Human Resources Manager – Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (Pemberton, BC)

Human Resources Manager

  (Permanent, F/T)

The Squamish-Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) is located in southwestern BC and consists of four member municipalities (Squamish, Whistler, Pemberton, Lillooet) and 4 electoral areas.

The region contains some of the most spectacular forests, waterways, and mountains in the province and affords an endless range of opportunities for outdoor adventure. Headquartered in Pemberton, which is the approximate geographic centre of the region, the SLRD delivers a wide range of regional, sub-regional and local services to its residents. Services include land use planning, solid waste management, building inspection, fire protection, emergency preparedness, 911 services, recreation, water and sewer utilities, regional transit, trails and open spaces as well as financial support for various community services.

The SLRD is seeking an experienced individual to fill the role of Human Resources Manager as part of the senior management team, reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). This position is responsible developing, communicating and implementing Human Resources policies, programs, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and in support of the strategies and goals of the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District. Working closely with senior management, the position supports the attraction and retention of a qualified and professional employee base focused on delivering customer service excellence to the SLRD’s residents, property owners and businesses. The Human Resource Manager ensures the Occupational Health and Safety Program is compliant with legislation and supports a safe, healthy and productive workplace.

The ideal candidate will have post-secondary education (degree or diploma) in human resources, business administration, management, psychology, or a related discipline as well as five or more years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will also possess a Certified Human Resource Professional designation (CHRL designation preferred). Local government experience is an asset, including working knowledge of BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and its implications for local government communications.

Additional responsibilities of the successful candidate include but are not limited to:

  • Benefits Administrator for the SLRD;
  • Management Lead on Occupational Health and Safety; and
  • Responsible for Personnel in the Logistics Section during an activation of the Emergency Operations Center.

For further information, please see the full job description at Compensation will be determined commensurate with knowledge, skills and ability, includes a comprehensive benefit package and Municipal Pension Plan and offers the ability to work a compressed work week (nine-day fortnight).

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume with a covering letter by email, no later than March 14, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. to:

Nathalie Klein, Executive Assistant
Squamish-Lillooet Regional District

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted


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