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Vessel Recruiter

Company: Glacier Fish Company & North Star Fishing Company
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Glacier Fish Company is currently the third-largest at-sea harvester of Alaska Pollock in the Bering Sea. The company has grown to include multi-species groundfish operations through its ownership and management of North Star Fishing Company which combined represents a total of seven vessels.

The Vessel Recruiter is the HR point of contact for the vessel and crew for everything from employee issues, travel, staff planning and recruiting. Responsible for ensuring adequate crewing of the their vessels, including daily communication to anticipate and plan for crew needs. Is responsible for administering the employee recruiting and selection process for the vessel assigned to them. Works with the entire HR team to ensure all vessels are adequately staffed year round.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :
Responsible for full cycle recruitment for vessel positions.
Review and evaluate applications; coordinate and conduct interviews.
Make employment offers to selected individuals based on company hiring procedures and standards.
Deliver new hire orientation program ensuring company policies and safety programs have been effectively communicated to all new crew.
Coordinate all reference checks, new hire paperwork, physicals and drug screens for newly hired individuals and returning personnel on an annual or as needed basis. Ensures all documentation is in compliance with regulatory and company standards.
Promote and ensure that all human resource programs are implemented effectively and within company guidelines.
Demonstrate and promote respectful, positive and direct communication among vessel employees and managers. Monitor and report to HR Management regarding any employee needs, morale issues or employee relations concerns to maintain strong employee relations with vessel crew.
Ensure all contracts and extensions offered to crew members are complete and accurate.
Coordinate with assigned vessels department heads and Captain to arrange crew changes in an orderly and cost effective fashion.
Arrange travel and lodging as necessary for crew members in route to / from the vessels.
Ensure HRIS systems are up to date and accurate.
Crew member unemployment: attend hearings, track call logs and complete open claim forms for crew members working on assigned vessels
Conduct exit interviews of personnel for employee relations evaluation purposes; report information to Management.
Must be available to crew members and vessel after hours for travel and emergency needs.

QUALIFICATIONS :
Bachelor's Degree preferred.
1-2 years' experience high volume recruiting required.
Experience managing employee travel preferred.
Experience working in the Seafood Industry preferred.
Must have a strong understanding of HR laws and regulations.
Highly proficient in Excel and the Microsoft Suite.

ABOUT GLACIER: We offer a work environment filled with highly experienced and talented seafood professionals in a relaxed business casual environment. We are committed to rewarding our employees for their hard work and dedication to the team. Company perks include:
Competitive salary and bonus
Vacation, sick and holiday pay
401(k) plan with company match
Excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, prescription coverage, long-term disability and life insurance

Glacier Fish Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

Keywords: Glacier Fish Company & North Star Fishing Company, Seattle , Vessel Recruiter, Human Resources , Seattle, Washington

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