GreenPower Motor Company

GreenPower Motor Company

Human Resources Generalist




Human Resources Generalist

Job Category: Human Resources

Location: West Virginia

Job Type: Full Time; Exempt

Reporting Structure: Reports to Human Resources Director with no direct reports

Company Description

GreenPower Motor Company, Inc. (GreenPower) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of purpose-built, all-electric, zero-emission medium and heavy- duty vehicles serving the cargo and delivery market, shuttle and transit space and school bus sector.

Brief Description

The Human Resources Generalist will oversee the day-to-day functions of the WV and/or CA office(s)Hum, reporting to the HR Director and in conjunction the HR team.

  • Oversee the Performance Management Plan, documentation and associated reports.
  • Assist HR Director with the efficient resolution of employee issues.
  • Oversee the recruitment and selection of new hires; may attend job fairs and recruitment events.
  • Recommend and develop employee relations initiatives to foster a positive culture.
  • Plan onboarding strategies and perform new employee orientation to deliver an exceptional early experience.
  • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions according to HR and GreenPower's objectives.
  • Coordinate training initiatives; arrange seminars, workshops, additional HR training and conferences based on each department's needs; may conduct training.
  • May provide HR metrics and other reports on a routine or as needed basis.
  • Reinforce GreenPower's policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Develop a document control system to maintain personnel and medical records.
  • May coordinate employee satisfaction surveys and exit interviews, developing action plans to address issues.
  • Establish process/tracking and oversee compliance with the federal FMLA and applicable state laws.
  • Initiate and manage transactions through Paylocity; position will act as a backup to the Payroll Specialist.
  • Assist with employee benefits, especially during annual open enrollment and orientation.
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable federal and state labor law requirements and conducting investigations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 to 6 years performing HR generalist duties, preferably in a multi-state role.
  • A minimum of a bachelor's degree in addition to the experience stated above.
  • Experience using Paylocity or other HRIS software to process transactions and run reports.
  • Experience with payroll, benefits administration, performance management, recruitment and selection, policy development, conflict resolution and labor law compliance.
  • Proven ability to complete work accurately and with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with flexibility, alone or as part of a team, on multiple tasks under tight deadlines.
  • Strong and proven customer service and organizational skills.
  • Must be available for overnight travel, for initial training and then when needed.
  • Must be able to pass a preemployment drug screening.
  • Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting.
  • Ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
  • Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, but requests for alternate schedules may be approved. At times it may be necessary to flex this schedule in order to meet the demands of offices in a different time zone.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    GreenPower Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ancestry, disability status, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

    To Apply:

    Submit a cover letter and a resume by email to [email protected] with HR Generalist in the subject line. Position will remain open until filled. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

    Compensation and Benefits:

    Compensation for this position will be in the range of $55,000 to $70,000 per year.

    Qualified candidates will generally work a 40-hour work week, GreenPower offers benefits including health/dental/vision/prescription drug plan, flexible benefits plan, 401(K) retirement savings plan, life and disability benefits, paid holidays, paid vacation and tuition reimbursement.

    Job details


    Human Resources Generalist


    GreenPower Motor Company




    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 04, 2024

    Job type




    About the employer

    GreenPower Motor Company began in 2010 with the vision to advance the adoption of EVs by making battery-electric buses and trucks affordable, durable, and easy to deploy. GreenPower offers commercial vehicles for delivery, public transit, schools, vanpools, micro-transit, shuttles, and more. Our battery electric buses can perform almost any route their fossil fuel burning competitors are able to, but with a much quieter and more efficient ride. GreenPower’s corporate headquarters is located in Vancouver, Canada. We have a sales and administration office in Rancho Cucamonga, CA; US assembly takes place in Porterville, CA (San Joaquin Valley).


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