Virginia Farm Bureau has an opening for a self-starting Human Resources Generalist with strong emphasis on recruiting. This position will be responsible for the recruitment, development and retention of Virginia Farm Bureau employees, supporting a Regional Sales Group with recruiting, employee relations and one-on-one training efforts in the Richmond and eastern part of the state. Areas of emphasis include Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, Virginia Beach and surrounding areas. This position offers telecommuting options.
Handle complex employee relation issues including EEOC, discrimination and harassment charges.
Work closely with managers on improving work relationships within their unit and the personal development of their employees.
Review compensation structure and conduct salary surveys to ensure VAFB positions are in line with the market.
Recruit new employees for all levels of positions within the corporate structure through various activities such as job fairs, college recruiting, Internet, newspapers, trade journals, referral programs etc.
Coordinate the entire recruitment to hire procedure.
Provide guidance to management on employee relations/performance and compensation issues.
Assist with the development and implementation of personal development programs for all employees.
Conduct personal development training courses for all employees.
Monitor company turnover and hiring time and recommend solutions to improve rates.
Coordinate the interviewing/employment process of temporary help and consultants.
Support in creating an environment of inclusion.
Assist SVP of Human Resources with development, revisions and implementation of policies and procedures.
Respond to employee questions and concerns.
All other duties as assigned by the SVP Of Human Resources
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS
College degree a plus
Minimum 3+ years Human Resources experience (or commensurate work experience)
MINIMUM SKILL QUALIFICATIONS
Working knowledge in the areas of employment law, recruitment practices and benefits
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees
High level of initiative and self-motivation
Excellent presentation skills
Strong analytical/problem solving skills
Day travel throughout the northern and eastern portion of Virginia, as needed (approximately 20%).
Highly service oriented
Must be able to manage a heavy workload
Strong multi-tasking abilities
Ability to sell ideas to prospective candidates
Strong Emotional Intelligence (EQ) skills
Ability to withstand tight deadlines and high pressure tolerance
Proficient in developing positive employee relationship experiences
Maintain confidentiality and integrity is a must
Outstanding decision making skills
Previous supervisory/management experience
Previous recruiting experience
We offer competitive salaries with benefits that include medical/dental insurance on day one, 401k with match, flexible-spending accounts, and generous paid time off.
Virginia Farm Bureau