Personnel Manager

Job Summary

The Personnel Manager will serve as a Partner on the Senior Administrative Team working closely with the Managing Director and Controller.  Will lead and direct all functions of HR Management including recruitment, employee relations, policy and procedure development, compensation, and compliance.  The Personnel Manager possesses strong leadership and team building skills with the ability to gain alliance with management and employees at all levels throughout the organization.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, hires, and manages training in all departments
  • Oversees the daily workflow of the firm
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
  • Manages employee relations and conflict management resolutions


  • Partners with the Managing Director to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning
  • Manages all employee benefits, including health, dental, HSA, HRA, disability, life, and 401(k)
  • Manages the talent acquisition process, including recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants; collaborates with department supervisors to understand skills and competencies required for openings
  • Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; works to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent
  • Creates learning and development opportunities for employee success
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Designs and integrates wellness programs to all employees throughout three offices
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 and payroll systems
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of Bachelors’ degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Leadership Management or related field required
  • A minimum of five years of human resource management experience preferred
  • A proven record of strong leadership

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.  Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Audrey Fillion,

Personnel Manager

Berman & Simmons, P.A.

129 Lisbon Street

Lewiston, ME  04240

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