Senior Human Resources Advisor

City of Burnaby

Senior Human Resources Advisor

Competition No.: 2018-199
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: . + Competitive Benefits
Last Updated: 10/31/18 3:10 PM0
As the third largest city in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.  As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community.  With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek like-minded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Human Resources the Senior Human Resources Advisor is responsible for providing labour and employee relations expertise in a diverse multi-union environment, which includes handling return to work and accommodation matters, attendance management, and assisting with the preparation and presentation of grievance arbitration cases and other hearing processes.  This portfolio will also require knowledge in human rights and experience conducting workplace investigations.  In addition, this position will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and presentation of labour relations training modules focused on expanding supervisory leadership skills and toolkits in this subject area.  Demonstrated ability to manage a high-volume labour and employee relations portfolio with tact and diplomacy as well as effectively problem solving complex and sensitive issues using a fact based approach is key. Our objective is to continually provide effectively reasoned recommendations throughout all levels of management while working collaboratively towards a resolve in the best interest of the City of Burnaby and its employees.  Performs related work as required.

The ideal candidate brings a balanced perspective to resolving workplace issues and is an exceptional team player with outstanding oral and written communication skills. The ability to build and foster productive relationships with employees, co-workers and union representatives while creating and encouraging an environment of openness, trust and collaboration is essential. Advanced MS Word and PowerPoint skills coupled with sound knowledge of current principles and best practices in labour relations are required. Outstanding coaching, problem solving, planning and organizational skills are needed while working in a high volume, fast paced environment. Our decisions and actions are reflected in our core values, so if this is something that is meaningful to you, then this may be the opportunity for you to join a team of fun and committed HR Professionals! 

The closing date for this competition has been extended to Friday November 30, 2018.

New applications are welcome, but candidates who apply by Wednesday November 14 will be given first consideration.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Human Resources
Posted: November 2, 2018, 1:08 pm
Expires: November 30, 2018, 4:45 pm

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