21 days old

Sr. HR Generalist

Clesen Wholesale
Evanston, Illinois 60202
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Senior Human Resources Generalist

Clesen Wholesale is a premier grower and distributor of seasonal annual flowers and plants selling to independent garden centers, professional landscapers and mass markets in the Upper Midwest.  We are the largest single source of winter décor for outdoor holiday containers, decorating and landscape beds serving the entire US.  Established in 1941, our fourth-generation family business is enthusiastic and passionate about quality, selection and service.  We have three greenhouse facilities located in Evanston, Lake Villa and Grayslake, IL along with a distribution center in Northbrook, IL. 

We are a thriving business with years of continuous strong growth and an exciting vision for the future.  We are building a stronger culture with great teams and great individuals to help create beautiful environments for the public and private sectors. We understand that people are our most valuable asset.

We offer qualifying team members an excellent compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, paid-time off, 8 paid holidays and a 401(k) plan.

We are currently seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and personable Sr HR Generalist to join our dedicated and passionate team. This position is located in our corporate offices at our Evanston location.


The Sr. Human Resources Generalist is responsible for all HR functions including recruiting and onboarding, employee training and development, employee relations, payroll processing, compensation and benefits, performance management and HR process standardization. The Sr. Human Resources Generalist stays current with legal compliance and ensures all HR documentation is up to date, complete and accurate, including all employee files, insurance and benefit enrollment, record maintenance, employee handbook and job descriptions.


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • 3-5 years of related, demonstrated hands-on HR experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills (verbally and written)
  • Must have a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize


Posted: 2019-09-30 Expires: 2019-10-30

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