Credit Union:

Kitsap Credit Union


Bremerton, WA



Job Description:


Kitsap Credit Union is hiring for a full-time salaried hybrid Director of Human Resources to work out of our Harborside location in beautiful Kitsap County. The Director, Human Resources is responsible for directing employees and ensuring that our human resources programs and initiatives are effective, efficient, and stay in alignment with overall business objectives.  This position will oversee, plan, lead, direct, develop, and/or coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the HR department ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the mission and talent strategies.  Oversees, promotes and/or implements human resources values and programs including compensation; benefits; employee relations; performance management; talent acquisition; succession planning; employee life cycle; policies and procedures; and risk mitigation.


Quick Facts

Seniority level:  Director

Reports to:  VP, Human Resources

Employment Type: full- time, salaried

Working hours:  Monday-Friday 8 AM -5 PM

Grade:  11

Industry: Banking

Job Functions: Human Resources, Administration, & Benefit


Typical Job Duties

  •  Implements human resources strategies by establishing department accountabilities, including; talent acquisition, staffing, employment processing, compensation, health and welfare benefits, records management, safety and health, succession planning, employee relations and retention, and AA/EEO compliance.
  • Manages human resources operations by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, developing, counseling, and disciplining staff; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing staff job contributions; maintaining compensation; resolving problems; and implementing change.
  • Supports management by providing human resources direction, advice, and counsel. Guides management and employee actions by developing HR guidelines, communicating the guidelines and enforcing organization values.
  • Leads compliance with all existing governmental and labor legal requirements including any related to EEO, ADA, FMLA, DOL, Unemployment, and L&I.
  • Oversees employee benefit programs including enrollment, compliance testing, administration, and vendor management. Facilitates the 401(k) committee meetings ensuring compliance and fiduciary responsibility.
  • Guides management and employee actions by researching, developing, writing, and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines; communicating and enforcing organization values. Partner with leaders to develop manageable standards that promote efficiency and protect from risk.  Lead efforts to update and maintain the handbook.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.


This role may be right for you if you are an innovative leader with a keen understanding of implantations, talent strategy, & ensuring legal compliance is followed. You frequently describe yourself as someone who thinks critically and analytically and has a strong stakeholder orientation. Your previous employers praise your conflict management and resolutions experience, change management skills and strong interpersonal communication. Your colleagues and friends would describe you as a goal driven person, and you get excited about producing results both for yourself and others! People matter to you- and your family, friends and coworkers value your relationship and rely on you for big picture advice that doesn’t neglect people needs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or related field required.
  • Minimum 8 years’ related work experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • SHRM-SCP/CP, SPHR/PHR, and/or CCP/CBP certifications.
  • Master’s Degree.


******Employment is contingent upon satisfactory credit, background, and reference checks.  Kitsap Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to sex, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status.******