Human Resources Generalist

Human Resources Generalist

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Enfield, NS

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Location: Enfield, NS, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 8/8/2022

Job ID: 9R79428488

Category: Human Resources

Join a top employer and advance your career. Our client, a leader in their field, has partnered with Aplin to hire a Human Resources Generalist based in Enfield.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist’s primary focus is to provide consulting services on a variety of human resources-related issues including employee and labor relations, performance management, attendance management, and recruitment & selection, acting as the key HR contact for designated client groups within the organization.
Perks & Benefits:
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package, including RSP Program
  • Holiday Incentive Program (3 additional days off over Christmas)
  • Active Social Committee
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Volunteer Grant Program
  • Scholarship Program
  • Commitment to promoting from within
  • Act as lead contact for managers and employees regarding all HR and Corporate policies, procedures, programs, and collective agreements in order to ensure effective delivery of human resource services
  • Engage with Managers and Supervisors on resolving employee/labor relations and performance problems as they arise
  • Work collaboratively with Union representatives on basic labor relations issues
  • Maintain confidential, accurate, and up-to-date employee files and HRIS data
  • Initiate appropriate recruitment activities in response to approved vacancies, including liaising with hiring managers to assess requirements, drafting job postings, recruitment advertising, candidate pre-screenings, candidate contact, interview schedules, final selection process, reference, and security checks
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates
  • Prepare offer packages and review completed paperwork for accuracy.  Ensure set up of new hires with appropriate tools and access
  • Assist managers with performance management as required, and lead performance improvement plans
  • Support the HR and Training Department in the delivery of Respectful Workplace training, and other seminars, lunch and learns, etc.  
  • Plan and deliver employee orientation presentations as well as employee engagement programs or events
  • Assist with the mentorship and development of junior members of the HR team
  • Work collaboratively with business units and cross-functional teams on special projects
  • Conduct workplace investigations in response to complaints of harassment, bullying, etc.
  • Manage the formal Attendance Management Program for assigned client groups
  • Perform other projects and duties as directed
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management (undergraduate degree or community college diploma with concentration in HR), or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in an HR role within a complex Human Resources Department (5+ years preferred)
  • Experience working in a unionized environment, in a Human Resources role, is an asset
  • Working knowledge of human resources principles and practices including the Canada Labor Code, Human Rights, and Employment Equity legislation
  • Ability to effectively handle stressful situations and thrive in a fast-paced, diverse environment
  • Familiar with aspects of web-based recruiting and online candidate tracking tools
  • Strong attention to detail while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and follow through with projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of all required MS Office software
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety, and Environment policies
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Lean & 6S activities in your area
  • Must be eligible to meet requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Canadian government security clearances
Job ID: 9R79428488
If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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