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Human Resources Generalist III

Human Resources Generalist III

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Wonderful Citrus is seeking a talented and experienced Human Resource Generalist to support our South Texas operations in the Rio Grande Valley. You will focus on supporting our production and farming teams, as well as other administrative support teams. This is a "hands-on" HR role that requires a person who is capable of being a trusted advisor to management and an advocate for our employees. This role also requires effective partnering across the HR function through teamwork and collaboration to deliver value-added services to management and employees. You will need strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, able to manage multiple priorities and to maintain high levels of confidentiality. This individual will report to the HR Director of our Texas platform.


Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.


  • Partner with leaders to understand the business and develop an approach which will strengthen culture, improve performance, and enhance engagement.
  • Partner with the Delano based HR, Benefits, and Talent Acquisition teams to seamlessly administer the various HR processes and programs.
  • Ensure the consistent application and approach of our programs and policies.
  • Advise business leaders on execution of performance management and talent management processes to promote a culture of high performance, continuous growth and development.
  • Assist management in evaluating performance of team members, providing guidance regarding coaching, counseling and development. Ensure employees have the right skills, tools and talents to perform their roles, and that the business has the right talent in the right roles.
  • Collaborate with our Talent Acquisition team, with a strong focus on employment onboarding and the new hire experience.
  • Manage the resolution of complex employee relations issues, lead investigations of employee complaints and partner with HR Director when needed. Advise and counsel management regarding appropriate disciplinary actions to create consistency and mitigate legal risk.
  • Maintain knowledge of human resource industry trends and new employment related legislation and communicate policies, procedures and program revisions as necessary to assigned client groups.
  • Analyze HR data to proactively identify trends, and provide recommendations to client groups for improvement.
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and to be constantly seeking ways to improve workflow and processes.
  • Partner with the compensation/benefits, talent acquisition, and talent development teams to ensure the business can attract, motivate, develop and retain great talent through effective resourcing, training & development, performance management and reward strategies.


  • BA/BS in Business Administration or related field highly desirable.
  • 4+ Years progressively responsible technical and/or administrative experience in human resources or similar environment.
  • Knowledge of HR practices and procedures.
  • Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook); experience with HRIS desirable.
  • Ability to see the "big picture" business perspective, but able to "roll up your sleeves" and do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desired.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and the general public.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in daily operations; and conduct daily duties in a professional appearance and manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment3
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License; acceptable driving record


Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

The Wonderful Citrus Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status or protected veteran status, ancestry, age or any other categories protected by law.