Date:  Oct 7, 2021

Honolulu, HI, US, 96813

Job Function:  Human Resources
Requisition Number:  2095

Title:  Human Resource Coordinator


Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns and operates market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets. Par Pacific combines experience in the oil and gas industry with corporate financing know-how. We bring this unique strength to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, entrepreneurial organization, we actively pursue new opportunities in response to local market demands and changing external environments.


The Role 

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager. the HR Coordinator position, will provide administrative support in all functions of the human resource department.


The Opportunity 


  • Provide human resources support for employees on a wide range of HR tasks and projects.
  • Responsible for compliance in all personnel files to include Employee Records, Medical, Benefits, Worker’s Comp, Reports, I-9 E-Verify and Voluntary Identification files.
  • Perform payroll function to include timesheets, personnel transactions, payroll requests, adjustments and audits.
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate Human Resource Information System (HRIS), such as processing employee updates and changes and generating various reports.
  • Administer employee leave to include FMLA, HFLL, TDI, LTD and Worker’s Compensation.
  • Assist employees with daily inquiries, verification of employment, service awards and policies. 
  • Conduct Exit Interviews and off-boarding of employees.
  • Adopt, participate and comply with company policies, procedures and safety programs.
  • Responsible for generating requisitions, processing bills and invoices for HR vendors.
  • Always keep personnel issues and other information confidential.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The Requirements 

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the HR Coordinator opportunity, you will have: 


  • High School Diploma or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum:  2-5 years Human Resources experience.
  • Minimum:  Proficient with MS Office Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Minimum:  Experience working with various applications and databases, highly desired.
  • Strong understanding of HR Law including FMLA, ADA, HIPPA, EEOC, ADEA.
  • Natural ability to build strong working relationships with organizational leaders.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize according to management directives.
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills, and creativity.
  • Good judgment and use of common sense and tact are extremely important.







Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.

Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

Learning on the fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Organizing: Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently; arranges information and files in a useful manner.

Problem solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

Team Player: Participates actively and positively towards team goals and objectives.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities. 


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Must have ability to read and interpret data; prepare written communications and reports.
    • Must have excellent communications skills with the ability to coach and counsel others.
    • Must have physical ability to utilize office communications and computer equipment.
    • Must be available to respond to facility emergency and/or business related needs during off-hours.
    • Ability to stand and walk.
    • Ability to see with 20/40 vision (corrective lenses acceptable).
    • Ability to hear (hearing aids acceptable) to be able to communicate with internal and external individuals, and for safety purposes.
    • Some reaching overhead, gripping, wrist movement, and finger dexterity,
    • Ability to push/pull with arms up to a force of 20 pounds.


Work Environment

    • Fast-paced, M-F, 8am-5pm, may require overtime



More Good Reasons to work for Par:  


Unique culture

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- a niche player in the energy space that operates in logistically complex markets. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneur-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in. 


Location, location, location 

Because Par Pacific is located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. The office where you will work is located in a vibrant area of the city with plenty of places for lunch or to wind down after work


Opportunistic growth strategy

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies. 


Excellent compensation

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; a robust allotment of paid time off; a 401(k) with company match; retirement savings plans; educational reimbursement; and more. 


Keys to Success 

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development. 

In addition, in order to be a successful Human Resource Business coordinator, you will: 

    • Be proactive 
    • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
    • Organize and Prioritize
    • Achieve goals independently and contribute as a team player 
    • Identify ways to improve processes and controls 
    • Combine analytical skills and creativity in solving problems 
    • Strong work ethic and accountability 
    • Effectively communicate with the team and ask questions 


The Company 


Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure businesses with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 150 Mbpd. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. We operate 123 fuel retail outlets in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR". 


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting. 


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status,genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law. 




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Nearest Secondary Market: Hawaii

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