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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.



Summary: The Plant HR Representative is responsible for administering policies related to human resources activities for Trident Seafoods by performing the following duties personally and by working collaboratively with plant supervisors and managers. In addition, the Plant HR Representative is responsible for sourcing and recruiting candidates at the plant level. This position is based in Carrollton, GA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Complies with legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • Recruits, interviews, tests, and selects employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Sources, screens, and submits candidate short-lists to the Hiring Manager.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive outcomes towards company goals.
  • Keeps records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, performances reviews, terminations, and employee statistics.
  • Works directly with plant Human Resource Manager and plant management to ensure compliance with company procedures for interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance reviews, safety, and harassment complaints.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding company policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Prepares employee separation notices and related documentation and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • May handle office administrative tasks related to plant operations (supplies, inventory, invoices, outside correspondence, etc.)
  • May also work to administer safety-related initiatives at the plant level.
  • May process employee timecards, payroll reports/submissions, employee vacation requests, and ensure timely submission to the Corporate Payroll Department.
  • 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.
  • Additional responsibilities will vary depending upon work location.

Minimum Requirements



  • 2+ years’ experience as a Human Resources Administrator preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable HR laws on a county, state, and national level with a proven record of administration of policies and procedures.


  •  2-year college or university program certificate or 2-4 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to review and evaluate programs and procedures and recommend improvements.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to use independent judgment to make decisions as well as organize and prioritize work
  • Bilingual in Spanish

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.