Human Resources Manager

District of Mackenzie

Human Resources Manager

Application Deadline: 4:00 pm Friday, February 28, 2020

The District of Mackenzie is seeking to fill the position of Human Resources Manager. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Human Resources (HR) Manager is responsible for providing a range of professional human resources expertise for both unionized and exempt employees. The HR Manager oversees collective agreement and policy interpretation, labour relations, handles grievances and investigations, performance management, recruitment and selection, change and transition and application of HR policies and programs. The HR Manager is also responsible for administrating the District of Mackenzie’s benefit package. This position provides support to Directors and Managers in the conduct of their management responsibilities.

Located in the scenic Northern Rocky Mountain Trench 185 km north of Prince George, Mackenzie offers superb four-season outdoor recreation opportunities and an exceptional quality of life. Housing costs are among the most affordable in the province.  Residents are involved in community life with numerous service organizations, community clubs and groups, catering to a variety of interests. The local Recreation Centre, with arena, swimming pool, fitness centre, community hall and library is viewed as the hub of the community.  All these amenities with the safety afforded by small town living makes Mackenzie ideal for young working families.

To qualify for this position, you are a Chartered Professional in Human Resources with a Bachelor’s Degree and hold significant experience as a Human Resources practitioner in a unionized local government setting or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You must come with experience in interpreting and applying collective agreements, a comprehensive knowledge of HR best practices as well as being versed with related legislation and legal statues and how they govern human resources in a unionized setting. You must have proven conflict resolution and negotiation skills and will demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills that complement the ability to deliver innovative solution-focused service. The incumbent is expected to exercise sound judgment, tact and discretion at all times in dealing with confidential matters. If you are a self-directed, creative professional who works well in a challenging, fast paced environment, this position may be for you.

The District of Mackenzie offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to work with an outstanding team.

If you feel your education and experience have prepared you for a position such as this, please submit your resume and covering letter detailing your work experience, education, qualifications and employment references to:

District of Mackenzie
Bag 340 – 1 Mackenzie Blvd.
Mackenzie, BC, V0J 2C0
Attention:  Diane Smith, Interim Chief Administrative Officer

The District thanks all interested applicants in advance, however only those short-listed will be contacted.

Organization: District of Mackenzie
Location: Mackenzie, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Category(s): Human Resources
Posted: February 14, 2020, 7:28 pm
Expires: February 28, 2020, 4:00 pm

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