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Candidate Care Compliance Coordinator



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

About Us

Imagine: 30 unique restaurants to order from, brought to your door in under 30 minutes. That’s what our customers experience.

At Wonder, we want to make world-class food within reach, no matter where you live. That’s why we’ve created a vertically integrated, new standard of dining that will allow you to enjoy menus from award-winning chefs and iconic restaurants across the country, all in one place. Our elevated brick + mortar locations will offer pick up and dine in options, as well as delivery to your home.

As a food-tech startup backed by top-tier venture capitalists and led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs—including some of the most accomplished leaders in the technology, culinary, and logistics industries—we’re growing. Join us in pioneering a new category of dining called “Fast-Fine”, and revolutionizing the way people eat.

About the role

As we continue to expand, we are seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Background Check and Compliance Associate to join our team. This role will primarily focus on managing background checks and ensuring compliance with I-9 verification procedures.


  • Manage the end-to-end background check process for all candidates in compliance with company policies and legal regulations.
  • Ensure timely completion of background checks and communicate outcomes to relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with external vendors and agencies to obtain necessary information and ensure timely completion of background checks.
  • Review background check results and communicate outcomes to relevant stakeholders, providing guidance on next steps as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records of background check activities and documentation in our applicant tracking system (ATS).
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on background check policies and procedures, providing guidance and training to recruiters.
  • Handle candidate inquiries and address any concerns related to the background check process with professionalism and discretion.
  • Support the management of the entire background check process, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Ensure compliance with I-9 verification procedures, including maintaining meticulous records and adherence to legal requirements.
  • Collaborate with Recruiting, HR, hiring managers, and legal teams to address any compliance-related issues or concerns.
  • Provide administrative support for all aspects of background checks and compliance processes.

Role Details

  • Location: Parsippany, NJ or New York, NY
  • Pay Rate: $20-$28.60 per hour

Qualifications & Skills

  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to accuracy in record-keeping and documentation.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Basic understanding of legal requirements and best practices related to background checks and I-9 verification (training will be provided).
  • A proactive and adaptable approach to learning and problem-solving.

Preferred Work Style

  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning and growing in the field of background checks and compliance.
  • Works well independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Maintains confidentiality and professionalism in handling sensitive information.


We offer a competitive salary package including equity and 401K. Additionally, we provide multiple medical, dental, and vision plans to meet all of our employees' needs as well as many benefits and perks that are not listed.

A final note

At Wonder, we believe that in order to build the best team, we must hire using an objective lens. We are committed to fair hiring practices where we hire people for their potential and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion. As such, we do not discriminate or make decisions based on your race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. If you have a disability, please let your recruiter know how we can make your interview process work best for you.

We look forward to hearing from you! We'll contact you via email or text to schedule interviews and share information about your candidacy.