Human Resource Generalist

Peterborough (City), Ontario
Competitive Salary and Benefits
May 6, 2019
May 31, 2019
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

Career Opportunity

Human Resource Generalist


Fairhaven is an Accredited, not-for-profit 256 bed long term care municipal home, located in the City of Peterborough that is situated in the heart of the Kawartha tourism region.  Fairhaven, owned by the City and County of Peterborough, has been an important and valuable part of this community since 1960.  We follow our philosophy of “caring for generations”.

Position Summary

The Human Resource Generalist leads and coordinates a range of strategic and operational activities, such as Occupational Health and Wellness, Attendance Management, Training and Development, Recruitment and Selection, Benefits and Pension and Employee/Labour Relations. These responsibilities shall be carried out in accordance with Fairhaven’s mission, vision, values and leadership philosophy, policies and procedures, collective agreements and applicable legislation and regulations.


  • Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or equivalent. CHRP designation is an asset.
  • Three to five years progressive experience.
  • Experience with Adult Education practices preferably in a long term care environment an asset.
  • Certification in Joint Health and Safety levels I and II are preferred.
  • Effective in communications, problem solving, conflict resolution and presentations.
  • Proven leadership, coaching and organizational skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of WHIMIS.
  • Thorough knowledge of all relevant Acts (OSHA, WSI Act, Human Rights Act. MHLTC Act, Accreditation standards etc)
  • Ability to interpret collective agreement language.
  • Proficient in a variety of computer applications, especially MS Office.

To Apply

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply directly to, Cindy Tengelics, Manager, Human Resources , by May 31, 2019.  Please indicate “Human Resources Generalist” in the subject line of your email or cover letter.

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