Assiniboine Park Conservancy Advisor, Human Resources Temporary in Winnipeg, MB

Assiniboine Park Conservancy

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Advisor, Human Resources
Winnipeg, MB

Ensures appropriate accommodation, modified work and graduated return to work programs are in place and modifications support the safety and wellness of…

About Assiniboine Park Conservancy
Creating the future vision for one of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada’s most prized treasures, Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) located at 55 Pavilion Crescent in Winnipeg is the not-for-profit organization that oversees Assiniboine Park’s operations and ensures its ongoing redevelopment and financial viability. Our team is inspired to create and deliver extraordinary experiences for the people who visit and use the Park and Zoo including building friendly, supportive, effective relationships with stakeholders, community and the general public.

The Opportunity
We are seeking an Advisor, Human Resources who will report to the Manager, Human Resources. The Advisor will work collaboratively with our Volunteer and Human Resources team to support and advise our internal clients including APC’s over 430 union and non-union employees and management, and provide professional level expertise and advice on human resources and employment matters across all functional areas of human resources including:

  • guides and advises internal client groups on ethical practices including conflict of interest and confidentiality, human rights, and the application of all relevant legislation and organizational policies including responding to formal and informal internal complaints related to alleged violations
  • translates the business plan into human resources strategies, objectives and priorities and develops business cases for HR initiatives which include clear goals, objectives, project budgets, resources assignments (including the use of external consultants as appropriate), evaluation standards and measures of success
  • researches and forecasts HR supply and demand issues and oversees and supports managers in applying effective recruitment, selection and orientation practices and procedures that comply with the overall policies of the organization
  • guides and facilitates organizational changes within internal client groups including monitoring and reporting on the progress of change initiatives, developing and implementing processes, programs and related communication plans to engage and involve employees at all levels within internal client groups in the achievement of overall organizational objectives, and addresses cultural concerns
  • supports and advises managers in internal client groups on effective people management, conflict resolution techniques, and ensuring a respectful workplace to support effective hiring, discipline and termination practices
  • identifies, implements, evaluates and reports on the most effective learning and development methods and programs to meet the current and future needs of employees in internal client groups and the overall needs of the organization
  • ensures appropriate accommodation, modified work and graduated return to work programs are in place and modifications support the safety and wellness of employees as well as the business needs of the organization.
  • supporting effective safety, health, wellness and workplace environment practices including developing and adhering to appropriate safe work practices and procedures and conducting investigations in response safety incidents or concerns, and guides managers and internal client groups to apply appropriate corrective action
  • maintaining the accuracy of our HRIS and extracting, researching, amalgamating, interpreting, analyzing and reporting on a wide range of complex and confidential data to aid our management and leadership in effective operational decision-making
  • effectively communicating with diverse internal and external stakeholders in order to provide extraordinary experiences to our staff, management, and visitors.

Required Qualifications
Candidates must have:

  • a bachelor degree or post-secondary diploma in human resources, business management or equivalent.
  • a current CHRP designation
  • a minimum of five years of experience working at a professional level in the human resources function of a business employing over 150 employees within similar attraction-based industry.
  • a minimum of five years of direct experience applying applicable legislation to advise supervisors, managers and senior management on employment issues related (but not limited) to Human Rights and Accommodation, Employment Standards, Privacy (including FIPPA, PHIA, MPIPIT, and PIPEDA), Workplace Safety and Health, Workers’ Compensation, Immigration (including the Worker Recruitment and Protection Act, NAFTA), Labour Relations, and other legislation that affects the employment contract.
  • a minimum of 5 years of experience developing and implementing generalist human resources systems and programs to support the needs of specific client groups aligned with the overall goals and objectives of an organization. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Membership in the Human Resources Association of Manitoba (HRMAM) and adherence to its ethical code of conduct.
  • A valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License.
  • Proficiency and experience with computer programs including Microsoft Office software, and a demonstrated aptitude for quickly learning new software programs.
  • Proficient business writing, editing, and proofing skills.

Candidates must demonstrate:

  • Skill managing multiple priorities, deadlines, and high volumes of diverse work while attending to details, dealing with regular interruptions, maintaining a customer service focus, and a highly professional and positive demeanour and work environment.
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Effective administrative management and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation.
  • An ability to effectively manage confidential information.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills for maintaining respectful working relationships with fellow employees at all levels of the organization, and providing extraordinary experiences to our staff, volunteers, donors, members, and visitors.

Experience with Payworks payroll and HRIS management software is a valued asset. The ability to speak French and/or other languages is an asset.
Successful candidates will be subject to a Criminal Record Check.

If you are interested in this position please apply online at: http://www.assiniboineparkzoo.ca/park-landing/home/join-our-team/careers
DO NOT apply via Indeed (using the Apply Now or Easily Apply buttons). Resumes submitted this way will *not* be accepted.

Job Type: Temporary

Required experience:

  • Human Resources: 5 years

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-22
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