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HR Generalist/Payroll & Benefits Administrator, Part Time

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for implementing policy and completing all human resource activities, processing payroll, deals with employee issues and provides support to upper management. HR Generalist will undertake a wide range of HR tasks, including administering employee benefits. HR Generalist will maintain Foundation systems to ensure all employee records are up-to-date and confidential. HR Generalist will act as the main point of contact for employees’ queries on HR-related topics. The goal is to ensure the HR department’s operations will be running smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to the organization as a whole.

Time % Summary of major duties:
20% General HR:
• Provide personnel policy and procedure guidance to employees and management.
• Maintain up-to-date knowledge of federal and state employment law and compliance requirements.
• You will demonstrate a high level of integrity with personnel, payroll and financial information at all times
• Respond to human resources-related inquiries.

30% Employee Benefit Administration:
• Supports the administration of all health and welfare benefit plans for The M S Hershey Foundation.
• Administers retirement programs for employees of The M S Hershey Foundation including 403(b) Plan, Pension and Retiree Health and Welfare Plans. Coordinating all ERISA meetings, IRS filings, and annual reporting requirements. Tracks and monitors all controlled group issues and reporting.
• Coordinate open enrollments, changes, and training for employee benefits programs.
• Create and distribute internal communications regarding status changes, benefits, or company policies.

40% Payroll Related Tasks:
• Administers the bi-weekly payroll process that ensures timely remuneration of all hourly and salaried employees.
• Completes the filing of all necessary withholding deposits and other related bi-weekly tasks.

10% Employee Hiring and Retention Support:
• Collaborate with the human resources team ensure make sure vacated positions are filled when required
• Administers on boarding process including background checks, criminal and child abuse checks, and full-time benefit orientation
• Review resignation information, conducting exit interviews when necessary, to ensure that senior managers are aware of reasons for resigning and documentation as it relates to unemployment and personnel policy are adhered to.
• Maintain employee personnel records and all confidential human resources files.
• Work with 3rd party administrator of Unemployment Comp program for sharing of information and examination of claims.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
• Need to be able to move between Foundation and entities.
• Highly detail oriented
• Analytical ability essential
• Needs knowledge of payroll tax law for local/state/federal jurisdictions
• Microsoft excel knowledge required
• Good written and oral communication

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Education: Degree or certification in a HR/Payroll related field preferred
Experience: 3-5 years general HR/Payroll experience required, experience with ADP a plus

This position requires criminal history background checks in addition to child abuse background checks as a condition of employment

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to BBeck@MSHersheyFoundation.org.

Chocolate Tastings Associate, 12 – 20 hours a week

Do you love chocolate as much as we do? Join our  Tastings team! Chocolate Tastings Associates are responsible for serving flights of drinking chocolates for the general public and private groups.

Major Duties/Responsibilities
Prepare and serve drinking chocolates for our guests.
Responsible for monitoring and maintaining specialized equipment, such as chocolate dispensers.
Clean-up of both work spaces and guest tables between tastings, and at the end of the day.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
Weekend availability is a must. 
Great customer service skills and the ability to multitask are a must.
Ability to stand for 4 to 5 hours.
Associates will be working by themselves most of the time, but being a good team worker is also a must.
The position also requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties as well as opportunities at other local attractions.

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Visitor Experience Associate, Part Time, 15 – 25 hours a week

This position is key to the success of The Hershey Story and a seamless visitor experience. This position assists guests in all areas of their visit to The Hershey Story. They must be knowledgeable about all visitor opportunities at The Hershey Story, including the Museum Experience and Special Exhibit Gallery, Chocolate Lab, Chocolate Tasting, Café and Museum Shop. The position requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties as well as opportunities at other local attractions.

Major Duties/Responsibilities
Responsible for selling tickets to the Museum Experience, Chocolate Lab classes and Chocolate Tasting.
Enhance the visitor experience by informing guests of all opportunities at The Hershey Story, other Hershey properties and local attractions.
Welcome guests, answer questions, and provide information in a friendly and inviting manner.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
Computer knowledge a plus
Special Work Hours (weekends, evenings, holidays, work a varied schedule)
Good Communication skills
May be required to stand for 2-3 hours at a time.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Applicants must be at least 16 years old, experience working directly with the public preferred.
This position requires criminal history background checks in addition to child abuse background checks as a condition of employment.

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Museum Experience Associate, Part Time, 15 – 25 hours a week

Seeking engaging and enthusiastic Museum Experience Associates (MEA) to provide front line support to visitors and school groups to The Hershey Story Museum Experience. Applicants must be knowledgeable about all visitor opportunities at The Hershey Story, including the Museum Experience and Special Exhibit Gallery, Chocolate Lab, Chocolate Tasting, Café and Museum Shop. The position requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties as well as opportunities at other local attractions.

Major Duties/Responsibilities
Assist visitors with wayfinding and general information about The Hershey Story and answers questions related to museum exhibit content.
Enhance the visitor experience by informing guests of all opportunities at The Hershey Story, other Hershey properties and local attractions.
Assist public during special events and programs on an as needed basis.
Monitor exhibit interactives and video presentations, report operational issues, and provide security and light maintenance of exhibit areas.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:
Computer knowledge a plus
Special Work Hours (weekends, evenings, holidays, work a varied schedule)
Excellent Communication skills
May be required to stand for 2-3 hours at a time.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Applicants must be at least 16 years old, experience working directly with the public preferred.
This position requires criminal history background checks in addition to child abuse background checks as a condition of employment.

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Museum Shop Associate, Part-Time, 10-15 hours per week

This position assists guests with purchases in the retail shop, communicates guest feedback to the retail manager, ensures that the shop is neat and clean and stock is filled in a timely manner. Weekends and holidays required.

This position is also responsible for money handling and daily reconciliation of a cash drawer. The position requires a general knowledge of all Hershey properties, as well as opportunities at other local attractions.

This is a year ’round position.

Minimum skills and requirements

  • Applicants must be 16 years or older
  • Applicants must be available on weekends and holidays
  • Computer knowledge
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for up to 3 hours
  • Ability to interact with the public, good oral communication skills
  • 1-2 years experience interacting with the public preferred

This position requires criminal history background checks in addition to child abuse background checks as a condition of employment.

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The M.S. Hershey Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions, including all hiring decisions, are made without regard to race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, non-job-related disability, veteran status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate as compared to a high school diploma, or any other trait protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We strive to hire the hardest working and most qualified individual .

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