Director of Human Resources
Company: The Oasis at Death Valley
Posted on: May 14, 2022
This position is based in Death Valley, CA. Relocation
assistance is provided: ask about our 2 bedroom cabin that we're
providing to sweeten your experience!! ;)
Xanterra Parks & Resorts-- is the nation's premier national and
state park concessioner, operating lodges, restaurants and retail
shops in many of our nation's most spectacular venues. Xanterra's
business lines include hospitality operations in a number of US
national parks and private resorts, a growing portfolio of
adventure travel companies, and an expanding small-ship cruise
line. We seek leaders with a passion for hospitality and who
exemplify our twelve core values: leadership, respect, candor,
guest service, attitude, teamwork, environment, community,
innovation, health & balance, honesty & integrity, and
The Oasis at Death Valley is a true American oasis which consists
of the historic AAA Four Diamond Inn at Death Valley and the family
oriented Ranch at Death Valley. With towering palm trees, Bermuda
grass lawns, and a constant source of natural spring water, the
Oasis at Death Valley is surrounded by the spectacular beauty of
Death Valley National Park. With 3.4 million acres of diverse
geological terrain consisting of arid low desert (282 ft. below sea
level-lowest point in North America) and 5,000 to 11,000 ft. tall
mountain ranges, this resort offers a one-of-a-kind lodging
The Oasis at Death Valley features spring-fed swimming pools, an
18-hole golf course (world's lowest elevation golf course-we
guarantee your lowest round ever!) and adventure excursions offered
seasonally (October-early May) by the Furnace Creek Stables and
Jeep Rentals and Tours. While day time activities are filled with
exploring canyons, ghost towns, sand dunes and local wildlife; the
evening skies are equally impressive. Designated as one of the few
Gold Tier "International Dark Sky Parks" in the world.
The Oasis is located two hours northwest of Las Vegas, NV and four
hours northeast of Los Angeles, CA.
We are seeking a Human Resources Director that will be responsible
for the HR initiatives and goals to meet the organization's
business objectives and strategy. This individual will also
oversee, manage and direct all functions of the Human Resources
discipline, Employee Housing and Employee Recreation departments
for a large resort in Southern California; The Oasis at Death
This position includes accommodation in a two-bedroom house on
-On a time sensitive basis become conversant and knowledgeable with
Xanterra Parks & Resorts policies and procedures ensuring a fully
functioning understanding of and ability to operate in the Human
Resources Director position within sixty to ninety days of job
-Direct and support administration of training and development
programs, employee recognition programs and employee
-Oversee staff of six human resource professionals and support
staff, ensuring all departmental functions are carried out in
compliance with company and property policy.
-Provide employee conflict resolution oversight. Offer guidance to
all levels of management with respect to Human Resources issues,
Company policy and procedure and employment law.
-In conjunction with Controller, prepare and administer annual
budget for Human Resources and Employee Housing departments.
-Monitor and oversee annual Affirmative Action Plan.
-Participate in weekly Executive staff meetings as required,
communicating effectively with the General Manager and other team
members as needed.
-Be available as scheduled to cover assigned Director on Duty
-Responsible for all employee related communications, to include
monthly publication of property newsletter.
-Monitor staff recruiting to fill seasonal and year round
positions. Ensure standards established to facilitate application
review and the extension of job offers are maintained and
-Ensures a thriving employee culture inclusive of development
opportunities, recreation programs and a positive living
environment (Company owned and operated housing including homes,
apartments, dormitories and RV areas).
-Oversee the development and implementation of employee activities
to include property wide employee functions, holiday events and
miscellaneous activities through the Recreation Coordinator.
-Responsible for ensuring that all employees are aware of the
Ecometrix Policy, Xanterra's company-wide Environmental Management
System (EMS) and their roles and responsibilities in achieving
conformance to the policy.
-Facilitate and document annual departmental refresher trainings
with all employees, to include "Environmental Management Systems
(EMS) Awareness", "Emergency Action Plan procedures", bi-annual
sexual harassment training, etc.
-Other duties as assigned.
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