Human Resources Consultant II

Term: Permanent part-time

Posted On: Thursday, August 1, 2019

Closing Date: Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Labour Group: ESA 292

Posting: 477(292)


- Develop and implement an annual Human Resource plan for the assigned department, division(s), project(s) and/or service(s) to support the achievement of operational priorities and the alignment of those priorities with key corporate goals and objectives.

- Coordinates and supports the recruitment process, including drafting, revising and maintaining job descriptions, recruitment of new staff, collaborate with managers to address employment barriers, screening applications, interviewing, reference checks, employment offers, lay-off and recall, sign-up, and orientation.

- Develops strategies and activities that support and enhance a diverse and inclusive workplace.

- Provides advice and support to management and staff regarding workforce planning, compensation, benefits, performance management, diversity, respectful workplace, absenteeism, accommodation, and general health and safety. Responsible for investigating and resolving informal harassment and respectful workplace issues.

- Provides advice and support to management and staff regarding general labour relations inquiries. Assists with the administration and interpretation of the collective agreements. Conducts preliminary investigations and is responsible for resolving informal disputes, complaints, and initial steps of delegated grievances.

- Assists the Labour Relations consultant with the preparation of materials and documentation for grievance hearings and arbitrations.

- Assists with Collective Bargaining as required.

- Coordinates and facilitates the human resources related training activities.

- Coordinates and ensures proper collection and processing of human resource and payroll data and documentation.

- Assists with the implementation and administration of human resource policies and procedures.

- Performs other related duties as assigned.


- Degree in commerce with a major in human resource management or a related field.Chartered Professional in Human Resource designation preferred

- Four to six years’ related experience in the human resource field or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

- Considerable knowledge and understanding of a variety of human resource functional areas including staffing, labour relations, compensation, benefits and training in unionized environment.

- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with management, employees and union representatives.

- Ability to exercise sound judgement to make decisions in complex situations.

- Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing including the ability to prepare and present complex technical reports

- Ability to maintain confidentiality while handling sensitive information.

Core Competencies:

- Accountability – Takes personal ownership and responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work commitments and departmental commitments to achieve results. Follows City of Saskatoon guidelines, standards, regulations and principles. Demonstrates reliability and integrity on a daily basis.

- Adaptability – Adapts and responds to new and changing conditions, priorities, technologies and requirements. Embraces change while developing innovative and creative solutions to emerging issues and opportunities. Applies versatility, reasoning and innovativeness in the face of change.

- Collaboration – Demonstrates flexibility in new and changing situations. Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. Gets others excited about and committed to furthering the corporation’s objectives. Participates actively in group activities and fosters a collaborative work environment.

- Embraces Diversity – Is sensitive to cultural and other differences in others and responds accordingly.

- Effective Communication – Expresses and transmits information with consistency and clarity to a variety of audiences (citizens, colleagues, management). Is an active listener and engages the audience to ensure the message is delivered and understood. Creates a positive first impression with confidence and respect.

- Service Orientation – Gives superior service to internal and external customers (citizens, City Councillors, stakeholders, management and colleagues), with a focus on meeting citizen’s needs. Builds value in the work conducted and in results achieved.


$78,057.84 to 91,718.64 per annum (2016 Rates) (Pro-rated for part-time)


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