Human Resources Generalist

Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Jul 27, 2022
Aug 26, 2022
Human Resources
Full Time
Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) is an Australian ASX 100 gold producer with Tier-1 world-class projects located in highly prospective and low sovereign risk regions of Australia and North America. Northern Star is among the top 10 gold producers globally. Northern Star continues to invest in building a strong asset base through strategic acquisitions and aggressive exploration to extend the mine lives across its world-class operations and generate earning accretive value for its Shareholders through operational effectiveness.

We currently have an exciting opportunity at our Pogo operation for an experienced and motivated HR Generalist working 15 days on with 13 days off at a remote campsite.

What do we offer?

  • Vibrant hub of activity on site, with the ability to be part of successful and productive team
  • Permanent position and extended mine-life offering job security.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses, insurances, 401(K) and paid leave.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.

What is the role?

The Human Resources Generalist reports to the Human Resources Manager, and the primary role is to actively support the operation of the business by providing effective and professional HR services and advice to employees and management. Human Resources activities to be performed include employee and leadership training, benefits administration, compensation, recruitment, employee relations, and HRIS administration within the Human Resources Department.

What are we looking for?

You'll be a highly self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment who will display behavior consistent to our Northern Star Core Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results, looking to work with the business for the long term and be an integral part in its future growth and development.

Qualification Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, or other related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum five years relevant work experience in professional level HR generalist role, encompassing several areas of HR expertise.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Pass a post-offer physical and drug test, as well as a background check.

Desired Experience & Competencies:

  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred.
  • Advanced critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Expert level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Windows environment with significant experience in the MS Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Working knowledge of complex Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) and software; ADP, Adobe DC & Sharepoint experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of all applicable US HR laws, rules, and regulations, e.g. COBRA, HIPAA, ERISA, FMLA, ADA and FLSA.
  • Working knowledge of payroll, benefits administration, recruitment, employee relations and compensation as well as the auditing process.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • Awareness of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
  • Ability to:
    • Create and present information in training sessions clearly and confidently.
    • Work efficiently with minimal supervision, organize and prioritize tasks.
    • Work in a team environment and adapt to changing priorities.
    • Assume increasing levels of responsibility.
    • Research and interpret complex rules and regulations.
    • Analyze situations and make sound recommendations to management in area of expertise, appropriately work with confidential information.
    • Solve complex problems and create innovative solutions to problems when necessary.
    • Interpret and respond to requests for information.
    • Write reports and correspondence and create and maintain files and data bases.
    • Be a self-starter: to see and initiate work that needs to be done without being prompted by others.


Northern Star offer fantastic internal opportunities for you to progress and develop your career as well as a competitive remuneration package including incentives and benefits.

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local community in which we operate. We are a proud supporter of the Veterans' Employment Commitment and recognize the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Candidates living in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Delta and Tok regions will be given first consideration.

Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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