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Director of Human Resources – D.A. Collins Companies
2020-02-13 00:00:00

The D.A. Collins Family of Companies has brought safety, quality and productivity to industrial, infrastructure, highway and bridge construction for over 70 years.  We are seeking an experienced Director of Human Resources (HR) to “join the family” to lead the development and strategic vision for our growing human resources division for our Family of Companies.  The Director of HR reports to our Chief Executive Officer – acting as a strategic business partner, culture champion and key member of our leadership team at our corporate office in Wilton, New York.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:  

  • Manages all aspects of human resources including the development and implementation of company-wide HR programs, services and policies for recruitment, selection, onboarding, employee relations, labor relations, compliance, training & development, performance management, diversity & inclusion and total rewards.  
  • Partners with executive leadership to define and develop our long-term mission, vision and goals.  Develops and implements talent management strategies that support goal attainment. Acts a business partner and advisor on company-wide HR strategies.
  • Establishes and manages innovative HR programs, standards and policies that will continue to support future business goals, ensure legal compliance, advance organization performance, enhance company culture, strengthen community partnerships, and support employee engagement, development and retention. 
  • Manages the resolution of employee questions, concerns and issues.  Facilitates the coaching and counseling of employees.
  • Establishes and measures the effectiveness of key performance indicators (KPIs) for HR initiatives.   
  • Maintains knowledge of laws, regulations, and best practices in employment law, human resources, and talent management.
  • Manages, staffs, trains, provides leadership and support to HR department team members. 
  • Partners with key departments (i.e. Legal, Safety, etc.) to ensure compliance with employment, benefits, insurance, safety, and other laws, regulations and requirements.
  • Manages the administration of HR systems, data and reporting on HR initiatives.  
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Seven to ten years of progressively more responsible positions in Human Resources.
  • Minimum of five years successfully managing various HR functions, departments and/or teams.
  • Experience establishing successful HR functions, developing organization-wide and/or talent management strategies preferred. 
  • Highly skilled in organizational development, change management, people leadership, problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in policy development, documentation, training and implementation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to utilizing evidence-based practices and data analytics to drive decisions. 
  • Holds current knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations. 
  • Outstanding ability to form strategic partnerships with internal teams and community organizations, work with diverse groups of employees and effectively manage external/vendor relationships.
  • Experience with human resources tools including HRIS, file management and benefits administration.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business Administration, or related field required.  Master’s degree preferred. 
  • HR Certification (SPHR, PHR, SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP) preferred.
  • HR experience in organizations with multiple business entities and/or office locations, a plus.  
  • HR experience in organizations with labor unions, a plus.  
  • Position may require occasional travel to company offices and job sites as business requires

Benefits & Compensation: 

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Generous annual retirement contribution
  • 100% healthcare premium coverage
  • Relocation assistance available

Status: Full Time
Location: Wilton, New York
Closest Major Market: Albany, New York

Please apply here by submitting a resume and cover letter.
Principles only.
Unsolicited resumes from third-party agencies will not be accepted. No calls please.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Talent Acquisition Manager
2020-02-06 00:00:00

Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

Major Purpose:
Lead Human Capital team and individually contribute to the full lifecycle recruitment including the development and implementation of staffing, recruitment and onboarding compliance processes to attract, retain, develop and engage a talented and diverse workforce for organizational excellence while maintaining regulatory compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct organizational analysis and build business partnerships while managing team and contributing to the development and execution of HC and MAXIMUS talent management objectives. Collaborate with HC team on business initiatives and objectives including human resources and strategic planning.
  • Manage implementation and administration of HC processes including recruitment, selection, onboarding, orientation, compensation, diversity, retention, succession planning and regulatory compliance.
  • Lead positive employee experience including high levels of employee engagement, development and recognition. Establish processes for issue identification and resolution.
  • Establish and measure HC recruitment metrics, analyze and make recommendations for process improvement. Lead change management initiatives. Proactively identify opportunities. Provide solutions to organizational challenges.
  • Collaborate, coach and counsel business partners and recommend continuous improvement initiatives to meet and exceed organizational values and staffing objectives.
  • Mange outreach efforts and participate in external activities to ensure compliance with Local, State and Federal compliance requirements.
  • Manages external vendors to ensure staffing objectives are met while adhering to compliance with policies, procedures and practices
  • Devise and implement retention strategy to meet the needs of the business. Partner with organizational leaders to identify and establish career path opportunities
  • Drive regulatory compliance including USDOL, EEO and AAP requirements.
  • Continually improve individual competencies and subject matter expertise through professional development. 
  • Responsible for adhering to established safety standards
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
  • Occasionally lifts, carries, or otherwise moves items weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Work is constantly performed in an office environment
  • Performs other duties, as assigned by management

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
  • Preferred area of study in human resources or a related field.

Background & Experience Required:

  • 5 years of related experience
  • 3 years of leadership/management experience
  • Demonstrated ability to handle employee relations at all levels of staff
  • Demonstrated ability to support large staff unit
  • Experience in a contact center environment preferred
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM – CT Preferred

 EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Human Resource Generalist – Part Time
2020-01-23 00:00:00

Seeking Generalist to perform various responsibilities in a busy Human Resource Department. Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or Human Resources, or related field, and a minimum of three years of non-exempt recruiting, on-boarding, and benefit and leave administration. Experience with payroll processing in ADP preferred.

Desired candidate should be familiar with FMLA, and other federal and state regulations, and be detail-oriented, have a strong desire to learn and possess effective organization, time management, interpersonal, and written communication skills. Preference given to candidates with experience in a professional service firm. Flexible schedule available during business hours.

The Firm offers an excellent benefit package for a part-time position, including a generous paid time off program, immediate 401(k) participation and paid parking.

For immediate consideration, email resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. fax resume to (518) 487-7685 or mail to Director of Human Resources, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, One Commerce Plaza, Albany, NY 12206

Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V

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