Director of Human Resources

Location: Cashmere, WA

POSITION: Director of Human Resources

Job Overview: The Human Resources Director provides leadership in developing and executing Human Resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organization, performance management,  project coordination and management for the development of a cost effective department, while concurrently facilitating efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within the organization. Responsible for analyzing and directing all function-related activities within the scope of the Human Resource Department. Promote proactive approaches to building and maintaining a strong, supportive and functional organization; while acting as a positive role model who encourages and fosters the organizational goal of servant relationships with employees, HR partners and management


Reports To: CFO


Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Review and make recommendations for improvement of organizational policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters, budgeting, compensation, health and safety.
  • Review and make recommendations for cost saving options for all contracts in the Human Resources Department Management.
  • Communicates regularly with Executive Management, Managers and Supervisors.
  • Responsible for Organizational compliance with Federal, State and Local legislation pertaining to all Human Resources Matters.
  • Provide coaching and team building to support organizations leadership needs.
  • Effectively recruit employees to meet growth and succession plans.
  • Assess the skills and skill levels necessary for effective leaders. Assist in creating development and training plans.
  • Display a positive and respectful attitude with all customers, external and internal.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures in accordance with organizational goals and needs.
  • Communicate changes in personnel policies and procedures and insure proper compliance is followed.
  • Work directly with department managers, supervisors, leads to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.
  • Recommends, evaluates and participates in Staff Development.
  • Develops and maintains a reliable Human Resources system for collecting and retaining personnel information.
  • Supervises any staff of the Human Resources Department.
  • Approachable by all employees with the highest level of confidentiality
  • Strong computer skills in Excel, Word, ERP, Microsoft NAV and various databases



  • Promote teamwork and cooperative effort
  • Help train and give guidance to employees
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and unobstructed work area
  • Provide customers with the highest quality of products and services
  • Report to work as scheduled
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Relationship Management
  • Multi-level Communication
  • Leadership
  • Business Acumen
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Ethical Practice
  • Diversity and Inclusion




  • Effective use of company time.
  • Seek out duties to ensure you, and those in your area, are consistently productive.
  • Strong Independent thinking.
  • Ability to proactively identify problems and provide solution suggestions.
  • Requires minimal supervision to perform everyday tasks.
  • Able to advise management of policy violations.
  • Identify and Support Process Improvements.
  • Willing to adapt work schedule to company needs.
  • Complete understanding of the processes and the effects of process deviation.
  • Ability to effectively train other employees.
  • Ability to effectively develop and increase the skillset of other employees.
  • Must have highly effective organizational skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be highly professional in all forms of communication.
  • Ability to effectively and appropriately defuse a situation.
  • Able to assess and report on training effectiveness.
  • Assist in assigning workload to others.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Affirmatively and effectively support company/managements decisions


Supervisory Responsibility

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for all staffing in the following departments

  • Human Resources
  • Safety



Education Training/Experience:


  • Minimum B.S or B.A degree in Human Resources or a related field with a PHR. A minimum of 10 years progressive Human Resources Management Experience, with at least 3-5 years supervisory experience.
  • Desired SPHR
  • Desired Bilingual


Work Environment:

This job generally operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.





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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days will vary, based upon the needs of the business and the production season. Expectation is to be in the office during normal business hours with an expectation of a minimum of 45 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand or the production week changes.



Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some projects may require more out-of-the-area and overnight travel.


Full-time position

Starting pay: DOE