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Employee Relations Specialist

Company: Bering Straits Native Corporation
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewVisit our website at to apply! - -Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled - -SUMMARY Position is responsible for the intake, guidance and resolution of employee relations related inquiries and concerns regarding policies, procedures, grievances, and varied workplace concerns from employees. Work involves a wide variety of functions regarding grievance and related employee relation activities; investigates employee complaints or grievances; assesses training needs; provides reports as needed.ResponsibilitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESThe Essential Duties and Responsibilities are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed for this position and are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Shares responsibility to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws, BSNC policies and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Handles a high volume of employee relations inquiries and conducts thorough and timely investigations of employee concerns, regarding violations of company policies, allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, misconduct, inappropriate behavior, and various human resource issues.
  • Documents investigations and in some cases makes sound and reasonable recommendations to management.
  • Provides training to employees and leaders on topics including investigations, grievance hearings, documentation and conflict resolution.
  • Takes the lead on EEOC compliance, reports, and complaints.
  • Proactively provides recommendations on opportunities to improve the work environment, based on feedback received during employee relation matters. -QualificationsQUALIFICATIONS - EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Required (Minimum Necessary) Qualifications (applies to both this section and KSAO\u2019s)
    • Bachelor\u2019s degree in HR or experience may substitute for degree.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
      • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws/regulations and familiarity with compliance processes.
      • Interview skills and experience
      • Ability to multi-task and be proactive in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads.
      • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
      • Effective communication and strong writing skills
      • Strong analytical and data management skillsPreferred
        • CostPoint Experience
        • iCIMS ExperienceNECESSARY PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees must always maintain a constant state of mental alertness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about.DOT COVERED/SAFETY-SENSITIVE ROLE REQUIREMENTS
          • This position does perform DOT \u201csafety-sensitive\u201d functions (as defined under 49 CFR Part 40) and is subject to all federal requirements related to Department of Transportation requirements for those performing, or on-call to perform, \u201csafety-sensitive\u201d functions. Employees must provide a valid Commercial Driver\u2019s License (CDL) and Medical Examiner\u2019s Certificate (MEC).
          • This position is not subject to federal requirements regarding Department of Transportation \u201csafety-sensitive\u201d functions. WORK ENVIRONMENTWork Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. - The Job is performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse, and multi-line telephone system. The work described herein is primarily in a modern office setting. Occasional travel may be required.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
            • No supervisory responsibilities.ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS As a condition of employment, you will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and have acceptable background check results. If applicable to the contract, you must also obtain the appropriate clearance levels required and be able to obtain access to military installations. -Shareholder Preference. -BSNC gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to BSNC shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job. -Bering Straits Native Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. -Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled -We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. We are a drug free workplace. ',

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