Director of Human Resources

Director of Human Resources

November 22, 2022

Who we are…

Nestled at the base of Cougar Mountain is a senior living community in Issaquah, Washington unlike any other in the East Seattle area: Timber Ridge at Talus. When our community of well-traveled, outdoor-loving seniors aren’t visiting other parts of the world, you’ll find them socializing over dinner, hiking a nearby trail or just enjoying the spectacular views. As the area’s first Silver LEED-certified Life Plan Community, our campus and natural setting reflects our residents’ love of the Pacific Northwest. You won’t find our unique combination of an all-inclusive lifestyle, superior hospitality and beautiful location anywhere else. If you’re looking for a different perspective on senior living come join us today!

You will enjoy:

A generous benefits package for eligible employees which includes:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Now Offering Daily Pay!
Life and disability insurance
401(k) with company match
Health Savings Account & Flexible Savings Account
Employee assistance program
PTO and eight paid holidays
Pet insurance and employee discounts (including wireless plan and retail discounts)
Tuition reimbursement
Free Lyft rides if needed, to and from the Issaquah Transit Center.
Free Underground parking
Free meals
Your personal and professional growth is important to us, so we provide continual professional training and career advancement opportunities.
You will enjoy being part of a great team in a fun, engaging work environment!

Who you are…

Bachelor degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
A minimum of three to five years human resources experience, preferably in a customer service environment. Experience in Senior Living environment a plus.
Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal labor regulations, personnel administration, employee relations, compensation and benefits administration, recruiting and selection, and training and development.
Knowledge of the healthcare industry is recommended.
Has managed a small team.

What you will do…

>Oversees the team in the recruiting processes including interviews, job postings, new employee paperwork, and ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws plus applicable community policies and procedures.
>Assists in maintaining employee files in compliance with policy and procedure
>Assists in the development and the administration of all employee benefit programs, providing assistance in submitting claims, maintaining adequate supply of all necessary forms, reviewing coverages, evaluating performance of providers, serving as contact person for insurance carriers interested in offering employee benefits programs to Community.
>Conducts compensation and classification studies on site and through professional associations, keeping abreast of trends and conditions in the business community.
Participates in the budget process, making recommendations on wages, benefits, staffing and other HR related items.
>Assists in the preparation of all job descriptions and specifications to ensure the integrity of the Community wage and salary system.
>Assists in the development and coordination of Personnel Policy and Procedures Manual reviewing all items for consistency of style and content.
Maintains the Employee Handbook and Job Descriptions and Specifications preparing changes, additions and corrections as needed.
>Ensures confidentiality of employee records, releasing authorized information regarding employment verification, following Community policy regarding all inquiries and routinely informs other staff of the requirements of the Community confidentiality policy.
>Reviews and submits all Workmen’s Compensation reports, processing all medical and wage claims, maintaining required logs, preparing necessary reports, analyzing injury logs, submitting recommendations to supervisors regarding areas of concern.
>Gathers, reviews and disseminates information on employee safety and health, keeping abreast of changes in OSHA requirements and informing the Safety Committee and appropriate staff where applicable.
>Assists with processing all unemployment compensation claims and inquiries, completing all requests for information, conferring with the unemployment compensation consultant regarding claims and bills.
>Reviews and maintains on file all employee incident reports.
Conducts training seminars and workshops for staff relating to unemployment compensation, Workman’s Compensation, employee safety, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, employee benefits, personnel policies and procedures, disciplinary action, termination and other matters, as required.
>Serves as resource for supervisory staff, explaining and interpreting personnel procedures and the implications of applicable laws and regulations, assisting, as needed, in the completion of necessary documentation of personnel matters by supervisory staff relating to disciplinary action, termination and evaluation.
>Processes all Personnel Action Requests to ensure accuracy and compliance with Community policies and procedures.
>Serves as representative for employees and acts in a conciliatory role concerning employee grievances, conferring with and counseling employees regarding personnel policies and procedures, benefits, employee relations, and work related, personal and professional concerns.
>Assists in coordinating all general orientation and reorientation programs for new employees.
>Coordinates and tracks staff development, in-service and out-service training programs, assisting department heads in the development and implementation of short-range and long-range training programs, surveying and evaluating these training programs to determine adequacy, effectiveness and appropriateness, implementing changes, through cooperation and consultation with department heads, as needed.
>Interviews, hires, trains, and supervises HR support personnel. Review and manage payroll, PTO requests and conduct annual performance and salary reviews.

Company Info

Company Name
Timber Ridge at Talus

Company URL

Contact Name
Sarah O'Keefe


(412) 965-9190


100 Timber Ridge Way NW
Issaquah, WA 98027