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Human Relations Advisor

Salvation Army
August 5, 2021
Job Type
  • $51,128 - $65,160


The Human Relations Advisor provides day-to-day coordination and support of human relations activities to Yellowknife ministries management and staff.  This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment and selection, benefits administration, performance management, labour relations, leaves, and disability management coordination, health & safety, HRIS data integrity, and HR records maintenance


Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment, Selection & Onboarding

Coordinating the recruitment cycle – this includes but is not limited to completing job requisitions, job postings, pre-screening, developing interview questions, scheduling & conducting interviews, conducting reference checks, advising supervisor/manager in the selection process, preparing offer letters and employee files.  Conducting/facilitating onboarding and general orientation.

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Design

Maintain job descriptions in accordance with TSA standards and, for union jobs, collective agreement requirements; process wage changes for union staff in accordance with the collective agreement; administration of the group insurance and group RRSP programs through processing employee enrolment and changes via TSA Employee Benefits in a timely manner.  Assist employees with their queries.

Labour Relations

Assist with negotiations and bargaining of collective agreement; ensure compliance with collective agreements.

Employee Relations

Serve as link between management and employees by handling questions and helping resolve work-related issues; recommend ways and methods of improving the overall employee experience

Health & Safety

Assist with the Health & Safety programs; coordinate WSCC claims and subsequent updates and documentation, and respond to general WSCC queries


  • In consultation with management, analyses training needs, and coordinate and/or facilitate training events.

Administration and Reports

  • This includes maintaining the personnel files, training records and HRIS records; maintaining lists; creating reports; and upkeep of HR tools and resources.


Qualifications and Education requirements: *NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


·       Post-Secondary education in Human Resources or equivalent

·       A CHRP designation (or working towards completion)


·       2-3 years of experience in the human resources field

·       Experience in the administration of benefits and compensation programs

·       Working knowledge of HR information systems; UltiPro would be considered an asset

·       General knowledge of labour relations, collective bargaining, and collective agreement interpretation

·       General knowledge of applicable employment legislation

Note: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

·       Demonstrates good verbal and written skills, effective listening skills and organizational skills

·       Demonstrated ability to present information effectively in a group setting for training purposes

·       Demonstrated ability to serve as knowledgeable resource to management and employees

·       Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in data entry and document creation

·       Above-average computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.

·       Ability to work within the mandate of and embrace the mission of The Salvation Army Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

DAYS and HOURS of work: Monday to Friday; normal hours of work are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM; ½ hour unpaid meal break

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


Company Info

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement
The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values
The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:
Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

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