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HR Generalist

Posted May 18, 2021

Tamarack Resort
Donnelly, ID
Tamarack Resort looking for an HR Generalist for FTYR position ... year round ski/bike pass for you and your family, as well as, many other industry perks and discounts.

About This Job


Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist is a hands-on role with responsibility for all aspects of Human Resources within the company.  This position will assist with the day-to-day operations including employee onboarding, employee relations, benefits administration, unemployment, policy implementation and payroll.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Provides excellent customer service to customers, business partners and employees.

Works with managers to improve leadership capabilities, workforce performance and overall engagement.

Respond to employees/supervisor needs to address performance concerns, interpersonal conflicts and other employee relations issues. 

Assist individuals applying for employment by providing application forms and information on positions available; respond to unsolicited and solicited application informing applicant of available openings, status of recruitment, etc. 

Assists in recruitment efforts for the resort.

Maintains all current HR forms and paperwork.

Trains managers on usage for new forms. 

Provides employment information such as benefit programs, recreational privileges and resort policies and procedures.

Coordinates events with department managers, tailor orientation to specific departments if necessary.

Manages employee recognition programs. 

Coordinates employee events, staying within set budget.

Maintain current job code list, wage range and department code list.

Provides managers with a variety of human resource related issues, including research and responses to clarification of policies and other related issues. 

Enrolls, makes changes and terminates employees in resort benefit plan and provide benefits information to employees.

Maintains payroll process; including enrolling of employees in system, requests for employment information and input of information into employee payroll/HR software.

Counsels employees and managers on work related issues.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree and three to five years of progressive human resources administration authority/responsibility; or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; related experience and/or training in human resources or administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Prior work experience with a ski resort, seasonal business and/or the hospitality industry is highly preferred.  Must be familiar and experienced in running payroll.  Experience with Paylocity is also preferred.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of geometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Requires possession of valid Class C Driver License with a driving record meeting the minimum standards required by the resort insurance carrier. 

SHRM certification(s) would also be preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

compensation: $50k - $60k


About this Employer

Tamarack Resort

311 Village Drive
Donnelly, ID 83615

(208) 325-1000

82 Room Resort

About Us

Tamarack Resort is a four-season ski resort located in Donnelly, Idaho just 90 miles north of Boise. Tamarack is the Treasure Valley's closest mountain resort with snowmaking abilities and is centrally located in the heart of endless recreational opportunities. During the summer, the resort is home to mountain both cross-country and lift-serviced downhill mountain biking, as well as hiking, whitewater rafting, zipline tours, watersports on Lake Cascade, and more. During Prime Summer & Winter Months, Tamarack offers a wide array of amenities from multiple restaurants, a local market, hot tub in the Lodge, and endless recreational activities. During Off-Season, Tamarack is a great place to visit if you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle. This is a great place to enjoy the quiet, sitting by the fire, and just relax.