Diamond Creek Farm seeks Human Resources Generalist

Lexington, KY — Diamond Creek Farm is a highly accomplished, successful, and growing horse farm operation currently employing 35 and headquartered in Lexington, Ky.

We specialize in the breeding and sales of high-quality Standardbred horses for the racetrack. We currently own and operate two farms, one in central Kentucky, and another located in Pennsylvania. We are passionate about horses, and about providing customer service that is exceptional. Our goal in everything we do is to be “a cut above” in our industry.

Diamond Creek Farm has an exciting new opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist to develop and lead the Human Resources Department for our growing operation. This is a growth position, with immediate needs for the following roles and responsibilities:

Develop and lead the recruiting and hiring processes for all classifications of staff across the business. Responsibilities will include maintaining employee records, providing orientation, and on-boarding of all new employees.

Develop and implement internal communication processes to ensure effective one-way and two-way communications throughout the organization. Prepare communications for distribution and gather input and feedback as requested.

Policy and Procedures:
Draft human resources policies for approval and distribution. Develop and provide communications and training for policies. Develop and maintain the employee policy handbook. Provide training to employees on policy intent, administration and compliance.

Employee Relations:
Develop and manage processes related to maintaining positive employee relations and concern resolution processes. Assist and support team member questions and concerns as needed and requested.

Compensation and Benefits:
Support administration for compensation and benefit programs as requested. Be a central source of information for employees. Coordinate with vendors for HR programs or services as needed.

Plan and support organization recognition programs and events as needed.

Other HR responsibilities as requested.

Requirements and qualifications for position:
A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to two-five years of broad HR experience
Excellent problem-solving ability
Proficient with Microsoft office computer applications (email, word, power-point, excel), preferably on Apple products including Mac OS
Bilingual English/Spanish
Critical thinking and excellent business judgement
Ability to be flexible
Creative and able to navigate in ambiguity
Independent, self-starter and self-motivated
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
Be able to travel and maintain regularly scheduled visits to farm locations

Love horses
Experience/knowledge of Standardbred horse industry/farms
Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field
One-three years HR generalist experience
PHR or SPHR certification

Diamond Creek Farm provides the following:
Health Insurance (50 percent of employee coverage provided by Diamond Creek)
Flexible paid time off including vacation, sick-time, and personal time
Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications of candidate
Range is $50,000-$60,000

Diamond Creek Farm is an equal opportunity employer

Contact: Caroline@diamondcreekfarm.com with resumes

Full time position at office located in Lexington, Ky.

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