Are you an active learner wanting to innovate and develop lifelong career skills within our Human Capital Team?  We are looking for an experienced Human Capital Business Partner to join our team!

The Human Capital Business Partner (HCBP) is responsible for maximizing organizational performance through partnering with employees and management in designated business groups and departments. The HCBP aligns operational and organizational strategic objectives by delivering transactional and transformational HC services for their respective business group/department.

Human Capital Business Partner Responsibilities:

  • Manage the employment and onboarding process, including the following: serve as the primary liaison with talent acquisition and hiring managers, proactively determining staffing needs and design of positions, supporting onboarding and on-the-job training plans.
  • Manages the performance management program (PMP) for the respective business group/department, customizing the PMP to reduce complexity and increase engagement to maximize the full value of performance management.
  • Provides proactive coaching and consultative services to their respective business group/department by forging strong relationships and maintaining an engaged pulse of the group/department and the organization.
  • Provides career development support for managers and employees to strategically deploy resources, grow and develop employees for ongoing sustainability of the business, including development of training programs.
  • Provides compensation and benefits support for the respective business group/department.
  • Partners with business groups/departments in design and execution of employee engagement programs.
  • Partners with business groups/departments to enhance communication in all directions.
  • Provides administration of various compliance-oriented processes (FMLA, ADA, leaves, etc).
  • Provides policy design and implementation expertise that supports the business and operational groups.
  • Provides analysis to assist in various HC projects and initiatives.
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time


Human Capital Business Partner Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, related field, or equivalent work experience, required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the HR field
  • Analytical and goal oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, on computers and other electronic devices
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter, highly organized, and creative
  • Superior time management and organizational capabilities, including the ability to accurately benchmark project length, deliver on deadlines

Who is Brennan?

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) is a 100-year-old, family-owned company that specializes in water-based environmental remediation and marine construction headquartered in La Crosse, WI that offers our employees growth, challenging work, empowerment, and meaningful work. Brennan is known for tackling complex maritime projects, providing unique solutions through teamwork and collaboration, and maintaining a family-orientated culture. 

Why choose us?

  • We are a company voted by our employees as a certified Great Place to Work®, for the sixth year in a row recognized by Fortune magazine as a Best Workplacein Construction.
  • Our culture sets us apart. We strive to make our company the best possible place to work. We work hard to continue to build a culture in which every individual is important and the key to our success.    
  • Our focus on safetyand quality is unmatched in the industry, and our ability to innovate has enabled us to succeed.
  • We are a family-focused company and are determined to provide a rewarding career that offers above-average compensation.
  • We offer an industry-leading benefits package. We are proud to offer our employees and their families group health, dental and vision insurance plans, 401(K) program with generous matching, annual bonus eligibility and profit-sharing program. 

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Capital at:

Phone: 608-784-7173



Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.


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