• Recruiter (6 month contract)

    Location: State/Province
    Human Resources
  • Description



    This position will involve assisting HR with recruitment, day to day HR tasks and projects.

    Key Accountabilities

    The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:



    • Manage and coordinate all stages of the employee recruitment, selection and orientation process by assisting, managers in their efforts to meet business needs
    • Meet with the director/manager/supervisor to discuss new hire mandates. Once there is a request for a new job opening you will assure the receipt of a job description. Provide assistance to hiring manager in developing and revising job descriptions as required
    • Post the ad in the best place for the particular position
    • Screen resumes, conduct telephone interview and first face to face interview as required
    • Conduct reference verification as required
    • Prepare employee contracts
    • Assure that the hiring process steps are all completed, including employee’s first day’s orientation
    • Contact and manage relationships and dealings with recruiting agencies if required


    Human Resources

    • Assist the HR Manager & Director on different HR projects


    Employee relations

    • Perform exit interviews
    • Ensure that employees and supervisors receive timely answers to HR questions
    • Establish and maintain supportive relationships with employees, supervisors and managers
    • Act as a backup to other HR staff and ensure that their tasks are completed during their absence(s)
    • All other tasks as needed 

    Required Skills and Competencies

    • 1-2 years work experience in a relevant human resources role is ideal
    • University degree in Human Resources would be a definite asset or a related field of study
    • General knowledge and experience in recruitment
    • Training in recruitment and interviewing skills a definite asset
    • Experience interviewing, assessing and hiring staff
    • Ability to identify strengths and limitations of individuals and assess fit within the organization and team
    • Experience in reference verification
    • Experience working with people at various levels within an organization
    • Knowledge and experience using an Applicant Tracking System an asset
    • Competency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Internet)
    • Bilingual
    • Excellent writing skills

    General or Personal Competencies


    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills as well as customer service skills
    • Demonstrate follow-through and attention to detail
    • Strong ability to communicate ideas and suggestions effectively
    • Patient and understanding
    • Ability to demonstrate strict confidentiality when handling sensitive employee relations matters
    • Ability to adapt to change and work in a dynamic fast paced environment
    • Ability to prioritize and multi task concurrent mandates/projects/deadlines


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