People and Culture Business Partner – City of North Vancouver

29 June 2023

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City of North Vancouver
People and Culture Business Partner

Regular Full Time

The City of North Vancouver is the urban core of the beautiful North Shore and has a long-term vision to be “The Healthiest Small City in the World”, with five key priorities to be a City for People, a Liveable City, a Vibrant City, a Connected City and a Prosperous City.
We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated HR generalist to join our People and Culture team.  You will be responsible for providing exceptional HR support as a member of a team of Administrative and Human Resources professionals.  Through a business partner model, People and Culture Business Partners provide guidance and advice at all levels of the organization on all aspects of human resources, including employee and labour relations matters, workforce planning, recruitment, workplace issues, interpreting and applying collective agreements, HR policies and legislation, occupational, health and safety, disability management and attendance support, learning and development, maintaining and updating HR policies and procedures, HR data collection and reporting and working on various projects such as HRIS implementation and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
In this role, you will rely on your generalist human resources experience, preferably in a unionised environment.  You will find both conventional and creative ways to resolve problems, consider past practices, best practices, and the mutual interest of all stakeholders while maintaining the integrity of the relevant collective agreements, terms and conditions, policies, legislation, benefit plans etc.  You are a strong coach and use your coaching skills to develop people leadership capabilities with your business partners and beyond. You are known for your strong work ethic, superior communication and interpersonal skills, strong analytic and problem-solving capabilities and your demonstrated ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple and competing demands.
You will have completed at least a two year related post-secondary program, with a minimum of five years recent experience as an HR Business Partner/Generalist within a unionised environment.  A CPHR designation and municipal experience is an asset, as is experience working with Microsoft Office, a Human Capital Management System (we use PeopleSoft), an Applicant Tracking System and a Records Management System. 
During the recruitment process, applicants will be requested to provide a current Police Information Check (PIC).
We offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package for this exempt position, including a compressed work schedule.
If you are passionate about making the City of North Vancouver an even greater place to live, work and play, apply online through the Career Portal at by Monday, July 17, 2023.
Thank you for your interest in the City of North Vancouver.
Posting: 2023-0117