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Requisition Number 19-0101
Title HR Specialist I
Location Dutch Harbor
City Dutch Harbor
State AK
Description ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Human Resources Specialist 1 assists with the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions and duties. This team member carries out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: departmental development, HRIS, employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organization development, executive administration, and employment.
This position has partial responsibility for these areas:
• recruiting and staffing logistics Assisting HR 2 in the following duties.
• Creating/Sending offers
• Checking Recruitment Mail box
• Creating/Sending employee wizard
• Preparing bulk travel arrangements for Full time and Seasonal Employees. North/Southbound.
• Onboard New Hires upon arrival.
• Prepare time cards
• Inform Management of crew size and placement.
• Separations/Terminations
• Work closely with travel agent

• performance management and improvement systems;
• Initiate and monitor employee performance plans working in conjunction with supervisors.
• organization development.
• Work closely with management regarding hiring practices and policies.

• employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting.
• Back up in employee orientation, development, and training.
• employee relations:
• Investigate employee’s concerns with proper documentation and follow through.
• Employee Party Planning and implantation
• Planning and implantation employee recognition.
• company employee communication;
• compensation and benefits administration;
• Assist in Employee Medical/Dental/Vision enrollment and submit to Seattle.
• Organization and Distribution of employee paychecks and special payroll.
• employee safety, welfare, wellness and health; and
• employee services and counseling.
• Other Duties as assigned.
The Human Resources Specialist I contributes to the accomplishment of Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.
This position helps with the implementation of services, policies, and programs through HR staff; reports the HR Manager, and assists company managers with HR issues.
Primary Objectives:
• Safety of the workforce.
• Development of a superior workforce.
• Development of the Human Resources department.
• Development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.
• Personal ongoing development.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
• The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
• The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• This job has minimal contact with moving parts or machinery.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality, multi-task, prioritize and be thorough and accurate in all duties, communication and documentation.
• MS Office experience required.
• Must have pleasant, professional, and courteous demeanor.
• Must be reliable, accurate, a self-starter, and capable of following instructions.
• Strong and constant communication with WSI management required.
• Must be able to understand, read, write and speak the English language.
• Bilingual ability desired, but is not required.
• Must be able to reside and work in a Multi-Cultural Environment being able to get along with people from many various backgrounds.
• Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.
BENEFITS
• Travel Allowance
• Meals and Housing Provided
• 401(k)
• Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
• Travel Benefit
• Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual

ADDITIONAL NOTES
• WSI has a zero tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol.
• A Background check is performed on all new hires and re-hires.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
• First ninety (90) days of employment is considered Probationary.
• Must be able to reside and work in a Multi-Cultural Environment being able to get along with people from many various backgrounds.

• Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.
BENEFITS
• Travel Allowance
• Meals and Housing Provided
• 401(k)
• Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
• Travel Benefit
• Paid Time Off (PTO) accrual

ADDITIONAL NOTES
• WSI has a zero tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol.
• A Background check is performed on all new hires and re-hires.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
• First ninety (90) days of employment is considered Probationary.
• Must be able to reside and work in a Multi-Cultural Environment being able to get along with people from many various backgrounds.


Requirements Qualified applicants must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. Must be able to read, write and speak the English language. Bilingual abilities are a plus but are not required. .Must be able to maintain confidentiality in all matters and be able to prioritize, multi-task and be thorough and accurate in all duties. MS Office experience is required. Candidate must be able to maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor in stressful situations, be reliable, a self-starter, and capable of following instructions and applying good judgment. Strong and constant communication with WSI management required. Prompt and regular attendance is required as well as an ability and willingness to be flexible in the work schedule as needed. Must be willing and able to travel as required.
Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.
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