Job Info
Job Title: Human Resources Manager
Location: Coachella, CA
Job Number: 11146
Posted Date: 1/8/2020
Job description


TRAVEL: 10%-15% (Somis, CA)

FLSA: Exempt

WORK SCHEDULE: 40 - 45 hours per week based on workload.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: As Human Resources Manager, you will oversee all HR-related functions for approximately 115 employees of a well-established Agricultural Company, and maintain relations with Farm Labor Contractors.

  • Responsible for the management, reporting, and documentation of all employee records, including employee registration, I-9, onboarding, off-boarding, disciplinary actions, and personnel files.
  • Oversee employee benefit plan enrollment and administration, such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, AFLAC and FSA. 
  • Develop, implement, and update personnel policies and procedures, maintain the Company’s employment policies and procedures manual, and ensure compliance by all personnel.
  • Manage and document workplace and employee training and compliance, including safety and various licenses and permits.
  • Engage with all employees, including field/shop/packing houses, regarding HR policies and procedures, and address employee concerns and questions.  
  • Visit ranches, shop and packing houses on a regular basis to ensure HR and safety compliance, and conduct thorough investigations when necessary with proper documentation.
  • Work with attorneys and insurance companies regarding workers comp and employee claims.
  • Actively supervise the HR staff, ensure reception coverage, and follow up on duties and tasks.
  • Administer the annual performance appraisal process, and monitor employee evaluation.
  • Recruit new employees and conduct interviews.
  • Evaluate reports, decisions and results of the department, and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve the efficiency of the department’s services.
  • Participate in business and departmental meetings as needed.
  • Complete other tasks as requested by management. 


  • Minimum of 3 years of HR Management in an Agricultural environment 
  • Bilingual in Spanish required • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of Federal and CA state employment laws, rules, regulations and best practices, including CA Wage Order #14 for Agricultural employees
  • Understanding of CA EDD, OSHA, DIR & DLSE, ALRB, DOT and DMV
  • Expertise in workplace safety and compliance
  • Familiar with dealing with attorneys and insurance companies regarding workers comp and employment claims
  • Experience managing and mentoring HR team
  • Organized, with ability to prioritize and follow through under minimal supervision
  • Effective communicator with all levels of management, employees, and outside personnel
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver
  • Proactive provider of excellent customer service to company personnel, as well as to Farm Labor Contractors, HR partners, vendors, and government agencies.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level and working conditions are similar to those for an administrative office.  During field/shop and packing house visits, the employee is occasionally exposed to hot, cold, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions.
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