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HR Manager in Seattle, WA at Elite Line Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


The human resource manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the human resource function. Maintains and enhances the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices


  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.
  • Compliance with ELS safety program policies and procedures in contracts.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the employer’s insurance policy.
  • Perform additional duties/assignments as may be required by management.


  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of human resources experience, or ten year experience in the HR field.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a multi-state environment. 


  • Master’s degree in human resources management.
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years' experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Bachelor’s degree and relevant industry experience.


  • Business Acumen.
  • Communication.
  • Consultation.
  • Ethical Practice.
  • Global & Cultural Awareness.
  • HR Expertise.
  • Relationship Management.
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Leadership & Navigation


Computer Skills: Proficient in MS Office, HRIS and Timekeeping software

Certificates & Licenses: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)


  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.


Physical Demands



O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)


F (Frequently)

Handling / Fingering

F (Frequently)

Reach Outward

F (Frequently)

Reach Above Shoulder

O (Occasionally)


N (Not Applicable)


N (Not Applicable)

Squat or Kneel

O (Occasionally)


O (Occasionally)

10 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

11-20 lbs

O (Occasionally)

21-50 lbs

O (Occasionally)

51-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

Over 100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)


12 lbs or less

O (Occasionally)

13-25 lbs

O (Occasionally)

26-40 lbs

O (Occasionally)

41-100 lbs

N (Not Applicable)

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)

Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Other Physical Requirements: Vision (Near, Distance)


Office environment in a controlled atmosphere building.

Additional Responsibilities

Elite Line Services (ELS) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


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