Utilities Service, LLC Area Sr. HR Generalist in Saint Paul, Minnesota

At Aspen Grove Landscape Group , we have redefined what it means to be a national landscape organization. We’ve brought together the best commercial landscape providers from around the country to form a unique organization with a different perspective. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, with Aspen Grove, you get local specialists that concentrate on the specific needs of your particular environment. Combined with the support and resources of a large, national organization, Aspen Grove gives a whole new look to landscape management.

Aspen Grove provides world-class commercial landscape maintenance and snow removal services to local, regional, and national customers. Our local teams maintain their individuality, grow their businesses, and focus on providing safe, professional landscape services to their clients. With Aspen Grove you get the support and resources of a national organization with the personal touch and regional expertise of a local company. This ensures that no matter which Aspen Grove company you work with, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that the job will get done right every time.

We are actively seeking a Senior Human Resources Generalist to join our team in St. Paul, MN! This is individual is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the HR services function in the assigned region, including but not limited to policy interpretation, recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations, training and development, and continuous improvement. The regions assigned to this position include branches is Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, and Ohio.

Job Title: Area Sr. HR Generalist

Job Overview

This is position is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the HR services function in the assigned region, including but not limited to policy interpretation, recruiting, benefits administration, employee relations, training and development, and continuous improvement. This position reports to the Sr. HR Business Partner of Aspen Grove, with a dotted line relationship to the Area Vice President.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with area business leaders and Corporate HR to implement the standardization and simplification of HR practices and offerings to increase efficiency.

  • Manage onboarding and on-going culture integration for assigned business area, supporting communication initiatives and driving consistent messaging. Manage special events and other employee engagement activities.

  • Frontline support for employee relations in terms of potential issues and investigations, answer questions on policies, leave administration, performance management and other employee related concerns. Work with Corporate HR and business area managers on resolution to issues and addressing concerns.

  • Perform recruitment activities, interview and evaluate candidates for select positions. Partner with business leaders to develop and roll out ideas to grow a robust talent pipeline. Provide support related to full life cycle recruiting: post jobs, review/vet candidates, schedule interviews, debrief with hiring managers, present and negotiate offers, create offer letters, disposition candidates, all aspects of onboarding. Ensure compliance with all state and Federal laws.

  • Maintain statistics on recruiting, employee activities, and terminations. Complete stay interviews and exit interviews. Maintain and analyze results to identify trends.

  • Implement talent management initiatives including employee engagement, performance management, employee training, organizational development, and succession planning.

  • Develop and deliver training programs to support the evolving needs of the company.

  • Provide advice, counsel and follow-up on company programs, policies, procedures, and documentation. Serve as front-line resource in assisting both employees and management with HR-related questions providing for total customer satisfaction.

  • Perform project management duties to support other HR and business initiatives as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree in human resources, organizational development, business administration, or related field.

  • Minimum 5 years human resources experience across the all ranges of HR disciplines.

  • SHRM-CP/SCP, CCP, CBP desired

  • Strong working knowledge of human resource disciplines to include, employee relations, organizational diagnosis and development, compensation practices, performance management and career development.

  • Experience in handling immigration related support to new hires.

  • Demonstrated capability to manage and perform high volume recruiting practices to assist operations in staying staffed and ensuring a robust talent pipeline.

  • Technically savvy with high-level of proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Experience with Peoplesoft and ATS systems preferred.

  • Able to work through necessary channels to accomplish outcomes in fast paced setting; understanding of processes and continuous improvement.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills. Able to drive change and facilitate internal communication processes.

  • Demonstrated coaching/consulting and conflict resolution skills.

  • Must possess capacity to quickly build collaborative relationships.

  • Able to effectively influence and manage crucial conversations with key stakeholders.

  • Strong focus on service delivery to internal customers while supporting alignment with broader organization. Must build and develop relationships and be able to absorb and translate others' statements into objective responses and actions.

  • Must be able to travel in accordance with business needs.

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is highly desirable

Physical Requirements:

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.

R arely = less than 10%

O ccasionally = up to 33%

F requently = up to 66%

C ontinuously = 67% to 100%

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Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

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Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

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