Manager, Human Resources

  • Southwestern Public Health
  • 1230 Talbot St., St. Thomas, ON, Canada
  • Sep 15, 2018
Full-time / Permanent Human Resources

Job Description

Posting – Manager, Human Resources 1.17 – 1 Position
Southwestern Public Health

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services and Human Resources, the Manager, Human Resources oversees the human resource portfolio and provides accountability for the day to day activities of human resource planning, management, and evaluation of the human resource functions at the Health Unit.  This is an exciting opportunity for this role as this newly formed Health Unit is looking to implement innovative approaches to meeting the human resources needs of our staff, and the successful candidate will be the first ever HR Manager of Southwest Public Health.

This include areas such as recruitment and selection, compensation, benefit administration, health and safety, attendance management, and labour relations.  This portfolio will provide consultation, advice and recommendations towards human resources related matters and work with program managers and health unit teams on various HR related activities. 

Through consultation and guidance, the Manager, Human Resources will provide leaders and staff with information, support and leadership on health unit policies, procedures and legislative requirements pertaining to employee and labour relation matters.

To be successful, we are looking for a qualified candidate with the following:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in a related human resource management field of study from a post-secondary education institution that is recognized by the province of Ontario
  • Maintenance of a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) designation in good standing
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in human resource management and preferably in a multi-union environment
  • Thorough knowledge of labour relation principles and working knowledge of employment related legislation, regulations and practices
  • Experience in providing effective consultation towards labour and employee relations, including conflict and performance management
  • Effective leadership attributes to motivate and develop a relationship with peers and individuals reporting to the position
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a wide range of professionals
  • Proven ability to be a team player while leading and providing guidance and consultation to health unit leadership and staff
  • Ability to promote the values of shared leadership and team collaboration
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s license and consistent access to a reliable vehicle
  • A criminal reference check completed within the last six (6) months from a Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC), inclusive of vulnerable sector screening, will be required of the successful candidate.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to by September 28, 2018. 

Derek McDonald
Director Corporate Services & Human Resources
Southwestern Public Health

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.  Only those under consideration will be contacted.