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Job Announcement

HR Manager

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.


Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc. (“TRLS”) seeks a dynamic Human Resources Manager who will provide professional, effective, and forward-thinking operation of TRLS’ Human Resources functions. TRLS provides civil legal services with a staff of approximately 50 employees working in 4 offices in Gainesville, Lake City, and Jacksonville, Florida. The position is based in Gainesville at TRLS’ administrative office at 5800 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, Florida. Some travel may be required between offices.




1. Direct all aspects of the Human Resources operation for the organization including recruitment, onboarding and orientation, performance evaluation, discipline, corrective action, and separation from employment.


2. For recruitment, assist TRLS managers in drafting job descriptions and disseminating those descriptions to generate both a significant quantity and quality, of prospective candidates.


3. Partner with senior leadership and the executive team to develop and drive Diversity and Inclusion strategy and initiatives as well as help to build organizational cultural competency.


4. Participate in interviews of prospective candidates and conduct background and reference checks as well as employment verification on prospective hires.


5. Serve as TRLS’ language access coordinator by ensuring that bilingual job candidates are properly certified in non-English language fluency, offices are supplied with the appropriate language access materials, staff receive language access training, and serve as the general point person for language access issues.


6. Plan training for staff on Human Resources-related topics and emerging trends.


7. Maintain comprehensive and organized personnel records for existing and former staff.


8. Ensure that TRLS’ Employee Handbook is current and updated.


9. Assist in the selection, negotiation for, and administration of, all employee benefits including retirement and insurance plans.


10. Advise the TRLS executive team, and TRLS’ Board of Directors, in setting staff salaries and providing for changes in compensation.


12. Address questions, concerns, suggestions, and complaints from staff on human resources-related issues. Investigate claims, complaints, and grievances on issues including but not limited to, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and workplace health and safety concerns. The HR manager will prepare responses to or assist in the preparation of, responses to such grievances, claims, and complaints.


13. Consult with the management team and work with 3rd party vendors on compliance with labor and employment laws and regulations, including but not limited to, OSHA, Fair Labor Standards Act/Wage and hour, National Labor Relations Act, Unemployment Compensation, Workers’ Compensation, Americans with Disabilities Act, COBRA, Family, and Medical Leave Act, HIPAA, immigration, anti-discrimination laws, and any other laws related to personnel and human resources.


14. Assume a leadership role in TRLS’ response to the pandemic, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and guidelines.


16. Plan, organize and execute employee appreciation and recognition events.


17. Provide guidance and feedback on the technology needed for Human Resources purposes and ensure that all technology needs are competently addressed.


18. Prepare employment-related reports and assist in the preparation of grant applications and periodic reports to funders.


19. Other duties as assigned.


SUPERVISOR: The HR Manager will report directly to TRLS’ Executive Director but will also have significant interaction with TRLS’ Leadership Team. 


TRLS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate in the recruitment, selection, or advancement of employees on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, creed, age, religion, marital status, physical handicap, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by law.


Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits, leave provisions, and retirement plan.




Submission Deadline:

Organization Information:

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.

5800 NW 39th Avenue, Suite 102

Gainesville, Florida 32606

United States

Organization URL:




QUALIFICATIONS:  Commitment to TRLS’ mission as a law firm dedicated to the provision of quality legal assistance to the poor, abused, disabled and elderly and empowerment through preventive legal education.

Required: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field including Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, or similar field; Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience; Strong written and oral communication skills; Experience with case management software; Excellent judgment, professionalism and ethics.

Preferred: Relevant professional designation (PHR, SHRM). Experience in non-profit human resource management.

To Apply: 

 Send resume and three professional references to: The position will remain open until filled.


Submission Deadline: 
July 17, 2022
Organization Information: 
Three Rivers Legal Services
5800 NW 39th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32606
United States
Phone: 352-415-2328