JOB TITLE: HR Business Partner

REPORTS TO: Director – CPS
LOCATION: Portland, OR
DATE POSTED: 2019-02-20

Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Maintains all salaried and hourly non-union personnel files worldwide and ensures that all files and records are maintained in accordance with legal requirements and company policies and procedures.
    2. Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resources function (e.g., OSHA, EEO, OFCCP, ERISA, Wage & Hour). Monitors exposure to the company and communicates new developments to Director.
    3. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to managers (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Makes recommendations to CPS Director for improving the effectiveness of policies or practices.
    4. Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
    5. Supports management with all phases of recruiting and onboarding.
    6. Responsible for accurate completion of all new hire paperwork for union and non-union workforce. Enters into Workday and supplies file number to payroll department.  Maintains accurate E-Verify and I-9 documentation.
    7. Assists the CPS Director in maintaining and creating effective job descriptions.
    8. Assists the CPS Director with the performance appraisal system and ensures it is administrated effectively.
    9. Responsible for employee files incorporating all aspects of employment, including drug screens, new hire orientation, benefits, review and termination process.
    10. Assists with affirmative action program to include proper tracking of applications and investigating resources to maintain compliance.
    11. Attends job and recruitment fairs as needed.
    12. Oversees company benefit enrollment and issues. Assists employees with questions and issues.
    13. Attends meetings, seminars and functions as a representative of the company.
    14. Plans and monitors company events.
    15. Maintains all employee database links between human resources and payroll.
    16. Primary contact for pre-employment and post-accident drug results. Also responsible for random drug testing and distributing drug cards to union employees.
    17. Works with Safety Director regarding worker’s compensation issues as well as state and federal policy changes
    18. Assists staff with temporary housing as needed for work travel.
    19. Prepares and submits to parent company Vets 100a and EEO-1 reporting.
    20. Attendance in the office during normal business hours.

Qualified Candidates Will Possess the Following:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, or equivalent.
  2. Minimum ten years’ experience in HR or related field.  Minimum of PHR or SHRM-CP required.
  3. Advanced knowledge of labor laws in multiple states with focus in OR, CA, & NY.
  4. Prior experience recruiting and building relationships with potential candidates.
  5. Advanced experience in all Microsoft Office applications.  Experience with Workday preferred.
  6. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills.
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to employees on all levels required as well as ability to exercise independent judgment, maintain confidentiality and discretion.

Office Hours & Travel:

Full Time  Monday-Friday.  Up to 25% travel.

Application for Position:

Please indicate your interest by submitting your resume via email to,

Selections will be made based on a combination of skills, knowledge, and abilities. Indicating your interest in this position does not necessarily guarantee that you will be hired.

Benson is an E-Verify and Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace

We are an Equal Opportunity, M/F Veterans, People with Disabilities, Affirmative Action, and E-Verify employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, tribal affiliation, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, disability status, medical condition, genetics, pregnancy, or any other considerations under federal, state, or local law.

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