Job Posting 85238

Employee Relations Specialist
Atira Women's Resource Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 12 days (Fri, 15 Jul)
full time - temp / contract  •  $60,000 - $65,000 per annum depending on experience and or education

About Us:

Atira Women's Resource Society, an award-winning nonprofit organization known for its inclusionary hiring practices and where a job is more than a pay cheque. We offer the opportunity to work alongside a remarkable group of women working to make the world a more just place, one woman, one child, one home, one job at a time.


About the Job:

We are looking for an inspired Employee Relations Specialist to join our human resources department. You will be responsible for developing and implementing employee relations programs and initiatives that support employee relationships from hiring to departure.  You will also provide support and expertise to managers in the area of employee relations and participate in recruitment and hiring, compensation and benefits programs, communicating Human Resources policies and procedures, conducting exit interviews and analyzing employee data and making recommendations with respect to employee relations programs.


The Employee Relations Specialist will also be required to resolve employee relations issues for costly and/or precedent-setting contentious matters and significant policy proposals. Provides specialist support services to organization managers and staff to promote effective employer/employee relations and to support achieving excellence in the organization. Functions effectively in a challenging environment where mediation/negotiation skills are tested daily and where decisions impact the organization’s relationship with its employees


About You:

You believe in and are passionate about Atira’s mission, vision and values. You have a minimum of two years’ experience as an Employee Relations Specialist including prior experience in HR operations and knowledge of best practices. You have extensive knowledge of interpretation, application and administration of the Employment Standards Act as well as with current employment and Human Rights laws and regulations, and hands-on experience with HRIS. You have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. You have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or similar relevant field or the equivalent combination of relevant skill-based training and work experience. A CHRP designation is a bonus. Demonstrate ability to interact with co-workers in a friendly, outgoing & respectful manner, superior attention to detail’ ability to prioritize in a dynamic environment, as well as demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality. All positions are subject to a criminal records review



You Have Also Have:


  • All positions are subject to clearing a criminal records review (submitted by Atira)
  • Covid-19 & Flu vaccinations are required, except with validated exemptions
  • You must have a legal authorization to work in Canada




Resumes from qualified First Nations, Métis and or Inuk women are encouraged, as are resumes from Black women, women of colour, trans women, women who are disabled and women from other equity seeking groups. Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.

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