Human Resources Coordinator

Town of Blackfalds

Human Resources Coordinator 

Blackfalds is one of Canada’s youngest and fastest growing communities; with a population of 10,125 and a growth rate of 2.1% in 2018.

Ideally situated in Central Alberta, midway between Alberta’s two largest urban centers, Blackfalds retains the feel and security of a small town while being only a short drive from urban amenities of post- secondary education, regional scale shopping outlets and entertainment.

Outstanding recreational opportunities, a robust and diversified economy and affordable land and housing are among the factors contributing to our thriving, successful, and dynamic community.

If you are looking to be a part of a hard-working and fun loving team in our community, please learn more about the Town of Blackfalds at We look forward to receiving your résumé!

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Human Resources Coordinator will be a member of the management team, providing consultative support and advice to managers and staff on a wide range of issues related to employee and labor relations; recruitment and retention; occupational health and safety; compensation and benefits; training and development; confidentiality and conflict resolution.

A proven relationship builder and skillful communicator, you will have been demonstrated success in leading effective consultation with staff, managers and union representatives and you encourage a respectful workplace where change and new ideas are embraced.

This position will manage and maintain confidential staffing files and develop the Human Resources System using Diamond software and will support the day to day functions including policies, advisory services, consultation and assistance to directors and managers in relation to all recruitment, selection, orientation, and employee relations practices and policies.

For additional details see Position Description.

Requirements and Qualifications:
Applicants will require a strong working knowledge of major areas within Human Resources. This will include recruitment, policy implementation & development, advisory services, maintenance of employee files, disability management and Occupational Health & Safety.

The successful applicant will have the ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive issues and/or information; demonstrate strong interpersonal, organizational and time management skills; be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook; possess a working knowledge of Human Rights Legislation, Occupational Health and Safety Legislation, Employment Standards Legislation, Labor Relations, Pay Equity, FOIP and any other applicable legislation; have the ability to work independently and as part of a team; possess the ability to manage multiple time lines effectively; demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Diamond Human Resource software is considered an asset.

Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Degree or diploma in Human Resource Management or related Business program with a minimum of four (4) years relevant Human Resources required, preferably in a municipal environment.
  • CHRP designation or the ability to obtain designation required.
  • Experience and/or certification in Health & Safety System Auditing or the ability to be certified.

Scope and Hours of Work:
The current salary range for this position is $91,949 to $103,549 and we also offer an excellent benefit package. This is a permanent-full time, out of scope salary position with a thirty-five (35) hour work week, Monday to Friday, with some evening and weekends as required.

How to Apply:
Applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and résumé via email. Please ensure your name and the position title are included in the subject line. Pre-employment requirement: Criminal Record Check; valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and Drivers Abstract.

We thank those who are interested and apply. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

Town of Blackfalds, Box 220, 5018 Waghorn Street, Blackfalds AB, T0M 0J0
Attention: Human Resources // Ph: 403.885.4677
Email: // website: // fax: 403.600.0032

Organization: Town of Blackfalds
Location: Blackfalds, AB
Region: Red Deer
Professional Category(s): Human Resources
Posted: August 28, 2018, 10:41 am
Expires: September 28, 2018, 4:30 pm

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