Human Resources Generalist

Location: St Thomas Usv

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Caribbean

Job Category: Human Resources

Publish Date: June 10, 2019

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


Responsible for assisting all business units in achieving corporate objectives in the USVI and Puerto Rico. Provides pro-active and daily solutions, expert counsel and accurate and timely HR information to clients, employees and the management of Tropical Shipping. Provides counsel to management on application of policy, and resolves employee relations issues. Serves as resource in providing advice to employees on personnel related issues. As a strategic consultative business partner, is responsible for helping attract, develop and retain employees through planning, development of HR programs and activities. Administers applicant testing, and maintains applicant tracking system.






Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or in a related field


Three years of Human Resources experience, including one year in recruiting or employee relations.


Valid Local Driver's License.


10% travel to other Tropical locations.


Office Environment - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer. Ability to bend or stoop to retrieve lower shelf files. Ability to reach overhead to retrieve upper shelf files. ability to sit 1/3 - 2/3 of day. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling.