Human Resources and Safety Manager – District of Lake Country (Lake Country, BC)

Human Resources and Safety Manager

Lake Country is a vibrant community of approximately 15,000 citizens and is located in the heart of the rapidly growing Okanagan Valley, less than a half hour drive from Kelowna and mere minutes to beautiful orchards, wineries, farms and the serenity of the Okanagan lakes. Lake Country is in close proximity to the Kelowna International Airport and the University of British Columbia – Okanagan.
Residents enjoy hot summers and temperate winters with boundless opportunities for year-round recreation – from water sports to cycling, golfing, skiing, hiking and much more. If you are searching to relocate to a community that truly has it all, join our team and experience ‘Life. The Okanagan Way!’

Permanent Full Time
Human Resources and Safety Manager

The District of Lake Country is seeking a permanent full-time Manager of Human Resources and Safety to join their team. Reporting to the Director of Finance and Administration, the Manager of Human Resources and Safety will provide leadership and expertise in a wide range of human resource and labour relations strategies, programs and services to all the District’s departments. Leading a staff of two, this position will be responsible for the overall management of the District’s human resource and safety functions in areas such as labour management, recruitment, employee retention and recognition, compensation, benefits administration, job evaluation, training and development, organizational/workplace wellness and occupational health and safety. The successful candidate will have broad experience in labour relations in a unionized environment. Fostering relationships with staff, coworkers and union representatives will be a key success factor for this position. You will also have experience in delivering on corporate projects, leading change and demonstrating political and organization awareness in providing innovative solution-focused services. In this role you may prepare and present reports to senior leadership or Council in alignment with current policies and legislated requirements.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a degree in Human Resources or a related field and five years of broad-based experience in the human resources or labour relations settings within a unionized environment. You must have demonstrated experience in administering collective agreements, labour relations as well as managing, directing, coaching and leading employees. A CPHR designation would be an asset. The annual salary for this exempt position is within a range of $105,000 to $120,000, depending upon qualifications, and includes a comprehensive benefit package.

For a detailed job description, and more information about Lake Country please visit the District’s website at

Applications will be received

Until 4:00 pm on March 21, 2021


We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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