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Director of Human Resources

Posted May 18, 2021

Hilton Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, HI

About This Job

Hilton Waikiki Beach is seeking an experienced Director of Human Resources to join our growing team! 

The Director of Human Resources must be an experienced professional with knowledge of all matters relating to Human Resources: recruitment, hiring, benefits, training, employee relations, engagement, Health, Safety and compliance with both federal and state law.

It is imperative for Human Resources to ensure the hotel is hiring the best talent through strategic staffing, ensuring this talent is receiving comprehensive training, creating a safe and productive work environment and acting as an operational business partner, process facilitator, and change agent.

Job Duties

  • Direct and ensure the efficient administration and management of the Human Resources function
  • Communicate employment, education, professional development, benefits, compensation and team member and labor relations practices for the hotel
  • Ensure hotel compliance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulations
  • Recruit, interview, train, supervise, counsel, schedule and evaluate team members
  • Manage workers compensation  
  • Manage the financial aspects of the department's budget
  • Leave of absence management
  • Conduct workplace investigations and ensure compliance with company policies
  • Foster a positive culture within the hotel to include leading by example and providing guidance and support to all management and hourly team members
  • Promote and encourage the ohana culture within the team
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of Human Resources Management experience required
  • Experience with Affirmative Action Plans or working for a government contractor required
  • Degree in HR or SPHR/ PHR Certification with experience required
  • Experience in a hotel environment preferred
  • Previous experience processing payroll preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Previous experience with UltiPro/UKG preferred

**Local candidates are preferred and will be considered first.**

Hilton Waikiki Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of medical condition or disability, please send an email  to or call 808 921-5504 to let us know the nature of your request.  


About this Employer

Hilton Waikiki Beach

2500 Kuhio Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815

(808) 922-0811

601 Room Hotel

At A Glance

Ideally located in the heart of the island, Hilton Waikiki Beach is only one block from the sea. With Leahi (Diamond Head) as a stunning backdrop, this contemporary Waikiki hotel offers a true Hawaiian paradise without the resort fees. We offer rooms and suites with gorgeous views of the surroundings, resort-style amenities and delicious dining options available anytime of the day.

  • Resort-style amenities with no resort fees
  • Situated 1 block from Waikiki Beach, near many shops and restaurants
  • M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant & Bar, always open or choose 24-hour room service
  • Altitude @ 37, exclusive event space with a panoramic Pacific Ocean view
  • Intimate Garden Gazebo location for your ceremony or reception