Employee Relations Specialist

Multiple locations
Salary $76,200.06 - $105,700.02 annually
May 15, 2019
June 6, 2019
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred

BC Public Service Agency

Multiple Locations


Employee Relations Specialist

Experienced in employee and labour relations? Become part of a skilled, collaborative HR team contributing to a progressive and professional work environment

Salary $76,200.06 - $105,700.02 annually

Multiple positions available. Can be located in Victoria, Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kamloops, Prince George, or Nelson.

The BC Public Service Agency (PSA) provides leadership and services in people management. The Agency supports its clients in achieving their human resource goals and improves the overall effectiveness of the public service by providing human resource management policies and frameworks, as well as a variety of human resource services, products and programs.

Labour Relations provides specialist support services to ministry managers and Agency staff to promote effective employer/employee relations and to support achieving excellence in public service. As an Employee Relations Specialist, you function effectively in a challenging environment where your mediation/negotiation skills are tested daily and where your decisions impact the organization’s relationship with its employees.

The Employee Relations Specialist provides specialized expertise to supervisors/managers relating to the interpretation, application and administration of collective agreements, employment and related legislation and policy, conditions of employment, effective employee relations practices and, will lead or assist in complex investigations. A highly effective communicator and seasoned professional, the Employee Relations Specialist will be required to conduct both labour and employee relations investigations and lead or assist supervisors/managers through complex labour relations or employee relations investigations.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A university degree in a related field (e.g. Business Administration, Industrial Relations, etc.) and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related Human Resources role in a unionized environment; or
    A diploma in in a related field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a related Human Resources role in a unionized environment.
    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Experience working effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment and building relationships with partners and stakeholders.
  • Experience leading or directing employee/labour relations investigations preferred.

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