I-9 Compliance Coordinator

At Panda, we all share a common mission: “Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives.” We invest in our people because great people run great operations that will exceed our guests’ expectations. Talk to any of our associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our five fundamental values- Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great Operations, and Giving.

Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng.

Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the nation’s largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.

The I-9 Compliance Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the company’s I-9 and E-Verify compliance program. This position reviews electronic I-9 forms and E-Verify cases daily for compliance with government rules and regulations and contacts associates to verify authorization to work in the US. The I-9 Compliance Coordinator assists with educating managers and associates on the importance of timely and accurate completion of I-9 forms and E-Verify cases. This position collaborates with the Learning & Development department to assist them in developing compliance training materials for Operations and Support Center associates and providing training.

Essential functions:

The essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this job’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is required.

  • Coordinates the company’s I-9 and E-Verify compliance program. Reviews electronic I-9 forms and E-Verify cases daily for compliance with government rules and regulations and contacts associates to verify authorization to work in the US.
  • Assists with educating managers and associates on the importance of timely and accurate completion of I-9 forms and E-Verify cases. May participate in regional HR training meetings and other training projects. Provides internal and external customer service related to I-9/E-Verify compliance.
  • Collaborates with the Learning & Development department to assist them in developing compliance training materials for Operations and Support Center associates and providing training.
  • Coordinates with associates on their providing acceptable types of work authorization documents. Helps educate associates and managers on the importance of timely and accurate completion of I-9 forms and E-Verify cases.
  • Coordinates audit procedures and follow-up on outstanding compliance tasks to support compliance program initiatives. Reviews I-9 and E-Verify documentation and helps identify areas for correction.
  • Monitors for legal compliance updates and brings to the attention of HR management.
  • Assists in the creation of presentations, spreadsheets, and reports related to I-9/E-Verify compliance as required.
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  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field required
  • One to two years of administrative work experience; HR experience preferred
  • Successful completion of annual store training

Panda Restaurant Group’s culture is strongly guided by our Mission and Values, highlighted on the Panda websites. We recommend all interested candidates become familiar with our Mission and Values, as well as the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey.

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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