For more than 100 years, the Jamar Company has built a reputation as an expert specialty contractor. We have a history of proven success in solving difficult challenges for our specialty construction customers. We’re headquartered in Duluth, MN with offices in the twin cities metro area, Green Bay and Spooner, WI, Bismarck and Watford City, ND, Windsor, CO and Mountain View, WY. The Jamar Company also includes ASDCO Construction Supply, Arrowhead Refrigeration, Industrial Contractors, Inc. and CMS Mechanical Services.

We are seeking qualified candidates for an Internship in Human Resources. The ideal Intern will work in support of the HR Manager and HR Generalist to complete work related to Recruitment and Project Management. The Intern will be assigned specific responsibilities within the department throughout the internship, which will provide an opportunity to integrate academic learning with business and operational functions and familiarize them with the role of Human Resources and Operations. The intern will be required to deliver a “report-out” presentation at the end of the assignment.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field of study, or undergraduate college student who is or will be a junior at a 4-year university in the fall of 2020.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed organizational and project management skills.
  • Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office programs – Word, Excel, Power Point.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively represent the company in an ethical and professional manner and consistent with our values and mission.

Essential Functions:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Under the direction of HR, will assist with projects to include recruitment support, pre and post hire activities for onboarding, community outreach, compliance, special projects and process improvement initiatives:

Recruitment:

  • Review and revise (as needed) job descriptions with hiring manager.
  • Prepare and post position in ATS.
  • Review applications and candidate qualifications.
  • Prescreen applicants as requested.
  • Schedule onsite and phone interviews; book conference room and prepare interview team.
  • Attend interview as a representative of Jamar and needed compliance items
  • Update ATS throughout all application steps.
  • Assist with pre-employment screening (background check/drug screen).

Pre- and post-hire activities:

  • Meet new employee and complete first-day paperwork (I9, direct deposit and tax forms, self ID forms, wage theft notification (MN only), etc.
  • Work with LMS coordinator to assign on-line orientation
  • Work with hiring manager on building access/fob, workstation, etc.

Community Outreach

  • Help develop outreach network for the Green Bay, WI and Bismarck, ND geographic area; conduct online research to find organizations and contact names that work directly with veterans, the disabled, women and minorities, LGBTQ, etc. in finding meaningful employment.
  • Execute, upload and track outreach efforts in excel spreadsheet; includes reaching out to prior year contacts for updates and information.
  • Attend job fairs as HR Representative to promote EOE for Jamar.

Wellness

  • Help develop and implement wellness programs focusing on employee engagement and participation; drive support from management and supervisors.
  • Update Wellness SharePoint page each month with new information, resources and materials from APi Group.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to grasp concepts and think analytically to turn them into practical solutions
  • Ability to influence others and develop professional relationships
  • Possesses a self-starting approach to assignments and responsibilities
  • Ability to execute with the highest degree of integrity and accountability
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and/or materials with tact, diplomacy, and professionalism.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle tasks, deadlines and priorities required
  • Ability to work independently and foresee needs and initiative improvement desired

Physical Demands / Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Primarily a stationary position for a considerable portion of the day (sitting and/or standing). The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.
  • Travel to project sites, or other APi Group company locations as needed.
  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in plant environment.
  • PPE required when in the plant, yard or construction areas include:
    • Hard Hat
    • Safety Glasses / Goggles
    • Steel-toed Boots
    • High Visibility Vest
    • Hearing Protection (designated areas)
    • Gloves
    • Personal Fall Arrest Harness
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources 
Phone:  218-628-1027 
Email: careers@jamarcompany.us

Jamar is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, including disabled and veterans.

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