HR Coordinator

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at sweetgreen
Culver City, CA

HR Coordinator

Reports To: Head of Treehouse, People

Location: Los Angeles, CA

The HR Coordinator is a member of the People Team at sweetgreen, and is responsible for supporting many People processes and administrative tasks as needed. These tasks may include, but are not limited to, onboarding, offboarding, I-9 compliance, employment verifications, employee relations, People systems administration and internal company reporting. 

Additionally, the HR Coordinator will serve as liaison between our team members and People team by responding to various People inquiries as they are received and escalating serious concerns as appropriate.

In support of a high-growth organization, the People team is simultaneously focused on developing and improving these processes as well as ensuring efficient day-to-day support for our operations and employees. Our ideal candidate possesses tremendous multi-tasking skills, is a team player, and manages competing priorities, with a passion for supporting people and being a vital resource to the team. 

Core Job Duties + Responsibilities

  • Assists employees and management with HR questions, concerns, or requests.
  • Triages employee inquiries or concerns to the correct department for prompt resolution.
  • Serves as systems administrator for HRIS, I-9 Management, Leaves of absence, and various HR systems and reporting.
  • Responds thoughtfully and thoroughly to inquiries to minimize unnecessary follow-up and clarifications.
  • Runs regular reports to support needs of multiple departments and initiatives including internal audits for governance and compliance.
  • Conducts employee verifications. 
  • Support with I-9 compliance by fielding I-9 related inquiries and audits.
  • Fosters ongoing relationships with various members of the People and Field teams to collaborate on HR related assignments as needed.
  • Supports onboarding, offboarding, and change/transfer processes and communications for employees. 
  • Supports leaves administration.
  • Assists with the recruitment and interview process as needed.
  • Files and saves documents into appropriate employee files.
  • Performs administrative duties as needed.

Desired Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • At least two years related experience required.
  • SHRM-CP, aPHR, or PHR credential preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Working understanding of human resource principles, practices and procedures.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suite or related software.
  • Bi-lingual a plus.
  • Experience with Ulti-Pro a plus.

What you'll get

  • Three different medical plans to suit your and your family's needs
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO plan
  • 401k; company match of 50% up to 3% of employee contribution
  • 5 months paid family leave; we believe in fully supporting new parents
  • Employee HSA and FSA
  • Complimentary greens
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Free sweetgreen swag

Come join the sweetlife!

About sweetgreen

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

sweetgreen participates in the federal government's E-Verify program to determine employment eligibility. To learn more about the E-Verify program, please click here.


  • 401k Matching

    We'll match 50% of your contribution up to 3%.

  • 5 Months Paid Family Leave

    We believe in fully supporting new parents.

  • Free Greens

    Get your fill of sweetgreen with a weekly stipend.

  • Dog-Friendly Office

    Your four-legged friends are welcome!

  • Unlimited Vacation

    Take time to recharge with uncapped paid time off.

  • Office Snacks Galore

    We’ll say it, our snack game is on point.

  • Community Impact Hours

    Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Do what you love on *and* off the clock.

  • Career Development

    We offer training and support for career advancement.


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