Employee Relations Specialist - Human Resources #669

Date: Jan 21, 2021

Location: La Crosse, WI, US, 54603

Company: Kwik Trip Inc

Location: Department #669  1626 Oak Street  La Crosse , WI  54603  
Requisition: 109951 
Shift: Daytime
Education Experience: Bachelor's Degree
Employment Experience: 1-3 years

Already a Kwik Trip Co-worker?  Follow this link to apply:  myapps.kwiktrip.com 

Due to Kwik Trip’s continued growth and success we are adding a Full-Time Employee Relations Specialist.  While best known for our product and service offerings to our 8 million retail guests each week throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, a lesser known fact is that beautiful La Crosse, WI is home to our ever expanding 140+ acre support campus.  Our La Crosse Campus includes a wide variety of production facilities, distribution center, truck maintenance facility, transportation/logistics, store construction, fuel trading, sales, and pretty much every support department you can imagine a 29,000 coworker strong organization would have. 

Job Description:


This coworker will be responsible for educating our leaders on employee relations best practices to promote positive and productive relationships between leaders and coworkers.


Regular tasks include:

  • Implementing effective, fair, and consistent employee relation strategies
  • Leading, directing, and at times, conducting workplace investigations
  • Coaching leaders at all levels of organization to ensure that adverse employment actions (discipline, suspension, termination, etc.)  are made in compliance with company policies, Mission/Values, and local, State and Federal Laws
  • Policy development, communication, training, and analytics 


Our Employee Relations team members work both individually and as part of a team to help ensure our culture is maintained while minimizing significant legal risk to the organization.



  • Educational background normally attained through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a Human Resource Management, Sociology, Psychology or commensurate experience
  • Minimum of 1 year general Human Resource, Social Work or leadership experience.  However 2+ years working with employment related matters is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of EEO, NLRA, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, federal and state laws, and other HR compliance issues 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate (oral and written) effectively with customers and/or coworkers where strong interpersonal skills are required
  • Experience with handling highly sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • High customer service standards
  • Strong time management, judgment, decision making and problem solving skills
  • Self-directed
  • Detail-orientated and proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment 

Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday, daytime hours.


Internal applicants:  Apply through Career Central > Careers.  Additionally, all internal applicants must upload a resume and cover-letter summarizing why their experience makes them a strong candidate for this exciting opportunity.


Kwik Trip, Inc. OVERVIEW:

For over 50 years, Kwik Trip, Inc. has operated friendly, clean, trusted, family-owned, local convenience stores in communities throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa. With a commitment to generosity, Kwik Trip, Inc. is dedicated to treating co-workers and guests like family. We continue to look for ways to improve our guest shopping experience and product offerings, as well as to ensure we provide a safe and fun work environment for our co-workers. We offer competitive wage and benefits and continue to invest in our family of co-workers and provide them with career advancement and growth opportunities.

Kwik Trip, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Function: Customer Service; General Business; Human Resources; Legal; Management; Professional Services; Research; Retail; Strategy - Planning

Nearest Major Market: La Crosse
Nearest Secondary Market: Winona

Job Segment: Retail Sales, HR, Facilities, Employee Relations, Retail, Human Resources, Operations