HR Generalist

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HR Generalist

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Contract-12 months




Our client is home to a multi-disciplinary office, where their integrated approach to design and studio life blend into the buzz. They are dedicated to expanding their expertise in markets that include Commercial, Education, Government, Health Services, Hospitality, Justice, Sports & Recreation and Transportation. It’s their belief that an office that never stops learning is one that’s always improving, so they offer programs that foster professional development, from lectures to office-wide tutoring.


• Management of company compensation structure, ensure all employment offers made are in line with the role and the pay grade
• Gather information to participate in annual industry compensation surveys for the organization
• Setup and monitor all employees for probationary reviews and periodic check ins.
• Train all new management staff on the hiring and performance review process within HR systems
• Audit benefits on a quarterly basis to ensure accuracy between payroll and benefit provider invoices
• Assist with annual benefit open enrollment, ensure costs are updated and systems are changed as required
• Advise Human Resources Coordinator on employee benefit issues, questions and concerns.
• Liaise with service providers to resolve benefit issues and coordinate the administration of short or long term disability claims with payroll and the employee
• Prepare termination letters and entitlement spreadsheets to coordinate the termination of employees, including computer access and benefits.
• Oversee workload and provide supervision and guidance to the Human Resources Coordinator to ensure that work is done accurately, efficiently, and complies with company policies, procedures and ESA standards
• Participate on the Joint Health and Safety Committee to assist in the planning, development and implementation of safety policies and training programs. Ensure offices are conducting inspections of first aid kits, AED equipment, oxygen and replacing items as required
• Prepare all forms and documentation to report an accident, illness or injury to the government as required
• Ensure employees are appropriately trained in accordance with ministry standards and safe work practices. Inform managers when training or re-certification training is required, including; First Aid, AED, WHMIS, Working at Heights, etc.
• Liaise with managers to compile relevant information to create job postings and determine appropriate advertising avenues to maximize exposure to potential candidates. Liaise with external recruiters to advise on recruiting quality candidates. Monitor progress of each job posting and provide updated information to hiring managers.
• Screen resumes and conduct phone interviews to obtain work history, education, training, job skills and salary requirements to recommend suitable candidates for further interviews with appropriate managers
• Respond to telephone and email inquiries to provide employees with general information on corporate policies and procedures
• Perform various duties to assist with semi-monthly Payroll processing, as required
• Conduct research to support the Vice President of Human Resources in the development of new systems and processes


Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
• Have at least 5 years of experience in Human Resources, including experience with Compensation and Performance Management, Benefits Administration, Recruitment, Health & Safety and Employee Relations
• HRIS and Payroll administration experience in Ceridian Dayforce is an asset
• Experience working in a professional services/multi-disciplinary environment is an asset
• Demonstrated knowledge in and familiarity with relevant provincial employment laws and legislation
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
• Must demonstrate an ability to prioritize and adapt to differing assignments and deadlines
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Possess superior organizational skills; flexibility and resourcefulness
• Have excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrates an ability to interact with all levels of employees in a professional manner

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