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Human Resources Associate
at Keesen Landscape Management, Inc.
Denver, CO

Human Resources Associate
at Keesen Landscape Management, Inc.
Denver, CO

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Job Description


Description: An excellent opportunity for an experienced Human Resources professional to join the Keesen Landscape leadership team in our Human Resources Associate position. This position is key to helping our talented team succeed in achieving organizational goals: consistent operational execution, high employee engagement and exceptional client relations. The HR Associate will work closely with our management team and workforce as its internal HR Champion by: assessing and anticipating HR-related needs; communicating proactively; working in close collaboration with HeartLand HR and Keesen Leadership; reflecting the HR objectives of the organization; effectively implementing HR policies and procedures; providing HR generalist services and support in accordance with applicable laws.

Responsibilities: Primary areas of responsibility include legal compliance and employment practices administration, recruitment and staffing, employee relations and performance management, organizational development and training, benefits administration, payroll support, and risk management. The HRA reports directly to HeartLand’s Human Resources Director and indirectly to Keesen’s Regional President and Controller in supporting all departments and branch offices.

This is a position where you will be able to do a wide variety of duties and work with everyone throughout the company.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or a related field.
  • 5 years progressive experience handling multi-site, progressive Human Resources and Employee Relations functions.
  • Demonstrated success as a broad HR generalist with know-how to manage the function with limited supervision and direction. Track record in successfully:
    • Coaching and counseling managers and employees;
    • Working with hiring managers to attract, develop and retain the best available talent in the market;
    • Administering payroll and benefits.
  • Excellent knowledge of all employment laws and regulations.
  • Strict attention to detail, with exceptional time management, organizational and follow-up skills, to assure all HR responsibilities are quickly and efficiently met.
  • Excellent communication, listening and customer service skills with the ability to make critical judgments and maintain calm demeanor even when confronted with difficult situations.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical mindset. Results-oriented with proven ability to follow through while handling multiple and competing priorities.
  • Keesen employs a multi-cultural workforce, therefore the ability to communicate effectively in English and Spanish is essential.

Company Description

Keesen Landscape Management is a HeartLand Company and the premier commercial grounds maintenance company in the Denver metro area. Established in 1972, we are growing organically and through acquisitions of strong and complementary companies. Our team of experienced landscape professionals and support staff are key to our success. We invite you to learn more about our story and our work at http://www.keesenlandscape.com
The position offers competitive compensation based on proven skills, health care benefits and a generous 401k plan.

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