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HR Generalist

San Diego, CA

Delaware North Sportservice is hiring an HR Generalist to join our team at Petco Park in San Diego, California. As an HR Generalist, in partnership with the Human Resources team, you will provide full-spectrum human resources support to Petco Park.

The HR Generalist role will primarily focus on fostering positive Labor and Employee Relations among teams, monitoring trends, and proposing constructive solutions.


This position pays $66,560 - $80,000, based on experience.

Pay: Minimum – Anticipated Maximum Base Salary: $66560 - $68500 / year

In addition to base salary, we offer an annual bonus plan based on company and individual performance, or a role-based, uncapped sales incentive plan. The advertised pay range represents what we believe at the time of this job posting, that we would be willing to pay for this position.

Only in special circumstances, where a candidate has education, training, or experience that far exceeds the requirements for the position, would we consider paying higher than the stated range. Information on our comprehensive benefits package can be found at


At Delaware North, we care about our team members' personal and professional journeys. These are just some of the benefits we offer: 

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with up to 4% company match 
  • Annual performance bonus based on level, as well as individual, company, and location performance
  • Paid vacation days and holidays
  • Paid parental bonding leave
  • Tuition and/or professional certification reimbursement
  • Generous friends-and-family discounts at many of our hotels and resorts


  • Assist with recruiting for all part-time and full-time hourly positions, including job description development and new hire tracking.
  • Assist with the administrative functions of new hire and return to work onboarding, new hire orientation, and training; administer training attendance tracking and enter new hires in the HRIS.
  • Navigate employee and labor relations matters thoroughly and timely by applicable laws and contract requirements.
  • Maintain detailed documentation to enable the assessments of trends.
  • Assist the HR team with benefits and coordinate new hire paperwork for the unions and all newly hired associates.
  • Recommend programs to enhance employee retention and engagement.
  • Administer the new hire onboarding program from start to finish. Coordinate with managers and administer new hire checklists. Recommend programs to enhance employee recruitment and retention.
  • Assist with providing direction and guidance to managers and associates on human resource issues including recruitment, employee relations, corrective counseling, policy interpretation, legal compliance, compensation, and benefits programs.
  • Perform routine administrative functions including answering phones, facilitating communications, file management, I-9 administration.
  • Process Workers' compensation, LOA, and Employee relations.
  • Perform other HR administration duties as needed.


  • High school degree or GED required; Associate's Degree preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) to four (4) years of Human Resources experience required.
  • Experience with employee relations and investigations is required.
  • Experience and knowledge working in a union environment is required.
  • Must have an understanding of California labor laws.
  • Must have strong verbal, written, organizational, detail orientation, and multi-task skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and work a flexible schedule.
  • Training experience is preferred.
  • Must be able to work most Padres MLB baseball games, which will include evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

Physical Requirements 

  • Must be able to stand and walk frequently.

Shift Details 

  • Day shift
  • Event based
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Evenings as needed
  • Weekends
  • Overtime as needed

Who We Are 

Delaware North operates concessions, premium dining, and retail services at Petco Park since dating back to 2004. The 42,445-seat venue is home to Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres. We provide an upscale dining experience, including a private chef tasting room.

At Delaware North, you’ll love where you work, who you work with, and how your day unfolds. Whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants, there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you.

We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. If you have drive and enjoy the thrill of making things happen - share our vision and grow with us.

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

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