Permanent Full Time Human Resources Specialist

Permanent Full Time Human Resources Specialist

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File No: MNU-22-22
Date Posted: August 2, 2022.
Closing Date: August 9, 2022
Location: Ongwanada Resource Centre
Hours of Work: 36.5 hours per week
Wage: Hourly: $29.38 – $33.65 Salary: $55,761 – $63,874


To support and advise the Manager-Human Resources and line managers in the full range of Human Resources activities with foundational knowledge of HR policies and practices, compliance requirements, and risk implications of HR decisions in both union and non-union work environments.


Incumbents may be assigned to work in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Organizational Recruitment, Retention:
  • Lead the Recruiting and hiring process for union and non-union staff, including internal and external advertising, applicant screening, interviewing, and reference checks;
  • Manage organizational complement including projecting vacancies, analyzing staffing requirements across the organization and recommending ways to optimize the existing workforce;
  1. Remuneration, Benefits and Recognition:
  • Administer employee benefits & compensation, liaising with Payroll, Scheduling, insurance carriers, etc., and updating benefits as required;
  • Guide others through STD, LTD, retirement, Maternity/Parental leaves, personal leaves of absence process;
  • Determine salary & vacation entitlement, administer merit increases/ maintain wage grids;
  1. Workplace Safety & Insurance Board Case Management/Attendance:
  • Coordinate and manage organizational attendance awareness program; coordinate employee attendance awareness review meetings
  • Administer workers compensation program; act as case manager for employee Workplace Safety & Insurance Board claims, including the review of all Employee Incident Reports;
  • Work collaboratively with line managers and Occupational Health to oversee short term/long term disability absences and act as case manager for such claims;
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned:

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  • Human Resources Management degree/diploma from a recognized College or University or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a full-service Human Resources department, preferably in a unionized workplace;
  • High level of data analysis skills with keen attention to detail;
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, set goals and meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency with standard business software applications;
  • Bilingualism (French/English) an asset.

Les candidats bilingues sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature.

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume quoting file number by the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Generalist Human Resources
191 Portsmouth Avenue
Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6
Fax (613) 548-8135  Email:


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