Leduc County is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Manager – Human Resources, Health and Safety to join our management team. Reporting to the Director, Corporate Services, this exciting opportunity provides leadership to, and is accountable for, the delivery of human resource services and a comprehensive health, safety and wellness program that align with legislative requirements and organizational goals. As a leader within the Corporate Services department, the manager is a key contributor to the achievement of the department’s strategic and operational objectives.
The safety of our staff and citizens is our primary concern and we are dedicated to providing and maintaining a healthy work-life balance and environment for our employees.
Leduc County’s mission is to lead the way for people and business to thrive. Our vision is to create a caring and growing community at the centre of industry and agriculture. Leduc County’s operations are guided through our values of:
Accountability – we look after the best interests of Leduc County citizens.
Integrity – we follow through on our commitments.
Passion – we believe in the good that local government can provide and will carry out our roles in a way that shows the importance of local government.
Responsiveness – we act quickly to provide local programs, services, facilities and amenities that our citizens require.
You are a team and relationship builder who promotes a safe, collaborative and professional work environment. You are committed to continuous improvement, customer service, innovation and supporting Leduc County’s mission and vision.
If you are forward thinking, a decision make and problem solver who excels at strategic operational planning, meeting deliverables and budgeting in a fast-paced, high-pressure changing environment, keep reading because we want to hear from you!
Key Responsibilities Include:
What you will do
Develops and delivers appropriate service area plans, strategies, directives and processes to align with the departments’ operational plans, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
Manages and supports staff in the implementation of service area deliverables, delegates responsibilities appropriately and provides guidance and motivation to achieve outcomes.
Supervises and supports the Health and Safety Coordinator and support staff in ensuring the organization’s health, safety and wellness program meets legislated requirements and effectively align with organizational goals and strategies.
Provides professional human resource expertise, advice and support to management and employees of the organization.
Develops, recommends and maintains budgets for human resource, corporate training and health and safety expenses that align with departmental objectives.
Develops and recommends administrative directives and procedures, ensuring adherence to applicable legislation.
Plans and implements projects that fall within the work groups’ functions.
Researches and carries out special projects, studies and reports as assigned.
Strives to continually enhance the quality and delivery of services through efficiencies and innovation.
Adheres to guidelines as set out in Leduc County’s policies and administrative directives.
Accountable for the work groups’ compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and Code and participation in the Health, Safety and Wellness Program.
Performs related duties as required.
What do you need to succeed?
A degree or designation in human resources, business administration or related discipline with five (5) years of management or supervisory experience, preferably within the public sector, and in-depth knowledge of human resources. Must be eligible for, or maintain, a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite and a service focus with strengths in a broad range of communication and interpersonal techniques and skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to deliver public presentations and prepare clear concise reports for senior levels of management and Council.
Nice to have
Familiarity with municipal governance, operations, and knowledge of rural communities is an asset.
What’s in it for you
Our leadership team values your voice and input and is committed to your growth and success. We are committed to be our best and hire the best! That is why we offer a competitive annual salary between $99,552 and $124,440, municipal pension plan, vacation allocation with an additional five compensated days in lieu, and an employer-paid comprehensive benefits package.
The opportunity primarily works from our Leduc County Nisku offices located at 101-1101 5 St. It is permanent full-time and is 35 hours per week scheduled Monday to Friday, with some extended hours to meet operational requirements.
How to apply
Applications must be submitted on our website at careers.leduc-county.com to be considered. This opportunity will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Nov 17, 2022
Closing Date: Dec 13, 2022