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Job Number:  40664
Assistant Manager, Labour & Employee Relations
Job Posted: Friday, 22 December 2017
Closing Date: Monday, 22 January 2018
(54 days ago)
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Surrey Salary: (not entered)

DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society is a unionized not-for-profit agency, established in 1978. We build and strengthen diverse communities by delivering the broadest range of services that embrace cultural inclusiveness and that celebrate the strengths found in our differences. We value respect, care, resiliency, diversity, leadership at all levels, innovation and trust. The Society employs an estimated 150 staff; 160 contracted interpreters and translators; and 200 volunteers who collaboratively deliver programs and services to support the successful settlement and integration of new immigrants and refugees into the communities of Surrey, North Delta, White Rock and Langley. Please visit www.dcrs.ca.


We are currently recruiting for the role of Assistant Manager, Labour & Employee Relations to join our team in Surrey, BC.  Reporting to the Senior Manager of Labour & Employee Relations, the Assistant Manager of Labour & Employee Relations is responsible for the management of all aspects of labour relations and employee relations support. 


Specific Responsibilities and Authorities;


Labour & Employee Relations

As directed by the Senior Manager, provides administrative support with all areas of labour & employee relations as directed and more specifically around:

  • Criminal Record Check (CRC) process (primarily at the recruitment stage but time to time, an update stage per the agency’s policies) and ensures the training of designated staff on the CRC process;
  • Job postings;
  • Employee recruitment selection panels, interview questions, reference check questions, exit interviews, etc. as directed by the Senior Manager;
  • New Employee Orientation and other trainings: works closely with the Senior Manager to develop a comprehensive onboarding program for new hires and the official New Employee Orientation;
  • Ensuring full inventory of up-to-date and benchmarked of Job Descriptions;
  • Disability Management Institute (DMI) file opening and communication follow-up until it becomes a “high-risk” return to work situation, in which case, it will be conferred back to the Senior Manager;
  • Assistance to the Senior Manager on the HRIS evaluation and implementation, record-keeping best practices within budgetary limits.


Committee Responsibilities

  • Co-Chairs the United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) Campaign;
  • Employer representative at the Labour Management Committee.


Qualified candidates will possess:


  • Minimum 3 years’ related progressive HR experience, preferably with some experience with HRIS and talent acquisition;
  • Diploma or degree in Human Resources from a recognized program.;
  • Working towards a CPHR designation preferred;
  • Familiarity of current employment law, labour relations regulations, statues, collective bargaining and collective agreements. Experience working within a unionized environment preferred;
  • Willingness to learn and grow in to higher levels of responsibility;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information and make sound judgments using conciseness and credibility built through preparation and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a demanding work schedule with competing priorities simultaneously;
  • Demonstrated ability to stream workflow processes and implement continuous improvements within your team;
  • Demonstrated ability to create a highly functioning team with limited resources;
  • Strong administrative, organizational and budget management skills;
  • Computer literacy in Power Point, MS Word, MS Excel, E-mail and internet applications;
  • Strong written, oral and presentation communication skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team;
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural experience and/or knowledge of immigrant settlement and integration issues an asset;
  • Experience in a community based non-profit society an asset.


At DIVERSEcity, we are a community where everyone feels they belong and can achieve their goals. 


If you have a passion for Human Resources and enjoy working in a diverse multi-cultural environment, we want to hear from you!   

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified candidates may submit current resume and cover letter via email with β€œ1818 – Assistant Manager, LR/ER” in subject line by Monday, January 22, 2018; attention: Lolly Gagnon at .

We thank everyone who applies; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Contact Details:
Lolly Gagnon
DIVERSEcity Community Resources Society
www:   www.dcrs.ca

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