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Bilingual Human Resource Specialist

Company: Iowa Select Farms
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

*IOWA SELECT FARMS JOB DESCRIPTION**TITLE: Bilingual Human Resource Specialist**REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources**LAST REVISION DATE: 12/2022**PURPOSE OF POSITION: *To assist in the day-to-day functions of business operations by carrying out various human resources programs and procedures for the benefit of the company and all employees. This person will also translate documents, presentations and assist with training and recruiting activities.*COMPANY VALUES: ** We believe in doing the right thing every day, operating with character and integrity, and being stewards of our resource by committing to:* Our Animals* Our People* Our Environment* Our Community*COMPANY EXPECTATIONS: ** Adhere to Iowa Select Farms bio-security policy at all times which includes reporting any violations or concerns to management team* Compliance with Iowa Select Farms safety policies and procedures which includes continuous education to maintain a safe work environment* Follow Iowa Select Farms animal wellbeing policy at all times and partner with the Production Well-being team in a timely manner if an incident occurs*ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES** Process incoming online and paper applications* Schedule and complete interviews involving manger and supervisor when necessary* Prescreen candidates* Onboard new employees in English and Spanish orientations* Complete new hire paperwork and coordinate start dates and locations* Assist with scheduling flights or travel for onboarding TN and/or H2A visa employees* Maintain compliance files for employees working with a TN and/or H2A visa* Assist with housing and transportation processes for employees working with TN and/or H2A visa* Maintain and file electronic and paper employee records* Maintain confidentiality of all information and records* Establish, maintain and audit files* EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission* MVR Motor Vehicle Records* E-Verify I9 Employment Verification* Criminal Background Checks* Resolve employee issues through phone conversations and site visits using bilingual skills* Assist the Leave Coordinator in addressing workers compensation and other medical situations using bilingual skills* Develop, maintain and update necessary documents in Spanish language* SOP's, Competencies, Dictionary, Manuals, Handbook* Company documents and PowerPoints* Assist with training and developmental programs - HR training days, PPA, PLP, Safety, PQA-Plus, TQA, Manager meetings using bilingual skills* Assist with receptionist duties at the front desk as a backup and on lunch rotations* Attend company promotional events* Attend staffing and regular HR team meetings to give updates and assist in developing department goals* Demeanor is expected to be always positive and professional while being helpful, friendly and respectful to team members and management personal.* Daily focus should be on success of the company, not personal issues.* Be at work on scheduled days and ready to work by given start time as attendance is critical to the success of this position.* Other duties as assigned by supervisor.*LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES** Collaboration Skills: Working with appropriate support departments to determine best solution or when a policy violation occurs.* Communication Proficiency: This position will work closely with mangers, supervisors, support departments, external individuals, etc. so strong written and verbal communication skills are vital.* Problem Solving: Independently work through issues that may arise approaching ever situation with the best possible decision while reaching out appropriately when additional guidance is needed.* Time Management and Organizational Skills: Our business culture is fast paced, innovative with and dedication to continuous improvement. We are highly competitive, operate flat and lean from an organizational standpoint and because of our live animal units, we operate 24/7/365. Ability to prioritize daily tasks, organized and manage the scheduled day/paperwork and people while taking the initiative are essential.*SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES** No direct supervisory responsibilities for this position.*WORK ENVIRONMENT** This position is performed indoors routinely using standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.*PHYSICALITY REQUIREMENTS** The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.* Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch orcrawl; talk or hear.* Theemployee must be able to continuously repeat necessary movements such as bending, lifting and different hand movements as needed to complete tasks* Ability to frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds.* Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.* The employee must have the ability to sit for long periods of time and to maintain focus on projects such as computer screens or detailed paperwork.*POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK** This is a full-time position with the expected days of Monday-Friday* Additional availability may be required during staffing challenges*TRAVEL** Travel may be on occasion for work related visits and/or meetings with the utilization of a company vehicle*EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE and OTHER QUALIFICATIONS** College Degree and/or experience in Human Resources, preferably in an ag-related field* Must be fully proficient in English and Spanish, both verbal and written skills*OTHER DUTIES** Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Additional duties, responsibilities, and activities may be assigned or changed at any time with or without notice.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Referral program* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayApplication Question(s):* Are you bilingual in English and Spanish?* Are you in commutable distance to Osceola, IA?Work Location: One location

Keywords: Iowa Select Farms, Iowa City , Bilingual Human Resource Specialist, Human Resources , Iowa City, Iowa

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