HR Advisor

  • Full Time
  • Sioux Lookout
  • $59,605 to $72,568 CAD

Job Summary:

The Human Resources Advisor plays a key advisory and supportive role in the Human Resources department of the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA). The Human Resources Advisor will assist with recruitment, selection, and assist in analyzing HR metrics and benchmarking functions for continuous organizational improvement. In addition to keeping current with all applicable laws and regulations, this role requires the individual to adhere to all established policies and procedures of SLFNHA. The Human Resources Advisor will have excellent communication skills and will maintain positive relationships between the management team and employees. Other duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment)
  • Post-Secondary diploma in Human Resources, Marketing and/or Health Program Administration is an asset.
  • CHRP designation is an asset.
  • One-three years related experience in the field of health and/or organizational Human Resources and/or client service setting.
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff (independently or part of a team) internally/externally and build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Excellent client service skills with the ability to earn and retain client confidence.
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills: Word-processing and knowledge of Microsoft Word.
  • Knowledge of one of the First Nations dialects within the Sioux Lookout Region is a definite asset.
  • Knowledge and experience related to First Nations and corporate governance including the First Nations political environment and background is an asset.
  • Knowledge of all Federal legislative standards and guidelines as they relate to the recruitment process (e.g., Pay equity, human rights, employment standards/guideline and laws etc.).

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creating pipeline of candidates for Health Services.
  • Recruit and select new hires based on their knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Assist to develop and manage recruitment and retention procedures, job descriptions, job postings, advertising, interview questions, interview schedule and reference checking.
  • Assist in interviewing job candidates and drafting job offers.
  • Collect and enter new employee information into HR database.
  • Assist with new staff orientation in collaboration with other managers and HR Training Coordinator.
  • Assist departmental managers on the interpretation and administration of policies, programs, and best practices.
  • Inform employees about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion.
  • Support HR team ensure that deadlines are met and identify areas for improvement.
  • Benchmarking and measuring effectiveness of HR processes.
  • Assisted strategically planned for the organization’s human capital needs, in consultation with other managers.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with employees and the management team.
  • Aware of legislation such as the Human Rights Act and Canada Labour Code.
  • Assist in advising managers on organizational matters such as discrimination, discipline, harassment, etc.
  • Assist in the investigation and reporting of accidents/incidents.
  • Exercise care and caution in protecting confidential and sensitive information.
  • Knowledge of compensation structures for both managerial and non-managerial employees.
  • Knowledge of internal alignment processes, job analysis, and ability to analyze these processes and provide recommendations.
  • Understanding of current pay structure.
  • Support best practices in compensation, benefits, retention and recruitment.
  • Monitor external market.
  • Other duties may be assigned as required.

Closing Date: Open to Filled

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