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Human Resource Business Partner at EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants

Human Resource Business Partner

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Melville, NY (On Site) Full-Time
Location: Remote applicants may apply (Northeast candidates preferred) Pay range is $75,000-$100,000 or $36-50 an hour.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Human Resource Business Partner will work with Regional HR Management and Leaders within in the Region to provide support to all departments in his/her respective locations, through expert direction, counsel and guidance in matters associated with the planning, development, retention, legal compliance of company’s operations as related to its employees. The Human Resource Business Partner position is the embodiment of company’s developing culture and, as such, will require an enthusiastic demeanor in all employee and/or client interaction.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Educate and support management on employee relations and employee performance issues
  • Help management connect business goals with the strategies, tactics and proper staffing to achieve goals.
  • Identifying stumbling blocks to these goals and suggesting ways around them.
  • Explaining legal requirements/considerations that will be encountered as businesses work toward their goals,
  • Provide HR metrics to support new initiatives.
  • Drive culture within the business
  • Partner with business in developing talent to build bench strength
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues
  • Administers various human resources procedures for all internal clients; assists in development and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with Corporate and Regional HR in HR Due Diligence and Integration;
  • Knowledge of all federal, state and local employment laws and fair employment practices;
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions, and results of department in relation to established goals;
  • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed;
  • Promote positive employee relationships through communication and interpretation of HR Policies
  • Support employee base by fielding day-to-day general HR questions
  • Maintains Human Resource Information System records and compiles reports from database;
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment;
  • Administers and communicates HR policies and programs to the Local Branch Offices;
  • Facilitates HR related meetings and training as needed.
Performance Management And Compensation
  • Assists with employee relations counseling and exit interviewing;
  • Administers performance evaluation program
  • Assures wage administration policies are equitable and appropriate within the guidelines of corporate budget, market place considerations and job analysis;
  • Monitors and recommends changes to the employee compensation
  • Provides advice and guidance on employee relations’ issues, progressive discipline and documentation requirements to management;
Employee Benefits Management
  • Advises and counsels management and employees on existing benefits;
  • Reviews and analyzes changes to state and federal laws pertaining to benefits, and reports necessary or suggested changes to management. Coordinates company benefits, with government sponsored programs;
  • Participates in annual enrollment process as needed
  • Participates in responding to inquiries and requests for assistance on eligibility, coverage and benefit matters
Key Competencies
  • Advanced knowledge of navigating the Internet as well as various Microsoft Office programs to include Windows, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher & Excel;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Knowledge of all federal, state and local employment laws and fair employment practices;
  • Solid interviewing and assessment ability;
  • Strong ability to multi-task and assign priority;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently both with and without direct supervision;
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment on a local and remote level.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands;
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires teamwork, demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy;
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, decision-making ability and high level of independence;
  • Strong work ethic, encouraging excellence and enthusiasm among staff;
  • Dedicated to the HR field and strong commitment to achieving results.
Education And/Or Professional Requirements
  • BA in Human Resources, HR Management or related discipline preferred;
  • SHRM- SCP, SPHR and other HR related professional certifications preferred;
  • Minimum of 5 years of HR experience
  • Workforce development and culture alignment and integration experience;
  • Excellent employee issue resolution skills and conflict management skills desired;
  • Ability to develop and maintain constructive relationships with senior leaders from all functional backgrounds;
  • Strong leadership and consulting skills with the ability to build trust, respect and cooperation;
  • Relationship management, coaching, collaboration skills a must;
  • Performance management skills; recognition and reward for good performance, providing constructive criticism and taking corrective action for poor performance;
Physical Demands

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to travel independently to clients; some air travel may be required.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. There is no or very limited exposure to physical risk.

The national average salary for this role is $75, 000 - $100 000 in annual base pay and exclusive of any bonuses or benefits. The base pay offered will be determined based on your experience, skills, training, certifications and education, while also considering internal equity and market data.

  • 15th Largest Broker in US
  • Voted " Best Place to Work" in the Insurance Industry
  • Awesome Benefits: 401K matching, Generous Time Off Policy, Flexible Work Options, Medical, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurance, Cancer Insurance, Wellness Programs, Employee Award Programs (Trips!).
EPIC embraces diversity in all its various forms—whether it be diversity of thought, background, race, religion, gender, skills or experience. We are committed to fostering a work community where every colleague feels welcomed, valued, respected and heard. It is our belief that diversity drives innovation and that creating an environment where every employee feels included and empowered, helps us to deliver the best outcome to our clients. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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