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Director of Human Resources

Posted May 21, 2021

Hilton Washington DC National Mall
Washington, DC

About This Job

The Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf is currently looking for an experienced HR professional to join their 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, labor 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  
  • Leave of absence management
  • Liaison between Local 25 and team members regarding employee grievances and other union matters.
  • Manage the financial aspects of the department's budget
  • 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
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

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

The Hilton DC National Mall provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to to let us know the nature of your request.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


About this Employer

Hilton Washington DC National Mall

480 L'Enfant Plaza
Washington, DC 20024

367 Room Hotel

At A Glance

We’re located just steps from the Air & Space Museum, Museum of Natural History, the Wharf, Department of Energy, U.S. Post Office, the NEW International Spy Museum and L’ Enfant Metro Station. The only DC hotel with either 1 or 2 King beds in all of our spacious rooms, including 65-inch TVs and oversized walk-in showers. Guests can savor excellent dishes at L’ Enfant Bar and Grill. They can also enjoy our Executive Lounge and beautiful meeting and event spaces.

  • Silver LEED-certified hotel in Washington DC National Mall area
  • 367 spacious rooms and suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Hotel restaurant, lounge, café and market, plus daily room service
  • Resort-style seasonal outdoor pool and expansive fitness center
  • Chic event space for meetings and weddings of up to 800 guests
  • Executive Lounge with daily refreshments and concierge services