Human Resources H-2A Coordinator

Tanimura & Antle
Salinas, CA 93908
$24 - $28 an hour - Full-time

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Pay

  • $24 - $28 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift

Location

Salinas, CA 93908

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Travel reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Our Company:

Tanimura & Antle is an employee-owned family farming business with a four-generation legacy and a passionate commitment to growing premium quality produce. As one of the largest independent vegetable growers in the United States, Tanimura & Antle farms more than 36,000 acres of rich, fertile farmland and ships a full line of premium fresh conventional, organic and greenhouse grown produce products throughout the nation.

We are looking for employees that fit into the Tanimura & Antle culture and want to have an impact on our growth and success. We believe in, and are committed to, creating a sustainable future through innovation throughout our operations.

Our Mission: To “Consistently provide our customers fresh and healthy premium produce with superior customer service that meets and exceeds their quality and value expectations”

Our Vision: To “Operate as a highly innovative company, sustainably growing, while enhancing the lives of all through employee ownership and customer inspired partnerships”

The Role: Assist with ensuring that the administrative responsibilities of our H-2A Temporary Agricultural Worker Program requirements are properly followed and executed. Must be experienced and knowledgeable about H-2A program rules and regulations. You must be organized and able to make estimated projections of future business needs revolving around H-2A labor needs. It is vital to have interpersonal skills and able to communicate well and work in a team environment.

Location: Salinas, CA; Huron, CA; Yuma, AZ

Job Description: Assist with ensuring that the administrative responsibilities of our H-2A Temporary Agricultural Worker Program requirements are properly followed and executed. Must be experienced and knowledgeable about H-2A program rules and regulations. You must be organized and able to make estimated projections of future business needs revolving around H-2A labor needs. It is vital to have interpersonal skills and able to communicate well and work in a team environment.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Support the administration of the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers program.
  • Ensure compliance with US Department of Labor rules, regulations and procedures for the H-2A program.
  • Manage and oversee transportation requirements of the program e.g. to/from job site, weekly shopping trips.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State and County regulations and rules.
  • Foster positive and collaborative working relationships with DOL, EDD, DES, County agencies, etc.
  • Manage Recruitment strategies of the program e.g. applicant log, referrals, etc.
  • Responsible for submitting recruitment reports to the DOL in a timely manner.
  • Interview, select and hire guest workers for contracts based on business needs.
  • Responsible for the HRMS records for all H-2A employees
  • Assist with legal compliance issues involved in obtaining work visas.
  • Coordinate Consulate appointments with facilitators in Mexico.
  • Conduct and continually refine New H-2A Employee materials and orientations.
  • Support HR team with training members of management regarding H-2A program requirements.
  • Respond to H-2A employee issues regarding wages, housing, transportation, etc.
  • Conduct various administrative and record keeping activities, including three-fourths guarantee requirement and coordination of inbound/outbound travel reimbursements.
  • Coordinate end of season H-2A worker performance evaluations.
  • Attend seminars and Industry association meetings and seminars on Immigration and Guest worker topics.
  • Additional duties as needed and assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least five years of proven experience in Human Resources with H-2A Programs.
  • Solid knowledge of Human Resources and H-2A Program requirements.
  • Conscientious, detail-oriented, self-motivated.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks timely and accurately a must.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively at all levels of the company including Management, Supervisors, Forepersons and employees.
  • Experience working with individuals across different geographies and cultures.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is required.
  • Proficiency with Email, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and HR/Payroll systems.
  • Ability to anticipate problems, troubleshoot and identify solutions.
  • Ability to plan and manage competing priorities.
  • Long-term travel required up to 4 weeks to Yuma, Arizona during winter season other travel as designated.
  • Associates Degree and a minimum of five years related work experience.

Ideal Attributes:

  • Reliable, punctual and exhibits strong work ethic.
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge with others.
  • Works with sense of urgency.
  • Promote a positive Company image, understands and supports overall Department and Company priorities.
  • Must be a team player with a can-do attitude and be goal driven.
  • Must work well with minimal supervision, take initiative, be a self-starter, have a sense of urgency and be process driven.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment, have excellent communication, organizational skills and great attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to multitask and work with constant interruptions.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 - $28.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Ability to Relocate:

  • Salinas, CA 93908: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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