Human Resources/Legislative Compliance Officer

Sydenham, just north of Kingston Ontario
Salary range is $69,326 - $82,534
January 25, 2019
March 26, 2019
Competition 19-01-CS
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

HR Services:

  • Develop, recommend and implement  HR policies that promote positive employee relations and that deliver consistent HR services
  • Coordinate and administer benefit plans
  • Coordinate staff recruitment, including grant applications, postings, interviews, job offers and orientation
  • Manage Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and WSIB claims,
  • Manage training and HR records
  • Advise and support managers with performance and attendance management concerns
  • Complete Labour Relations research and provide support to the Director of Corporate Services with the Labour Relations function

Health and Safety:

  • Coordinate, administer and sustain a Township wide Health, Safety and Wellness Program
  • Monitor legislative compliance; promoting and supporting related safety and wellness initiatives and prevention measures including reviewing, updating and creating health and safety policies, programs and procedures,
  • Administering the Early and Safe Return to Work and Modified Work Program;
  • Coordinate and ensure Staff training and development; research training options for Managers and Staff
  • Coordinate and oversee the functions of the JHSC and forum across multiple sites, and provide advice, guidance and support where required; Ensure equipment, training and qualifications are in place to protect the safety of participants, the public and property.

Legislative Compliance:

  • Develop, recommend and implement policy to address issues of legislative compliance such as AODA, MFIPPA, etc.
  • Scan and assess legislative developments and take lead in bringing Township into compliance.


  • Diploma in Human Resources Management and/or Occupational Health and Safety or related discipline;
  • Certification (or active pursuit of membership) with the Canadian Association for Registered Safety Professionals (CRSP) and/or a Canadian Human Resources Leadership (CHRL) or related designation is preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a progressively responsible Human Resources/Health and Safety role;
  • Experience with benefit administration, and human resources information systems.
  • Working knowledge of all relevant legislation and regulations (i.e. Employment Standards, Labour Relations, Human Rights, Pay Equity, Occupational Health & Safety, Worker's Safety & Insurance, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of local government functions and responsibilities,
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, public relations, presentation, customer service and communication skills, both oral and written; ability to project a professional image.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, research and project/time/records management skills.
  • A self-motivated individual, with ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment and to demonstrate initiative and attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage and secure confidential/sensitive/controversial information, and to exercise, demonstrate and apply discretion, tact and sound judgment when handling such information and when dealing with sensitive situations.
  • Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Human Resources database software.
  • Willingness to participate in continuous upgrading, training, and self-development programs.
  • Must possess a valid Ontario class "G" driver's license, and a reliable vehicle to use on municipal business;
  • Ability to work overtime is required as needed.