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HR Business Partner

Date: Sep 25, 2022

Location: Sanford, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 44482

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and approximately 312 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

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


  • Business Partner

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.



    Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


    Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


    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.



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