Director of Human Resources

human resources business & economic development
Posted On: Feb 28, 2018
Closing Date: Mar 16, 2018
The Town of Hawkesbury is presently seeking a Director of Human Resources (DHR) to join its team and contribute to the Town’s development with his1 expertise and leadership. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Director of Human Resources (DHR) manages the human resources department, the staff dedicated to these activities and acts as a consultant for managers.  The DHR is responsible for staffing and recruitment, for management of the group insurance file, for work relations management, for induction and employee orientation and for developing new programs related to human resources.  He participates in the negotiations of the collective agreements and prepares employer proposals. He makes sure that the rules and business policies are in accordance with the applicable laws.  He is responsible for his department’s budgets and provides annual forecasts.
More specifically the DHR:
Manages the human resources department’s personnel (approximately 10% of the time)
Ensures budgetary and compensation management (approximately 25% of the time)
Assumes responsibility for labour relations (approximately 25% of the time)
Ensures policy management – programs and administration (approximately 20% of the time)
Manages health and safety matters (approximately 10% of the time)
Assumes responsibility for recruitment and departures (approximately 10% of the time)
A full description of the position can be found on the website of the town of Hawkesbury (in French only).

You are the person we are seeking if you know how to adopt, share and demonstrate the values of the organization in order to promote a dynamic picture of the Town, if you show great concern and a constant eagerness to develop and support other individuals and if you can show courtesy and diplomacy in the way you communicate.  You must show a great sense of fairness and good problem-solving skills. If you are oriented towards the achievement of goals and eager for challenges, this position can be yours! 
Expertise - You have:

An undergraduate university degree in human resources or in any other field relevant to the position.
A minimum of five years experience in a similar position.
Excellent oral and written skills in French and English.
An excellent knowledge of MS Office.
A certified membership with an Occupational Health and Safety Committee.
Extensive knowledge of WSIB and OMERS.
Knowledge of the legislation and standards which deal with human resources in a municipal sector.
Interpersonal skills - You are:

A systematic thinking person with a pragmatic approach to delineate issues more effectively and participate in the development of tangible and workable solutions.
A person who builds positive relationships.
A person who demonstrates professionalism and fairness so as to protect the values.
A person who shows excellent interpersonal communication skills, based on respect, diplomacy and judgement.
A person who finds win-win solutions.
A person who demonstrates a positive work attitude even in more difficult circumstances and, in this regard, exercise calm and stress resistance.
A flexible person able to work with a range of personalities and different management styles.
A person who shows excellent negotiating skills.
An active community involved person.
We offer competitive salaries, including OMERS and a group insurance.
If you think you meet the required qualifications, email your resume and your detailed cover letter before March 16, 2018, to the attention of Mrs. Marie-Claude Morin at Marie-Claude.Morin@alternativerh.comInterviews will be held on April 18, 2018.  Please do not call or apply in person.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
Note: A Criminal Record Check is a condition of employment and must be provided at the time of hiring only (dated within the past three months from the date Criminal Record Check was required).  In accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information is gathered under the authority of the Municipal Act, SO 2001, c 25 and will be used for the selection of candidates.  In accordance with the provisions of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, the Corporation of the town of Hawkesbury commits to recognize the different needs and to provide a place accessible to everyone. The Corporation of the town of Hawkesbury is an equal opportunity employer. The town of Hawkesbury wishes to thank all applicants.
1 The use of the masculine gender serves only to lighten the text.