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Job No.
Aboriginal #161 Business #199
Date Posted
Jun 16, 2021
Application Deadline
Jul 04, 2021
Westbank First Nation
Job Title
Staffing Consultant
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Job Description
Staffing Consultant Job Category: Human Resources Requisition Number: STAFF01253 Full-Time Kelowna, BC, CAN Located within the traditional unceded territory of the sylix people, Westbank First Nation is a progressive and prosperous self-governing First Nation. The Okanagan Valley truly has it all, including a great climate, stunning scenery, world-class ski resorts, golf courses, wineries and beaches. Westbank First Nation values diversity and we are committed to creating a healthy, strong and vibrant community through programs and services that promote physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and healing. Come join our team and become part of an innovative and rewarding place to work. POSITION SUMMARY The Staffing Consultant reports directly to the Human Resources Manager and leads all staffing and recruitment processes. The Staffing Consultant plays a critical role in building a strong workforce, helping Westbank First Nation (WFN) meet it’s strategic objectives. This position oversees staffing policies and procedures to ensure WFN meets it legal obligations, while also ensuring there are no limitations for hiring the best talent. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Leads the staffing and recruiting processes for WFN and is the chair for most competition panels for mid-level or above positions. The Staffing Consultant is responsible for staffing and recruiting procedure and policy to ensure WFN meets its legal requirements and so departments can fill their positions with great employees. This position will continuously monitor and report on vacancies and competition status to ensure positions are effectively and efficiently filled. Works with the Human Resources Manager and team on organizational analysis projects to ensure new positions are properly established and the job Coordinates the full-cycle recruitment and onboarding including; preparing internal and external job postings, posting opportunities with third party providers, scheduling interviews, verifying references, and requesting and delivering Employment Agreements. Meets with hiring managers to discuss recruiting requirements, including the position responsibilities, ensuring the job description reflects the needs prior to initiating the recruitment process. Collaborates with hiring managers in sourcing, attracting, screening, and short-listing qualified candidates. Collaborates with hiring managers to ensure the interview committee is established, and participates in interviews as required. Supports hiring managers in the preparation of interview questions and testing, ensuring proper scoring methods are used; maintains interview question database. Arranges interviews, ensuring to coordinate schedules of interview committee members and candidates. Maintains close communication with hiring managers to confirm accuracy of employment offer, prior to presenting to selected candidate. Completes background checks and verifies credentials. Requests creation of Employment Agreements and sends to successful applicant and hiring manager once finalized. Gathers, analyzes, and reports on recruitment statistics as required. Coordinates the Post-Secondary Summer Employment opportunities and facilitates the internal proposal process with FNESC. Responds to recruitment inquiries from employees and the public, external job applicants, and WFN Members throughout the recruitment and selection process. Performs all duties in accordance with WFN policies, standards, and procedures. Maintains a high level of confidentiality and uses discretion on all matters relating to the affairs of WFN. Performs other duties and responsibilities as necessary in the performance of the position as assigned by the Human Resources Manager. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATION Diploma or Degree in Human Resources is required A certificate or diploma in professional recruiting is considered an asset CPHR designation is considered an asset Years of directly related staffing experience may be considered as an equivalency to educational requirements EXPERIENCE 2 years of staffing and recruitment experience, preferably in a government or unionized organization. Experience working with UltiPro or other HRIS is required Experience using LinkedIn or other online recruitment tools is required. Previous experience working in a local government or First Nation setting is considered an asset KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of related practices and employment law Effective verbal and written communication skills; superior client service skills Ability to function well in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment with multiple priorities Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with various WFN departments effectively Strong attention to detail, accuracy, team orientation, and outgoing nature are required Ability to consistently conduct oneself with tact and discretion in all matters Ability to identify, maintain, and protect the integrity of confidential information Excellent problem-solving skills with a pro-active, and solution-oriented approach Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook Working knowledge of HRIS systems such as Ultipro A competitive starting salary/hourly rate, commensurate with appropriate experience is offered. Applications must be submitted through Select the appropriate position and click Apply Now, fill in the application form, and ensure your cover letter and resume is attached. Any application submitted externally will not be considered. Opportunity is open until Sunday, July 4th, 2021 *Incomplete and/or late submissions will not be accepted*