Human Resources Advisor - Recruitment
City of Burnaby
Burnaby, BC
As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community. As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community. With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek like-minded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Recruitment Team! As a Human Resources Advisor you will be responsible for working with a variety of departments throughout the City to fill entry to senior level positions. If you would like to be part of a team of professionals who are passionate about what they do – then this may be the job for you!

This position requires a minimum of five years full spectrum recruiting in a fast paced, high volume environment. Proven experience in strategic recruitment, with a focus on senior level positions, is essential. Extensive knowledge of the labour market, with expertise in attracting and sourcing top talent in a variety of disciplines is key. The ideal candidate will bring a positive approach and energy to their work as well as adaptability and the desire for continuous and active learning.

Superior internal and external customer service skills are vital to the role along with a sense of urgency, organizational skills, time management and multitasking. This role requires someone that can take initiative and handle stress while continually managing their workload with competing priorities. The Human Resources Department values teamwork and takes pride in everything we do. The ideal candidate will possess a high level of emotional intelligence, the ability to successfully manage internal and external relationships and demonstrate strong decision making skills.

The successful candidate will have a University Degree in Human Resources or related discipline. A CPHR designation or working towards the designation is considered an asset. The ideal candidate will have experience using an applicant tracking system (ATS) and intermediate skills with MS Office. Negotiation skills, the ability to think on your feet, and overall problem solving are all vital to the success of the incumbent. Experience recruiting in a unionized environment would be an asset.

Hours of work: 70 hours bi-weekly; 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM with a nine day fortnight schedule.

This position will be posted until filled.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.