Human Resource Generalist

Location: Edmonton, 10130 - 21 Street, Canada
Date Posted: 03-28-2018
We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic, permanent HUMAN RESOURCE GENERALIST, to work full-time in our Edmonton Office. The Edmonton office is conveniently located just off of the Anthony Henday ring road, on Edmonton’s East side.
Reporting to the Human Resource Manager, the Human Resource Generalist plays a critical role in upholding the presence of HR within their respective Divisions. Supporting the Division Managers the Human Resource Generalist will engage in a wide array of human resource activities, including, but not limited to recruitment and onboarding, benefits and disability management, training and employee development, workplace investigations, workplace policy guide, performance management, and general workplace reporting. The Human Resource Generalist will act as a primary point of contact for field and non-field employees within the Divisions under their assignment.
  • Communicate with Superintendents and Managers weekly to determine job vacancies, and recruitment tactics.
  • Draft, review and execute employment agreements.
  • Conduct employee on-boarding and off-boarding, as per company policy, practices and procedures.
  • Collaborate with management to determine training needs and ensuring employees are appropriately trained.
  • Set up, monitor and review disability claims, and work with the employee and manager to develop return to work plans.
  • Thoroughly investigate and report upon employee relation issues.
  • Conduct regular site visits, ensuring adequate HR presence in the field, assessing employee engagement, soliciting employee feedback, addressing employee concerns, and delivering company communications.
  • Complete ad-hoc reporting, and various audits, as requested.
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, sub-contractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Must adhere to the principles identified in the company’s Code of Ethics and continuously examine situations in light of these principles.
  • Ensure compliance with controls, safeguards, and company policies.
  • Other Human Resource Generalist duties as required.
  • Minimum, High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Post-secondary graduate, with a concentration in Business, Human Resources or related program, from a recognized institution is required.
  • Must hold a CPHR designation or CPHR Candidate anticipated to receive full designation within 12 months.
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 driver’s license, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within a Human Resource Department is required, of which 1 to 3 years musts be within a Generalist role.
  • Class 5 Drivers License is required.
  • Employment experience within the construction industry an asset.
  • Knowledge and experience conducting workplace investigations.
  • Proficient understanding of employment legislation.
  • Knowledge of HR processes and best practices.
We are pleased to offer the successful candidate: 
  • Competitive and attractive salary package
  • Eligibility to participate in company bonus plan
  • Educational assistance.
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including Health, Dental, Disability, Life Insurance, Health Spending Account, etc.
  • Employer matched pension plan.
  • Company sponsored professional development opportunities.
  • Participation in the various reward programs.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth.

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