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Human Resources Business Partner

PayJunction is currently seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented human resources business partner to join our growing organization.  As a member of our HR team you will work directly with the Director of HR to manage human resource functions across select business units.  The ideal candidate will have 1 - 4 years of HR experience and be and be looking to use the skills they have and continue to learn and grow. You must be ready to dive in and interface with employees and management to: promote our positive company culture, identify, recruit and retain talent, and provide overall support to the HR team.

This position is located on site in our Santa Barbara, California offices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel:
    • Coordinate, represent and participate in various recruitment events 
    • Develop recruitment strategies to achieve required staffing needs
    • Meet with managers to develop specific recruiting plans
    • Write and place advertisements
    • Identify and recruit qualified candidates 
  • Administer hiring activities including:
    • Pre-screen potential candidates
    • Schedule and participate in the interviewing process
    • Conduct pre-employment tests
    • Run new-employee orientation
    • Perform background and reference checks
  • In addition to new hires, process terminations, transfers, promotions, leaves of absence and existing employee changes
  • Advise and assist employees on interpretation and assist managers on the administration of human resource policies
  • Maintain human resource information system records, and compile reports from the database
  • Coordinate and plan internal team building and company events
  • Continue to promote our strong company culture internally and externally
  • Ensure fair and consistent application of company policies and practices
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned 

Skills & Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field; psychology, business, sociology
  • At least one year in a similar HR role
  • Experience in successfully recruiting qualified candidates for all levels within an organization, including technical positions
  • Working knowledge and understanding of employment and recruiting laws
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all stakeholders in a company
  • Must be patient, tactful, diplomatic, and approachable 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Respectful of confidentiality and its importance, as you will be dealing with personnel files
  • Ability to stay calm in difficult situations
  • Prior knowledge of HRIS systems and/or recruiting software (bonus points for familiarity with Namely and Jazz software)
  • Familiarity with SaaS companies a plus.

About PayJunction

Founded in 2000 by three UCSB graduates, PayJunction has grown from a bootstrapped startup to a recognized and respected leader in the payments industry. PayJunction processes more than $5 billion dollars annually for tens of thousands of small and medium businesses with solutions that make it easy to accept credit and debit card payments in-store, online and on-the-go.

Our focus on computer science as an art—combined with our ethical, customer-centric attitude—drives us to develop disruptive technology that lowers costs, simplifies accounting and boosts productivity for small and medium sized businesses. Our cloud-powered payment solution easily and securely integrates with industry-leading business software and management platforms. We take pride in delivering innovative features such as eco-friendly digital signatures and receipts that eliminate the hassles and costs of paper by storing all transactions in the cloud. 

Our people-first culture values long-term relationships over short-term profits. Honesty and integrity are part of every interaction with partners, customers and employees. We foster a collaborative work environment, where creative ideas are welcomed, teams are inspired, and success is celebrated. PayJunction is a place where you can find experienced mentors and supportive friends who are committed to your growth.


  • Health, dental and vision paid 100%
  • 401k with 6% match
  • FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • Long-term disability
  • 9 paid company holidays
  • 1 paid volunteer day per year
  • Generous paid sick and vacation time
  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity to be part of a company that is changing a whole industry
  • Opportunity for growth within the company


  • Large corporate HQ in downtown Santa Barbara, California
  • Catered Friday lunches and stocked kitchen
  • Free onsite fitness classes
  • Comfortable work space with Herman Miller chair and multiple monitors
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Kombucha on tap
  • Recently named one of Glassdoor's Top 30 Best Places to Work in the US 

Company Ethos

  • We value long-term relationships over short-term profit.
  • We are building something that will last longer than us.
  • We are passionate about our work and inspired by our team.
  • We create products that improve the lives of our customers.
  • We build green technology that costs less than our prospective clients pay now.
  • We are constantly innovating.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, see and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies up to 20 pounds.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. PayJunction reserves the right to conduct background and/or credit checks on potential employees where applicable and in accordance with state and federal laws.

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