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Human Resources Generalist


Visalia, CA


Our Mission is Simple

For 40 years, Family HealthCare Network has advanced the development of community – based primary health care delivery systems to address the health care needs of underserved and vulnerable populations. We are community driven and committed to improving the quality of life in our communities served. We are always looking for talent. When you join our team, you become part of a greater mission to provide quality health care to everyone in the communities you serve. We welcome friendly, passionate and dedicated individuals. We are proud to invest in our staff and offer a competitive benefits and compensation package. We are currently recruiting for the below position.

Summary of Duties:

Manages the employee health and welfare and retirement benefit programs. Manages employee leaves of absence and reasonable accommodation compliance by working with the HR Specialist. Manages job set up and employee compensation. Manages the Workers’ Compensation program by working with the HR Specialist. Manages HRIS including problem solving and training staff on the software and updates. Performs other duties as assigned.


Possesses specific advanced knowledge skills, including written and verbal communications skills, computational, computer and technical skills, and mathematical knowledge frequently acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s Degree program with a recognized major. Performance of the duties and responsibilities of the job requires the equivalent of formal training in human resources, usually in the form of a major in Human Resources Management as part of a Bachelor’s Degree program.  Employees must have a thorough understanding of the theory of the profession in order to determine “why” things are done.  Keeps abreast of Human Resources laws and regulations on an ongoing basis.  Ability to prepare more complex documents in Microsoft Word, including creating tables, charts, graphs and other elements. Ability to use Microsoft Excel to analyze data, including the use of formulas, functions, lookup tables and other standard spreadsheet elements.  Ability to develop sophisticated presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint, including the use of embedded objects, transitions and other elements.

Resumes should be sent to:

Gracie Robles, Director of Human Resources:

PH: (559) 737-4700

Apply online via the Company Website:


Director of Human Resources


We are seeking an experienced Director of Human Resources. The Director supervises a staff of four people, including an HR Generalist, a Benefits Specialist, a Safety Manager, and a Front Desk Customer Service Coordinator. The Director will report to the Chief Operating Officer. Our 240 employee organization has multiple locations in Kern, Kings, and Southern Tulare Counties and is headquartered in Bakersfield, CA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

1. Direct the operations of the Human Resource Department by effectively and efficiently planning, organizing, prioritizing, problem solving, leading, motivating, coaching, training and disciplining.

2. Act in an advisory capacity to management regarding hiring, discipline, grievances, promotions, transfers, terminations, human resources policies and procedures, affirmative action, safety and risk management, customer service, organizational changes and strategic direction in order to ensure compliance with State and Federal laws and established human resources policies and practices

3. Direct the recruiting activities of the organization to ensure the timely filling of vacancies complying with all State and Federal laws and company policies and procedures.

4. Recommend, evaluate and participate in staff development and retention activities for the organization, including all mandatory trainings.

5. Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation/regulation.

6. Develop and maintain a human resource information system that meets the company’s personnel information needs.

7. Provide expert consultation on the development of the organization’s wage and benefits program and provide oversight of implementation.

8. Provide expert consultation on the development of the organization’s performance review and merit increase program and provide oversight of implementation.

9. Consult with legal counsel as appropriate, or as directed, on personnel matters.

10. Investigate and prepare reports on all complaints of harassment and/or discrimination. Act as a liaison with the Employment Development Department (EDD), the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and/or Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

11. Manage the administration of the organization’s state disability and unemployment insurance programs. Attend unemployment hearings on behalf of the organization as needed.

12. Administer the safety and risk management program for the company, including management of the safety manager(s).

13. Act as a liaison with the California Department of Industrial Welfare, the Employment Development Department, and the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor to ensure compliance with existing laws and to develop an appreciation of the integrity of the company program insofar as it affects employees’ remuneration and working conditions.

14. Attend conferences, seminars, and meetings of professional societies that will increase general knowledge and competence and, in turn, benefit the organization.

15. Advise management staff on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.

16. Maintain a high level of confidentiality.

17. Safeguard company property and report any incidents of theft, unauthorized possession of company property, or breaches of the ethics code.

18. Follow safety policies and procedures, ensure safe working conditions, and report all workplace injuries, accidents, or near misses.

19. Maintain a high level of confidentiality.


1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

2. Minimum of five years of successful leadership experience in human resources.

3. Demonstrated expertise in employment law and practices, benefits administration, safety and workers’ compensation, performance management, and employee development.

4. Demonstrated conflict resolution, problem solving, investigation, and mediation skills.

5. Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize competing demands effectively.

6. Ability to travel to all company locations in Kern, Kings, and Tulare Counties.

7. Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.

8. Master's degree at an accredited college or university preferred.

9. PHR or SHRM Certification preferred.

Qualified candidates should send letter of interest, resume

and salary requirements to


Director of Human Resources, Bakersfield, CA

Sobba Group

Develops Human Resources policies and programs for the entire company. The major areas covered are organizational planning, organizational development, employment, training, employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety and health, and employee services. Originates Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide a balanced program throughout all divisions. Coordinates implementation through Human Resources staff. Assists and advises senior management on Human Resource issues.


• Formulates and recommends Human Resource policies and objectives for the entire company.
• Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale.
• Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resource function (e.g., OSHA, EEO, TEFRA, ERISA, Wage & Hour). Monitors exposure of the company. Directs the preparation of information requested or required for compliance. Acts as primary contact with labor counsel and outside government agencies.
• Protects interests of employees and the company in accordance with company Human Resource policies and governmental laws and regulations. Approves all recommendations for terminations. Reviews employee appeals through complaint procedure.
• Directs a process of organizational planning that evaluates structure, job design, and manpower forecasting throughout the company. Coordinates activities across departmental lines. Evaluates plans and changes to plans. Makes recommendations to senior management.
• Directs a process of organizational development that primarily addresses succession planning throughout the company. Makes recommendations to senior management.
• Establishes wage and salary structure, pay policies, performance appraisal programs, employee benefit programs and services, and company safety and health programs. Monitors for effectiveness and cost containments.
• Establishes standard recruiting and placement practices and procedures. Interviews mid and executive-level candidates.
• Establishes in-house management training programs that address company needs across division lines
• Defines all Human Resources programs, and authority/responsibility of Human Resource and line management within those programs. Provides necessary education and materials to line management and employees—workshops, manuals, employee handbooks, standardized reports.
• Recommends and coordinates use of Human Resource consultants, insurance brokers, insurance carriers, pension administrators, training specialists, labor counsel, and other outside sources.
• Conducts a continuing study of all Human Resources policies, programs, and practices to keep top management informed of new developments.

• Point person for any labor negotiations.
• Keeps supervisors informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of objectives and those which are not being addressed adequately at the line management level.

• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field.
• Specialized training in organizational planning, compensation, and labor relations.
• Generalist background with broad knowledge of employment, compensation, benefits administration, organizational planning, employee relations, and training and development.
• Well-developed administrative skills. Strong people management skills.
• From eight (8) to ten (10) years’ experience gained through increasingly responsible management positions within Human Resources.
• Experience with agricultural HR and law issues preferred

This position requires that you be able to speak, read and write English at a level, which allows full communication and participation in a team situation. The ability to speak, read and write Spanish is preferred but not required.

Juliane Montgomery, Sobba Group

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