Human Resources Officer

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for the effective and consistent administration of human resources policies, procedures and guidelines for union and non-union staff.


Posting Type:

Reporting to:
Executive Director

Bargaining Unit:

Permanent Part Time: 24 hours/week, Monday-Friday

Salary Level:
$31,200 (not pro-rated, with extended benefits)

Hours of Work:

AV ID #:

Post Date:
Monday, May 26

Closing Date:
Monday, June 9


Please Send Resume & Coverletter to:
Human Resources

Contact Address:
1107 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 5S8


  • Consults with the Executive Director on human resources priorities, issues and directions;
  • Monitors, interprets, and ensures compliance with collective agreements;
  • Communicates with HEABC and HSA;
  • Monitors collective bargaining and implements changes as necessary;
  • Works collaboratively with union representatives; maintaining positive labour relations;
  • Provides advice and direction to managers during grievances and represents the employer when needed;
  • Tracks, monitors and performs probationary periods and performance reviews;
  • Acts as the agency’s privacy officer and performs all required legislative duties;
  • Sits on committees, including Labour/Management and Occupational Health and Safety committees;
  • Advises managers of, and performs duties related to, all levels of the employment process, including but not limited to recruitment, screening, hiring, orientation, discipline and evaluation;
  • Maintains an awareness of the human resource implications of government legislation, labour law and industry arbitrations;
  • Administers all aspects of staff benefits;
  • Works with the Finance Manager to complete necessary reports and ensure accurate payroll and benefits information;
  • Maintains personnel files and ensures confidentiality;
  • Develops, implements and evaluates HR policies, procedures and information systems;
  • Organizes trainings and learning events in support of staff development;
  • Organizes the Annual General Meeting and ensures compliance with BC Society’s Act with relation to the AGM;
  • Maintains the Society’s membership database in strict confidence;
  • Attends Board of Directors Meetings as required;
  • Standardizes and helps coordinate recruitment practices for new employees and volunteers;
  • Designs and implements paid and unpaid staff recognition programs


Education and Experience

  • Post-Secondary education in Human Resources Management, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience;
  • Three years experience in a unionized environment, with a strong understanding of collective agreements, bargaining agents and labour relations;
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (Employment Standards, WorkSafeBC, Human Rights, etc.);
  • Experience as part of a management team, preferably in a non-profit setting.

Skills and Abilities

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills including strong oral and written communication;
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a unionized environment;
  • Demonstrated superior organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Strong knowledge of issues related to diversity and disability, including legislation, policies and procedures supporting diversity, anti-discrimination, and anti-harassment;
  • Conflict resolution skills and demonstrated ability to handle confidential and complex issues with the utmost discretion;
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and related issues;
  • Highly developed skills in the use of Microsoft Office, Database Management, and other related software programs;
  • Commitment to working with others through respect, sensitivity and confidentially;
  • Leadership and group facilitation skills;
  • Flexible and adaptable.

Closing Date for applications: Monday, June 9, 2014, 4:30pm

Please send cover letter and resume in one Word or PDF document to:
Human Resources, AIDS Vancouver:
1107 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC, V6B 5S8

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