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Human Resources Manager – Mining Industry – (MEO 787)

Kimberly Bounds

Compensation: DOE

Job Type: Full-Time

Shift: Mon – Fri 7 AM to 4 PM

Remote:  No

Relocation:  No

Location: Dragoon, AZ

We are currently seeking a high-caliber HR Manager to fill a full-time position.

Summary: The Human Resources Manager develops, guides, and manages the overall function of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for the company. One key objective will be the recruiting and development of personnel to staff a 25 million pound per year ISR facility for Stage I and a 125 million facility for Stage III. The HR Manager will be responsible for all compensation and benefits programs, employee relations, and legal compliance for the Company.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages recruitment, interviews, tests, and selection of employees to fill vacant positions.
  • Writes directives advising department managers of Company policy regarding equal employment opportunities, compensation, and employee benefits.
  • Consult legal counsel to ensure that policies comply with federal and state law.
  • Manages the development and maintenance of a human resources system that meets the organization’s needs.
  • Oversees the analysis, maintenance, and communication of records required by law or other departments in the organization.
  • Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Writes and delivers presentations to corporate officers, managers, or government officials regarding human resources policies and practices.
  • Manages new employee orientation to foster a positive attitude toward Company goals.
  • Manages record keeping of benefits plan participation such as insurance and pension plans, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics.
  • Coordinates management training in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, safety, and sexual harassment.
  • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relations issues.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization. Administers salary administration program to ensure compliance and equity within the organization.
  • Administers benefits programs such as life, health, and dental insurance, retirement plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Conducts wage surveys/reports within the labor market to determine competitive compensation plans.
  • Prepares and manages human resources budget.
  • Manages employee separation notices and related documentation and exit interview process.
  • Prepares reports and recommends procedures to reduce absenteeism and turnover.
  • Represents the organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
  • Manages outside suppliers to provide employee services, such as benefits administration, temporary employees, search firms, or relocation services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, law or other applicable field
  • Law degree or advanced post-secondary education a plus
  • 10-15+ years of previous experience working in a human resource position is a MUST
  • Previous mine experience a MUST
  • Human Resources certifications are a plus

Additional Requirements:

  • Good verbal and writing skills including the ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Strong analytical and computer skills including Word, Excel and Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations in the mining industry

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Sitting for extended periods of time
  • Constantly using the dominant hand and non-dominate hand with various motions
  • Occasionally walking, standing, bending (neck & waist), climbing, kneeling, twisting (neck & waist)
  • Occasionally carrying 1-20 lbs. may be required
  • The job may also require driving various vehicles
  • Working around equipment and machinery
  • Walking on uneven ground
  • Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity, and wetness
  • Wear appropriate PPE, i.e. Hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, safety boots, and potentially a respirator
  • This position is considered “Safety Sensitive” for purposes of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act and the Arizona Drug Testing statutes **

Why is This a Great Opportunity


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • PTO

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to [email protected]  [email protected]

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