Human Resources Director

Bretton Woods Rec Germantown, MD, USA

15700 River Road Germantown, MD 20874

Human Resources Director
Bretton Woods Recreation Center (“BWRC”) is looking for a Human Resources (HR) Director to join our leadership team of highly engaged professionals. Bretton Woods is a truly unique private club with a very high percentage of international members from all over the world. The 285-acre property includes 18 holes of golf, 14 tennis courts, 3 swimming pools, 2 soccer fields, 3 playgrounds, and a full team building ropes course. Located on the Potomac River the Center has numerous water activities as well.

This position will be responsible for implementing a variety of Human Resource programs, managing day-to-day HR activities, administering payroll, and performing basic accounting functions. This highly visible role requires excellent customer service skills and a high level of professionalism. The HR Director is responsible for ensuring legal compliance. The HR Director will handle recruitment, new hire onboarding and orientation, benefit and compensation administration, employee relations, compliance, payroll processing and administrative support.

Reports to: General Manager and works closely with Controller

Supervises: None

Education and Experience

  • Experience in the private country club or hospitality industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • At least 2 years of Human Resources experience
  • Experience with Paylocity HRIS system preferred

Requirements and Qualifications

  • PHR or SHRM-CP preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, specifically Excel, Word, Outlook, and OneDrive

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills with sorting and manipulating data, formulas, and charts

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and/or experience with general ledger entries

  • Excellent skills in interviewing, verbal and written communication, training, and organizational and leadership skills

  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality

  • Proven ability to exercise good judgment and discretion

  • Strong problem solving, creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses

  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends when needed

  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-driven

  • Detail-oriented and possesses a strong work ethic

  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Must have reliable transportation. No public transportation is available

Essential Functions

  • Oversee full cycle recruiting, pre-employment process and onboarding, and new hire orientation sessions

  • Maintain the applicant tracking system and the company's career website; including coordinating with hiring managers to draft job descriptions, and issue employment offer letters

  • Participate in benefit administration to include employee enrollment, changes and updates, information requests, and cancellations

  • Update and maintain HRIS system (Paylocity)

  • Process bi-weekly payroll including review of time-card records, ensures correct pay rates and position coding; reconciles and process payment for gratuities, tips, lessons, commissions and bonuses.

  • Researches, monitors, develops, and enforces policies to ensure compliance with applicable internal policies, procedures, and legal requirements.

  • Provide guidance and support to management and staff regarding company policies and HR laws, regulations, and best practices

  • Develop and maintain procedures and electronic paperwork for documenting and tracking personnel transactions - i.e. payroll changes, job changes, new hires, separations, etc.

  • Communicate various HR policies, procedures, and initiatives in a professional and timely manner

  • Manage employee relations at various levels of the organization and resolve employee relation issues fairly and effectively

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and develop solutions to drive the business forward

  • Promote company culture across all departments and keep employees engaged

  • Manage annual performance review process with departmental managers

  • Develops and facilitates trainings.

  • Collaborate with managers to assess, develop, and deliver employee training presentations related to interviewing skills, performance reviews, management training, and other areas as necessary

  • Participate in and contribute to weekly staff meetings and attend other relevant company meetings

  • Respond to queries from outside entities regarding worker’s compensation, unemployment claims, employment verifications, etc.

  • Prepare and provide HR analysis and reports, and ad hoc reports as needed

  • Assess, develop, and communicate safety requirements to ensure compliance with federal and state laws

  • Assist the Controller with budget and other special projects or management reports

  • Remain current in working knowledge of HR trends and employment laws to ensure compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations

  • Participate in HR initiatives including job fairs, software changes and implementation, open enrollment, etc.

  • Complete additional tasks as assigned

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Repetitive motion working at a computer

  • Frequent walking, standing, climbing stairs

  • Indoor work environment with occasional foot traffic

Benefits Offered

Access to our 18-hole golf course

Free meals during work shifts

Our Mission

Great people creating lasting memories in an inclusive and family-friendly environment.

Our Vision

We aim to be the leading recreational and wellness destination for the international community in the greater Washington D.C. area.

Our Values

International & Family-Friendly
Respect, Inclusiveness, Integrity
Quality & Excellence
Environmental Responsibility
Financial Responsibility
Transparency & Open Communication

Want to hear what Bretton Woods Employees have to say about working at the club? Check out our onboarding welcome video!

Posted date: 25 days ago

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