Carbon Lighthouse, Inc.

Human Resources Generalist

Job Locations US-Remote
Corporate Operations
Regular Full-Time


Carbon Lighthouse is looking for an HR Generalist to oversee the day-to-day responsibilities of managing Human Resources, payroll, and benefits administration. You will be the first point of contact for internal HR issues and questions and responsible for coordinating new team member onboarding. You will be expected to foster strong relationships with your coworkers and ensure that every voice has a receptive ear ready and willing to listen.

You will embody through your actions all of Carbon Lighthouse’s core values, particularly Integrity and Getting it Done. You will be privy to a wide range of confidential and sensitive personal information and you must have unimpeachable trustworthiness and discretion. You will have a proven ability to manage large and varied administrative loads and to find ways around problems. You will be able to organize and manage complex projects. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to represent Carbon Lighthouse as a face of the company when interacting with prospective job candidates and other third parties. One of the most important traits for this role is a growth mindset and a love of learning, particularly learning more about Human Resources and People Operations as a career path.  

About Carbon Lighthouse: 
Carbon Lighthouse is on a mission to stop climate change by making it easy and profitable for building owners to eliminate carbon emissions caused by wasted energy. The company’s unique approach to Efficiency Production goes deep into buildings to uncover and continuously correct hidden inefficiencies that add up to meaningful financial value and carbon elimination that lasts. Since 2010, commercial real estate, educational, hospitality and industrial customers nationwide have chosen Carbon Lighthouse to enhance building comfort, increase net operating income and achieve their sustainability goals.
We are a team that highly value question asking, getting it done, integrity, and teamwork. We appreciate a fulfilling work-life balance, prize transparency and communication, hold ourselves to high standards of performance and professionalism, strive for dynamism and innovation, and support our team members’ professional development.


  • Provide first-level response to HR and benefits questions
  • Day-to-day management of employee records and HRIS system
  • Own the onboarding experience, ensuring new hires receive a stellar experience
  • Manage and administer benefits programs and coordinate the annual open enrollment process
  • Coordinate immigration support for non-U.S. citizen team members
  • Conduct compensation analysis in coordination with the VP of People Operations
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local employment law
  • Full-cycle recruiting involving sourcing, coordinating, reviewing, working with hiring managers, and closing candidates
    Conduct pre-screens and evaluate candidates using structured rubrics checking personal qualifications to required traits
  • Drive automation and integration of HR processes through software and/or process improvements


  • Minimum 2 years experience working in HR, recruiting or related field
  • Bachelor’s degree or 4 years work experience
  • Experience with full-cycle recruiting and sourcing
  • Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Results driven: demonstrated ability to handle wide variety of tasks and comfort handling diverse workload in a changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to interact internally and externally to manage complex workflows
  • Previous experience handling confidential employee information
  • Growth Mindset: desire to grow and develop new skills, strong interest in particular in developing expertise in HR or employee relations
  • Excellent work habits and organizational ability
  • Strong people, empathy and EQ skills
  • Must be able to work in the US, this role is not eligible for visa sponsorship

Bonus Qualifications:
  • SHRM-CP, PHR or equivalent certification
Compensation and Benefits:
  • Salary + equity
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Fully paid maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • Subsidized public transit and bike to work benefits
  • 401(k)

Carbon Lighthouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Carbon Lighthouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with federal, state and local legal requirements.


If you’re excited about our environmental mission and this looks like a fit, you should apply! Please fill out the brief application form and be prepared to submit three references at a later date.


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