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HR Generalist

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Posted: 11/24/2020
Job Reference #: 9447_1511772

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Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has a key presence in Barcelona. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues. The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas, and Seattle.


Delta Hotels Woodbridge ( formerly Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel) recently completed an expansive renovation - this newly transformed business hotel features modernized guest rooms, a reimagined lobby and lounge area, 25,000 sq. ft of meeting space, a newly designed restaurant (OLIO) and an impressive fitness center with indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The property is conveniently located near a variety of popular attractions, including the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, Menlo Park and Woodbridge Mall, PNC Bank Arts Center and Metro Park Train Station allowing for a direct commute to NYC.

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The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for assisting the Director of Human Resources with a variety of Human Resources functions. He/she is also responsible for filling all hourly positions in a timely manner, accurate and timely completion of paperwork, the understanding and enforcement of company policies, and assisting with benefits and workmen's compensation duties.


    - Administer insurance benefits, calculate billing totals, explain benefits, assist with completion of enrollment forms, and answer questions.
    - Compile review list and distribute to departments.
    - Compile Turnover Report, copy and distribute.
    - Enter payroll information on computer (wage information, changes).
    - Conduct prescreening interviews.
    - Respond to unemployment claims, maintain unemployment logbook.
    - Maintain new hire, termination, transfer and promotion logbook.
    - Audit hours worked in payroll reports for eligibility of benefits.
    - Compile wage surveys.
    - Monitor and maintain Leave of Absence log.
    - Monitor Workman's Compensation claims, complete First Report of Injury and Employers Report of Industrial Injury.
    - Answer questions regarding 401K Plan, vacation and benefits (insured and noninsured).
    - Maintain complimentary room night log, process employee requests.
    - Prepare and place recruitment advertising.
    - Process paperwork for terminating employees.
    - Maintain advertising logbook.
    - Become certified trainer in all Human Resources training modules.
    - Ensure compliance with all HR and related Loss Prevention SOP's.
    - Participate in Highgate Hotel Enrichment Committee.
    - Schedule Highgate Hotel Orientation.
    - Assist in Highgate Hotel Orientation - explain benefits, conduct tour of property.
    - Write articles and take pictures for property newsletter.
    - Assist with special projects; plan employee events (meetings, picnics, parties).
    - Coordinate Travel Reduction Program, write Travel Reduction Plan, conduct yearly transportation survey.
    - Maintain First Aid log.

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