Are you a person that enjoys digging into the details and working independently while having the support of a team? Are you interested in learning and growing within a fast-paced construction company? Would you like to be part of a company where you can thrive and develop professionally? If so, come join the great Ver-Tex Construction team!


Position Location:

Canton, MA

Position Description:

Ver-Tex is looking to add a Director of Human Resources to its growing team. This role will oversee the overall strategic direction, planning, coordination, and administration of the Human Resources function at Ver-Tex. The ideal candidate should have experience having worked in a fast-paced ever-changing environment and should have had prior experience laying the foundation for HR operations, policies, and overall best practices from a strategic perspective but is also willing to roll up their sleeves and be involved in the tactical work on a daily basis. A love of company culture and core values is a MUST for this role! The role requires generalist knowledge in several areas that include but are not limited to employee relations, benefits administration, payroll, recruiting, performance management, compensation, compliance and reporting. You will manage a small team of HR professionals. The HR Director will report to the Chief Financial Officer and will work out of our office in Canton, MA.

Position Key Criteria/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • SHRM or PHR certification a plus
  • A minimum of 7 years of HR generalist experience partnering directly with senior leadership to develop, align and implement HR and organizational development strategies
  • Experience supervising and developing staff
  • Experience implementing strategies and systems for talent management, compensation and benefits, and HR technology
  • Commitment to continued professional learning and growth and willingness to participate in development activities and professional coaching
  • Expertise in analysis, critical decision making, project management, and process improvement
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills, including proficiency in developing and delivering presentations
  • Ability to identify, influence, and collaborate with key stakeholders to achieved desired organizational outcomes
  • Outstanding judgement, sensitivity and high discretion

Position Measurable Accountabilities:

  • Partner with the leadership team to formulate, develop, implement, and evaluate a HR and Talent Management Strategy to achieve the organization's vision, mission and goals
  • Develop and utilize best-practices in regards to workforce planning and employment, compensation and benefits, and risk management
  • Direct strategy and efforts to attract, recruit and hire talent to achieve the company's growth needs
  • Ensure managers are equipped to engage in constructive and ongoing feedback and coaching, collaborate effectively when co-managing staff, and encourage staff to actively participate in identifying and addressing performance gaps
  • Mitigate legal risk to the organization through proactive training, education and policy enforcement
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and will own the process within the company
  • Conduct investigations of harassment/discrimination and other allegations of workplace misconduct
  • Maintain current knowledge and application of all relevant laws and regulations at the local, state and national level relating to employment and ensure organizational compliance
  • Oversee weekly admin and union payroll and submit federal, state, and union filings
  • Monitor and manage the company's benefits and 401k plan

Company Benefits:

  • Health Insurance (70-79% company funded)
  • Dental/Vision Insurance (70% company funded)
  • 401k Plan (company guaranteed 4% match)
  • Company paid Basic Life Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Company paid Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Company paid Short Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance (100% company funded)
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Accident/Critical Illness Insurance
  • Voluntary Flexible Spending & Dependent Care Account
  • PTO (paid time off – 3 weeks in your first year of employment)
  • 10 Company paid holidays
  • Quarterly company social event
  • Virtual tutoring program for team member's school-aged children
  • Parental Leave of Absence (based on tenure)

What's Next?

If after reading this ad you see yourself as a good fit for the company culture and the role, please complete our online application and send us your resume and cover letter. We look forward to hearing from you!

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The Fine Print:

Ver-Tex is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace humans of every background, appearance, race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, and disability status. However, we don’t employ jerks, even really smart ones.

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