Coborn's, Inc.

HR Generalist

Job Locations US-ND-Bismarck
# of Openings
Posted Date
Work Schedule
Variable Shifts, Including Weekends if needed
Coborn's Support Center
Human Resources
Afternoon, Morning
Employee Status

Coborn's Wants YOU

Coborn’s, Inc. is looking for an enthusiastic and confident Human Resource Generalist who is passionate about people! As a Human Resource Generalist, you will be responsible partnering with your assigned store and department leaders to provide human resource expertise on all aspects of talent acquisition and human resources. If you are ready and willing to jump in and be a contributor to the growth and success of Coborn’s, Inc. then we would love to talk to you!


A day in the life of the Human Resource Generalist may include any combination of the below duties (and more!):


  • Champions a positive guest culture with a “Say Yes to the Guest” approach, where each of our internal and external guests are treated as our most important guest.
  • Proactively builds the candidate talent pool by seeking out and building relationships with top talent for current and future job openings. Includes direct calls, networking, posting and engaging on social media, sourcing candidates from various groups, hosts in-store job fairs, attends external job fairs, etc. Is a key player in bringing on the right talent in the right jobs.
  • Provides Human Resources advice, support, consultation and guidance, including application of HR policies and processes, with leaders and employees. Navigates and recommends resolutions on employee issues; leads employee relations initiatives and investigations to ensure a positive and fair work environment, while maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations. 
  • Continually partners with leadership to build positive employee outcomes by establishing and maintaining connections with leaders. Helps shape a remarkable work environment by staying abreast of current trends and anticipating impending employee concerns or needs. Participates in employee recognition initiatives and events.
  • Conducts an engaging new hire orientation that mirrors our dynamic company culture.
  • Maintains timekeeping records and submits to corporate payroll according to deadlines.
  • Facilitates development training programs to increase the knowledge, skills and abilities of all employees and leadership. Assists with succession planning to further develop high potential employees. 
  • Assures and maintains general compliance with state and federal regulations for all human resources practices while also maintaining and tracking various reports and HR metrics.
  • Responds to government requests for unemployment information and hearings.



The ideal candidate for this position:

  • is a high-energy, enthusiastic, and confident human resource “rock star” with excellent communication and relationship building skills;
  • has proven experience in human resources;
  • possesses a detailed knowledge of human resource best practices;
  • is able to work with internal employees and external candidates as well as with all levels of leadership;
  • is self-motivated and possesses excellent organization, planning, and time management skills, and is able to multi-task across multiple projects with varying deadlines; and
  • has a working knowledge of all employment laws, including Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action, Americans with Disabilities Act, FMLA, Workers’ Compensation, and Harassment (preferred).

A Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field is preferred. One to three year of experience as a human resource generalist is preferred. Must be able to travel locally (day trips) between stores and work outside of normal business hours as needed.


At Coborn's, Inc., we go all out to "Be Remarkable." Our culture celebrates employee ideas and encourages creative innovations. We're growing, learning, and overflowing with energy. In a dynamic atmosphere that welcomes diversity, we are investing in our employees, along with the growth of our company. Imagine your career potential in this amazing opportunity!

Coborn's, Inc. is a fast-growing employee-owned grocery retailer located the Midwest. Our company provides several grocery store formats to include Coborn's, Cash Wise and Save-A-Lot stores and we offer unique online grocery home delivery services through our CobornsDelivers and Cash Wise Delivers locations. Coborn's Inc. also owns and operates liquor stores under the Coborn's Liquor, Cash Wise Liquor, and Captain Jack's brands. Additionally, our fuel and convenience division, in-house grocery warehouse and distribution center, in-house Central Bakery, and Tops Cleaners are significant assets to our operations. We also have a handful of other retail entities in the markets where the fit is right: Little Dukes, Holiday Stationstores, Ace Hardware, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, and Subway. Our remarkable employees strive to inspire happiness, healthy living and simplicity for each guest at our stores. With a vibrant work environment, ongoing opportunities for career growth, and generous benefits packages for both full-time and part-time employees, Coborn's offers a bright future for all employee owners.


EEO/AA Employer - All qualified individuals, including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


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