HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINEE

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

The Human Resource Trainee is a capacity building opportunity for someone interested in entering into a career in Human Resource Management. The incumbent will be trained in providing generalist information, advice, guidance and training to employees, Supervisors, and Chief and Council on the full spectrum of human resource services and activities. 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. A full training program will be provided.

The successful applicant must provide proof of having received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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DUTIES

  • Creates and maintains pro-active, effective and trusting relationships with all employees,
  • Responds to general inquiries related to Human Resource issues,
  • Coordinates recruitment processes, including development of job postings, creating and maintaining recruitment files and initial screening guides, receiving resumes, conducting reference checks, and drafting employment agreements,
  • Prepares reports for the Band Manager and management team as required; and carries out special projects as required,
  •  Creates and maintains personnel files for all employees. Ensures personnel files contain all required documents including but not limited to employment agreements, HR Policy acknowledgment, job description, criminal record check, resume, diplomas, training certificates, emergency contact information, and drivers license/abstract if required,
  • Prepares and delivers orientation packages for new employees. Conducts new employee onboarding and orientations,
  • Provides support, training, and tracking to ensure that annual employee performance evaluations are completed on time,
  • Ensures the entry of employee data (hires, changes, benefit administration, and terminations) into the HR database,
  • Employer Safety representative on the Joint Health & Safety Committee and ensures that all established safety procedures are adhered to, • Provides legislation interpretation; and offers labor relations advice and guidance including disciplinary issues, and conflict resolution,
  • Supports employee development and training programs through communication, education and recommendation of various internal and external programs,
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and administration of human resources policies and procedures to ensure compliance with employment law,
  • Assists with the annual review of group benefits plan,
  • Serves as the TFN’s human resource and sits on committees, attends meetings, field’s telephone calls and emails, and represents the TFN to various stakeholders,
  • Works collaboratively with other members of the management team. Attends and participates in management meetings and initiatives,
  • Exercises high degree of tact and diplomacy with the TFN employees, membership, and all Nation contacts and visitors,
  • Participates in relevant training and workshops identified by the Band Manager,
  • Monitors areas of responsibility for opportunities for improvement and innovation and works proactively to implement these,
  • Presents a professional, positive and helpful attitude at all times,
  •  Promotes a safe work place; ensures that all established safety procedures are followed,
  •  Carries out other duties essential to the position as directed by the Band Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience 

  • Grade 12 graduation (Dogwood or BC Adult Graduation Diploma), 
  • Human Resource Management diploma or certificate or willing to enrol in a recognized program within the first month of employment, 
  • Experience functioning in an office administration or Human Resource support capacity an asset; or 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience, 
  • Experience creating documents including written reports, spreadsheets, presentations and other documentation using MS Office applications, 
  • Possess the CPHR designation or willingness to pursue the designation, 
  • Experiences in the following activities are considered an asset: 
    • Labour relations including discipline and conflict resolution, 
    • Developing and implementing policies and procedures, 
    • Interpreting and advising on matters related to the Canada Labour Code and other applicable legislation, 
    • Recruitment and selection, 
    • Training and development, including design, development and delivery, 
  • Previous experience working in a First Nations community an asset 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and reliable vehicle is required;
  • Clean criminal record check required. 

The successful applicant must provide proof of having received two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine.

DEADLINE: TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2022 (4:00 pm)

PLEASE SUBMIT COVER LETTER , 3 REFERENCES  AND RESUME USING ONE OF THE METHODS BELOW:

HOW TO APPLY

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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.