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Human Resources Director

Marriott New York JFK Airport
Jamaica, NY

Posted February 4, 2020

“Excellent opportunity with this growing and innovative company headquartered in Nashville, TN! Company offers a great work environment, excellent benefits and career development opportunities!”

Human Resources Director

The Human Resources Director (HRD) of the Marriott/Residence Inn JFK Airport will work directly with the Area General Manager and The Corporate Director of Human Resources to successfully administer and manage all areas of human resources for the property. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Recruitment and staffing of the Hilton and Residence Inn properties (postings, background check, assessment, screening interview, offer letters, job fairs, college job fairs)

  • Administer and manage the MIT (Manager in Training) candidates/hires for the property, with the support and direction of Corporate

  • Onboarding of new associates into the HR/Payroll system and all new hire paperwork (I-9, benefits, taxes, wages, meal policy, etc.)

  • Ordering, maintaining pars and issuing of associate uniforms/nametags

  • Payroll processing for Marriott and Residence Inn properties

  • Conducts property Orientation for all new hires and conducts required training

  • Property contact for Insurance/Liability issues (accidents, OSHA recordables, etc.)

  • Employee resource for all wage and benefit questions. Open door for all associate concerns

  • Participation in all associate/manager disciplinary actions. Employee counseling/mentoring

  • Responsible for communicating to team deadlines for team member evaluations and Brand/Chartwell required training

  • Maintains organized and comprehensive files of all property team members. Files contain all necessary federal, state and company/Brand required documentation and must be available to auditors

  • Development and implementation of employee recognition programs

  • Planning and execution of employee special events (employee recognition banquets/events, housekeeping appreciation week, picnic, etc.)

  • Responsible for maintaining budget guidelines for all applicable line accounts

  • Responsible for knowing and following all Chartwell/Brand audit standards applicable to Human Resources

  • Responsible for annual wage survey of comp set properties

  • Execution of yearly employee survey, in alignment with the Corporate office

Other Requirements

  • Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

  • Proficiency with basic computer (PC) and office technology

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, inclusive of the ability to listen effectively and to speak clearly

  • Attention to detail

  • Planning and organizational ability

  • Multiple brand experience preferred

  • Crisis management - hearing and visual ability to observe performance and detect signs of emergency situations and respond with proper action

  • Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger and collect accurate information to resolve conflicts

  • Ability to exercise considerable managerial skills, as the position may involve frequent decisions, meeting of deadlines, negotiations of contracts of vendors, analytical ability and planning, organization development, and coordination of large scale work projects

  • Must be able to effectively work with very little or no supervision

  • Must be a leader, a driver and bottom line oriented

  • Valid driver's license

Formal Education and Experience

  • BS or BA in Hotel Administration, Management or Accounting preferred

  • 3+ years of Human Resources experience with at least one year experience in a management role.

  • Prior experience in the Hospitality field preferred.

  • Dynamite leadership skills.

  • Proven ability to lead others.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; bend; walk; use hands or finger; or feel objects, tools or controls; lift boxes (up to 15 pounds); talk and hear. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision to a computer screen.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/LTD/STD, Critical Illness and 401k with Company Match

  • Vacation, PTO, Holidays

  • Team member travel discount

  • Professional Development


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