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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Human Resource Manager (HRM) - Employee Relations in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 311540

Directorate: Human Resources

Division: Human Resources

Group: Deputy Director Office

Job Description

At Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), we're moving the boundaries of science through our interdisciplinary approach to solving challenges in energy and the environment, national security and fundamental sciences. It's these advancements today that will bring about big changes for tomorrow—in our nation and in the world. If you’re interested in being part of a dynamic human resources team with high impact responsibilities as Human Resources Manager (HRM) – Employee Relations, then we encourage you to apply.

This position will serve as the HRM – Employee Relations and be primarily responsible for providing lab wide support within employee relations that includes conducting investigations, policy interpretation, dispute resolution, staff and management coaching on performance, etc.. The HRM may also partner with staff across HR on the direction, coordination, implementation, control, and completion of HR projects. Additional focus could include: Benefits, Wellness, Compensation, Staff Development, Diversity, HR Information Systems, Staff Training, Immigration, Compliance or Student/Intern Programs. Assignments and focus will vary depending on the current priorities and needs of the organization.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience. Advanced degree and 4+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional license and/or certification may be preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience working as an HR Manager/Generalist in employee relations, conducting workplace investigations, expertise in anti-harassment and anti-discrimination requirements, HR policy design and implementation, compensation and salary determination, and HR Generalist duties.

  • Experience in coaching staff and management on performance management and policy interpretation.

  • Project management experience.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.

Directorate: Human Resources

Job Category: HR/Legal/Communications

Group: Deputy Director Office

Opening Date: 2021-01-13

Closing Date: 2021-01-27