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HR Generalist- TrueNorth Equipment

    September 12, 2022

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    True North Equipment is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Human Resources Generalist at our Grand Forks Resource Center. This new position will Provide support to the Human Resources Manager, and the HR department. Coordinate and administer assigned programs and activities within the Human Resource Department and True North Equipment; to provide information to all employees and the general public as necessary; research applicable laws, regulations, and policies. This is a role for a highly organized, detail-oriented, team player with an interest to grow our organization in a fast-paced environment.

    True North Equipment has been in business since 1949 and has 10 locations with over 200 employees. Our employees are the key to our success and have helped us get to where we are today, operating in two states across the Red River Valley. True to our Values...Driven by You!

    It takes our entire team to make True North Equipment exceptional. We strongly desire individuals who are self-starters and hard-workers, always willing to dive into a new challenge and who are eager to learn. We strive to provide you with limitless opportunities for growth and education that will challenge you. Most importantly, we want you to have fun working at TNE!

    You’ll focus on: 

    • Implement a variety of Human Resource programs and projects as necessary.
    • Recruiting & Hiring: including advertising, attending job fairs & recruiting events, and assist with interviewing as needed.
    • Coordinate interviews prepare recommendations to managers as needed. Screen and correspond with applicants.
    • May be responsible for payroll processing and payroll administration functions to ensure accurate, compliant, and timely payrolls.
    • Maintain safekeeping of employee files and ensure accuracy of employee information.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of company policies and procedure; to include updating the company handbook.
    • May work with interns as needed.
    • May work as the company training coordinator for JDU training courses.
    • Attend and participate in professional group meetings in the Human Resource field.
    • Participate in the administration of our work comp insurance programs; communicate with injured employees WSI & Federated representatives, nurses and vocational rehabilitation representatives as necessary.
    • Participate in the administration of our annual performance evaluation program.
    • Develop, review and update job descriptions, provide research findings on salary range recommendations.
    • Assist with employee engagement surveys.
    • Participate in the administration of our Drug Free Workplace Program.
    • Promote the company’s mission, vision, and culture.
    • Coordinate logistics for training & company events, parties, activities, and recognition events.
    • Manage the FMLA process to include notifications to employees and ensure proper hours tracking.
    • Manage unemployment claims.
    • Reconcile premium billings for billing accuracy.
    • Maintain HRIS.
    • Maintain and prepare new hire paperwork and provide onboarding support.
    • Assist with review and processing of year end files, w2’s, 1095-C, and other year-end file submissions.
    • Respond to requests for verification of employment.
    • Network and build relationships with other HR Professionals in the local market.
    • Participate in employee relations counseling, and exit interviews as needed.
    • Assist employees with questions and requests for information regarding hours, benefits, and payroll.
    • May work on company wellness programs.

    What we are looking for:

    • 2+ years of relevant Human Resources experience with recruitment, compensation/payroll, benefits, employee relations, performance management, and legal compliance. Will consider a recent graduate majoring in Human Resources.
    • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships, engage others and influence outcomes.
    • Superb attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and other TNE systems.
    • Capacity to maintain confidential information and discretion.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • Previous payroll or accounting experience highly preferred.
    • Experience with industrial workplace settings preferred.
    • PHR, or SHRM-CP or similar certification (or willingness to obtain) within 24 months.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • Excellent verbal, written communication, presentation/training, and collaboration skills.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required.

    Total Rewards Package:

    The opportunity to build a great career path, industry leading benefits, a fun environment, and owners that work right alongside us each day!

    • Salary dependent on years of previous Management experience
    • Insurance: Health insurance with 100% single premium paid, 75% SPD or family premium paid; TNE covers 50% of all dental and vision premiums; 100% of short/long-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
    • 401K: TNE offers 401K with company matching for qualified employees because who doesn’t want to save for retirement!
    • PTO: Our generous PTO package is awarded to you on your FIRST day of employment. Take time off, we encourage it!
    • Holidays: We have 7 paid holidays and a few other specials days for you to spend with your favorite people.
    • Professional Development: Continuous professional training and growth opportunities because we value your growth at TNE.
    • Community Involvement: Give back to your community with our paid time off for you to volunteer. You can also use this time for your doctors’ appointments, too!
    • Parental Leave: If you’re expecting or looking to start a family, we have paid parental leave because you have waited long enough for your bundle(s) of joy!