Job Posting 94386

Senior Human Resources Generalist
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
#401 10010 - 105 Street, Edmonton, AB
closes in 15 days (Thu, 15 Jun)
full time  •  $70,000.00 - $90,000.00

For over 70 years, EJHS has been rooted in community safety. We offer individuals and families a chance to heal and reintegrate from justice and related systems into the community. Our vision is safety and harmony in the community and we achieve this by providing a holistic client experience through intensive case management and wrap-around support.

The Senior Human Resources Generalist reports to the CEO and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The Senior Human Resources Generalist is responsible for managing and directing the Human Resources functions such as performance management, benefits administration, disability management, and employee training & development. The individual will support the consistent and fair application of agency policies, procedures, and practices, while consulting managers and associates on human resources matters. The Senior Human Resources Generalist will advise and coach managers and team leads in the areas of performance management, administration of personnel policies and programs, and best practices.

This is a new position for the organization and the people function may expand over time as resources are available.


  • Provide senior-level support in functional areas of Human Resources including but not limited to recruitment and employment, personnel records, employee relations, job evaluation, compensation management, benefits administration, organizational development, training and special projects
  • Develop and implement HR strategies that support the organization’s growth, including talent acquisition, performance management, and employee engagement
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection process, including writing and placing job ads, scheduling interviews, and conducting reference checks
  • Onboard new hires, including conducting new hire orientation and facilitating the completion of required documentation
  • Provide effective assistance, counseling and guidance to supervisors and employees on all HR-related matters
  • Conduct investigations, maintain documentation, and recommend appropriate resolutions of employee relations issues
  • Maintain knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures, and reporting comply
  • Provide support in the planning and implementation of employee training and development programs
  • Support the administration of benefits programs, including enrollments, changes, and terminations
  • Maintain employee records and documentation, including personnel files, employee records, and employment policies and procedures
  • Other related duties as required to support business operations


  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or related field required
  • CPHR (or actively working towards) designation is considered an asset
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Human Resource Generalist or Advisor role
  • Previous experience in the not-for-profit sector an asset
  • Strong understanding of employment legislation
  • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of the organization
  • Detail-oriented with a structured approach to process and documentation
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Ability to travel to various program sites within Edmonton
  • Demonstrated experience managing and analyzing data, interpreting findings, communicating analyses and results, and making sound recommendations based on findings

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following:

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Staff team building and appreciation days
  • Competitive health, dental, and RRSP benefits

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Safety and harmony in our community.

Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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