Human Resources Specialist

General Description

Are you assertive, friendly, and want to make a difference in the lives of your fellow employees? Rice’s Landscapes Redefined is looking for a motivated individual to play a key role in our success by participating in and managing recruitment/talent acquisition, terminations, performance management, career advancement goals, and employee engagement. This position reports to the Finance Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other responsibilities that Management deems necessary.

Talent Acquisition and Recruitment

  • Partner with Department Managers regarding staffing needs and job deliverables.
  • Attract new talent through advertising, career postings, LinkedIn, and job boards.
  • Screen potential candidates including background and reference checks, interviews, and manage pre-employment drug screenings.
  • Implement the employee onboarding process and orientation program with the goal of fostering a positive culture within the company.
  • Complete New Hire paperwork and H2B documentation.

Training and Development

  • Partner with Department Managers to conduct performance evaluations.
  • Facilitate the development of production employee career ladders for personal growth that aligns with company goals and monitor individual’s progress.
  • Deliver the employee-led training procedures, reviewing with Department Managers for standardization, quality, and completion.
  • Reinforce and nurture corporate culture.


  • Provide policy updates and communication in accordance with the company handbook and applicable laws.
  • Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies, including reviewing the company handbook and Drug-Free Workplace Policy on a yearly basis and updating as needed.
  • Schedule and perform all workplace safety inspections.


  • Handle employee relations counseling, investigations, and exit interviews.
  • Resolve employee relations issues with either employees or managers through effective communication
  • and adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Assist with disciplinary procedures and own the documentation process.
  • Aid Department Managers with terminations.
  • Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace.
  • Routinely meet with employees to build rapport and determine overall employee satisfaction.
  • Manage and update HR documents and internal databases.

Job Requirements

  • Proven work experience as a Human Resource Administrator or relevant role
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications, in particular)
  • Thorough knowledge of labor laws, and federal and state labor employment practices
  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize important projects
  • Strong phone, email and in-person communication skills
  • Professional
  • BS in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus

How to Apply

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