Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Employee Relations Spc I

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/19/2019 5:23 PM)
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    Lithia Motors


    If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your Employee Relations career, come and take the journey with one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation. Lithia is publicly traded on the NYSE (LAD) and we embody a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun.


    We are committed to growing our company and Growing our People!


    The Employee Relations Specialist provides consultative services to Company managers on a variety of issues related to motivating, coaching, and addressing performance and behavior concerns with their staff members. This position works with managers and employees throughout the Company to address concerns, resolve conflict, develop performance improvement plans, and involuntary terminations of employment, including reviewing and developing appropriate documentation.


    Employee Relations Specialist I Responsibilities:

    • Assist managers and vendor with Unemployment Insurance questions
    • Annual review and reporting of UI Vendor performance metrics
    • Assist dealership staff with post-employment drug/alcohol questions and processes
    • Function as back up to Manager or Administrator on Drug and Alcohol and MVR Admin & Reporting
    • Assist with monthly and quarterly department reporting using Excel and proprietary software


    • Strong knowledge of Employment Law
    • 2+ years’ experience in Employee Relations, Employment Law, or Human Resources Generalist position
    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency
    • PC Skills including knowledge and use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Windows, etc)
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

    Why Lithia?

    We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team.  We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets.  We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.


    We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful.  Our offerings include:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Paid Holidays & PTO
    • Short and Long-Term Disability
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Lithia Learning Center
    • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
    • Wellness Programs

    Hiring Requirements

    • High School graduate or equivalent, 18 years or older
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence

    We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place. A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment. 


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