Ocean Mist Farms

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Talent Manager
  2. Location: Castroville, CA
  3. Number: 10281
  4. Post Date: 5/24/2018
Job description


  • Successfully manages the recruitment and hiring process for the organization.
  • Consults with hiring manager and develops recruitment strategies for open positions.  Manages the timely preparation and posting of job openings on various job boards, pre-screening and interviewing of candidates, background/reference checks, and post-offer drug screening.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable employment-related federal and state statutory requirements regarding our overall talent management processes and practices.
  • Develops, plans and conducts new employee onboarding and orientation programs.
  • Acts as a brand ambassador by building and maintaining the Ocean Mist Farms employment brand.  This includes passionately promoting our talent brand through social media efforts, community business events and college recruiting efforts.
  • Successfully manages college/university recruitment and summer internship programs. 
  • Leverages on external compensation market data through research and analysis and makes recommendations to compensation and overall total rewards programs.
  • Supports the development and execution of a comprehensive training and leadership development program.  This includes facilitating and/or providing training to our workforce.
  • Actively supports all other talent initiatives to enable enhanced retention, growth and engagement of our talent.  
  • Manages anniversary award program and educational assistance programs.
  • Provides innovative techniques to automate manual systems within the HR function that are aimed at increasing efficiency and effectiveness.

Leads and participates in cross-functional HR projects


  • 7+ years of experience in Human Resources.  Minimum of four years of full recruitment lifecycle process. 
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent.
  • Must have demonstrated experience using social media and other recruiting tools to actively recruit positions at all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional communication skills both oral and written.  Excellent analytical, planning and process development skills, strong business judgement and a high level of initiative.
  • Ability to foster strong internal relationships with hiring managers and employees.
  • A high degree of integrity, unwavering commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • Must be highly dependable, approachable, and a team player with an orientation toward providing excellent customer service.
  • Highly experienced and very comfortable with MS Office Suite particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  HRIS experience in ADP Workforce Now or similar system is a plus.


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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