People and Culture Coordinator
Windsong Lodge

Spend your summer working as a P&C Coordinator in breathtaking Seward Alaska!

Nestled in a spectacular glacier river valley and surrounded by spruce trees and wildflowers!


People and Culture Coordinator

Windsong Lodge
Seward Windsong Lodge, Alaska
Some experience required
Start Date:
Job starts immediately! (Apr 22, 2019)

About Pursuit

We wake up every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and pristine lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they will share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations.

We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences.

  • Our vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel
  • Our mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences

Job Summary

This is a 10 month full-time benefit eligible position.

The People & Culture Coordinator provides general administrative, Human Resources and payroll services for the operations, including recruitment, employee processing, data entry, orientation, training, development, and maintenance of personnel files. The People & Culture Coordinator provides coordination of activities and business processes that affect operations.

Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities)

  • Composes, edits, types and revises letters, financial documents, various reports and other material as necessary.
  • Screens mail, routes and/or copies for appropriate departments
  • Makes decisions about priority information received by mail and telephone during the absence of the General Manager and department heads
  • Ensures all new hire, status change and terminated employee information is accurate, complete, processed and submitted to the Alaska Collection People & Culture department in a timely manner
  • Coordinates the background check process through the Alaska Collection People & Culture department
  • Creates and maintains an organized personnel folder for each employee and ensures appropriate documentation is filed accurately and timely, and the required original forms are sent to the Alaska Collection People & Culture department
  • Plans, prepares and conducts orientation training for all employees
  • Coordinates distribution, collection and submission of employee benefits forms and information
  • Coordinates and tracks distribution of corporate policy manuals and updates
  • Administers the employee housing program, makes housing assignments, and oversees the Resident Advisor program and training
  • Collects employee timesheets and ensures data entry is completed in a timely manner prior to payroll processing
  • Collects worker’s compensation and Jones Act claim information and coordinates information with General Manager and the Alaska Collection Risk Management. In conjunction with the Alaska Collection Risk Management, communicates with appropriate agencies
  • Participates in manager meetings, records Meeting Minutes, and distributes information to managers
  • Responsible for bi-weekly payroll processing for the operation, ensuring accurate labor hours are reported and appropriate corrections are made in the timekeeping system
  • Performs any accounting related functions which are not accounted for by corporate/Accounting
  • Maintain electronic system of invoice classification for the operations
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills + Abilities

  • Responsible for handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor; ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff, affiliated-company employees, and outside business associates
  • Good understanding of general human resources principles and practices
  • Must be a self-starter capable of managing competing priorities and multiple tasks
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as a team environment
  • Ability to make decisions, solve problems and exercise good judgment
  • Ability to produce accurate work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Must have excellent organizational and follow-up skills and be detailed oriented
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including thorough knowledge of proper grammar, advanced vocabulary, spelling, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond effectively and sensitively to questions from managers, staff and the general public
  • High degree of sensitivity regarding confidential employee information
  • Good understanding of company policies, procedures, and benefit programs
  • Proficient using industry-standard computer software and databases
  • Knowledge of the Alaska tourism industry, including large and small tour operators, travel agency and industry organizations
  • Willing to work extended hours, various shifts, and on holidays and weekends. Some travel may be required

Physical Abilities

  • Ability to work long hours; including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Sitting and/or standing and working on a computer for long periods required
  • Ability to work and travel in all weather conditions
  • Ability to maintain balance and maneuver in crowded space on a regular basis
  • Ability to push, pull, carry and lift objects weighing up to 30 pounds on a regular basis, and greater weights on an occasional basis

Minimum Qualifications

  • Some college education in Human Resources or Business
  • 2 years’ progressively responsible related experience; or any combination of education and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities
  • Previous experience in a Human Resources role preferred


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