Human Resources Generalist (temporary full time)

by Town of Tillsonburg

Position Type: Contract
Location: Tillsonburg, ON
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2023
Experience: 2 Years
Education: College Diploma (2 years)

Job Description

Summary of the position

This is a temporary full time position for approximately 15 months starting in February. We offer a hybrid work environment. 

This role is responsible for biweekly payroll processing, recruitment, maintaining and updating benefits, pension and HRIS databases as well employee files. Duties also include assisting with a variety of other human resources functions, where necessary.  

  • College Diploma in Human Resources, Business Administration or related discipline.
  • Two (2) years of Human Resources/Payroll experience.
  • Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Employment Standards Act, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, Human Rights Code, Pay Equity Act, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and deal with a variety of issues at one time.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to deal with matters of sensitive nature and maintain confidentiality.
  • Works well as a team member.
  • Excellent working experience with MS Office Suite, Windows, Internet, HRIS and payroll system.
  • Able to implement appropriate conflict resolution strategies.
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification an asset.
  • Certified Human Resource Professional (CHRP) an asset.

  • Administration of biweekly payroll functions, including reviewing, processing and submission of payroll within deadline.
  • Responsible for onboarding process including employee sign on, orientation, entering information into applicable systems, etc.
  • Oversee records management with regard to all personnel related documentation.
  • Maintain applicable databases, keeping records accurate and updated.
  • Facilitate full cycle recruitment including shortlisting, interview coordination/set up and participation, referencing, and recommendation.
  • Assist with benefit and pension administration
  • Assist with labour relations. 
  • Assist in the resolution of employment related matters concerns.
  • Assists with disability management (WSIB, STD, LTD, etc) and the Return to Work Program for employees with work related accidents and illnesses and for employees absent due to non-work related accidents and illnesses.
  • Ensure compliance with the following: Ministry of Transportation for driver’s abstract inquiries, Ministry of Finance for garnishment deduction and remittance, Service Canada for reporting new employees and record ROE preparation and submission, Vulnerable Sector screening administration.
  • Provide support for other administrative HR functions.
  • Responsible for employee reward and recognition program.
  • Coordinating employee events (BBQ, meetings, etc).
  • Coordinate with community partners.
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of the Town educating employees on the importance of following policy promoting a healthy work environment.
  • Continuous education to be current with appropriate regulations/legislation
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
To apply for the position, please submit your resume through the Town of Tillsonburg career page link:

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