Position Summary: Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Human Resources Officer will provide a range of human resource services to management and approximately 90 employees within the Town (~140 in the summer). This position is responsible for administering and implementing all Human Resources services which include advisory services, consultation and assistance to directors and managers in relation to all recruitment, selection, orientation, disability management, succession planning, training & development and employee/labour relations practices and policies. They will maintain confidential personnel files, ReviewSnap - our Performance Review system, HRISMyWay - our time management & payroll system; along with becoming an expert in CorePoint, our OH&S safety data management system to maintain the Occupational Health and Safety Program within the Town along with our Deputy Fire Chief and Manager of Emergency Management & Protective Services.
Requirements and Qualifications: Strong working knowledge of major areas within Human Resources including; recruitment & selection, compensation & benefits reviews & renewals, policy and process development, employee relations, disability case management/accommodations, disciplines, grievances, arbitrations, Human Rights claims, collective bargaining, training & development, succession planning, advisory services, WCB/OH&S COR audits, and pensions (LAPP). With a degree or diploma in HR Management or related Business program with a minimum of four (4) years relevant Human Resources experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience, a CPHR designation and experience and/or certification in Health & Safety System Auditing (COR) or the ability to be certified.
• Confidentiality when dealing with sensitive issues and/or information
• Strong advisory/mediation skills
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
• Proficient skills in a variety of Microsoft Office applications including SharePoint
• Knowledge of Alberta Human Rights Legislation, Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Alberta Employment Standards Legislation, Alberta Labour, other applicable legislation.
• Experience with Diamond software and HRISMyWay, pay module an asset
• The ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to present at Management meetings and during training courses
• Experience in a local government environment is considered an asset.
Hours of Work: This is a permanent-full time, out of scope salary position with a 35 hour-work week, Monday to Friday, with some evening and weekends, as required.