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People Administrator

Company: Costa Farms
Location: Rapidan
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Company OverviewWho is Costa Farms? Were one of the worlds largest horticultural growersbut without an ego to match our acreage. Our headquarters are in Miami, Florida, where we were founded in 1961. Costa Farms started on just 30 acres, and over the last 60 years, weve grown to more than 5,000 acres around the world. We have farms in North and South Carolina, Central and South Florida, and the Dominican Republic, plus an office in China. Costa Farms now employs nearly 6,000 engineers, marketers, accountants/analysts, human resources professionals, and of course, growers and plant scientists!Here at Costa Farms, we live by the values of H3: being Humble, staying Hungry, and always Hustling. The team rallies to the mission of being a lean, green, growing machine dedicated to enriching the world by bringing plants into everyones life.True to that mission, we grow more than 1,500 plant varieties. Driven by the spirit of innovation, the team is always testing new plants and developing new solutions to make it easier for retailers and plant parents to enjoy plants. Were also continuously testing different ways of growing our plants to increase quality and improve their ecological footprint as one aspect of our many sustainability efforts.We cultivate plants, as well as a winning culture. Join the team, and youll find opportunities to learn and grow. Youll collaborate with other driven, determined people who together keep Costa Farms an industry leader. Youll support and be supported by a team that cares about each other, our customers, our consumers, and our community.Youll also find right away that Costa Farms is committed to providing a diverse environment. Were proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, military status, marital status or veteran status, or any other group status protected by federal, state, or local law.DescriptionWe are seeking a detail-oriented and proactive People Administrator to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in coordinating and supporting various HR initiatives. The ideal candidate should possess strong organizational skills, excellent communication abilities, and a passion for fostering a positive work environment. This role will involve collaboration with various teams and stakeholders to achieve our organizational goals.***Please note that this position is only available IN-PERSON at our Rapidan, VA office***ResponsibilitiesLead the recruitment and onboarding process for operational team members to ensure a great candidate/new team member experience.Deliver the new hire orientations including overview of HR, Benefits and Safety overview.Maintain and update recruitment log.Liaison between the operating unit and payroll to ensure accurate time records and payroll processing.Assist in the oversight of the H2A program to include coding and reviewing weekly bills from FLC, housing inspections, compliance reviews, etc.Conduct annual employee engagement survey process of operational team members including conducting the sessions, uploading the results and analyzing the results.Provide customer service to all employees and potential candidates by answering requests and questions.Update HRIS database records and process paperwork for new hires, terminations and other status changes in a timely manner according to the set procedures.Process terminations and termination payments accurately and timely.Research, troubleshoot, and resolve HRIS issues.Provide managers/supervisors reports as required.Maintains client confidence and protect operations by keeping all information confidential.Maintain and upload training records.Create employee communications including emails, flyers, updates peoples TV and other.Assist in the completion and processing of Accident Reports.Process terminations and termination payments accurately and timely.Research, troubleshoot, and resolve HRIS issues.Provide managers/supervisors reports as required.Maintain Costa Bucks program.Plan and execute monthly employee engagement activities i.e., bingo, birthday treats etc.Assist in coordinating company events, lunches and employee meetings.Complies with all internal controls policies related to payroll, benefits and employee data.Perform other duties and special projects as requested. QualificationsHigh School diploma or GED equivalent2-4 years administrative experience, employee data systems plus Strong problem-solving skills, including being able to identify issues and resolve programs in a timely manner Strong interpersonal skills Able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as to communicate with employees, members of the HR management team, and in group presentations and meetings Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and must be able to improve performance through management feedback Advanced computer skills; proficient MS Office Excellent time management skills Ability to work independentlyBilingual Spanish/English is a strong plus!All applicants must be work-authorized.Costa Farms will not sponsor any visa for this position.After applying, follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date on whats happening around Costa Farms and to start becoming part of our family. Come Grow with Us!Costa Farms offers competitive wages and benefits, including:401(k) PlanCompany 401(k) Matching ContributionsHealth Savings AccountCare on Demand TelemedicineHealth InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceSupplemental Insurance (Aflac)Virtual workplace for certain rolesGrowth OpportunitiesChallenging and exciting work environmentCosta Farms ScholarshipEmployee discounts on plantsCosta Farms headquarters also has:On-site gym with showersOn-site cafeteria, quiet room, and indoor gamesLove Where You Work activities throughout the yearThis organization participates in E-VerifyE-Verify Notice of Participation / E-Verify Aviso de Participacion (English/Espanol)E-Verify Right to Work Poster / E-Verify Cartel Derecho a Trabajar (English/Espanol)by Jobble

Keywords: Costa Farms, Charlottesville , People Administrator, Other , Rapidan, Virginia

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