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Human Resources Generalist for Tla'amin Nation


How To Apply

Position:Human Resources Generalist
Employer:Tla'amin Nation
Sector:Public Administration
Closing Date:2024-Jun-28
Salary or Wage:$29.00-$31.50 per hour
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:July 15, 2024
Please apply by dropping off/mailing or uploading your resume and cover letter toTla'amin Nation
4779 Klahanie Road
qathet, BC V8A 0C4


- A post secondary Certificate or Diploma program in Human Resources Management or related field combined with 3-4 years of HR experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Experience in full-cycle recruitment.
- Experience working with a Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and Applicant Tracking System.
- Class 5 Drivers License and acceptable Drivers Abstract.
- Acceptable Police Information Check
- Knowledge of HR best practices and programs
- Strong knowledge of employment related legislation. Experience working with federal legislation (Canada Labour Code, Canadian Human Rights Act) is an asset.
- Exceptional interpersonal and coaching skills, with the ability to work with staff at all levels and backgrounds and build trusting relationships. Ability to deal with conflict or difficult situations and work with parties to find appropriate solutions.
- Ability to deal with sensitive and highly confidential information and situations.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Intermediate computer skills in MS Office. Experience working with leave management systems and other HR-based technology.
- Strong organizational and administrative skills and the ability to streamline and continuously improve various HR processes.
- Respect for and a commitment to learn about Tla’amin culture and traditional teachings.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

Performs all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Tla’amin laws, regulations, policies, practices, and procedures as directed by Human Resources Director. Maintains confidentiality as required pertaining to Citizens, clients, employees, and general matters of the Nation.

Recruiting and Onboarding

- Assists with the continuous improvement of Tla’amin Nation’s recruiting practices to ensure an effective and efficient process.
- Coordinates recruiting activities, ensuring Tla’amin policies, procedures, and practices are followed throughout the recruiting process. Ensures a positive process for candidates and managers.
- Supports departments by being proactive with recruiting needs and ensuring seasonal and casual staff are in place during peak periods.
- Works with Department Managers to develop/update position descriptions and job postings for approval.
- Works with the hiring manager to determine sourcing strategy and posts positions internally (website, Facebook) and external job posting sites.
- Supports the Hiring Manager and Hiring Panel to shortlist applicants, set up interviews, develop interview questions, conduct reference checks. Participates as a member of various hiring panels.
- Prepares Offer/Employment Agreement for approval and execution.
- Maintains the tracking spreadsheet for all open positions and communicates regularly with hiring managers on the status of recruiting activities.
- Assists with the continuous improvement of Tla’amin Nation’s onboarding and orientation program to welcome new employees and support them through the probation period.
- Works with the hiring manager to set up and ensure a smooth onboarding process for new employees. Meets with new employees to deliver the HR component of the process.
- Checks in with new employees and managers each month during the probation period and reminds managers of probation period milestones.

Employee Relations
- Serves as a resource to employees in all aspects of the employment relationship
Assists employees with policy interpretation, conflict resolution and working relationships, and other employee relations issues. Refers complex and unresolved matters to the Human Resources Director.
- Assists and supports employees with the leave management process.
- Supports employees through the claims process for Worker’s Compensation, short/long term disability and requests for workplace accommodation.

Management Support
- Acts as a resource to supervisors and managers regarding policy interpretation, conflict resolution and working relationships and other employment matters, referring complex matters to the Human Resources Director.
- Supports managers regarding their staff’s development/performance, assists with the development of corrective action and performance improvement processes and documentation.

- Handles HR administration, including benefits administration, leave tracking, employee file maintenance, etc.
- Sets up new employees and maintains employee information through the Bamboo HRIS system.
- Works closely with the payroll team to ensure payroll has all HR information that connects to pay. Works to ensure alignment and reconciliation of paid time off accruals between payroll and HR systems.
- Provides support to the Occupational Health & Safety Committee, including scheduling meetings, setting agendas, and recording meeting minutes.

HR Department
- Liaises and works cooperatively with the HR team to ensure department goals are achieved.
- Provides backup to essential functions to other HR team members during periods of vacation or leave.
- Keeps up-to-date with changing employment-related legislation and advances information as required.

Other related duties as required.

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