The City of Wetaskiwin
Wetaskiwin is Welcome to the home of possibility.
Do you want to be part of supporting and enhancing the employee experience? Are you an inclusive, compassionate person that provides structure, transparency, and leadership? If so, we invite you to apply for our Manager of Human Resources position!
Reporting to the General Manager of Corporate Services, this position provides strategic consultation and planning services to the City Manager, General Managers, and Managers on a wide range of Human Resources programs including employee relations, recruitment and selection, performance management, organizational design, change management, learning and development, compensation, benefits, legislative compliance, workplace wellbeing, and the City’s health and safety program.
You are the ideal candidate if…
You value trust, relationship building and ethics.
You have excellent internal and external customer service skills.
You have high standards for your work with strong attention to detail.
You are and empathetic individual that has a sound mind
You are a out of the box, strategic thinker
Leadership and interpersonal skills are your strong suit
You have a sharp mind for navigating through a medley of situations
You are passionate about equity, diversity, inclusion, and the overall health and safety of people in the workplace.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organization’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs.
Contributes to the strategic direction by developing, implementing, and evaluating corporate-wide HR and H&S policies, procedures, systems, and initiatives.
Manages the City’s health and safety program ensuring the program is in alignment with current legislation, and the City’s needs and strategic plan.
Support leadership through advisory services regarding corporate policies and procedures, employee relations, performance management, recruitment and selection, disability management, compensation and benefits, training, and development.
Develop corporate training and development initiatives to support strategic goals and succession planning.
Supports the introduction, training, and participation in the City’s HRIS – Dayforce.
Oversee the employee complaint process resolving employee complaints; overseeing employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations as required.
Prepare employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and identifying training programs.
Monitor compensation and conduct compensation and benefit reviews.
Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable federal and provincial requirements, conducting investigations and maintaining records.
Ensure that short and long-term illness claims, and modified work arrangements are handled appropriately and respectfully in a timely manner.
Develop and supports initiatives to enhance employee relations.
Provide guidance and support on job description development to management.
Cultivate professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
Work proactively to build strong relationships with leadership and employees throughout the City with a focus on building rapport and credibility.
Education and Work Experience
Post-secondary diploma/degree in Human Resources.
Alberta Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation would be an asset.
Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certificate from the Canadian Payroll Association would be an asset
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
7+ years of work experience in the Human Resource field with proven experience working at senior levels.
Experience working in larger organizations managing the Human Resources for 100+ staff is preferred.
Experience in municipalities and the Municipal Government Act.
Questica experience is an asset.
Dayforce experience is an asset.
Thorough working knowledge of the Alberta Employment Standards Act, , employment case law, Alberta Human Rights legislation, Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act, and HR and H&S best practices are necessary.
Ability to understand and advise on Human Resources processes, policies, and procedures and compliance efforts and deliver effective solutions.
Superior relationship skills and consulting skills with ability to influence change.
High business acumen and strong analytical skills.
Exceptional communication skills and adapting communication styles, effective listening, and excellent writing and presentation skills.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and use high levels of diplomacy and tact.
Skilled in conflict management.
Competent with MS Office suite, social media, research methodologies, and database programs.
Ability to navigate between strategy and implementation and execution.
The City of Wetaskiwin is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.