BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Human Resources Advisor 

Regular Full Time 

The District of Saanich is looking for an experienced Human Resources (HR) generalist to join our team. The Human Resources Advisor provides professional advice on all aspects of the employment relationship. Key areas include collective agreement and policy interpretation, labour relations, performance management, recruitment and selection, change and transition and application of HR programs. The Human Resources Advisor has a designated client assignment and provides support to managers and supervisors in the conduct of their management responsibilities. In addition, this position provides training and education to all levels of the organization as well supports the HR Leadership team with assigned projects as required.

Are you are a self-starter with a “hands-on” attitude, who can work as part of a team? Do you value respectful and cooperative working relationships? Do you believe that a team can accomplish more than an individual? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment and have a strong customer service orientation? We want to hear from you!

If you are applying for this position you have a strong labour relations background in the unionized setting. You come with experience in interpreting and applying collective agreements, a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of HR best practices as well as being well versed with related legislation and legal statutes and how they govern human resources in a unionized setting. You have a coaching mindset in supporting  your operational clients and are able to both individually and collaboratively problem solve complex issues quickly and effectively. In addition to your five or more years’ in depth experience as a Human Resources practitioner in a unionized environment, you have a Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent combination of education experience. Having the Chartered Professional in Human Resources designation or being eligible for designation would be an asset for any applicant. If this role sounds like an exciting fit for you, please provide a detailed resume outlining your education, experience and how your background would allow you to fit in to our high functioning HR team.

A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position. Role profile and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Sunday, December 1st, 2019 quoting competition 19225 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250- 475-5550). We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Human Resources
Posted: November 8, 2019, 12:12 pm
Expires: December 1, 2019, 11:45 pm