HR Consultant II - Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver Police Department

Vancouver Police Department
HR Consultant II

COMPETITION: #2146-50010234
   
TITLE:
HR Consultant II
 
Classification:
HR Consultant II

DIVISION:
Support Services Division
 
SECTION:
Human Resources Section
 
UNIT:       
Civilian Auxiliary & Police Services
 
STATUS:                  
Regular Full-Time (Exempt)

HOURS OF WORK:
35-hour compressed work week (Monday to Thursday)

SALARY:                                   
Pay Band 7 - $40.72 to $50.90 per hour

COMP. END DATE:
Friday July 2, 2021

 
“NOT JUST A JOB . . . A CONTRIBUTION
 
Summary: Responsible for providing human resources consultative and advisory services for Teamsters, auxiliary police personnel, and Exempt employees relating to recruitment and selection, labour and employee relations, and attendance and disability management.
 
Essential Duties

  • Builds and maintains effective relationships with management, employees and union representatives
  • Manages and coordinates all aspects of the recruitment and selection processes for internal and external job competitions and ensures fair and consistent practices and processes
  • Educates managers and employees, and ensures consistent application of HR best practices, policies, procedures, related employment and labour legislation, and collective agreements
  • Responds to grievances, employee concerns and complaints, and various personnel matters as they arise
  • Conducts timely and thorough workplace assessments and investigations
  • Provides advice to managers on performance management, progressive discipline, and attendance and disability management
  • Supports manager and employees in determining appropriate workplace accommodations
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues and other members of the HR Section to carry out initiatives, programs, and projects
  • Attends and participates in various committees and meetings
  • Manages and maintains various HR tracking lists and data
  • Carries out administrative duties relating to HR operations and functions
  • Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                                                         
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

REQUIRED:

  • Thorough understanding of employment related legislation such as Human Rights, Employment Standard, labour law, and WorkSafe BC
  • Thorough understanding of HR related programs, policies, procedures, and practices, and demonstrated ability to consistently apply them, and provide advice to clients on them
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret applicable collective agreements and/or various rights related legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization, union representatives, and the public
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership for decisions, make concrete decisions based on the collective agreement, practice, and legislation
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrated ability to question and validate the needs and expectations of others, resolve conflict, and coach managers on HR practices and policies
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion when handling sensitive and confidential issues
  • Demonstrated ability to remain organized and handle a fast-paced, complex and changing workload
  • Demonstrated ability to identify priorities when faced with competing demands
  • Demonstrated ability to critically think and synthesize larges amounts of information and data

 
 PREFERRED:

  • Significant SAP experience - Organizational Management, Performance Appraisals, SAP reporting and basic Qualification Catalogue development

 
EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED:

  • Minimum 2 years’ recruitment experience in a unionized setting
  • Minimum of three years human resource generalist experience in a consultative role within a unionized environment or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience conducting human resources investigations, including writing final investigation reports
  • Experience managing and resolving grievances


PREFERRED: 

EDUCATION:

REQUIRED:

  • Two (2) year HR Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor's degree specializing in human resource management

 
PREFERRED:

  • Certified Human Resources Professional Designation (CHRP)

 
OTHER REQUIREMENT(S):

  • Valid BC Driver’s license
  • All employees must maintain their Enhanced Security Clearance while employed with the Vancouver Police Department. Enhanced Security Clearances will be renewed every 5 years or as required.

 
Selection Process:
Candidates may be required to take a written test.
 
Applicants should submit a resume via email to vpd.civilian.jobs@vpd.ca by 4:30 p.m. of the closing date. The competition number must be indicated in the subject line of the email.
 
THE VANCOUVER POLICE DEPARTMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Organization: Vancouver Police Department
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Human Resources
Posted: June 11, 2021, 11:36 am
Expires: July 2, 2021, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $40.72 to $50.90 Hour

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