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HR Specialist

Company: KidzToPros
Location: Novato
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Meet Zenni

Zenni Optical pioneered the online eyewear business in 2003 to make prescription eyewear affordable and accessible to everyone. Based in Marin County, California, Zenni offers men, women, and children the freedom to express their personal style and individuality through high-quality prescription glasses and sunglasses.

Zenni is a privately held company, but its growth trajectory has skyrocketed in the past 17 years. Since its inception in 2003, Zenni has sold over 40 million pairs of glasses and now commands over 50 percent of the online optical market. With its curated collections and thousands of frames, Zenni has sold over 40 million pairs of glasses since its founding. Zenni is proud to be the Official Eyewear Partner of the Chicago Bulls, San Francisco 49ers, and the Boston Red Sox.

Position Summary

Zenni is looking for a people-centric individual with a commitment to helping others and a friendly attitude. The Human Resources Specialist will partner with employees across the organization to support the administration and logistics of the employee life cycle. A successful candidate will work well independently and with the team, manage multiple tasks and projects, is articulate, responsive, highly organized, and has a high sense of urgency. This role is great for someone who thrives in a constantly evolving work environment and is based within commute distance to our Novato office (some opportunity to work remote).

Essential Functions
Promote positive employee relationships through communication and interpretation of HR policies and procedures by responding to questions timely and with a friendly and helpful approach.
Create a seamless preboarding and onboarding experience for all new-hires. Work with hiring managers to onboard their new hire while collaborating with other departments to facilitate the successful onboarding.
Prepare and send offer letters, administer background checks, collect and process all new hire documentation, I-9, eVerify, coordinate new hire set up, etc.
Process employee terminations including offboarding paperwork, coordinating final checks, and aiding with the exit process and asset collection where needed.
Manage sensitive and confidential data and files including information like salary, personal information, private health, employee relations, terminations and organizational changes.
Administer company's health and wellness benefits using a benefits management system, respond to employee questions and oversee updates related to enrollments and changes, work with benefits broker, participate in renewal strategy meetings, support Open Enrollment.
Administration of all leaves of absence, absence management and accommodations, policies and procedures. Ensures compliance of the Company's administration of federal and state mandated leaves by documenting, tracking and monitoring employee leave of absence such as; Family Medical Leave (FMLA), California Family Rights Leave (CFR) and Disability Leave for lost time, transitional light duty, and return to work.
Process Worker's Compensation claims, prepares specialized forms and documents as well as file incident reports.
IIPP/Safety Coordinator working with Facilities personnel for a safe and healthy workplace.
Oversee required harassment prevention training (track completion, reminders, user setup and administration, communication).
Responds to requests for employment verifications and unemployment claims.
Continually improve existing processes and/or procedures to meet the changing needs of the department and Company.
Prepare and file EEO-1 and OSHA 300.
Assists with immigration processes.
Promote corporate culture through supporting company meetings and events.
Willingness to take on and perform other ad-hoc HR projects and duties as assigned with a "can-do" attitude.

Minimum Requirements
2-4 years of HR experience, preferably at a fast-growing organization. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience required.
Understanding of various employment laws and their impact on HR matters.
Computer programs, including Microsoft Office suite of applications and HRIS functionalities.
Ability to prioritize workload and work independently as well as part of a team.
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, follow through, critical thinking, analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to handle and maintain a high-level of confidentiality and common sense regarding sensitive information is a must.
Excellent interpersonal skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, and courteous with all levels of employees and management with ability to work cross-functionally with various departments.
Familiarity and comfortable working in remote/distributed team.

Benefits
Competitive salaries and excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
401k with company match
Annual employee eyeglasses stipend
Free breakfast and catered lunch everyday
Free onsite parking
Fun, family culture and great perks
Great work-life balance
Opportunities for growth and professional development in a financially stable, successful, growing Company

Keywords: KidzToPros, Novato , HR Specialist, Human Resources , Novato, California

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