Director Human Resources
Living and working at 9,545 feet at the base of the Telluride Ski Resort in Colorado provides many unique opportunities. The free gondola public transportation connects the Town of Mountain Village with the Town of Telluride providing a pedestrian-friendly environment. Benefits include a Telluride Season Ski Pass.
The ideal candidate for this position has a working knowledge of benefits & compensation administration, staff selection and development, risk management, recruitment and employee development, legal compliance, FTA drug and alcohol compliance, and be able to perform at a high level in team-oriented environment.
NATURE OF WORK:
The Director plans, oversees, and coordinates Human Resources functions including recruitment and selection, employee development, benefits and compensation, legal compliance, safety, activities and programs, employee relations and a positive work environment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Compensation & Benefits Administration
· Oversees salary administration, job classification, and annual market review
· Oversees benefits administration and assists employees in the utilization of benefits programs; provides orientation and training to employees regarding existing benefits and/or changes in benefits; responds to inquiries and ensures proper employee and dependent enrollment in various benefits programs offered by the Town; coordinates benefit termination.
· Oversees employee recruiting activities including advertising and background screening; conducts interviews and guides hiring managers through the interview process; performs applicant reference checks and oversees pre-employment drug testing; promotes, attends, and participates in recruiting job fairs.
· Oversees orientation for new hires and/or returning employees.
Staff Selection and Development
· Identifies training needs and conducts employee training and organizational development activities
· Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; ensures compliance with departmental policies and procedures
· Supervises and provides employee counseling; assists management personnel in enforcing company policy and establishing performance expectations; prepares and maintains related documentation.
· Assists departments in the development and implementation of departmental procedure manuals, job descriptions, and performance evaluations
Risk Management/ Safety
· Facilitates, monitors, and reports on all workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and liability claims.
· Coordinates with management personnel to implement necessary safety measures.
· Plans, designs, and implements a comprehensive Safety and Training Program for the Town; establishes long and short-term safety program goals; communicates safety policies and procedures to Town departments and personnel. Ensures the appropriate standardization of safety practices, training, and record keeping; responds to safety related inquiries and/or concerns presented by employees.
· Reviews departmental safety practices, working conditions, record keeping, and compliance with Town standards and regulatory requirements.
· Identifies and addresses safety issues and/or deficiencies; provides guidance and assistance to management personnel regarding necessary corrections required.
· Creates and provides safety training material used for training sessions and tailgate meetings.
· Prepares, coordinates, and delivers safety training in relation to drugs and alcohol and other safety topics.
· Monitors, and ensures all departments and personnel are provided with necessary safety related information, guidance, materials, training, and support.
· Coordinates and participates in insurance provider loss control audits; assists in ensuring loss control compliance and facilitates the correction of deficiencies identified.
· with related regulatory requirements.
· Represents the Town at Local, State, and National safety meetings, regulatory meetings, and/or conferences as assigned.
· Serves as Civil Rights Officer and ADA Officer and assists in ensuring the Town maintains compliance
· Facilitates, monitors, and reports on all workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation claims
Drug & Alcohol Compliance
· Oversees the Town’s drug and alcohol testing program and ensures compliance with applicable Federal guidelines; prepares and submits random selection lists; coordinates post-accident drug and alcohol testing; maintains drug testing files and completes required annual reports. Drug and Alcohol Program Manager (DAPM)
Record Keeping/ Payroll
· Administers and maintains employee personnel records; ensures the accuracy and completeness of employee information; prepares and/or submits various types of human resources documentation.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field AND five years’ progressive experience in all aspects of Human resources including three years lead/supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
PHR or SPHR preferred. (HRCI or SHRM)
Applicants will be required to undergo drug testing prior to employment and may be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment.
Notary Public License is desired.
Drug screen and background check required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of human resources in the public sector; regulations governing human resources activities; recruiting strategies and methods relative to resort communities; compensation and classification principles; records management principles; benefits administration; employee and labor relations principles; drug and alcohol testing programs; risk management principles; supervisory principles, practices, and methods.
Skill in: Overseeing and directing human resources operations; ensuring compliance with regulations governing human resources activities; implementing effective recruiting strategies; maintaining personnel records and preparing human resources documentation; conducting employee orientation and training; serving as benefits administrator and coordinating enrollment activities; providing employee counseling and related guidance to management personnel; managing workers’ compensation, unemployment, and liability claims; supervising, leading, and delegating tasks and authority.
Work is performed in a standard office environment.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time and may occasionally be required to lift and/or move items weighing up to 20 pounds and/or shovel snow.