Human Resources Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512171-726664
    • Job Location: Ventura, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 03, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Rincon Consultants, Inc. is a leader in providing quality environmental consulting services throughout California. Recognized as a 2019 Zweig Group nationally-ranked 'Best Places to Work,’ we partner with clients in sectors such as transportation, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, water, commercial and private development and government. Our 275+ associates in 13 offices located in Northern, Central, and Southern CA are dedicated professionals who combine their passion with our purpose.

Reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Human Resources (HR) Manager is responsible for administering and coordinating all functional areas of Human Resources which include employee relations, performance management, leadership training, employee development, conflict resolution, staff safety, employee wellness, benefits, compensation, leave management and special projects.

The selected candidate will manage a team of 3-5 individuals to include payroll, compensation and benefits, and recruiting. Partners with employees and supervisors to support a positive, harmonious work environment to achieve strategic goals and outcomes.


  • Keeps a strong pulse on employee engagement by participating in program/department staff meetings, gaining insights from stay interviews and other employee forums, reviewing program/department survey results (e.g., annual workplace survey), and conducting exit interviews. Synthesize available data and make recommendations for improving culture, work experience and/or retention.
  • Advises employees and supervisors regarding HR policies, procedures and practices to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local employment laws and regulations; collaborate within HR team to ensure consistency across the firm.
  • Works collaboratively with direct reports, peers, employees and supervisor to resolve workplace issues or problems.
  • Implements consistent performance management coaching and counseling techniques. Serve as "check and balance" to supervisors managing performance by monitoring and reviewing employee performance data. May make recommendations for new approaches, clarifying performance expectations, recognizing strengths, utilizing informal support plans and implementing formal Performance Improvement Plans.
  • Conducts and/or coordinates any workplace investigations as appropriate and necessary.
  • Leads the safety committee to include direct management of workers compensation program.
  • Assists HR team with implementation of company-wide initiatives, requirements or activities  will sometimes be the HR lead responsible for coordinating the project and other times will be assisting to ensure compliance within their work groups.
  • Coordinate training for supervisors on HR topics (e.g., interviewing, terminations, performance evaluations, employee files and safety)


  • A positive, service-oriented team player who thrives in a fast-paced, busy environment and is organized to handle often competing deadlines.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of CA employment laws and regulations with proven competency in multiple HR functions.

  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and have sound judgment.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with employees and supervisors.

  • Strong analytical skills with capacity to identify solutions and influence positive change at all levels.

  • Sound coaching and mentoring practices that enables others to become more proficient through the process.

Experience and Skills:


  • At least 5 years of HR experience required
  • Previous specialization in training, compensation and/or employee relations desired.
  • Track record of accomplishments that show how work environments were improved during tenure.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field required (equivalent experience may be considered)
  • HR certification a plus
  • Strong computer skills and intermediate-to-advanced proficiency in Microsoft programs (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • HRIS experience with Paylocity preferred

Total Rewards Package* Includes:  

  • HMO, PPO, HDHP, Health Savings Account options
  • Three Weeks’ Vacation accrued in the first year
  • 401(k) / Profit Sharing Retirement Plan
  • 2x/Year Bonus Opportunities
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Eight Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending & Dependent Care
  • Employer-paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Dental, vision, prescription drug
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Volunteer Pay for a Day
  • Legal Shield, Identity Protection, Pet Insurance
  • Professional Development
  • Mentoring
  • Patagonia Merchandise Partnership
  • And much more!

*All programs subject to review and change and are provided for regular, full-time employees scheduled to work 30+ hours per week

Rincon Consultants does not accept unsolicited applicant/candidate resumes from search firm recruiters and/or temporary agencies that do not have a signed contract and specified work order with Rincon Consultants. Further, such resumes received will be deemed the sole property of Rincon Consultants and no fees will be paid in the event Rincon Consultants subsequently hires such individual. Rincon Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.