HR COORDINATOR

Overview

Date Posted:
10/7/2021
Job Code:
HR0625
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Administrative and Support



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.


Description

 

Summary:

The HR Coordinator -  provides great service to both Trident applicants and employees. This position supports Trident’s HR Managers and Recruiters with the administration of the employee lifecycle. Reporting to the HR Operations Supervisor/Manager, and a key partner of the HR Operations Team, a successful candidate will be an approachable, trusted member of the department. Excellent written and verbal communications skills, self-starting, commitment to excellence, and a constant desire to learn will be key measures of success in this position. In addition to English, written and verbal fluency in Somali/Amharic is required.

This position will be based out of Trident’s Support Center in Seattle, WA and will require occasional travel to company locations in Alaska or in the Lower 48.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides excellent customer service as the first point of contact for callers and in-person visitors to the HR department. A positive, helpful attitude is required at all times.
  • Routes and/or responds to incoming calls, visitors, emails, faxes, and mail appropriately.
  • Provides information via telephone, email, and in-person about job opportunities, application status, company facilities, and work environment to active and potential applicants.
  • Performs as a member of the HR Operations team, exhibiting a high degree of knowledge and expertise in all pre- and post-employment processes such as: Applicant Tracking System, pre-employment screening systems and requirements, DOT and non-DOT random drug screening, unemployment verification, I-9 management.
  • Assists with performing and/or coordinating all aspects of the pre-employment process e.g., drug screens, criminal background checks, medical questionnaires, onboarding.
  • Updates results of pre-employment screening steps accurately and concisely in Trident’s Applicant Tracking System.
  • Assists with filing, record management, and other HR and HRIS administrative duties.  Prepares, organizes, and indexes files to be scanned into online data storage system.
  • Participates in contract signing days by assisting employees with questions, providing directions when needed, onboarding, making copies, etc.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Assists HR Managers and Recruiters during peak hiring seasons.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  • 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

 

Experience:

  • Outstanding customer service experience required

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams) required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people, both internally and externally, in a professional, helpful, and positive manner
  • Ability to handle multiple situations at a time
  • Self-starting
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Constant desire to learn
  • Availability to work overtime required, as needed
  • Ability to travel required, as needed (2-3 times a year, up to 2 weeks at a time, occasionally to company locations in remote areas)

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.