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Loveland Living Planet Aquarium

Human Resources Generalist

The Living Planet Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides the community with countless educational opportunities to understand and respect our precious Earth and its living ecosystems, from the Utah deserts and mountains, to rain forest habitats, to the planet’s vast oceans. Working at The Living Planet Aquarium is more than just a job, it is purpose-driven work. We need exceptionally talented and hardworking team members to join us on our mission of inspiring people to explore, discover and learn about Earth’s diverse ecosystems. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, flexible spending account, 401(k) with match, PTO, Holiday Pay, New Child Leave, Aquarium Memberships and passes, and much more.

The Living Planet Aquarium recognizes and embraces human diversity. Different perspectives and experiences matter and everyone belongs. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or military status. People from all diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Living Planet Aquarium is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process. Should you require accommodations, please contact


Position: Human Resources Generalist

Reports To: Director of Human Resources


Position Summary:

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Director of Human Resources.  This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: department development, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, onboarding, performance management, benefit administration, compensation, policy implementation, and recruitment/employment. This includes ensuring proper communication, understanding and application of company programs, policies and procedures. The HR Generalist will model an outstanding work ethic, excellence in people skills and have a high degree of integrity.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as the first point of HR contact for Aquarium employees.
  • Assist in the development and administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs.
  • Responsible for the full cycle recruitment of non-exempt employees and the onboarding of all employees.
  • Administer and communicate benefits programs to include claims resolution, and change reporting.
  • Maintain and audit human resources files and HRIS records.
  • Responsible for Workers’ Comp and OSHA compliance
  • Leave of Absence Management and Accommodation Management.
  • Assist and support Employee Engagement initiatives such as employee appreciation events, Town Hall meetings, employee surveys, and employee recognition.
  • Coach managers on the Performance Counseling process and forms.
  • Oversee performance evaluation program.
  • Respond to requests for employment verifications.
  • Maintain HR process documentation.
  • Assist in creating an environment that provides a world-class experience for guests as well as staff.
  • Act as an advocate for the staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of relevant experience in the HR field.
  • Must have at least two (2) years’ experience in Human Resources. Recruiting and/or training experience preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Knowledge of Federal and State employment laws.
  • Exceptional customer service, a sense of urgency, and detail orientation is required.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive material and maintain confidential information with a high degree of professionalism.
  • Self-motivated and takes initiative to improve current processes and procedures.
  • Sharp attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Outstanding facilitation and presentation skills preferred.


Special Working Conditions:

The position will primarily be in an office environment. Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.

While this job description attempts to describe the essential functions of the position, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. It does not restrict management’s right to assign or reassign duties or responsibilities to this job at any time. The overall work environment while performing this job includes exposure to weather conditions and the noise level is usually moderate. The employee is expected to adhere to all policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the policies.

How to Apply

Please submit an application on our website by clicking the link below. 

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
12033 S Lone Peak Parkway
Draper, UT 84020
Phone: 8013553474

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