Human Resources Advisor – City of Mission

29 June 2023

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Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 41,500 residents located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If…working for a growing community and making a difference…
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley…
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you…
You may be the person we are seeking.

Human Resources Advisor

The City of Mission has an opening for a permanent, full-time Human Resources Advisor. If you are an energetic, resourceful analytical person who is excited to work with and learn about a variety of departments in a municipal government setting, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, you will provide advice and support to managers and staff on a wide range of human resources policies and procedures, activities and programs, labour and employment legislation and regulations, and collective agreement interpretation and administration. You will support the union relations in matters relating to grievances and bargaining. You will provide advice and support to supervisory and exempt staff on employee relations issues, develop job classifications and job descriptions, and help in the administration of benefits. You will also take part with full cycle internal and external recruiting.

You will need excellent interpersonal, facilitation and communication skills as you represent the City to both internal and external stakeholders. You will also be collaborative and have superior critical thinking skills and easily adapt and change focus to meet constantly changing priorities and deadlines.

As the ideal candidate, you will have a diploma or degree in Human Resources or a related field and a minimum of 5 years of experience working in HR in a unionized environment. A CPHR designation would be an asset. A personal vehicle and a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license are needed.

The salary range for this excluded position is $90,456 to $100,500 with a comprehensive benefits package including the municipal pension plan, a 9-day fortnight work schedule and a hybrid work environment.

If this career opportunity interests you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2023-06) by Sunday, July 23, 2023.

We thank all interested candidates however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.