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Human Resources Business Partner


As a central hub in the Metro Vancouver area, the City of New Westminster delivers a broad spectrum of urban services to over 70,000 residents. It is a city rich in history with a viable and thriving economy, a population representative of the diversity of the region, and is staffed by talented and dedicated employees who work together to achieve its strategic vision. The City of New Westminster has earned a proud reputation for civic leadership, service delivery, and outstanding employee relations.

We are seeking a professional HR generalist to join our passionate HR team. You will work in collaboration with department managers, staff, and union representatives to foster a positive working environment and promote a culture of service, respect and engagement.

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will work in partnership with other HR team members to develop and deliver progressive human resources programs and initiatives. Sound experience in employee relations, labour relations, performance and attendance management, disability management, recruitment, job evaluation, and policy development are necessary in providing operational HR support to the various City departments. Additional experience in developing and implementing training and development, diversity and inclusion, and/or employee engagement programs would be assets.

This position requires an individual with demonstrated leadership skills, strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities, superior communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple demands. In addition, you possess the diplomacy and tact required to deal effectively with staff, management, unions, and City Council while building lasting relationships.

You will have a post-secondary degree in Human Resources or a related discipline, and a minimum of 7 years of experience in progressively more senior HR generalist roles within a unionized environment. A CPHR designation and municipal experience are assets. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and a working knowledge of HR information systems is required.

The City of New Westminster offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package.

Please apply online quoting competition #19-145, no later than November 25, 2019 to hr@newwestcity.ca or in confidence to:

Director, Human Resources
City of New Westminster
511 Royal Avenue
New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9
Fax: 604-527-4619

The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.
We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

www.newwestcity.ca


Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Human Resources
Posted: November 4, 2019, 4:36 pm
Expires: November 25, 2019, 4:30 pm