Human Resources Manager

Who We Are//

Gurney’s Resorts are luxury, full-service hotels found in premier travel destinations in Montauk, New York, and Newport, Rhode Island. All locales feature well-appointed accommodations, culinary-forward dining, sumptuous spas, sparkling pools, and expansive grounds—making it the ultimate place to host your wedding, next event or take a recuperating weekend to yourself.

The Job//

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for an efficient and engaging employee life cycle. He/she is also responsible for filling all hourly positions in a timely manner, accurate and timely completion of new hire and other employee related paperwork, the understanding and enforcement of company policies, administering benefits and worker’s compensation, and successful employee relations/engagement.

· Support day to day process in Human Resources and assist the Director of Human Resources in implementing hotel strategy, including but not limited to, coaching and counseling, recruitment, investigations, engagement, training, on-boarding, benefits and hiring and retaining the best employees

· Assist in reward and recognition programs and training strategies

· Oversee all employee relations matters as they relate to Federal, State and local employment and civil rights laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, FLSA, Equal Pay Act, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, workers’ compensation; submitting data to NYSIF, C240 and C11 reports and comparable state and local laws, and general human and civil rights

· Manage termination process including any needed termination forms and conducting exit interviews

· J1 and H2B visa: recruitment and selection, job offers, petition filing, coordinating arrivals and departures, transportation reimbursement, attorney fees.

· Administer insurance benefits, including COBRA and unemployment, explain benefits and answer questions, assist with completion of enrollment forms

· Be knowledgeable about available employee benefits and answer questions regarding vacation and benefits (insured and noninsured)

· First Aid claims and coordination of return to work

· Compile Turnover Report, EEO Report for Department of Labor and Director of Human Resources

· Manage Workforce processes and reporting

· Prepare and place recruitment advertising and conduct prescreening interviews

· Respond to unemployment claims

· Monitor Workman’s Compensation claims, complete reports of injury and submit to carrier, complete OSHA 300 and all OSHA posting requirements

· Ensure compliance with all HR and related operating procedures

· Plan, organize, and control employee related activities

· Develop, recommend, and implement personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain handbook on policies and procedures

· Adhere to budget set for department, track expenses, explain any variances

· Purchase any items needed for department, including office supplies, training supplies and any employee related activity supplies

· Staff Housing: room allocations, dormitory contracts, violations, transfers, check outs, maintenance and security issues

· Participate in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings, such as seminars

· Maintain company organization charts

· I-9 compliance and internal audits

· Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

What We Offer//

  • Competitive pay
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • On-property discounts

The Ideal Candidate//

· You are a detail-oriented self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and love luxury & lifestyle brands

· You have strong communication skills and enjoy interacting with people in a fast-paced environment

· You are a master multitasker and have a “roll up your sleeves” attitude

· You have previous Human Resources experience

· Reading and writing and oral proficiency in the English language

· Computer literate with a strong knowledge of MS office

· Ability to work and remain calm and professional under potentially stressful situations to ensure guest satisfaction

· Dependable and available to work within the hotel on weekends, nights and/or holidays based on business demands

Additional Details//

· Position requires walking and giving direction most of the work day. Must be able to stand and walk for 8 hours a day. Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening, and hearing ability and visual acuity. Must be able to lift to 25 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs. occasionally.

· This is an exempt role

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Montauk, NY: Reliably commute or willing to relocate with an employer-provided relocation package (Required)


  • Human resources: 3 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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