As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolley buses, and passenger ferry SeaBuses in Metro Vancouver, the largest single transit service area in Canada.
At CMBC, one of BC’s Top Employers, we're committed to providing an innovative, healthy, and engaging workforce. This is reflected in our workforce of over 5,500 employees performing over 400 unique jobs, who are committed and empowered to deliver service that attracts nearly 1.1 million passengers daily and connects people, businesses, and communities in the Metro Vancouver region.
We have the important job of helping our passengers get to work, appointments, visiting with family and friends, and back again every day. Metro Vancouver relies on us, and we take that as a point of pride.
Provides advice and guidance to managers and supervisors in all relevant areas of labour relations, including the interpretation and application of the collective agreements and related Letters of Understanding and relevant areas of legislation on such topics as discipline, performance management, medical/ rehabilitation placements, privacy and other labour relations related issues such as staffing, classification and organizational change management.
Participates in the collective bargaining process; represents management in conflict resolution processes including grievances, arbitrations and mediations before third parties.
Participates in the formulation and delivery of tactical plans to further the corporation's labour relations objectives.
Assists in the early identification and resolution of issues and fosters a positive union-management environment for assigned facets of the organization.
University degree with Labour Relations specialty. Requires 4 years previous experience in labour relations in a heavily unionized environment, involving the administration of collective agreements, participation in collective bargaining, handling grievances, developing strategies and advising management in the resolution of a wide variety of labour relations issues.
37.5 hours per week
How to apply:
INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one PDF document prior to uploading your application on-line via Indeed. If you are a current employee of TransLink, Coast Mountain Bus Company, BC Rapid Transit Company, or Transit Police, please apply internally.
RECRUITMENT PROCESS: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
Questions regarding this competition can be directed to the email address provided.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email us.
The personal information requested on this employment application and during the recruitment process is collected by the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) and Coast Mountain Bus Company Ltd. (CMBC) pursuant to section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (British Columbia). The information is required to assist in the selection and recruitment of employees and forms a basis for determining employment suitability. In the case of successful applicants, the information will be used by TransLink and CMBC as part of your employment documentation and to confirm that you satisfy any applicable employment requirements. Please direct any questions regarding the collection of this information to TransLink Privacy Officer, 287 Nelson’s Court, New Westminster, BC, V3L 0E7 (Tel: 778-375-7500).
By submitting an application, I confirm that I have read and understand the information presented here and certify that the answers given by me on this employment application and during the recruitment process are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that providing inaccurate or incomplete information on this application or during the recruitment process will be cause for my disqualification from the recruitment process or, in the event of hire, will constitute grounds for termination of my employment. I understand that TransLink reserves the right to retain all documentation provided by me, the applicant.
The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs. Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.
Reference ID: 20210038
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $78,530.00-$98,162.00 per year
- Extended health care
- Wellness program
- Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
- Do you have a University degree with Labour Relations specialty?
- Do you have 4 years previous experience in labour relations in a heavily unionized environment, involving the administration of collective agreements, participation in collective bargaining and handling grievances?