Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) | Oxford, CT

Clay Lacy Aviation is looking for a strong, highly experienced Human Resources Business Partner for our full-service FBO at our Oxford, CT airport. If you meet the minimum requirements in this job description and are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

 Position Summary

The Human Resources Business Partner reports to the Human Resources Director. The HR Business Partner (HRBP) position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues to our line service, customer service, charter, sales, maintenance, flight crew, and marketing support teams.

The successful HRBP acts as an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with our HR department and business management, the HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP maintains an effective level of business literacy about the business unit’s financial position, its midrange plans, its culture, and its competition. Adheres to and promotes the Clay Lacy Vision, Mission, and Values daily.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


  • Conducts meetings with respective business units.
  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough, and objective investigations.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to the day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with legal counsel as needed/required.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line service management, customer service management, charter management, and sales and marketing management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Supports and spearheads projects such as systems implementations
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Develops agreement terms for new hires, promotions, and transfers.
  • Provides guidance and input on business unit restructure, workforce planning, and succession planning.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  • Participates in the evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Administers workers’ compensation claims.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises, as necessary.
  • Handles onboarding and offboarding for the respective business units.
  • Supports recruitment efforts for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, students, and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; and monitors career-pathing program.
  • Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling, and exit interviewing.
  • Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars.
  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
  • Maintains compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment.
  • Collect and analyze human resources data and make recommendations for changes to management.
  • Additional duties as assigned


A Bachelor’s degree and five years’ human resource experience, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

PHR or SPHR preferred.


Minimum of 5 years of human resources experience.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to prioritize and organize workflow
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Known for working well with all levels of managers, staff, clients, and vendors
  • Able to handle sensitive documents in a very confidential manner
  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Able to take initiative and execute assigned tasks in a timely and flawless manner
  • Strong teamwork acumen with a profound ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Intermediate to advanced Word and Excel proficiency
  • Strong passion for working in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • HRIS experience; ADP, Ceridian, Paylocity, or Paycom preferred
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service at all times


Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.


Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit