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Associate, Human Resources

Job Details

Chicago 1 - Chicago, IL


The Role

Gotham Greens is seeking a dynamic HR Associate to join the National Human Resources (HR) team to to support our two Chicago locations and execute on key local-level HR initiatives that support the Gotham Greens mission. 

What You'll Do

  • Work onsite at our Chicago, IL greenhouses managing the employee lifecycle in the region: recruiting, onboarding, training, and performance management.
  • Advise leaders and frontline employees regarding company policies, values, and performance expectations.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Partner with site level leadership to ensure HR practices support business objectives. 
  • Partner with our Employee Relations center of excellence on employee investigations and offboarding.
  • Other responsibilities as required.  

 Who You Are

  • 3+ years of Human Resources generalist and talent acquisition experience, preferably with exempt and non-exempt employee populations.
  • Spanish Fluency required. 
  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree preferred.
  • Consultative style and approach with the ability to develop credible relationships with local leadership.
  • Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters, utilizing sound judgement in a complex environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

Who We Are 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers. 

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.