Responsibilities and Duties Recruitment and On-boarding • Coordinates recruitment including: advertising and arranging the interview process. • Maintains and reviews ongoing applications. • Conducts reference and background checks. • Coordinates a comprehensive on-boarding process for new hires. • Prepares new hire packages including employment contracts, overtime agreements and enclosures. • Set up of new user email, phone, door card and printers • Prepares volunteer and practicum student packages including coordinating on-boarding and paperwork. Training and Development • Maintains documentation and contracts related to staff training. • Manages job grant applications and paperwork follow up. Employee Relations • Provides advice and support to managers and supervisors for employee relations, performance management, policies and procedures, compliancy and best practices. • Maintains documentation for any disciplinary action required as presented by managers. • Supports management by handling questions, interrupting and administering contracts and policies striving to resolve work-related issues. • Assists staff with benefit program related inquiries. Compliance • Responsible for ensuring workforce compliancy with: human rights, employment laws and occupational health and safety standards. • Maintains external contacts to regularly benchmark and remain current on workplace trends and standards. • Ensures proper process and best practices are in place when carrying out terminations. Performance Management • Facilitates paperwork for the probationary, semi-annual, and annual performance management process. • Ensures employee evaluations are completed and filed. • Coaches managers and staff on the performance management process. Health and Safety • Assists in the investigation and reporting of accidents/incidents. • Assists employees with the completion of all WCB claims; submits claims in a timely manner. • Remains current with best practices, legislative changes and industry standards. Administration • Maintains and updates the: policy and procedures manual and employee handbook. • Distributes policy information accordingly: departmentally and online. • Acts as a representative for unemployment claims. • Maintains current job descriptions and contracts. • Communicates staff updates and changes accordingly. • Conducts employee exit interviews. • Provides administrative support to the management and leadership team. • Adheres to departmental budget. • Manages the internal recognition system including employee of the month and employee service awards. • Assists Office Manager with payroll duties and benefit administration (as required). • All other related duties (as required). Qualifications, Experience and Skills • Minimum of 2 years Human Resource Experience • Diploma or certificate in Human Resource Management required; • CPHR designation (or in progress) would be considered an asset. • Familiarity with payroll and benefits administration. • Must have a broad understanding of the provincial employment standards and human rights legislation ability to work well under pressure, individually and as part of a team. • Self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision. • Effective written and verbal communication skills as well as presentation skills. • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint required.