HR Business Partner

Waste Connections, Inc.
Washington, DC
Mar 02, 2018
Mar 16, 2018
Full Time
Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the United States and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, Waste Connections is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than nine million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers in 38 states in the US, and five provinces in Canada. The Company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in September 1997. Its Principal Administrative Offices are located in The Woodlands, Texas, 30 miles north of Houston. At Waste Connections, culture is a critical component of our success. To us, culture matters. Our 16,000 employees are more empowered and more engaged than ever before as we continue to grow both internally and through acquisitions. Our managers in the field operate within a relatively decentralized structure, but look to our corporate and regional administrative offices for certain centralized services, including human resources. We are currently seeking a HR Business Partner to join our Western Region office located in Vancouver, Washington. This office supports 2000+ employees at locations in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada and Idaho. As the Region HR Manager, you'll provide counsel to leaders on complex employee relations matters. You will conduct fact findings investigations and through a consultative approach you will problem solve, influence resolution and mitigate risk. As part of the leadership team, you'll play a role in the strategic planning and execution of initiatives for that impact employees. Essential Duties: * Serves as a strategic partner to the region leadership in decisions impacting our most valuable resource - people. * Participates in projects and planning that support employee development and success. * Collaborates with managers, employees and corporate HR to help resolve employee relations issues that arise throughout the employment life cycle * Assists region managers with integrating newly acquired companies/employees. * Analyzes data to help drive results (such as turnover data, internal/external market data) and makes recommendations to management based upon findings and best practices. * Understands business strategy, financial drivers, and aligns HR plans to meet company goals. * Responds to internal and external inquiries regarding policies, procedures, programs, and other people matters. * A can-do, positive attitude and servant leadership qualities * Minimum 5+years progressively responsible Employee Relations experience. * Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or related field * Advanced knowledge of US employment laws * Strong influencing skills with proven success in influencing employees at all levels of the organization through collaboration and communication * Ability to travel up to 50% often without advance planning to the eight Western Region states * Ability to be confidential with sensitive information * Interpersonal and organizational consulting, delivery and facilitation skills * Ability to remain professional in high stress situations * Sound judgment, decision making, and problem-solving skills * Project management skills and the ability to manage multiple matters and projects * PHR/SPHR (SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP) preferred You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a "work hard, play harder" culture. Our compensation package is competitive and comes with excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance and a 401(k) retirement plan. You'll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more. Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans)

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