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Human Resources Director

Navico, Inc.

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137
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  • Employee Relations
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Summary: Provide overall strategic HR leadership to the company. Oversee the development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, selection, retention, equal employment opportunity functions, legal compliance, employee benefits, employee relations, employment practices and procedures, employee communications and employee events. Oversees payroll and facility management.

Serve as internal consultant to company management team, supervisors and employees on personnel issues that affect performance and business relationships.

Select, develop, evaluate and lead a team of human resource professionals with a goal of earning a high level of credibility as an effective and responsive internal consulting group.

Foster a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission outlined by the leadership of company.


Provides leadership and supervision of all employees within the HR department including hire, train, coach, and evaluates employee performance. Effectively supervise and mentor staff.

Provides leadership and supervision for Human Resources Operations including:

  • Responsible for wage and salary administration, with emphasis on compliance with annual salary budget. Manages Compensation Program to ensure market pay and competitiveness.

  • Oversee employee benefit programs including medical, dental, life, disability insurance, 401(k) plan, Personal Time Off (PTO), FMLA processing, COBRA, and unemployment compensation. This includes vendor selection and management.

  • Oversee personnel record keeping related to new hires, employee reviews, promotions, transfers, separations, exit interviews, and all other personnel actions.

  • Oversee HR and compliance audits

  • Coordinate the filing of 5500’s

  • Provide leadership in the critical area of recruitment by developing the most creative and cost-effective ways of generating high-quality candidates in the marketplace to the company. Develop long-term relationships with organizations and individuals that will enhance the talent pipeline toward the company. Working with position supervisors by interviewing and recommending qualified employee candidates who can best contribute to the success and growth of the company

  • Responding to internal and external requests for service, information, and/or data.

  • Establish and maintain a customer service orientation within the department and globally

  • Supervise and participate in the establishment of department and company goals, objectives, and methods for evaluating achievement and performance levels.

  • Accurately analyze, interpret, and evaluate complex administrative and technical issues and data and make appropriate recommendations for action.

  • Deliver presentations to clearly convey information and concepts

  • Oversees immigration program

  • Oversees worker’s compensation, leaves of absence, and light duty program.



Delivers high quality generalist human resource services including:

  • Facilitating mandatory and optional staff development, orientation and training programs

  • Provides professional level advice and counsel to employees, supervisors, and leadership across entire range of employee relations and organizational matters including performance assessment and management, corrective actions, dispute resolution, compensation and classification; recruitment and retention; organizational structure and staffing; and advising management to ensure company compliance with all federal, state and local laws related to employee benefits, compensation, employment and training.

  • Remain current with changes in human resource and employment law and manage company relationships with state and local regulatory agencies, such as Department of Labor.

  • Participates in programs and initiatives and ensures delivery of system-wide services.

  • Serve as internal consultant/mediator in employee situations such as discipline.

  • Advise management regarding all employee terminations. Assists management with writing separation notices for employees separating for cause.

  • Recommends programs to reduce turnover.

  • Direct and maintain health and safety program in compliance with OSHA standards.

  • Develop a highly effective orientation program that emphasizes the critical importance and value of welcoming and integrating new employees into the corporate culture (with emphasis on corporate mission and company policies). Coordinate job training with position supervisor to ensure beneficial starting experience for new employees.

  • Conduct job analysis to establish the specific requirements of individual jobs within each department for the creation and oversight of job descriptions.

  • Prepares and analyzes department budget to identify budget needs and/or reductions, and may allocate operating budget funds.

  • Represents Company at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

  • Contracts with outside suppliers to provide employee services such as food services, transportation, or relocation service.

  • Supports company with employee assistance and wellness initiatives

  • Supports team building and employee appreciation initiatives.


Provides guidance and support as it relates to facility management including:

  • Maintenance contractors, janitorial services, and maintenance budget

  • Plans, coordinates and schedules maintenance, janitorial, and grounds activities, tasks and work orders

  • Office expansions, relocations, or modifications

  • Ensures mail room chain of custody with tracked packages and the sorting of general mail for the Tulsa office.

Secondary functions:

Complete special projects or other duties as assigned.

Plan, coordinate, and prioritize many projects simultaneously.

Contribute to decision-making that affects corporate and global strategy.



Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Organizational Psychology or Communications and 8-10 years of experience in human resources or a related field. Specialized degree in Human Resource Administration and/or professional certification by the Society for Human Resources Management preferred.

Minimum of 5 years of hands on payroll and benefit processing experience.

Proficient knowledge of state and federal employment law

Principles and practices of effective management, training, and supervision

Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation, conflict mediation, and verbal/written communication skills

Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal skills, including ability to resolve disputes and observe confidentiality

Ability to use PC and widely used software packages, e.g., spreadsheets (Excel), word processing (MS Word), HRIS/database; Advanced skills in Excel, business intelligence reporting, and database management. Researching, data collection, manipulation, and reporting skills

Solid computer technology and enterprise resource systems experience with ability to learn new software as necessary.

Ability to meet deadlines; accomplish work in order of priority; professionally maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure and changing conditions

Ability to learn new duties and adjust to new situations encountered on the job within a reasonable amount of time.

Ability to negotiate conflict and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels of an organization (both inside and outside the company).


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.

Requires approximately 25% of time or less travelling by plane, train, or automobile

General office environment

Ability to operate a computer

Work Environment: 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.

General office environment

General marine vessel service environment

Special Requirements: In addition to general office requirements, this position may also require hours worked outside the normal work hours to support business operations.

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