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Human Resources Specialist

  • Reports to:                  Chief Financial Officer
  • FLSA Status:               Exempt
  • DOT Drug Program:   No

Position Summary

The HR Manager is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: payroll, benefits administration, employee relations, aviation compliance, training, performance management, on-boarding, policy implementation, recruitment, employment, and employment law compliance.

Essential Functions

  • Develops, administers and implements various human resources plans, policies and procedures.
  • Conducts recruitment efforts for all personnel in coordination with hiring manager; reviews job descriptions, posts open positions, participates in on-site interviews, creates offers, conducts background checks, plans and coordinates New Hire Indoc, presents HR-Indoc and processes new employment paperwork.
  • Administers employee health and welfare benefits to include selection and plan design, managing broker relationships, employee communication, enrollments and terminations, conducting periodic audits, annual meetings, paying and reconciling statements.
  • Oversees and administers PRIA background check process for new pilots.
  • Oversees and administers FAA DOT Drug Abatement program compliance; coordinates drug testing for pre-employment, reasonable suspicion, post-accident testing and random drug and alcohol testing; administers and tracks required annual training for safety-sensitive employees, conducts monthly audits to ensure compliance, facilitates FAA/DOT Drug Testing audits.
  • Administers semi-monthly payroll and communicates with payroll vendor to ensure tax filings are completed accurately.
  • Manages employee relations, including serving as point of contact for employees and managers to discuss HR issues and develop strategies to resolve problems.
  • Serves as an active member of the Safety Management committee; attend monthly SMS meetings.
  • Provides HR insight when managers need direction on disciplinary actions, terminations, and developing departmental policies.
  • Manages LOA, FMLA, USERRA and Workers Compensation programs.
  • Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from data.
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment and record keeping.
  • Manages employment status changes, disciplinary action, performance issues, and terminations.
  • Conducts exit interviews and administers all termination paperwork.
  • Handles fingerprint collection process for all employees; Maintains certification for fingerprinting through NATA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Expertise in Human Resources Practices and Employment Law.
  • Effective problem solver and project manager.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to independently establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent computer skills; advanced proficiency in MS Office products
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work as team member while meeting individual performance goals.
  • Self-motivated, thought leader with the ability to handle multiple changing priorities simultaneously.

Minimum Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ human resource experience, or a master’s degree in human resource management and two years’ experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • HR Certification
    • Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR)
    • Senior Professional in Human Resources certification (SPHR).
    • Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP)
    • Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • Aviation experience.

Work Conditions:

Work is performed in an office setting with prolonged periods of sedentary activity

Physical Requirements

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Mountain Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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