HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

POSITION: HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: ADMINISTRATION
HOURS OF WORK: FULL-TIME, PERMANENT (35 HOURS/WEEK )
REPORTS TO: BAND MANAGER

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Tsawout First Nation located on southern Vancouver Island is pleased to invite qualified applicants to apply to the permanent, full-time position of Human Resource Manager.

This newly created position is a member of the senior team and reports to the Band Manager. The Incumbent is responsible for providing generalist information, advice, guidance and training to employees, Supervisors, and Chief and Council on the full spectrum of human resource services and activities to support and drive both day-today and strategic human resource (HR) priorities. This will include but not be limited to recruitment and selection, labour relations, training, compensation and benefits, performance management and career development, and employee retention activities.
This standalone position interacts and communicates with staff and management in all Band departments. The Human Resource Manager maintains strict confidentiality in performing their duties and demonstrates the following personal attributes Respect, Empathy, Strength, Pride and Equality.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Human Resource Management or related field; and
  • 7-10 years’ of recent related experience in either generalist or multiple specialist roles; and
  • Possess CPHR designation or actively pursuing the designation;
  • Experience in labour relations including discipline and conflict resolution;
  • Experience developing and implementing policies and procedures;
  • Experience interpreting and advising on matters related to the Canada Labour Code and other applicable legislation;
  • Experience managing and controlling operating budgets;
  • Recruitment and selection experience including workforce planning and staffing from entry level to management positions;
  • Training and development experience including design, development and delivery;
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations community is an asset.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required;
  • Clean criminal record check required.

ABOUT TSAWOUT FIRST NATION:

The Tsawout First Nation is one of five bands that constitute the Saanich Nation. Our main village is located 15 minutes north of the City of Victoria and lies on the east side of the Saanich Peninsula. We have a population of 1600 people living in Tsawout with approximately 1/3 of the population being registered band member, and others being resident who are leasing lands from landowners.
East Saanich IR No. 2 is approximately 241 hectares in size and includes single family residential and leased modular homes, band administrations and commercial developments.
The Tsawout and Saanich people’s traditional territory is the lands and seas that we traditionally used throughout every season.  Names were given to all places we knew, every bay, every stream, every village, every mountain, every lake, every inlet, and island has a name in our language, the SENĆOŦEN language.  Our Language, place names, stories, history is what defines our territory and speaks to our long-standing relationship to the land and waters.
The Human Resource Manager is considered a position of trust; therefore, a Criminal Record check will be conducted on the proposed employee.
Thank you for your interest in this position, only those short listed will be contacted.

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, OCT.  29, 2021 (4:00 pm)

PLEASE SUBMIT COVER LETTER (INCLUDING SALARY EXPECTATIONS), AND RESUME USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:

HOW TO APPLY

Apply Now Online

OR

Please direct applications to:

Cathy Webster
Governance/HR Support Manager
Tsawout First Nation
7728 Tetayut Rd. Saanichton, BC
V8M 2C3

Email: cwebster@tsawout.ca
Phone: (250) 652-9101 ext. 304
Fax: (250) 652-9114

Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.