OARS, one of the most respected outfitters in adventure travel, is seeking a full-time Director of Human Resources to support, plan and implement Human Resource programs.     


  The Director of Human Resources will oversee all aspects of the OARS Human Resource department: 
  • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource-related federal and state requirements, conducting investigations and maintaining records
  • Maintain and revise the company’s employee handbook
  • Implement, and revise as needed, the company’s overall compensation plan
  • Maintain job descriptions and individual compensation agreements
  • Develop, analyze and update the company’s compensation budget
  • Develop, revise and make recommendations regarding employment plans and procedures
  • Administer employee benefit programs
  • Oversee recruitment efforts for all personnel, including writing and placing job ads
  • Conduct new office employee orientations and employee relations counseling
  • Oversee exit interviews
  • Maintain HR department records and reports
  • Coordinate and prepare documentation for bi-annual performance reviews
  • Provide consultation and recommendations regarding disciplinary actions and conflict mediation
  • Plan and implement annual HR seminar at each regional outpost
  • Maintain company directory
  • Performing other related activities and tasks as assigned
  • Some travel will be required


  • Five or more years of experience as a manager of Human Resources
  • Bachelor degree or higher in Human Resource studies or a related field
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and troubleshooting skills with high attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication abilities with a strong emphasis on interpersonal skills (will interact daily with a diverse team of office colleagues and remote staff)
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment, with or without direct supervision
  • Additional professional HR certifications highly valued

 E-mail your resume and a one-page cover letter to jobs@oars.com with “HR Director” as the subject line.