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Job Number:  45762
HR Advisor
Job Posted: Monday, 25 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 27 July 2018
(58 days ago)
Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $65,438.23 - $74,729.41

At VACFSS, we ensure that the rights, safety, well-being and spirit of Aboriginal children and families are upheld, honored and protected. We strive to eliminate oppression, discrimination and marginalization within our community. We acknowledge and honor the inherent wisdom, capacity and resourcefulness of our community in designing programs and services to care for our own children and families. Accordingly, we are dedicated to planning, developing, and implementing creative and innovative Aboriginal programs and services in collaboration with members of our community and other agencies.

Job Title:

HR Advisor


Full-time, 2 year term - Excluded


745 Clark Drive


$65,438.23 - $74,729.41


8:30 – 4:30 Monday to Friday

Posted Date:

June 22, 2018



Closing Date:

Open until filled



Reporting to the Director of Human Resources and Communication, you will be a member of the Human Resources team providing services to approximately 150 staff across three Vancouver locations. The main function of the position is to coordinate the recruitment and selection tasks for bargaining unit and excluded staff internally and externally to the Agency. In addition, you will be assigned occupational safety and health functions as well as other items that may fall within the scope of your education, training and experience as per below.



  • Developing, writing and implementing HR policies and procedures with respect to Recruitment and Selection
  • Writing and evaluating job descriptions
  • Participating fully in the recruitment and selection process
  • Requesting Performance Appraisals for competition purposes
  • Participating in job evaluation and the researching and writing of job descriptions
  • Salary projection and salary assignment
  • Generating and maintaining a candidate pool using job boards, planning and social media
  • Participating in Labour Relations process with respect to Recruitment and Selection if required; and
  • The coordination of the Occupational, Health and Safety Program across the Agency
  • Generalist duties related HR functions as required and within limitations of the given job classification
  • Monthly reporting on position master lists as well as staffing assessments and analysis with management


Along with a comprehensive knowledge of all human resources functions, you have a practical understanding of all relevant legislation including Human Rights legislation, the Labour Relations Code, the Employment Standards Act and Workers Compensation Act. You also have experience in a unionized environment in interpreting and applying Collective Agreements.


Able to effectively develop and understand relationships across the Agency as well as with other groups, agencies or organizations, you have the ability to recognize who the key decision makers are and predict how news events or situations will affect all stakeholders.


The successful candidate will have effective interpersonal skills, strong technical writing abilities to prepare formal reports and policies and procedures for manuals.



  • Seeks improved individual and organizational performance and results
  • Manages own performance based on external feedback and self–assessment
  • Helps others learn by setting a positive example
  • Clearly articulates and demonstrates Aboriginal culture in all activities relating to VACFSS. Reaffirms the cultural context of Aboriginal people and rights when carrying out duties and responsibilities of a VACFSS employee
  • Develops organizational actions, values and services that focus on customer needs. Gives clients and other agency personnel best efforts to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Works effectively and efficiently within financial, human and physical resources. Manages multiple tasks and priorities for maximum personal and organizational success. Uses time and resources productively to complete projects that are thorough, within diary dates and meet the require standard
  • Influencing, with integrity, others toward a desired direction to achieve the organization's mission goals, and fostering organizational values. Motivates and influences people toward the achievement of goals. Has a clear sense of work/career goals. Demonstrates and promotes organizational values to maintain a positive work environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all levels of an organization including senior management and executive
  • Supports planned organizational change by providing input in a constructive fashion
  • Analyzing and developing appropriate solutions to problems
  • Identifies problems, conducts background research, and provides recommendations





  • BA or BBA with a human resources major or a relevant degree with a human resources specialization and
  • 3 years of human resources experience within a unionized environment; minimum 2 years of experience with recruitment and selection
  • CHRP designation or eligibility or progression toward is required
  • Proficient with MS Office and standard office equipment to generate, access, and disseminate information
  • A valid BC Driver’s License and access to a safe, reliable vehicle



  • Medical, extended health, and dental
  • Group life
  • 100% employer-paid premiums
  • 3 weeks of vacation
  • Eligible for the Excluded flex program after passing probation
  • Membership in the Public Service Pension Plan




Applicants may apply by completing the Application on the Employment Opportunities webpage at www.vacfss.com. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please outline in your cover letter how you meet the minimum required qualifications.

Preference may be given to Indigenous candidates as per Section 41 of the Human Rights Code.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Apply by completing the online application on the Agency website: http://www.vacfss.com/join-us/employment-opportunities/
Contact Details:
Jeremy Bara
Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services
745 Clark Drive
Vancouver, BC, V5L 3J3

Tel: 6048757028
Fax: 6048726729
www:   www.vacfss.com

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