Job ID: 38646
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Employee Relations Partner

Our client is seeking an Employee Relations Partner to join their dynamic team in Hillsboro, OR. The Employee Relations Partner will be a part of an employee relations team and provide consultation and guidance to management and associates on a variety of associate related issues, including performance management, corrective counseling, policy interpretation and investigations. Recommends appropriate action and partners with management and others to investigate and resolve HR issues. Ensures compliance with all applicable policies, laws, and regulations. Promotes treatment of employees in a fair, respectful, and consistent manner that works within the framework of our core business values and objectives.

Employee Relations Partner Responsibilities: 
Coach, counsel and guide managers and associates on performance and policy expectations and propose remedial action based on investigation findings that result in minimizing risks and liability.
Work with managers who monitor issues such as tardy and absenteeism, production, and cash balancing standards and ensure completion of proper corrective action documentation for performance deficiencies or violation of applicable policies or procedures.
Manages and tracks employee corrective action.
Processes Unemployment Notices of Entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings when necessary.
Oversee special projects and participate in training.
Consult and collaborate with business partners, the ER team, and Legal, as necessary, regarding interpretation of policies as affected by state and federal laws.
Follows all Bank policies and procedures, compliance regulations, and completes all required annual or job-specific training. 
Maintain a working knowledge of Bank's written policies and procedures regarding
Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security and other regulations as applicable to this job description.  
Actively learns, demonstrates, and fosters our client’s corporate culture in all actions and words.  
Takes personal initiative and is a positive example for others to emulate.  

Employee Relations Partner Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field preferred. 
Minimum 3-5 years HR Generalist experience. 
Consistently exhibits high levels of discretion, integrity and confidentiality.
Ability to read and write, with basic arithmetic skills.
Basic analytical and problem-solving skills.
Superb communication skills including effective listening, writing and presentation and able to express thoughts in a clear and concise manner.
Able to build strong partnerships and work closely with managers, senior leaders and HR colleagues.
Proficiency with personal computers and related software packages such as Word and Excel.
Comprehensive knowledge in employment, employee relations practices and principles, and current laws impacting human resources (staffing, affirmative action, wage and hour, benefits, leaves of absence, health and safety, etc.).
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Internet and HR systems. 
Maintains a solid understanding of federal and state employment and labor laws, EO/AA practices

Physical and Environmental Demands: 
Office environment – no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands. • Occasional travel.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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