The Westin New York at Times Square, 270 West 43rd Street, New York, New York, United States VIEW ON MAP
As a member of the property Human Resources support staff, he/she works with Human Resources employees to carry out the daily activities of the Human Resource Office including oversight of recruitment, total compensation, and training and development. Additionally, he/she focuses on delivering HR services that meet or exceed the needs of employees and enable business success; as well as ensures 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
Assists in the interviewing and hiring of Human Resource employee team members with the appropriate skills, as needed.
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
Assists in 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 or escalated to the Director of Human Resources/Multi-Property Director of Human Resources.
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.
Facilitates random, reasonable belief and post accident drug testing process (in properties where applicable).
Communicates property rules and regulations via the employee handbook.
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).
This position requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment, subject to applicable law. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation request is received and approved.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.
At Westin, we are committed to empowering the well-being of our guests by providing a refreshing environment, thoughtful amenities, and revitalizing programming to help ensure that they leave feeling better than when they arrived. We recognize that travel can be disruptive to our guests’ well-being, and we’re energized to assist as partners in helping them maintain control and soaring above it all while on the road. Everything we do is designed to help guests be at their best, and they appreciate our supportive attitude, anticipatory service and extensive knowledge on how to best assist them throughout their stay. We are looking for dynamic people who are excited to join the team and ready to jump into any situation to give a helping hand. If you’re someone who has is positive, adaptable and intuitive, and has a genuine interest in the well-being of others around you, we invite you to discover how at Westin, together we can rise.