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    7/3/19

    Lithia Motors, Inc.

    Lithia Mortors has a couple of Human Resources positions available (see below for specifics)
    Employee Relations Specialist I & Employee Relations Specialist II

    For additional information please contact Emily Lamore, Recruiting Manager
    Phone: 541.776.6365 | emilylamore@lithia.com

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    Employee Relations Specialist I

    Using sound judgement, the Employee Relations Specialist provides consultative services to Company managers on a variety of issues related to motivating, coaching, and addressing performance and behavior concerns with their staff members. This position works with managers and employees throughout the Company to address concerns, resolve conflict, develop performance improvement plans, and involuntary terminations of employment, including reviewing and developing appropriate documentation. The Employee Relations Representative also assists with Unemployment and Drug and Alcohol Administration, and functions as back up to Leave Administration.  

    The Employee Relations Representative 1 reports to the Employee Relations Manager and takes day to day direction from the ER Specialist 2

    Position Overview

    Area of Responsibility

    • Employee Relations
       
    • Using strong HR knowledge, provide guidance and support to managers throughout the organization
    • Draft legally compliant discipline and coaching documentation with supervision
    • Draft, review, and make recommendations related to Involuntary Terminations with supervision
    • Assist managers in creating performance improvement plans and determining appropriate action plans
    • Evaluate each situation on a case by case basis, giving consistent, sound guidance and recommendations based on the circumstances of the situation
    • Document and track assistance offered and provided in appropriate system (Prolaw and/or OneNote)
    • Assist with department monthly reporting insuring deadlines are met
    • Review and provide recommendations on HR policies, programs, and practices
    • Assist as needed with internal investigations
    • General Functions
    • Assist managers and vendor with Unemployment Insurance questions
    • Annual review and reporting of UI Vendor performance metrics
    • Assist dealership staff with post-employment drug/alcohol questions and processes
    • Assist with Last Chance Agreement process with direction from HR Manager
    • Function as back up to Manager on Drug and Alcohol Administration
    • Function as back up to Administrator, especially related to Motor Vehicle Reporting
    • Assist with monthly and quarterly department reporting using Excel and proprietary software
    • Provide support and assistance throughout department as needed
    • Be available during normal working hours to assist managers over the phone and via email
    • Adherence to and support of Company policies as outlined in the Employee Handbook

    Additional Qualifications

    The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:

    • Strong knowledge of Employment Law
    • 2+ years’ experience in Employee Relations, Employment Law, or Human Resources Generalist position
    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency
    • PC Skills including knowledge and use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Windows, etc)
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Active Listening – give full attention to the words and body language of others, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate
    • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Growing & Learning – develop additional knowledge, skills and abilities with experience in the role
    • Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Training, Communication, or Psychology
    • Experience in the following: employee relations, training, coaching, employee development
    • College level Human Resources coursework
    • PHR or SHRM-CP Certification

    Proficiency Standards

    • Integrity - Acts ethically, maintaining a commitment to honesty and truth in all facets of behavior that builds the trust of others
    • Work Ethic - Delivers accurate, timely and consistent results while understanding the need to balance short-term sacrifice for long-term gain
    • Team Player - Supports the overall efforts of the team to accomplish departmental and Company goals and objectives
    • Team Builder - Acts as a role model within the department in all facets of assigned job duties, while effectively providing feedback to team members and earning respect as a leaderPhysical Demands & Working Conditions

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands:  traverse in an office setting over 1/3 of the time, working at a computer to 3/4 of time, talking and listening over 2/3 of time; move, transport or place up to 25 pounds to 1/4 of time
    • Working Conditions:  Indoor office environment, considerable use of telephone, computer and other office equipment
    • Some travel may be required

    Lithia Hiring Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 18 years or older
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license in state of residence
    • A criminal history background check will be conducted prior to beginning employment
    • Clear pre-employment drug screen

    NOTE:  This job description applies only to the specific employing entity and location of an individual’s employment. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).


    Lithia Motors, Inc.

    7/3/19 Employee Relations Specialist II (H&D Investigator)

    The Employee Relations Specialist II provides consultative services to managers and executives on a variety of issues related to motivating, coaching, managing conflict and addressing performance and behavior concerns. Specifically, this person’s main job responsibility will be investigating complaints related to violations of Lithia’s Discrimination, Harassment, and Corporate Governance. Working with managers and employees throughout the Company, they will address concerns, resolve conflict, develop performance improvement plans, and review involuntary terminations of employment. This position requires strong communication, writing, problem solving, inquiry, critical thinking, and customer service skills. The Employee Relations Representative will also provide support and consultation on a variety of employment issues such as Drug and Alcohol, Unemployment Insurance, and American’s with Disabilities Act. 

    The Employee Relations Specialist II reports to the Employee Relations Manager.

    Position Overview

    Area of Responsibility

    • Employee Relations
    • Responsible for conducting internal investigations into possible violations of Lithia’s Discrimination, Harassment, and Corporate Governance policy. 
    • Responsible for assisting managers with sensitive employee relations and disciplinary matters.
    • Responsible for reviewing and processing of involuntary terminations, and act as a backup for approvals of disciplinary action when needed. 
    • The Employee Relations Specialist II is capable of properly handling and resolving conflict and provides support to managers when needed as to how best to resolve conflict at the store level. This position functions with a certain level of autonomy and responsibility while also being able to work with others building collaborative relationships with department leaders, store leaders, and employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Provide sound advice in state specific ER functional areas for the entire organization as needed.
    • Be willing and able to evaluate each situation on a case by case basis, giving consistent yet sound guidance and recommendations based on the circumstances of the situation.
    • Develop positive relationships with managers throughout the organization and provide guidance and support on handling employee relations issues, disciplinary matters, and ER related questions.
    • Review Involuntary Terminations with managers and support or reevaluate all involuntary terminations throughout the organization based upon company policies, employment law, etc.
    • Responsible for recognizing learning opportunities for managers and provide advice when appropriate, disseminate materials for learning, or guidance to helpful materials.
    • H&D Investigations
    • Receive and review employee complaints; conduct internal investigations; interview witnesses and gather facts surrounding allegations of discrimination and harassment issues according to company policy and in accordance with best practices in this area.
    • Develop positive professional relationships with company managers and provide guidance and direction in collection of information during investigations.
    • Ensure proper documentation of all investigatory matters and maintain thorough records.
    • Prepare all necessary reports on individual investigations assigned and others as directed.
    • Work with Employee Relations Leaders, Legal, and co-workers in the completion of any investigations as needed.
    • Stay abreast of case law and employment law, industry trends, and employment legislation as pertains to investigations and other related matters.
    • Assist with development and implementation of new policies and procedures associated with investigatory practices.
    • Keep supervisor informed of all areas of responsibility.

    Additional Qualifications

    The following knowledge, skills and abilities are needed to be successful in this position:

    • Strong knowledge of employment law, Title VII, EEO.
    • Experience with addressing human relations issues as well as conducting and documenting investigations.
    • A record of success in multiple HR disciplines.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access programs in addition to HRIS and LMS systems.
    • High degree of professionalism and skill in verbal and written communications.
    • Ability to effectively respond to common inquiries or complaints from employees, agencies or businesses.
    • Ability to develop and create disciplinary documentation.
    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
    • Active Listening – give full attention to the words and body language of others, take time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate.
    • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field and 4+ years’ experience, including strong understanding of human relations, OR a Master’s Degree in related field and 1 years Human Resource experience preferably employee relations, OR 6 years’ progressive experience in Human Resources, including management, employment law and employee relations.
    • Human Resources certification aPHR/PHR preferred.
    • The ability to read, analyze, and interpret information to guide and assist managers in preventing and resolving HR issues and concerns.

    Proficiency Standards

    • Integrity - Acts ethically, maintaining a commitment to honesty and truth in all facets of behavior that builds the trust of others
    • Work Ethic - Delivers accurate, timely and consistent results while understanding the need to balance short-term sacrifice for long-term gain
    • Team Player - Supports the overall efforts of the team to accomplish departmental and Company goals and objectives
    • Team Builder - Acts as a role model within the department in all facets of assigned job duties, while effectively providing feedback to team members and earning respect as a leader

    Physical Demands & Working Conditions

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Physical Demands:  traverse in an office setting over 1/3 of the time, working at a computer to 3/4 of time, talking and listening over 2/3 of time; move, transport or place up to 25 pounds to 1/4 of time
    • Working Conditions:  Indoor office environment, considerable use of telephone, computer and other office equipment
    • Some travel required.

    Lithia Hiring Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 18 years or older
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license in state of residence
    • A criminal history background check will be conducted prior to beginning employment
    • Clear pre-employment drug screen

    NOTE:  This job description applies only to the specific employing entity and location of an individual’s employment. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

     


    Posted 06/19/19 (Still accepting applications verified on 7/3/19)

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    The Human Resource Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with Timber Products’ Human Resource management team to support assigned geographic regions. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment and selection, labor/employee relations, training, onboarding, policy implementation, safety, and employment/labor law compliance.

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