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2017-47 Human Resources Manager

DEPARTMENT:                  Administration

HOURS OF WORK:           35 hours per week

POSTING DATE:                August 24, 2017

CLOSING DATE:                September 22, 2017

COMPETITION NO.:           2017-47

The City of Dawson Creek invites applications for the newly created position of Human Resources Manager, starting as soon as possible. This full time permanent position will be of interest to individuals who wish to join a busy team in a bustling community located in resource rich Northeastern BC. 

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Human Resources Manager will be responsible for the overall administration of the human resources and labour relations functions of the City including, but not limited to: collective agreement administration, maintenance of personnel records, organizational personnel policies, recruitment, employee orientation, performance management, training and development, grievance administration and other personnel related matters.

Preferred candidates will have a Diploma or University Degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration with a Major in Human Resources, two or more years’ experience in a progressively more responsible Human Resource generalist role, preferably in a unionized environment, demonstrable knowledge of labour legislation, federal and provincial laws and regulations, union contracts, personnel policies and collective agreement negotiations, considerable knowledge of personnel administration functions, policies, practices and objectives, working knowledge of the BC Municipal Pension Plan, employee benefits and Worksafe BC regulations, demonstrated commitment to working as a team and providing excellent customer service, membership, or eligibility for membership, in a Human Resource Management Association and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence. Certified Human Resource Professional designation is also an asset.

A full job description is available upon request. A competitive compensation package including an attractive base salary and excellent benefits will be provided. Further details will be available during the interview process.

Candidates should submit a resumé marked with the job posting name and number to Cindy Fisher, Deputy Director of Corporate Administration, at City Hall 10105 12A Street or email a pdf or word document to, with the job posting name and number in the subject line, no later than 4:30 pm on the closing date reference above. The City thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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