Plunkett's is an outstanding, privately owned company that holds a great deal of opportunity for a sharp, motivated HR professional.
Come join the Plunkett's family!
The Human Resources Generalist will support the Human Resources Manager with administrative and various HR related functions. The HR Generalist will be responsible for partnering with management and other HR individuals. The individual will have previous experience in Human Resources across all areas including but not limited to: Talent Acquisition, Pre-employment, Onboarding, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Legal, Benefits Administration, and Worker's Compensation.
Essential Job Duties:
Responsible for full cycle recruiting for exempt and non-exempt positions for assigned business units including: selection, interviewing, presentation of employment offer, partners with outside vendor for pre-employment screenings including background checks and drug testing.
Conducts new hire orientation to ensure seamless on-boarding with new associates; reviews and coordinates new hire paperwork for processing with payroll team.
Develops a consultative role with managers in a variety of areas including communications, associate relations, performance management, resource management, associate development, practice/policy interpretation and application, and other management challenges.
Supports the HR and management team in fostering and maintaining programs that promote a positive working and engaged environment including but not limited to: "open door communications", safety, performance management, career achievement recognition, company newsletter, etc.
Takes initiative to identify and anticipate Company and division needs and makes recommendations and offers support for continuous improvement.
Supports HR team in communicating, administering, and maintaining benefit plan participation such as life, health, disability insurances, paid/unpaid leave, etc. Actively participates in the open enrollment process including presenting benefits information to associates within assigned business units.
Manages Worker's Compensation process for assigned business units. Assists in the administration of Company's compliance with Federal OSHA and State Health and Safety laws and regulations
Stays updated with changing laws and regulations
Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures and programs
Maintains personnel and other HR files
Cooperates with Company management by performing any other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty effectively. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the Human Resource or related field
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, with extreme organizational skills, commitment to quality and attention to detail.
The ability to manage sensitive and confidential information
A will-do attitude steps up to figure out what it takes to get the job done.
Cool under pressure able to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines
Intermediate computer skills
Ability to work both independently (steer yourself) and as a team member, a self-starter
2-4 years of previous HR experience
PHR or SHRM-CP a plus
Previous experience with working as part of a remote team
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Communicates through telephone conversations, face-to-face interactions, texts and email
The ability to lift and carry up to 10lbs
Sitting for long periods of time; occasional bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching
Read printed materials and a computer screen
Stamina needed to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions
Must possess the mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment including a computer, keyboard, and telephone
Plunkett's is an equal opportunity employer and committed tohiring and retaining a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve.
Plunkett’s Pest Controlis a 3rd generation, family-owned company in business since 1915. We service commercial and residential clients in 10 states in the upper Midwest. We are large enough to be nationally recognized in the industry (19th in overall revenue in U.S.), yet small enough to maintain a “family” environment. Plunkett’s was recently named one of the 100 Best Places to Work in the StarTribune, a newspaper in the Twin Cities. We are well-known for the high quality of our service.