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Human Resources Assistant (14 month contract)

Toronto, ON

Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019

Employment: Contract

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, this position is responsible for supporting the activities of the corporate Human Resources department.


  • Provide administrative support to the Manager, Human Resources and Human Resources Generalist.
  • Support recruiting process including but not limited to: updating job descriptions, posting job descriptions, screening resumes, conducting phone screens, scheduling interviews, background checks, preparing offer letters, and assisting with onboarding including orientation.
  • Support hiring for temporary, contractor and consultant positions (ie; liaise with recruitment agency, hiring manager).
  • Maintain and update reports (e.g. Open Positions, training)
  • Assist with administrative work for onboarding and offboarding employees.
  • Maintain employee records.
  • Event coordination.
  • Assist with the creation of memos, announcements and other internal communications.
  • Revise company policy handbooks as required and update intranet page.
  • Administrative support for Learning Management System including assigning courses, completion follow-up, and report generation.
  • Work with the VP and other HR team members on a variety of special projects related to training, health & safety, budgeting, employee relations, community relations.
  • Other duties / projects as assigned.


  • University Degree or post graduate certificate in Human Resources.
  • A minimum of 6 months to 1-year experience in Human Resources.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Be an effective verbal and written communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Display diplomacy and tact in dealing with others.
  • Understand the necessity of confidentiality in dealing with employee issues.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with an HRIS is an asset.


We want to thank all applicants for considering this position. We will only contact applicants who qualify for the position.

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