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United States of America
Human Resources

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.





The Alaska HR Generalist is an essential partner to Trident's Alaska Operations teams and provides comprehensive HR support to the management team at various plant locations throughout Alaska.  Under the general direction of an Alaska HR Manager, the generalist will administer policies and procedures in all areas of Human Resources. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides HR support as business partners to the operations teams, including administering company policies, procedures and programs.
  • Facilitates the internal hiring process by posting, recruiting and selecting employees to fill vacant positions along with the appropriate supervisor. 
  • Conducts employee onboarding and assists management with monitoring performance according to Trident standards.
  • Keeps records and completes employment related forms, and documentation including separation forms and related documentation, conducts exit interviews as appropriate.
  • Administers benefit programs and explains benefits information to employees.  Conducts open enrollment meetings if required.
  • Partners with leadership to resolve employee performance issues and assists supervisors with providing counseling to employees.
  • Reviews and manages leaves of absence and requests for accommodation and insures compliance with ADA.  Involves worker’s comp team and/or appropriate level of leadership as necessary.
  • Maintains integrity of Health Placement Questionnaire (MPQ) by ensuring employees complete the MQP fully and honestly.  Requests review of MPQ’s as needed to determine if pre-existing medical issues that arise were disclosed and follow up with appropriate actions.
  • Facilitates the employee performance review program to ensure compliance with Trident procedures and equity within the organization. 
  • Delivers training for management and/or employees as needed.
  • May conduct or assist with investigations.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Other and similar duties as assigned and will vary depending on location.
  • May handle office administrative tasks related to plant operations (ordering supplies, inventory, invoices, etc).
  • May administer or assist with safety-related procedures and initiatives.
  • May process employee timecards, payroll reports, vacation requests, etc. as needed.
  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions.
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings.

Minimum Requirements




  • A minimum of two years experience working in one or more functional areas of Human Resources or a related area.  Generalist experience is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field preferred.  A combination of education and experience may be substituted for the education requirement.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • SHRM CP or HRCI PHR Certification preferred.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.