Experienced HR Administrative Assistant



  • Office Professionals
  • Job Code: RH8444310212
  • Posted: February 12, 2019
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client, a successful corporate retailer located in Downtown Edmonton, as they are looking for an HR Administrative Assistant for a 4-month contract, with the potential to turn permanent. This organization requires an individual who can perform at a high, fast paced level a on a daily basis.

The successful HR Administrative Assistant will have previous generalist experience, and work well as part of a fast paced, dedicated, team. Intermediate Microsoft Excel and Word skills are required. APPLY TODAY as this is an IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY.

The Role:

  • Supporting the Human Resources Team with recruitment efforts by posting and sorting job advertisements, sourcing resumes, conducting phone pre-screens, arranging interviews, sitting in on interviews, conducting reference checks 
  • Leasing with payroll and IT to ensure they are aware of all new and departing employees
  • Coordinating new hire orientations and the on boarding process
  • Participating in the HR team’s special development projects
  • Assembling benefits packages and processing new enrollments
  • Conducting follow-ups on candidates’ background checks as needed
  • Communicating with operations team to determine staffing requirements
  • Compiling weekly, daily and quarterly reports 
  • Maintaining employee files and updating status changes in personal information
  • Providing guidance to Management and employees on employee relation issues and employment law
  • Developing and conducting training as required
  • Assisting with Exit Interviews 
  • Weekly payroll exception data entry
  • General Administrative duties as required
  • Manage Applicant Tracking System
The Ideal Candidate:

  • Minimum of 3 year+ of HR Generalist experience
  • A university degree in Human Resource is an asset
  • Intermediate MS Word skills with the ability to develop templates, track changes and use style sheets
  • Intermediate Excel skills, including the ability to create spreadsheets and use formulas
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and professionalism
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Rachael Healy, Consultant, Aplin Office Professionals, Temporary / Permanent. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-DNP


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Rachael Healy

Office Professionals



  • 780.229.2010
  • rhealy@aplin.com

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