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Human Resources Officer

Abbotsford, BC

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Management & Administration


Abbotsford, BC

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Full Time, Permanent

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Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for a Human Resources Officer based at our Abbotsford, BC head office who can help shape, develop and support our employees. You fill a critical position that requires skill, creativity, experience and a strong dose of enthusiasm. You are committed to our mission and our core values and act as a role model for all staff members.

You’ll Enjoy This Role If:

  • You know labour laws and have strong communication skills to negotiate with stakeholders
  • You are confident in providing oversight and strategic direction at an executive level
  • Solving problems with creativity is a skill you’ve been complimented on before
  • Creating a positive workforce and team culture gets you excited
  • You thrive when collaborating with a team
  • You love using your people skills to empower others and create a community they feel safe in

Here’s what Communitas offers:

  • Market competitive wages
  • Generous benefits package at three months
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Municipal Pension Plan

Summary of Duties

The full-time HR Officer will provide HR guidance to managers and supervisors in both union and non-union settings and work collaboratively with the larger leadership team to promote and advance the mission, values and strategic direction of the organization. Responsibilities include executive oversight of the human resources department, developing and maintaining accredited HR best practices, ensuring a safe and welcoming working environment for all staff and creatively promoting wellness and training supports. The right person is excited to shape, develop and support new initiatives and looks forward to supporting revitalized recruitment and retention strategies.

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More Information on the Human Resources Officer role:

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  • Degree in Human Resources or related field (Masters preferred) or CPHR designation
  • 5-plus years of executive HR experience; demonstrated ability to serve at an executive level team
  • Excellent mediation and conflict management skills; restorative practices experience an asset
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated emotional intelligence; excellent interpersonal and coaching skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and develop staff and teams
  • Teamwork, leadership and supervisory skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • A philosophy of service that is in line with Communitas’ Vision, Mission and Values
  • Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
  • Flexibility in working hours: Participation at meetings, events may involve evening/weekend work
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination

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