Human Resources Manager (Wine Jobs: Management & Administration)

Full Time

  Pearls Farm Labor, Inc.

  Napa, California


Human Resources Manager


The Human Resources Manager performs complex professional human resources and administrative work and administers and oversees the human resources functions and supervision. The human resources manager has supervisory responsibility for other employees and works under administrative direction where clear policies, procedures and standards may not always be available or may be very general in nature. Must therefore exercise considerable discretion with respect to assignments and duties. Errors in work or judgment could result in inefficient operations and poor employee relations.

Examples of Duties

Note: Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • May assist or manage one or more human resources programs and functions; including the overall administration of a major administrative division; plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of the human resources function for all employees
  • Performs supervisory duties, including hiring and training staff, assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, participating in disciplinary actions and resolving employee grievances.
  • Conducts studies to evaluate effectiveness, define problem areas and develop recommendations for solutions.
  • Participates in the development of policies, procedures and goals, with particular emphasis in the functional area of assignment.
  • Reviews, interprets and analyzes new legislation to determine effects on operations and programs.
  • Coordinates the work of the function with field operations division.
  • Interprets court policies and procedures for staff and upper Management.
  • Directs and participates in the preparation and administration of the continuing education budget for all departments.
  • Represents management in negotiations with employees, including coordinating, developing and for contract negotiations.
  • Plans, organizes and directs staff.
  • Resolves problems and complaints regarding Human Resources/Payroll activities.
  • Responsible for the hiring and termination process.
  • Must be able to work on a self- initiated basis and lead in a team environment and able to work extended hours and travel as required.

Knowledge of:

Principles, practices, and trends of public and business administration including setting goals; principles and practices of employee supervision, development, and training; program management; principles and practices of payroll and benefit administration; principles, methods, processes and practices used in maintenance of varied payroll, benefits and personnel documents in a record keeping system; maintenance of files and information retrieval systems; office management principles and organizational practices; use of computerized data processing applications related to reporting, recording and processing payroll and benefit documents; principles, practices and procedures of statistical record keeping; state and federal laws, rules, regulations, and procedures affecting payroll, benefits and personnel functions.

Ability to:

Plan, organize and direct the staff involved in the processing, maintenance, and auditing of payroll and benefit documents, employee services/benefits records; establish priorities and plan and organize the duties to meet changing workload deadlines; schedule, train and assign work to staff; plan, development, implement and evaluate problems impacting the payroll/human resource system; assist in the evaluation, design and implementation of modifications to existing or installation of new payroll processing and human resources systems; oversee complex and specialized payroll, benefit and personnel record keeping transactions; interpret, analyze and implement procedures affecting payroll and benefit functions, governing personnel rules and regulations, codes, statutes and labor contract provisions; recognize problems and produce sound analysis, evaluations and recommendations; exercise considerable judgment, tact and common sense in assisting department personnel to resolve a variety of difficulties concerning all phases of payroll, benefit and personnel transactions; oversee the development of complex computer spreadsheets and use databases; deal tactfully and courteously with the clients and other staff when explaining functions and policies of the work area; operate various office machines and equipment such as typewriters, word processing equipment, computer terminal, printers, adding machines, fax machines, telephone equipment; communicate orally and in writing with staff and clients; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, including staff clients.

Job Type: Full-time (Salary) 

Job Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree (HR related field preferred) or Equivalent experience
3-6 years HR experience in multiple discipline areas
Agriculture experience preferred.

Must have extensive and detailed technical expertise and application of relevant human resources principles, theories and concepts.

Bilingual Spanish and English preferred

Monday to Friday


On call


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