• Director of Human Resources

    Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(11/15/2019 8:39 AM)
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Colonna's Shipyard is looking to obtain experienced candidates within our Corporate Office.

    We are pleased to accept resumes for a Director of Human Resources

    This is a full-time position with competitive pay, based on experience, and immediate work within our headquarters in Norfolk, VA.


    The Human Resources Director will guide and manage the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for Colonna’s Shipyard, Inc.  The successful candidate will be flexible, have strong interpersonal skills, be motivated to find ways to move the business forward and be a business partner. Other required attributes:


    • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to develop strategic partnerships across the enterprise.  
    • Ability to interact and work with employees at all levels from executive suite to the blue collar workforce
    • Ability to learn the business and ship repair industry and apply best practices and innovative solutions to address human resources issues.
    • Utilize innovative experience with recruiting trends to develop and implement comprehensive, creative recruiting methods/campaigns.
    • Develop an understanding of the training needs of the company and continuously update/improve all Trades Trainee and Management Trainee programs for the company.
    • Stay current on HR/Industry trends in order to recommend, develop, implement and communicate HR policies and objectives including policy changes and initiatives designed to meet the current and changing Company plans and goals
    • Formulate, recommend and oversee HR policies and objectives to promote the Company Values and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.


    Preferred attributes:

    • 7+ years of progressive HR leadership experience
    • BA degree in HR, Business or Management
    • Experience in a shipyard or shipyard adjacent industry
    • Experience in data analysis

    Compensation & Benefits

    Position compensation is based on experience.


    Our benefits include: 
    • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • 401K, company match
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Legal Services
    • Annual performance evaluations 
    • On-site Human Resources
    • On-site gym
    • Free and close proximity parking
    • Employee perks/gifts and more


    All resumes are reviewed immediately for consideration.
    Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. and our affiliates are pleased to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    These are our VALUES and the guidelines that make us a leader in our industry. We are pleased and confident in stating that our skilled employees are among the most respected experts in the ship repair industry


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