Crescent Hotels and Resorts is The Employer of Choice and Team Crescent is the award winning management company with an extremely robust portfolio in North America. With a deep history of hiring and supporting highly accomplished individuals, we operate a very positive and attractive company which has consistently ranked Crescent Hotels as a front runner in hotel management. We offer an extremely robust career path, benefits and investment in our associates. Scheduled to open in late summer 2016, the DoubleTree will be one of the largest hotels in Times Square. The 37-story, 200,000-square-foot new-build hotel is located on the southern edge of Times Square in the Broadway Theater District. The Javits Convention Center and the city-within-a-city Hudson Yards are nearby. The DoubleTrees location in Manhattan is arguably the epicenter of tourism and visitation in the city. JOB OVERVIEW Directs and ensures the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function. To include recruiting, training, wagebenefit administration and compliance with all federal, state and local regulations. Provides guidance and support to management staff and hourly associates. REPORTS TO General Manager ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Assist and support management staff with effective recruiting and interviewing techniques to ensure the hiring and retention of qualified associates. Ensure compliance with Crescent hiring practices. Confirm and verify that new and existing associates possess proper employment eligibility documents. Conduct interviews for all management positions. 2. Conduct annual wage comparative survey within competitive set. Ensure compliance of federal, state wage and hour laws and the Fair Labor Standard Act. 3. Conduct all mandatory Crescent training programs. Ensure brand training is completed for brand Quality Assurance audit, if applicable. Assist department managers to ensure on the job training is completed in a timely manner. 4. Coordinate monitor hourly and management performance evaluation process. Assist department managers in writing annual performance reviews and developing achievable goals. Ensure merit increases are equitable and processed in a timely manner. 5. Support coordinate all Crescent, human resource initiatives business practices. Create an atmosphere of being the employer of choice. 6. Ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and Crescent safety training program. Manage all worker compensation and guest liability claims. 7. Assist with the coordination of benefits with Crescents benefit administrator for new hires, current terminated associates. Assist associates with requests. Director of Human Resources for FMLA personal LOA paperwork and coordinates the collection of insurance premium payments. 8. Ensure hotel departments are entering weekly schedules into web-based time keeping software. Provides weekly payroll reports to General Manager and department managers. Assists with processing of weeklybi-weekly payroll by reviewing department time edits and pay code updates. Reviews signs off on final pre-transmission report to ensure accuracy of payment for weeklybi-weekly payroll. 9. Support, engage and guide department managers with the assistance of General Manager to develop a positive learning environment. Assists department managers with associate issues or concerns and developing problem resolution strategies. 10. Manage all labor relations activities and ensure compliance of negotiated union contract(s). Respond to all grievances in writing, negotiate settlements and act as the hotel representative at all arbitrations.