Human Resources Generalist

Posting Number: 24/23

Position Title: Human Resources Generalist (Permanent Full-Time)

Reports to: City Manager

Business Division: Corporate Services

Summary: Reporting to the City Manager, the Human Resources Generalist is primarily responsible for administration of Human Resources policies, procedures, and programs including but not limited to; recruitment and selection, orientation, training and development, labour relations, benefits and compensation, performance management, and organizational development.

Duties Include:
• The design and distribution of human resources and labour relations related communication
• Plans and implements projects in keeping with organizational principles to achieve outlined management objectives
• Performs organizational job planning including creation and maintenance of job descriptions, job evaluations and classification, and comparative compensation evaluation
• Responsible for the recruitment and selection of new staff utilizing a variety of methods to reach new potential candidates in the job market
• Performs onboarding and orientation of newly hired and promoted employees
• Performs the research, evaluation, development, and implementation of training and development programs requested by division managers and aligned with organizational goals
• Provides oversight on Occupational Health and Safety activities
• Manages human resource information system and safety management system
• Consults with Managers on disciplinary and performance management matters
• Consults with Managers on matters of employee/labour relations management by providing support and recommendations. This includes coordination and delivery of responses to varying stages of grievances, arbitration, or mediation
• Responsible for conducting internal audits and investigations when required and assisting with audits and investigations conducted by third parties
• Responsible for the administration and maintenance of personnel files, both physical and digital

NOTE: The duties listed are not set forth for the purpose of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally performed outside of the listed duties above.

• University degree or college diploma in human resources, labour relations or related discipline
• Minimum 3 years experience in a generalist role
• Professional designation in human resources preferred
• Experience in municipal and/or unionized environments preferred
• Candidate must possess a valid Class 5 Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge of human resources best practices
• Knowledge and experience in labour relations
• Knowledge of Federal and Provincial Human Rights and Saskatchewan Employment Act
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite
• Strong organizational and time management skills
• The ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as in both large and small team environments
• Must work with a high degree of confidentiality and integrity
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully navigate sensitive and stressful discussions and situations

Working/Other Conditions:
• Normal office environment conditions apply with considerable use of computers and time spent in meetings.
• Primarily weekday business hours with irregular evenings and weekends, in order to accommodate business needs
• Tactfully and respectfully handling of information of a confidential nature. A high degree of professional confidentiality is required
• Ability to conduct presentations to employees, management group, council or other stakeholders as required
• Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals
• Overtime as required
• Lifting or moving up to 20 lbs may be required

Application Deadline
Closing deadline is June 9th, 2023 at 4:30 pm. Resumes must be received prior to the closing date to be considered. The City of Estevan offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package.

For further information or to apply, please contact:
Sheryl March, Human Resources
1102-4th Street
Estevan, SK S4A 0W7

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.