People & Culture (HR) Business Partner - Columbia Hospitality

Columbia Hospitality Inc., 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington, United States of America Req #5071
Wednesday, October 13, 2021


Columbia Hospitality is a national management and consulting company with more than 25 years of experience in creating hospitality solutions and delivering exceptional experiences. Our portfolio includes award-winning hotels and resorts, premier residential communities, restaurants and bars, private and public golf courses, conference centers, and distinctive venues. Columbia Hospitality has been consistently recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Washington State by Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal for their commitment to creating a fun, dynamic and nurturing work environment for team members.
People & Culture (HR) Business Partner - (Hybrid-Remote)

The People & Culture (HR) Business Partner will provide direction and input to our hospitality property leaders regarding overall People & Culture strategies, which support the culture, company direction, and the needs of the business and team members.This is a hybrid-remote position.

Work From Anywhere We Are

Hybrid, remote(ish) opportunity for a a team member looking for the best of both worlds. Work partially remote from any U.S. city where we manage a hospitality property, while staying connected and building relationships through regular on-site collaboration and property team support.

It’s more than a job.
It’s a journey.


At Columbia Hospitality, we want our team members invested for the long-haul, so we take care of our team members first. We believe that empowered and appreciated team members are the first step to success. How do we take care of our team members?
  • We empower the career you want. Curious about culinary? Want to become a General Manager? Always dreamed of living in Montana? Where you start with Columbia is just the beginning and we’re here to help you turn your passion into a meaningful career in hospitality.
  • Awesome perks. Seriously. Travel, dine, spa and golf at properties across the portfolio at deep discounts because you deserve to be our guest, too. Oh, and did we mention you can share them with your family?
  • OMG Culture. What’s that? Well, it’s our acronym for Own the Values, Make it Fun, and Get it Done. It’s that simple.
  • Robust benefits. Yes, we offer competitive wages, excellent health benefits, 401k, and more.
Sound like the fit for you? Start your journey with Columbia Hospitality.

Columbia Hospitality is a national management and consulting company with more than 25 years of experience in creating hospitality solutions and delivering exceptional experiences. Our portfolio includes award-winning hotels and resorts, premier residential communities, restaurants and bars, private and public golf clubs, conference centers, and distinctive venues. Columbia Hospitality has been consistently recognized as one of the Top Companies to Work for in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine and Puget Sound Business Journal for their commitment to creating a fun, dynamic and nurturing work environment for team members.

The Perks
*Eligibility of perks is dependent upon job status
• Paid Time Off (Because Balance Matters)
• 401K Match (Free Money)
• Values Based Culture (#OMGLIFE)
• Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Coverage
• Company Contributed HSA/FSA Plan
• Discounted Lodging, Dining, Spa, Golf, and Retail (Yes, Discounted Travel!)
• Third Party Perks (Movie Tickets, Attractions, Other)
• Company Sponsored Life Insurance Policies
• Employee Assistance Program
• Team Member Outings
• Diverse Work Group
• “Columbia Cares” Volunteer Opportunities
• Committee Participation Opportunities (Fun, Philanthropic, Diversity/Equity/Inclusion)
• Ability to Climb the Ladder
• Online Learning Platform to Help You Grow!
 
THE BRASS TACKS
•    Assist managers with recruitment efforts and ensure proper team member onboarding
•    Administer and maintain accurate records of necessary federal, state and local reports as required by the applicable laws, S.O.P.s and Columbia Hospitality, Inc. policies
•    Ensure compliance with all federal and state laws, specifically administration of FMLA, OSHA, Wage and Hour, EEO, HazCom, etc.
•    Manage all unemployment compensation activity, Worker’s Compensation Claims and any external agency investigations
•    Monitor compliance with established personnel policies and procedures
•    Investigate and facilitate the resolution of employee relations issues in a timely and professional manner
•    Support and administer Pulse Surveys in conjunction with People & Culture Specialist. Communicate results and areas of improvement for leaders
•    Monitor performance appraisal system, ensures record-keeping, individual and group counseling, benefits administration, department intercommunication
•    Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments
•    Identify and recommend People & Culture approaches to management team including strategic planning, forecasting, budgeting, and organizational development issues
•    Collaborate with People & Culture team to ensure tools are being utilized in the field.  Ensure new tools/programs are delivered, and action plans are communicated and implemented at the property level
•    Administer compensation programs including but not limited to conducting wage surveys, developing property wage scales, administering wage and salary schedules and merit increases associated with the performance evaluation program working in tandem with People & Culture
•    Attend mandatory meetings such as executive committee, risk management, safety committee, management staff meetings, etc.

THE NITTY GRITTY
•    Bachelor’s degree required and at least 5 years progressive experience in an HR Generalist role
•    Independent judgment and discretion are important qualities as many duties performed are of a critical & confidential nature. Ability to remain neutral and represent the company, the leader, and the employee to promote a fair and equitable work environment.
•    Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to produce high quality work, be flexible, prioritize business demands, anticipate needs, be proactive, in adapting and responding to changing situations
•    Extensive knowledge of general employment laws, recruitment, EEO/AAP, and policy development
•    Works well in both team oriented and autonomous environments

THE FINE PRINT
Columbia Hospitality, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive environment without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. We strive for excellence in every position within the company and select the most qualified people who embrace our service philosophy and these values.
 
Accountability | Respect | Creativity | Honesty | Inclusion | Enthusiasm

Other details

  • Job Family People and Culture
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Columbia Hospitality Inc., 2200 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington, United States of America