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Human Resource Manager

Job Category: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Wells River


Manages the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, leave, and performance management processes, and enforcing company policies and practices. 

Job Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required. 
  • A minimum of one year of human resource management experience required. 
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP highly desired. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. 
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations. 

Specific Job Functions: 

  • Manages the recruitment and hiring process of qualified job applicants; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
  • Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications. 
  • Oversees the new hire onboarding program and provides required training.  
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations, and monitors their resolution. 
  • Ensures feedback, coaching, and performance evaluations are being given according to established guidelines. 
  • Acts as a liaison between the Bank and external benefits providers. 
  • Facilitates employee benefit programs and open enrollment process  
  • Oversees the affirmative action program. 
  • Develops and oversees the Bank’s DEI strategy. 
  • Maintains the Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual. 
  • Collaborates with managers to generate and maintain job descriptions. 
  • Participates in salary and benefits surveys and reports to management on current trends. 
  • Oversees internal development programs and initiatives, including Job Shadowing, Bank Interns, Student Tellers, and Management Development Program. 
  • Participates on the Customer Recognition and Employee Recognition committees. 
  • Represents the bank at job fairs and student development opportunities.  
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. 
  • Oversees all functions of the Payroll/Benefits Administrator. 
  • Participates in regional HR groups and VBA HR committee. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

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Wells River, VT

Wells River Savings Bank is a mutual savings bank with associates working in our seven offices in the Connecticut River Valley. We are an Affirmative Action EEO employer and provide opportunity for all, without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, military service or obligation, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, HIV-positive status, crime victim status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable laws. We offer an excellent work environment while providing opportunities for our associates to learn and grow. 

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