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Human Resources Manager

at The Geo Group

Posted: 6/29/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R1V16BTM5NF689WC2
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Job Description

Job Description

Facility: GREAT PLAINS CORRECTONAL FACILITY

Compensation Base: $60,000 annually

Compensation Bonus (if applicable):

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • This position focuses on serving the needs, concerns and objectives of both managers and our employees through building effective partnerships and by creating trust and mutual respect. It leads the administration and implementation of Human Resources (HR) policies, programs and
    practices throughout the facility and acts as the liaison between the facility management and Regional/Corporate HR.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Serves as an advisor to the Facility Administrator and facility management on Human
Resources issues.
• Supports local recruiting and outreach efforts in coordination with the centralized recruiting
team to meet or exceed monthly and annual recruiting targets in the most efficient and
effective manner possible. Ensures a positive candidate and hiring manager experience.
Prepares and maintains personnel records and ensures compliance to procedures for
controlling personnel transactions and reporting personnel data. Administers and tracks
employee developmental training.
• Assists, coaches and provides guidance for progressive discipline, standards of employee
conduct and employee terminations.
• Supports reporting serious staff misconduct to the Office of Professional Responsibility
(OPR).
• Engages employees and acts as a conduit to provide facility management, Regional HR and
Corporate HR insight into employee concerns.
• Responsible for employee onboarding to include data entry into the HR Information system
and new employee orientation. Ensures that data entered is accurate and employees have a
thorough understanding of Company policies and procedures, to include the information
included in the employee handbook.
• Responsible for maintaining records of insurance coverage, retirement plans, and personnel
transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, terminations, and
other related personnel and payroll issues.
• Serves as EEO specialist and maintains affirmative action plan.
• Serves as subject matter expert for leaves of absences, FMLA and ADA issues.
• Ensures compliance with Company policies and procedures and develops a thorough
understanding of Corporate HR policies and procedures.

• Reviews facility personnel procedures to ensure that they are applicable, effective, and
comply with contract requirements, local, state and federal law, and Company policies,
procedures.
• Resolves employee personnel inquiries and submits necessary inputs, changes, additions and
deletions into the HR Information System for correction. Refers unusual or unresolved
problems to Regional HR for further action.
• May manage an assigned human resources staff and perform the duties typically associated
with a management level position including hiring, training, and employee development.
• Coordinates grievance and disciplinary hearings and activities.
• Coordinates benefit programs, annual enrollment, and employee wellness program at facility.
• Monitors unemployment claims, assists with appeals and may attend hearings as the Human
Resources representative.
• Partners with facility management to ensure the performance appraisal program is compliant
and effective.
• Provides guidance on compensation, bonuses and other recognition programs.
• Monitors and coordinates workers’ compensation claims and may compile information to file
workers’ compensation claims for employees and for the insurance carrier.
• Provides necessary referral support for the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements
• High school diploma with a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive professional
experience in Human Resources or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or
university in Human Resources or related field with five (5) years of experience working in a
Human Resources position.
• Three (3) years supervisory experience preferred.
• Must exhibit leadership qualities to gain the respect of all employees and be able to display
confidence when interacting with people at all levels of management.
• Must have the ability and desire to work in a cooperative manner and to make management
decisions.
• Experience working with an HR Information System required.
• Must be able to maintain confidentiality at all times due to the handling of sensitive and
confidential information.
• Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
• Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Windows, MS Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint) and other computer programs and software normally used by HR.

Application Instructions

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