Human Resource Generalist


Job Title 

Human Resource Generalist 



Reports to 

Director of Human Resources  

About ICONA Resorts

ICONA Resorts consists of 7 beach front hotels & 6+ restaurants in Cape May County and Spring Lake, NJ. At ICONA Resorts we've done our best to capture the very essence of who we are and what we offer with one simple and elegant, yet powerful word ICONA. In 2013, that word would become our name. At the heart of our name is the word icon. For us an icon is the symbol of the sacred. Our guests come to ICONA properties to experience sacred time with their family and friends. We strive to provide a level of service unmatched in coastal vacation resorts. Our goal is quite simple: that your time with us truly becomes a sacred experience. We serve our guests with the Aloha spirit of warmth and love and design our properties to maximize our guests comfort in every way. If you have a passion for people, a heart for hospitality, and are ready to serve, we invite you to apply to join our team of hospitality professionals today!

Job Summary 

The Human Resource Generalist will run the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department including hiring and interviewing staff, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. 


Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

1. Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and aptitude exams and certifications. 

2. Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings. 

3. Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications. 

4. Implements new hire orientation and employee recognition programs. 

5. Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development. 

6. Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff. 

7. Supports payroll processing.

8. Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations. 

9. Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. 

10. Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and modern technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law. 

11. Performs other duties as assigned. 

12. Weekly attendance to Aloha Culture meeting. 

Required Skills/Abilities 

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

• Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills. 

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 

• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

• Ability to prioritize tasks. 

• Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. 

• Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws.

• Knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations at the state and federal level. 

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 

• Prior working knowledge of payroll management, human resource information system (HRIS), and similar applications. 

• Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and modern technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law. 

• Participates in the daily workflow of the department. 

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 

• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and related software. 

Supervisory Responsibilities 


Other Duties  

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Education Experience 

• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required. 

• Five years of Human Resources Assistant experience required. 

Physical Requirements 

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. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk, and hear. 

Physical Environmental Demands 

• Walk- Under 2/3rd of the time 

• Stand- Under 2/3rd of the time 

• Sit- Over 2/3rd of the time 

• Use hands to fingers, handle or feel- Over 2/3rd of the time 

• Reach with arms and hands- Over 2/3rd of the time 

• Climb or balance- Up to 2/3rd of the time 

• Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl- Under /3rd of the time 

• Talk or hear- Over 2/3rd of the time 

• Taste or smell- Up to 2/3rd of the time 

• Lift minimum of 5lbs.-75 lbs.- Under 2/3rd of the time 

• Adherence to all policy and procedures delineated in the ICONA Resorts Handbook 


• Medical, dental and vision insurance (available after 90 days)

• 401K

• Paid sick, vacation and flex time off


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