HR Compliance Specialist | Kent, OH

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Kent, OH, US, 44240

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company







  • HR areas covered, but not limited to, Form I-9 compliance, E-Verify compliance, background screening submissions, various written and verbal reporting regarding unemployment and disability insurance, verifications of employment, invoice processing, Labor Law Poster compliance, and other areas as may be required.
  • Review and ensure employee application packets are accurate and complete.
  • Be familiar with USCIS immigration laws and regulations.
  • Maintain HR records regarding Form I-9 compliance, E-Verify compliance, background screening submissions.
  • Ensures accurate and necessary information retrieved from employees is documented clearly and thoroughly into employee records on SAP system, the background screening vendor and the DHS E-Verify computer system.
  • Initiate timely telephone calls, faxes or emails to appropriate supervisory personnel to obtain, document or pass along needed information regarding the Form I-9, E-Verify and background checks.
  • Process, manage and answer all employment verification requests in a timely manner.
  • Produce, review and submit unemployment and disability insurance reports.
  • Process, review and submit for payment various incoming invoices.
  • Ensure all work is accurate and complete, and processed in a timely manner in accordance with established Company policies, applicable legal requirements and specified deadlines.
  • Responsible for ensuring HR compliance at all times and work to resolve compliance issues according to Company policies and applicable legal requirements.
  • Assist with audit requests, as needed.



  • 1-3 years of HR generalist experience.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office applications, specifically with MS Word and Excel functions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, adaptable and flexible.
  • Ability to effectively manage confidential, complex issues to successful resolution.
  • Strong sense of service orientation and ability to meet multiple needs.
  • Proactive with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with a sense of urgency and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Knowledge of USCIS Form I-9 and E-Verify requirements a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP system a plus.
  • Knowledge of Successfactors software a plus.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Requisition Number: 109846  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1COR - Kent-Corporate 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland