Sr. Human Resources Business Partner (On-site)

Location: Wimauma, FL

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Job Posted
Feb 23, 2024
Company: Parallel

Company & Role Overview


Everyone is welcome here. Each of us is unique, and that's what makes us amazing. We believe in inclusiveness and celebrating each person's individuality, because there's power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together. That's why we provide equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. So, bring yourself and your best ideas; when we feel safe and comfortable being ourselves, there's no limit to what we can achieve.



  • Ability to navigate and influence leaders in a complex matrixed organization and adapt quickly to changing business needs.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all matters related to the labor union.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with union representatives.
  • Lead and participate in union negotiations, contract renewals, and dispute resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations, including the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).
  • Provide guidance and support to employees and managers in resolving workplace issues and conflicts.
  • Continuous improvement mindset with the ability to lead and facilitate change.
  • Conduct investigations as necessary and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Develop and implement employee relations programs and initiatives to improve employee engagement and satisfaction.
  • Stay updated on federal, state, and local labor laws and ensure company policies and practices are in compliance.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with the HR team to facilitate the recruitment and onboarding process, ensuring a smooth transition for new employees.
  • Assist in the performance appraisal process and provide guidance on performance improvement plans.
  • Collect and analyze HR data to identify trends and provide insights to improve HR processes and practices.
  • Prepare regular reports on HR metrics for management.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Master's degree in HR or Labor Relations is a plus.
  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification (Preferred).
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in HR, with a focus on union relations and labor negotiations.
  • Experience supporting a union environment is strongly preferred.
  • Courage to make tough decisions and deliver difficult messages with professionalism and poise.
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous business situations.
  • Strong understanding of labor laws and regulations, including the NLRA.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilities.
  • Proficiency in HRIS and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Age 21 or over (Industry Requirement)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Industry Requirement)
  • Valid Government-Issued Photo ID (Industry Requirement)


  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time for 8 hours a day.
  • Will be required to move around the facility that can include environments of heat and humidity.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery.
  • Frequently communicates with other employees/customers. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.


  • Are self-motivated; micro-managing isn't fun for anyone
  • Roll your sleeves up and do the work; strategy is important, but so is getting stuff done
  • Can work fast and be flexible; our industry is always changing
  • Play nice with others; we collaborate with each other a lot
  • Think creatively; sometimes, the "traditional" solution isn't the best one


  • Employee discount
  • Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with possibility of a company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs
  • Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Pet Insurance
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism through our Parallel Cares program


Our Vision

Our Mission

Our Values -

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.


Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Charitable Gift Matching, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Education Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote

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About Parallel

Parallel is one of the largest privately-held, vertically-integrated, multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. with active operations in five high-growth cannabis markets. In each market we are known by distinct retail brand names:  ‍

  • Florida: Surterra Wellness
  • Massachusetts: NETA 
  • Texas: goodblend 
  • Pennsylvania: goodblend 
  • Nevada: The Apothecary Shoppe

Parallel is building a leading well-being company and are looking for the best, most diverse talent to join our team. We have a high-performance, inclusive, and employee-focused culture, that focuses just as much on how we do things as on what we do. We strive for the highest compliance to our laws and regulations, while finding the most efficient and innovation solutions that will benefit how we continue to serve our customers.