Archbold Expeditions, Inc.
Venus, Florida, United States
15 days ago
Job Type
Non-Profit / Charity
Min Experience
2-3 Years
Min Education
Required Travel
Job Function
HR Generalist - Exempt


Archbold Biological Station, is a one-of-a-kind not-for-profit biological field station dedicated to the study of Florida’s life, lands, and waters.  Archbold focuses on science, conservation, and education to preserve Florida’s ecosystems and working lands for generations to come.  We are seeking to hire a Human Resources Specialist.  This is a full-time 40 hours/week position for on-site office work in a historic building located south of Lake Placid, Florida.  General workdays Monday through Friday.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities                                                                               ________

·         Maintain accurate, updated and confidential personnel files.

·         Become proficient with APS Payroll and HR Platform

·         Process new and transitional employees and interns: including background screenings and/or motor vehicle records checks, appointment letters, benefit enrollment, employment eligibility, update employee listings and employee orientation.

·         Assist with recruitment by preparing visa documentation and related tasks, working with research supervisors as needed.

·         Maintain and update job descriptions.

·         Maintain and update employee information on the intranet and the organizational charts.

·         Cross-train to provide back-up assistance with payroll processing.

·         Maintain and update the Employee Handbook and human resource policies. 

·         Ensure communication of new or revised policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations to employees.

·         Organize, coordinate and monitor timely completion of annual performance reviews for all employees, following up with annual letters and benefits statements.

·         Prepare reports on salaries and benefits for the annual budget process.

·         Manage benefits administration process, i.e., new employees, terminations, changes, annual open benefits enrollment.

·         Assist with Workers Compensation cases, compiling and reporting information to file claims for employee and insurance carrier.

·         Provide guidance to employees on HR policies and procedures.

·         Assist in the development and implementation of culture and community plans.


Required Education and Experience                           ___________________________________

·       Associate or Bachelor’s degree in business management, human resources or related field highly preferred.

·       2+ years of HR experience or relevant work experience

 Competencies and Additional Eligibility Qualifications___________________________________

·       Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality.

·       Ability to communicate with others, via telephone or in-person, in a professional and helpful manner.

·       Proficiency in the use of computers, search engines, Microsoft Office tools, Outlook and team share points.

·       Strong attention to detail and ability to self-organize.

·       Ability to perform assigned tasks independently, with accuracy and attention to detail.

·       Excellent organizational and administrative skills.

·       Possess a valid drivers’ license with a good driving record as determined by Archbold’s insurance carrier.

·       Pass a background check.

Job ID: 72980172

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