Job Posting 77314

Recruitment Specialist
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed 4 days ago (Thu, 2 Dec)
full time  •  Tbd


Reporting to the Manager, Recruitment, the Recruitment Specialist works closely within the Recruitment team in the sourcing and selection of well-qualified candidates who share the values and vision of the organization. He/she/they provides recruitment and selection support for a variety of positions in the commission, chairs interview panels, coordinates the interview process and works with Hiring Managers and the Recruitment team to drive the recruitment process in a fast paced, people-oriented environment.



The successful candidate will have the following:


  • University degree in human resources management or other relevant field
  • Considerable in-house recruitment for a unionized organization
  • Considerable generalist experience, experience working with collective agreements, payroll & benefits
  • CPHR designation is an asset
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer


  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the practices and standards of recruitment and selection
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Commission and government human resource policies, collective
  • agreement provisions, terms and conditions of employment, and government regulations pertaining to recruitment
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficient in the use of e-recruiting tools
  • Excellent customer service skills, with a drive for exceeding expectations
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to exercise attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to read reports and provide summaries and recommendations
  • Ability to comfortably interpret, explain and apply procedures and policies
  • Ability to travel within BC periodically


As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.   

For postings requiring travel add last line: Successful applicants will be required to verify ability to travel under federal travel restrictions.


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

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At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact .

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.


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