A.I.S., Inc. (AIS) is a national scientific services firm supporting maritime activities requiring certification of compliance with environmental regulations as well as collecting data for use by Federal, State, Municipal, and other government agencies along the US coastline.
The individual selected for this role will act as Labor Relations Specialist and be responsible for designing and executing human resources strategies that support a geographically dispersed workforce. The successful candidate will need to anticipate internal customer needs to proactively identify areas for collaboration and integration inside and outside the HR department while serving as a change agent, leader coach, and employee advocate. The selected individual will utilize metrics to measure success, identify trends and analyze systemic issues to develop holistic solutions for HR related challenges.
Other areas of responsibility include partnering with the Talent Acquisition Department to drive retention strategic efforts. The selected candidate must be comfortable designing and deploying data-driven people solutions that are efficient, effective, and flexible.
Assisting managers with employee performance evaluation process and talent development, goal setting, and coaching for optimal performance.
Manage Worker’s Compensation insurance issues including any claims and follow up.
Use a customer service approach to supporting internal customers i.e., operational managers.
Benefits administration and acting as an employee advocate with benefits providers.
Understand complex labor laws as they apply to the unique aspects of A.I.S. business and monitor employee compliance.
Adhere to strict confidentiality rules.
Update and maintain the employee handbook.
Responsible for recommending, developing, documenting, maintaining and communicating company labor policy and procedures to employees.
Understand and train employees on compensation rules.
Maintain strong computer skills in Microsoft office and database applications.
Compensation: Candidates will be paid a salary rate to be negotiated and total compensation will vary depending on candidates’ level of experience. This is a full–time position. AIS benefits package includes health and dental insurance, vacation, sick and holiday benefits.
3 professional references (name, email address and phone number)
All documents must be submitted for your application to be considered. If you have any questions pertaining to this opening, please feel free to contact the Talent Acquisition Team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 5080-990-9035.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of A.I.S. to recruit, hire, train, promote, transfer and compensate our employees and provide all other conditions of employment including Company sponsored events without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, lawful alien status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.
Must be able to work in the U.S. • VEVRAA Federal Contractor • Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals • Equal Opportunity Employer
Minimum of 4 years of experience in Human Resources or Labor and Employee Relations.
Experience administrating Service Contract Act (SCA) compliant government contracts.
Experience in government contracting and ADP is required.
Experience with FECA.
Proven ability to build and maintain relationships, collaborate with others, engage in constructive conflict, and manage interpersonal dynamics.
Demonstrated decision-making, strong judgment, strong oral and written communication, and business acumen.
Demonstrated systems thinking approach with the ability to identify opportunities for HR to engage effectively with senior leadership on strategic initiatives.
6+ years of experience in Human Resources or Labor and Employee Relations.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with specialization in HR.
Experience performing HR functions to a workforce engaged in government contracting, providing scientific services and/or, performing work in the marine and coastal environments.
Labor Relations experience, knowledge and understanding.
A.I.S., Inc. (AIS) was founded in 1988 to provide fully trained protected species observers and certified inspectors for harbor and river dredging operations. With more than three decades of experience supporting government, the private sector and academia, AIS has evolved into a diversified provider of marine science services. Our accomplishments are based on our ability to mobilize and support a highly qualified and geographically dispersed workforce of professionals, our commitment to customer service, and our innovative management approaches.
We are experts in designing and managing complex field sampling and monitoring programs with 24/7 operations and logistics support. AIS is your eyes and ears on the water providing sound science. We are dedicated to the collection of high quality environmental data, data management, and compliance monitoring to ensure sustainable use of our marine resources. AIS has an established portfolio in delivering high quality, performance based professional, scientific and technical services in coastal communities from Maine to North Carolina, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Gulf of Alaska. This includes providing our clients fully trained and... certified fisheries and protected species observers, dredge inspectors, marine biologists, oceanographers, marine mammal experts, data analysts, environmental technicians, project managers, technical writers, vessel crew, administrative staff, and recruitment services.
With years of at-sea experience collecting oceanographic data, AIS has made significant contributions to fisheries science and conservation, informing management decisions.
Accuracy, Integrity, and Service represent our core values.