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As the only person in Charge of Human Resources on property you carry out the daily activities of the Human Resource Office including oversight of recruitment, total compensation, and training and development etc.. Additionally, you focus on delivering HR services that meet or exceed the needs of employees and enable business success; as well as ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and operating procedures.
Education and Experience
· High school diploma or GED; 3 years experience in the human resources, management operations, or related professional area.
· 2-year degree from an accredited university in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the human resources, management operations, or related professional area.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Managing Recruitment and Hiring Process
· Recruiting new employees
· Establishes and maintains contact with external recruitment sources.
· Attends job fairs and ensures documentation of outreach efforts in accordance with Human Resource Standard Operating Procedures.
· Networks with local organizations (e.g., Hotel Association and peers) to source candidates for current or future openings.
· Oversees/monitors candidate identification and selection process.
· Provides subject matter expertise to property managers regarding selection procedures.
· Partners with vendor partners to ensure effective advertisement efforts are being utilized for open positions in appropriate venues to attract a diverse candidate pool.
· Performs quality control on candidate identification/selection.
Administering and Educating Employee Benefits
· Works with the unemployment services provider to respond to unemployment claims; reviews provider reports for accuracy and corrects errors.
· Prepares, audits and distributes unemployment claim activity reports to property management.
· Attends unemployment hearings and ensures property is properly represented.
· Ensures that department has the available resources on hand to administer employee.
Managing Employee Development
· Supports a departmental orientation program for employees to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
· Ensures employees are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
· Uses all available on the job training tools for employees; supervise on-going training initiatives and conducts training, when appropriate.
· Ensures coordination and facilitation of new hire orientation program to generate a positive first impression for employees and emphasize the importance of guest service in company culture.
· Ensures attendance by all new hires and participation of the leadership team in training programs
· Collaborates with management team to ensure departmental orientation processes are in place and employees receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
Maintaining Employee Relations
· Maintaining effective employee communication channels in the property (e.g., develops daily communications and assists with regularly scheduled property-wide meetings).
· Reviews progressive discipline documentation for accuracy and consistency, and checks for supportive documentation and is accountable for determining appropriate action.
· Utilizes an “open door” policy to acknowledge employee problems or concerns in a timely manner
· Ensures employee issues are referred to the Department Manager for Resolution.
· Partners with Loss Prevention to conduct employee accident investigations, as necessary.
· Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.
Managing Legal and Compliance Practices
· Ensures employee files contain required employment paperwork, proper performance management and compensation documentation, are properly maintained and secured for the required length of time.
· Ensures compliance with procedure for accessing, reviewing, and auditing employee files and ensure compliance with the Privacy Act.
· Ensures medical records are maintained in a separate, secure and confidential medical file.
· Communicates property rules and regulations.
· Ensures all safety and security policies (e.g., property removal, lost and found items, blood borne pathogens, accident reporting, and hygiene) are communicated to employees on a regular basis through orientation, property meetings, bulletin boards, etc.
· Conducts periodic claims reviews with Regional Claims office to ensure claims are closed in a timely manner and reserve levels are appropriate for open claims.
· Represents Human Resources at the property Safety Committee; helps to identify ways to create awareness of the importance of safety in the workplace and decrease accident frequency and severity.
· Manages Workers Compensation claims to ensure appropriate employee care and manage costs.
· Oversees the selection/non-selection and offers processes to ensure proper procedures are followed (e.g., valid reasons for selection/non-selection and applicants receive status notifications).
Advanced german language skills are mandatory.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.