Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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We are a Fortune 250
company and the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental
services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of
operating excellence, professionalism, and financial strength. WM serves nearly
25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal
markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations,
transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy
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simplest terms, our values come down to this: Do the Right Thing. The Right Way. This
idea sets the standard for our fundamental commitments and core values and
guides our daily actions and decisions. We are committed to our people first
and success with integrity. We are guided in that by our values of Inclusion
& Diversity, Customers placed at the center of what we do, Safety with zero
tolerance for unsafe actions and conditions, and the stewardship of the environment as champion
As Area Director - Human
Resources you are the business partner planning, leading, developing, and
transforming Human Resources practices and programs for our field operations
business in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper
Peninsula, MI. Our Area has $800 million in revenue, approximately 100
locations and over 2200 employees.
partner with the Area Vice President and the Area Leadership team to build and extend
a highly effective organization which enables the Area and its team members to
achieve its short and long-term goals.
Your team consists of 9 highly
skilled HR Managers, HR Generalists, and HR Coordinators.
Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Other minor duties may be assigned.
- Participates in decision-making
processes from a human resource perspective, identifying the effect of
human factors on long-range business planning, interpreting Corporate and
Division human resource policy, formulating and recommending new policy,
and recommending change in existing policy to meet business goals and
- Anticipates and plans for
change in human resource area as to: organizational structure, employee
motivation and staffing, and total reward systems. Works with management
to resolve conflict or controversy to facilitate achievement of
established business objectives. Anticipates human resource issues and problems
and prepares alternatives and contingency plans.
- Recommends and reports on
proper ratios of productivity, considering relationship of human resource
costs to profits. Reviews and measures accomplishments; sets standards for
- Coordinates and implements
operational human resource objectives, including: staffing requirements,
employee selection, training and development, rewards (fixed, variable,
non-cash), employee relations, employee communication, and compliance with
EEO and other laws.
- Partners with
management team in developing bench strength – i.e. Succession planning,
performance management, training, diversity.
- Acts as confidante to
management on all matters of business; provides human resource guidance
and counsel to managers and employees; counsels managers regarding
- Leads the salary and benefit
programs, including fixed and variable compensation plans.
- Manages the staffing/employment
function, including college relations and co-op programs; prepares,
implements, and reports on progress of the Company’s Affirmative Action
- May be responsible for managing
the Labor Relations function which includes the grievance process,
arbitration procedure, collective bargaining, and other related
The highest level of
supervisory skills required in this job is the management of managerial
employees. This includes:
- Direct supervision of 5
full-time employees, including:
- Indirect supervision of 4
The requirements listed below
are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
Education and Experience
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree
(accredited) in Human Resources, Business Administration or similar area
of study, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited)
and 4 years of relevant work experience.
- Experience: Ten years of
relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).
preferred: Lead HR function for multiple locations. Proven
success in employee development and retention. Experience in an
operational role and/or partnering with operations to drive results.
Licenses, Registrations, or Other Requirements
C. Other Knowledge,
Skills or Abilities Required
- Strong analytical and
diagnostic skills; understands business strategies/P&L, develops HR
strategies that drives business results.
- Strong communication and
interpersonal skills – ability to influence.
Listed below are key points
regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions of the job.
Normal setting for this job is:
At Waste Management, each
eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short-Term Disability. As well as
a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also
receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits
may vary by site.
If this sounds like the
opportunity that you have been looking to build on and drive your success,
please click 'Apply.”
I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.
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