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Human Resources Manager

The Corporation of the Town of Amherstburg
Amherstburg, Ontario
Under Review
Closing date
Feb 1, 2022

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Full time
Designations Required/Preferred
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Amherstburg's rich history, beautiful landscape, state of the art recreation complex and exciting festivals and events provide an engaging, healthy lifestyle to its residents. With a population of approximately 21,000, the Town has conveniences including schools and healthcare access found only in much larger communities without compromising its small-town charm. The Town is a premiere waterfront community that boasts panoramic views of the Detroit River from the Fort Malden National Historic Site, with the bustling Windsor/Detroit border crossing a twenty-minute drive away. Statistics Canada has announced Amherstburg as Canada's Safest Community 4 out of 5 years. Heritage homes, national historic sites, businesses and parks are some of the winning components.

The Town of Amherstburg is currently recruiting for a progressive, dedicated, customer focused professional to fill the full-time position of Human Resources Manager. 

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Director of Corporate Services, the Human Resources Manager provides trusted, sound and timely leadership and human resources advice to managers and staff. The role advises the Directors on all human resource matters including compensation, benefits and recognition programs; recruitment, selection and orientation of staff; and creating a positive labour relations, health and safety and workplace wellness environment. The position collaborates with the Directors and their staff in coordinating HR planning and strategy, implementing HR technology services, organizational development and maintaining effective employee service. Additionally, the role oversees performance management and workforce planning and development including the creation of a learning environment and initiates special studies and projects.

Qualifications and Requirements

Applicants are required to have completed a recognized University Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field with a recognized professional human resources designation (CHRP, CHRL). The preferred candidate should have at least five (5) years progressive human resources management experience in a unionized environment with an additional 3 years experience in a senior management role preferably in the public sector. Municipal experience would be an asset. Experience with a Human Resources Information System (HRIS) as well as use of MS Office Suite and the internet is required.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated ability and knowledge of budget and project management, fostering community partnerships, understanding of applicable legislation (OHSA, OLRA, ESA etc.), HR principles and practices.  In addition, the candidate will have proven leadership skills, commitment to service/program delivery, strong analytical skills to model workforce planning with the ability to work under pressure. Strong interpersonal skills, commitment to diversity and inclusion and excellent communication skills would round off the ideal candidate.  


Please note that Amherstburg requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of full vaccination, or provide proof of a bona fide Human Rights Code or medical exemption on a form issued from and approved by Amherstburg.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.  If contacted for an interview, please advise if you require accommodation.

We invite you to visit to obtain further information about the municipality.


The salary range for this full time, non-union position is in accordance with the Town’s Salary Grid (under review). 

Applicants are invited to submit a resume to


All applications are appreciated; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection.


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