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HR Advisor

August 17 2021
Categories HR, Training, Generalist, Recruitment, Staffing, Training - Development - Improvement
Okotoks, AB


Our Community:

People who visit and live in Okotoks often comment on how beautiful the scenery is – the mountain views are majestic and the Sheep River valley is at the heart of where we play. They love that Okotoks is just 15 minutes south of Calgary and a short drive to Kananaskis Country. Okotoks has gained a reputation as an award-winning community, recognized nationally for our commitment to sustainability and to organizational excellence. With annexation complete, the community will grow substantially over the next 60 years. These are exciting times for Okotoks as we envision and plan for our future, while we remain committed to maintaining the enviable lifestyle our residents enjoy.

We Are:

The Town of Okotoks is a progressive organization; offering a challenging and dynamic work environment where collaboration, open communication, frequent exchange of ideas and teamwork across different business centres assists us in providing exceptional customer service.

The Town of Okotoks fosters a culture of shared accountability through our collaboratively developed "Habits of Execution" which empowers employees to focus on organizational outcomes and supports a high performance culture. We have a strong focus on health and safety, and strive for a culture of wellness, inclusion and organizational effectiveness. 

The Opportunity:

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Human Resources Advisor to join our dynamic HR team on a permanent basis supporting the full range of HR functions. Our HR Advisors are expected to have broad knowledge and provide HR generalist services to internal clients and may also be assigned as a subject matter expert for one or more HR subject areas. Reporting to the People & Organizational Effectiveness Manager, the Human Resources Advisor is responsible for:

  • Conducting research for industry standards and best practices and providing recommendations for the development of HR guidelines, planning and strategy;
  • Providing proactive consultation, recommendations and advisory services to assigned business unit;
  • Advisory services will include, but are not limited to, the following: recruitment processes, on-boarding and off-boarding processes, performance management, disability case management, engagement initiatives and learning and development.

What You Bring:

  • A minimum of post-secondary degree in Human Resources, business administration or related area. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a generalist role;
  • CPHR or other recognized designation is preferred;
  • Experience in multiple human resources disciplines, specifically recruitment and selection, performance management, disability case management, and learning and development;
  • Ability to support client goals and build effective working relationships while adhering to HR policies;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to effectively facilitate situations with potential legal implications;
  • Ability to act as a change agent for the organization and culture champion;
  • Knowledge of process mapping and process improvement;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of trust and confidentiality;
  • Experience in problem solving, conflict resolution and investigation;
  • Strong attention to detail, time management and problem solving skills;
  • Experience with various HR Systems and Platforms (we use Laserfiche).

What We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive benefit and pension plan
  • Career development
  • Flexible work schedule
  • So much more!

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of education and designation along with a favorable criminal record check.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited to submit a resume online through our career section. Postings close at midnight on the closing date listed below. We will not be able to accept late applications.

The Town of Okotoks is an inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. Only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. network