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Planet Federal HR Generalist in Washington, District Of Columbia

About Us.

Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delivers an unprecedented dataset of empirical information via a revolutionary cloud-based platform to decision-makers in commercial, environmental, humanitarian, and government sectors. Planet is both a space company and data company all rolled into one.

Planet Federal works with U.S. government customers to use Planet's data and machine learning-powered analytics to develop new technologies, power research, and understand some of our world?s toughest challenges.

We have a people-centric approach toward culture and community and we are iterating in a way that puts our team members first and prepares our company for growth.

Join Planet and be a part of our mission to change the way people see the world.

The Role: HR Generalist

Based in Washington DC, we are in search of an experienced HR Generalist who will be responsible for applying business knowledge and human resources expertise. He or she will assist in providing a wide range of HR support and advice. The successful candidate will play a key role in the success of the organization by offering guidance on recruitment, performance management, employee relations and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and senior management.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Implement and administer employee policies

  • Provide high-quality advice and service to management on daily employee relations and performance management issues

  • Manage the Recruiting Lifecycle including sourcing quality candidates

  • Support the organization in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience

  • Maintain ongoing relationships with employment agencies to ensure the selection of the most qualified candidates

  • Identify ways to improve policies and procedures

  • Prepare termination and severance letters

  • Manage company benefits administration

  • Provide various duties in regards to office management

  • Develops human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information; recommending courses of action.

  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Required Professional Experience:

  • Bachelor?s Degree in Human Resources Management or related discipline

  • 7+ years? experience in HR

  • Expertise in HR policies and procedures

  • Strong knowledge of hiring processes

  • Understanding of HR best practices and current regulations

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

  • HR Start-up experience in a technology environment

  • Demonstrate a high level of flexibility in an ambiguous environment

  • Service-oriented, with high level of professionalism and discretion

  • Familiarity with Google suite

  • Excellent communication skills\

Some press about us:

Our CEO, Will Marshall's Dreamforce Talk (https://www.salesforce.com/video/183624/)

"Tiny Satellites ushering in the New Space Revolution" Bloomberg Businessweek

"The All-Seeing Eye in the Sky video" (https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2017-06-28/the-all-seeing-eye-in-the-sky-video) Bloomberg Businessweek video

"Planet And Rocket Lab Create Mission Patch To Honor Women In Aerospace" (https://www.planet.com/pulse/planet-rocket-lab-mission-patch-women-in-aerospace/) ?Planet Blog

Join Us:

We are committed to building a diverse team and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We invest in the best people and treat them right. We offer competitive compensation plans that are commensurate with experience and have great benefits. Our sales team enjoys an aggressive variable commission plan that rewards for achievement.

Send us your cover letter and resume to HR@federal.planet.com, detailing your related experience as well as why you are interested in Planet Federal. Candidates without relevant Federal sales experience, imagery, geospatial or geographic-related experience need not apply.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

I understand that failure to reveal any prior employer, or giving false or misleading information by me on any part of this Application for Employment can result in disqualification for employment consideration or, if hired, may be grounds for termination from the company or its' subsidiaries. I understand that if I am hired, my employment is for no definite time and may be terminated at any time without prior notice.

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