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Human Resources Manager

Job Summary:

The Human Resource Manager will lead the HR function at Bremer, Whyte, Brown and O’Meara, including Employee Relations, Performance Management, Engagement, and Benefits. The successful candidate will also be tasked with ensuring company compliance with labor laws and employment best practices.


  • Primary point-person for managing employee complaints, performance issues and conflict resolution. Identifies and analyzes issues and provides recommendations for resolutions.
  • Conduct investigations when employee complaints/concerns are brought forward
  • Advise and counsel partners and supervisors on employment issues
  • Ensure firm compliance with local, state and federal labor laws and regulations
  • Advise employees on questions regarding leave, compensation and employee relations
  • Partner with the Chief Operating Officer to develop and implement HR policies, procedures and programs
  • Champion People initiatives to improve employee engagement, productivity and overall job satisfaction
  • Provide recommendations to management on performance appraisal methods to drive high performance
  • Oversee the administration and maintenance of benefits programs
  • Develop and schedule benefits orientations and other benefits trainings
  • Maintain Employee Handbook; update as new compliance regulations are published
  • Manage and maintain personnel files
  • Maintain I-9, E-Verify, and employee records
  • Manage and administrate workers compensation claims
  • Process verifications of employment
  • Respond to all unemployment and disability claims
  • Process EDD benefit audits
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in HR role (5 years in Employee Relations role; including handling leave of absences and accommodations)
  • Comprehensive understanding of local, state and federal employment laws
  • Ability to handle sensitive, complex and confidential information with good judgment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively while exercising diplomacy and tact
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships at all levels of the firm
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and relationship-building skills
  • Excellent active listening and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to pass E-Verify, and background check
  • Professional HR certification a plus

BWB&O is committed to inclusion and diversity. We are focused on career development, along with, providing our employees with healthy work-life balance. BWB&O offers a competitive market-based compensation package based on experience, dental, medical and vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401k.

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