BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Surrey
HR Advisor
(Regular Full-Time)

Reporting to the Manager, Labour Relations, you will support assigned departments with a diverse range of human resources services including; providing advice on collective agreement and policy interpretation, leading investigations, performing full-cycle recruitment, and handling sensitive employee relations issues.

  • Lead full-cycle recruitment (sourcing, interviews, managing offers, references), and provide support and guidance to the assigned HR Recruiter and HR Assistant for your portfolio.
  • Prepare for and lead investigations, act as point of contact for enquiries about employee issues, Collective Agreement interpretation and HR policies.
  • Develop strong relationships with Managers and provide support on all HR matters.
  • Help assigned departments with a variety of HR strategies to build and maintain high performing teams.
  • Assist managers with performance management of employees, developing performance plans, identify training opportunities, coaching and supporting managers on corrective measures and disciplinary matters.
  • Develop and deliver communication on key HR programs, policies and procedures.
  • Work on HR special projects and perform other job-related duties.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Chartered Human Resources Professional designation preferred (CPHR).
  • 5 years progressively responsible human resources experience within a unionized public sector environment at an advisory level.
  • Strong labour relations and recruitment experience with a good understanding of how to manage in unionized environments.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and an ability to interpret complex data and make sound decisions.
  • The ability to work independently, take initiative and exercise good judgment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • An ability to thrive and multi-task within a fast paced, rapidly growing environment.

This job will be posted until June 14th, 2019.

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Location: Surrey, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Human Resources
Posted: May 13, 2019, 12:40 pm
Expires: June 14, 2019, 4:30 pm