HR Assistant, Labour Relations and Return to Work – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

HR Assistant, Labour Relations and Return to Work

Competition No.: 2021-042
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: . + competitive benefits
Last Updated: 2/11/21 9:54 AM

As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Labour Relations, the HR Assistant provides a diverse range of confidential support to the Labour Relations team. Responsibilities include compiling and summarizing data, processes, logs as well as tracking and storing of grievance, WorkSafeBC, Attendance Management and Return to Work documentation while providing assistance and advice to a variety of internal and external contacts. Considerable independence of judgement and action is exercised in completing assignments, with the more complex problems and policy matters referred to an HR Advisor who reviews work performance in terms of the quality and effectiveness of assistance and services rendered and conformance with established procedures and policies. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include a diploma in Human Resources and two years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This role requires considerable knowledge of: rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to the work; methods and techniques used in processing, tracking and maintaining grievance, WorkSafeBC, Attendance Management and Return to Work documentation; the operations and functions of client departments pertaining to labour relations; business English, spelling, punctuation, arithmetic and modern office practices and procedures. The role requires the ability to: perform a variety of technical Human Resource duties within established guidelines; understand and apply the terms of collective agreements and City policies as they relate to the work performed; prepare, maintain, process and control a variety of records and files; exercise tact and discretion in processing confidential matters and materials; perform all duties with minimal supervision; deal effectively with a variety of internal and external contacts and to supply assistance and advice. The role also requires superior clerical aptitude and skill in the use of software applications used in the work. A valid Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is also required.

Please submit your application no later than March 10th, 2021 with first consideration given on February 22, 2021.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview. We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

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