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Job Title: Human Resources Manager
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Owner/President


This position makes recommendations and administers all policies, procedures and programs related to human resources for a company with more than 50 employees and multiple facilities in Sonoma County. The Human Resources Manager’s primary responsibilities include administering payroll and benefits, compensation, leaves of absence, hiring, recruiting, training, terminations, compliance, and employee relations within the company.


  • Administers the human resources function and procedures for all company personnel
  • Maintains Employee Handbook by making recommendations, updating, communicating changes to management and staff, and distributing
  • Responds in a timely manner to inquiries regarding company policies, procedures, and programs
  • Makes recommendations to help improve employee work relationships and morale while increasing productivity and retention
  • Implements new internal, local, State and Federal policies as directed or when necessary
  • Handles all aspects of health benefits including administration, monitoring eligibility, new enrollments, renewals and open enrollment, terminations, and COBRA
  • Works closely with other managers to ensure job descriptions are accurate and up to date
  • Maintains well organized, compliant, accurate and confidential personnel records
  • Manages all claims pertaining to workers compensation, unemployment insurance, state disability insurance, etc.
  • Completes government agency reporting requests
  • Works with payroll service to process bi-weekly payroll and ensure all employee information is accurate and up to date
  • Manages all leaves of absence, including keeping the company compliant, determining eligibility, communicating with employees on leave, and maintaining accurate records
  • Prepares necessary paperwork and handles all employee separations
  • Actively helps managers with job postings, interviewing potential candidates, and on-boarding for new hires
  • Finds temporary labor with local staffing agencies as needed
  • Coordinates safety and harassment training regularly or as needed and in compliance with OSHA requirements
  • Assists other managers with administering timely performance reviews
  • Maintains strict company compliance on all things related to local, State and Federal regulations
  • Ensures all employees are working safely, are happy, and enjoy their jobs to the best of our ability
  • Meets regularly with the owners of the company as well as managers to ensure our high standards, commitment to quality, and company culture are maintained on all levels
  • Stays current on local, State and Federal labor laws through professional affiliations, seminars, continuing education/training, and on the advice of consultants and attorneys


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Human Resources, 2 years with a company with over 50 employees
  • 4 year college degree in Human Resources, and/or HR Certificate/li>
  • Current on the latest changes to policies and legislation at local, State, and Federal levels/li>
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus/li>
  • HR experience in California required/li>
  • Restaurant and/or alcohol beverage industry experience a plus/li>
  • MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; IBS Payroll or other payroll processing platform/li>

Russian River Brewing Company is family owned and operated and has been in business since 1997. With 2 breweries, 1 pub, and over 90 employees, there is never a dull moment! If you are a Human Resources professional, like fun people, and are interested in working for a successful and local craft brewery, this could be the right job for you. Potential candidates may email resume and cover letter to Natalie Cilurzo.

Callbacks and interviews will be scheduled the week of August 3, 2015. Thank you in advance for your interest in joining our brewery family!