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Human Resources Generalist and Workplace Safety Specialist

Mt Hood Meadows Dr, Oregon 97041, USA Req #688
Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Mt. Hood Meadows and Cooper Spur Mtn. Resort foster an environment where every person feels a sense of belonging. We are committed to creating a consistent and enduring effort to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion for our team, guests, and community through respecting and celebrating all backgrounds and perspectives while addressing barriers through a collaboration of efforts with leadership, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) consultants, and our DEI Committee. Opportunities exist for our team to engage in training, educational resources, and focus work; connecting our mission of enriching lives to meaningful and purposeful work. We recognize that growing the culture and influencing the industry is a significant effort, it requires everyone’s engagement, collaboration, and voice. We invite all our team members to be part of improving the culture in whatever capacity they can. 

Mt. Hood Meadows is seeking an experienced Human Resources Generalist and Workplace Safety Specialist to join our dynamic and creative team in practicing what we call, “The Perpetual Stoke.” We believe by providing an awesome work environment, our team will create enriching experiences for our guests, allowing us to reinvest back into our team and grow the resort. This is a fun, fast-paced, and collaborative work environment where we welcome all to their "Mountain Home".


This is a full-time, year-round, benefitted position.

HR Generalist and Workplace Safety Specialist's Scope of Work:

  • Act as the initial contact and liaison when situations arise where clarity, mediation, and resolutions are required.
  • Provide HR support and guidance to the organization’s leaders on company policies, legal compliance, and best practices and make recommendations on HR matters involving coaching, feedback, performance evaluations, and corrective actions.
  • Perform intake assessments to determine recommendations and actions regarding grievances, complaints, and concerns and participate in and lead internal investigations when appropriate.
  • Assist with leave and accommodation requests including communications, required notices, and tracking.
  • Assist with administration of company training and development programs, policies, and handbook.
  • Support the department and organization leaders on company-wide strategic initiatives; assist with planning and implementing tactical actions to achieve company goals regarding, staffing solutions, compensation, workforce management, and team member experience and satisfaction.
  • Assist with the planning, innovation, and implementation of team member programs, services, and functions that elevate and grow our Team and workplace culture.
  • Assists in management of workers compensation claims and return to work programs.
  • Coordinates the safety programs to promote and ensure a safe working environment by identifying opportunities to minimize workplace injuries, accidents and health problems.
  • Assists to develop prepare and implement safety policies and procedures which includes but is not limited to:
    • New Employee and Department specific safety training
    • Perform and/or document all monthly safety inspections
    • Accident and Incident reporting and investigation, including OSHA 300 reporting.
    • Conduct incident investigations to find the root cause analysis and develop accident investigation programs, develop accident trends, and develop programs for improving performance.
    • Maintain Safety Data Sheet (SDS) program.


Additional areas the HR Generalist and Workplace Safety Specialist may assist with include:

  • Benefit Administration
  • Recruiting
  • Engagement
  • Onboarding and Orientation
  • Employment Verifications
  • Uniforms
  • Fulfillment of team member pass privileges
  • Development of learning programs


Qualifications & Experience


Mt. Hood Meadows provides equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. We strongly encourage applications from people of all races, religions, sexual orientations, pregnancies, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental or physical disabilities, ancestries, medical conditions, military or veteran status, citizenship status, socio-economic backgrounds, or any other status protected by law.


 Research has shown that women may be less likely to apply for a job if they do not check all the boxes in the job description. We encourage anyone to apply for positions that pique their interests and will consider transferable

skills in placement of specific qualifications. We believe in fostering a growth mindset and want our team to develop new skills and grow into the job they want at Mt. Hood Meadows and Cooper Spur or to take elsewhere on their personal career paths.


  • Must be 19 years of age minimum for company insurance purposes
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Intermediate level or higher with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience working with HRIS software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills with the ability to manage sensitive and confidential situations with positive outlook, tact, professionalism, and diplomacy
  • Exceptional attention to detail, with the ability to prioritize, trouble-shoot and problem-solve
  • Ability to work both independently and within a functional team
  • General knowledge and understanding of the processes, practices, and legal aspects involved with benefits, employment, payroll, and workplace safety
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Experience in addressing and coaching Supervisors on Team Member relations involving complaints, performance management, coaching and mediation, corrective action
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays during resort operational season (November-June)
  • Must thrive in fast paced environment and enjoy the dynamic aspects of a position in a seasonal business
  • This position is subject to a satisfactory background screening


Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • PHR or SHRM certification
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English
  • HRIS Administration
  • Benefit and/or Leave Administration
  • Ability to conduct workforce training
  • Previous participation in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging efforts
  • Knowledge in compensation analysis and strategies
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and emergency preparedness
  • Knowledge of company safety policies and applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards
  • Prior job experience in hospitality, recreation and/or ski and snowboard resort



  • Employer paid base medical plan, dental, vision, and life insurance for team member coverage with Buy-Up plan option
  • Employer 25% contribution to qualified dependents for medical insurance
  • 401k after eligibility period
  • Vacation, sick pay, and paid holidays during non-winter seasons
  • Employee Assistance Program



  • Year-Round Housing Available. Subject to Availability
  • Ski/Snowboard Season Pass for employee and qualifying dependents 
  • Free Ski/Snowboard Group Lessons & Discounts on Rental Gear
  • Buddy Tickets (3 discounted tickets to share)
  • Resort Discounts (Food, Retail, Rentals, Lessons, & Daycare)
  • Mountain Exchange Program (Ability to request free lift access to regional resorts)
  • Industry Pro Deals (ExpertVoice, Outdoor Prolink, Helly Hansen, & More!)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Free Employee Transportation from Hood River & Sandy
  • Sick Time accrued at 1 hr per 20 hrs worked, no wait period
  • Access to Team Wellness Programs
  • Team Events (Free Food & Raffle Prizes)
  • Click here to learn more about our team member perks


At Mt. Hood Meadows and Cooper Spur Mtn. Resort our mission is enriching the lives of our team, guests, and community. We believe this is a place where feeling a sense of belonging, rocking the team and guest experience, and exceeding expectations leads to your life being enriched. We welcome all to their mountain home.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator Full Time
  • Min Hiring Rate $25.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Mt Hood Meadows Dr, Oregon 97041, USA