HR Business Partner

Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: Fairfield, NJ, US, 07004 Gainesville, VA, US, 20156

Company: Herc Rentals


Req #: 57084

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.7 billion as of September 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 350 locations and has approximately 6,600 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

Salary Range: 70K - 90K 

HR Business Partners are aligned with the business to provide direct coordination and access to the HR COE Leadership Team and service areas.  Support the strategic focus and ensure delivery of COE objectives.


Responsible for providing effective employee relations, service employees by utilizing excellent problem solving and relationship skills, an in-depth knowledge of human resources generalist issues as well as policies and procedures, and knowledge of company products and services.


It is important that this individual support and drive HR strategy through the business in partnership with senior and local management. The Business Partner will work closely with business leaders and the HR Leadership Team to support deployment of a comprehensive HR Strategy. The full range of generalist knowledge will be needed to drive success


  • Responsible for local deployment of Global HR COE strategies. Ensure business case objectives for HR solutions/policy are met.
  • Focus HR initiatives to meet Operational needs. Manage day-to-day HR activities in employee relations, compensation, labor relations, benefits, staffing, training, and succession planning to support operational goals and business objectives
  • Act as an Employee Advocate
  • Communicate ideas to improve strategy.
  • Workforce planning is a function of the business unit – it will be the responsibility of the BP role to carry it out.
  • Staffing & Recruitment. Approve employment requisitions, participate in interviewing and career fairs when necessary. Ensures onboarding for all new employees is consistent as well as successfully prepares employees for their roles.
  • Ensure successful implementation of all COE initiatives. Active partner with local management to implement HR programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Training & Development. Mentor, develop and coach staff providing guidance, leadership, and coaching to achieve results that are in alignment with business objectives.
  • Employee relations - Conduct investigations and provide written findings and recommended actions
  • DOT Compliance
  • Ensure consistent discipline practices and legal compliance. Provide management guidance on HR laws and regulations.
  • Union Avoidance

Professional Experience

Educational Background

Bachelor or Master - Human Resource Management or a Bachelor's degree with significant experience in Human Resources

Conditions of Employment

A minimum of 1-3 years experience and a proven track record in an HR position. Experience in recruitment and -labor relations.


    Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


    Keeping you healthy

    Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

    Life and disability insurance

    Flex spending and health savings accounts

    Virtual Health Visits

    24 Hour Nurse Line

    Healthy Pregnancy Program

    Tobacco Cessation Program

    Weight Loss Program



    Building Your Financial Future

    401(k) plan with company match

    Employee Stock Purchase Program



    Life & Work Harmony

    Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

    Paid parental leave.

    Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

    Tuition Reimbursement Program

    Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


    Protecting You & Your Family

    Company Paid Life Insurance

    Supplemental Life Insurance

    Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

    Company Paid Disability Insurance

    Supplemental Disability Insurance

    Group Legal Plan

    Critical Illness Insurance

    Accident Insurance


    Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


    please email resumes to [email protected] 

    Nearest Major Market: New York City
    Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

    Job Segment: HR Generalist, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, Event Planning, Compliance, Human Resources, Hospitality, Legal