The Town of Parry Sound
Job Posting: Human Resources Specialist Competition Number: 210021
Located amidst the 30,000 islands, the Town of Parry Sound hugs the shores of
Georgian Bay. The Town of Parry Sound is rich in arts, heritage, and the natural
environment. The Town is located in the heart of a UNESCO Biosphere just off HWY
400, approximately 2.5 hours north of Toronto and 2 hours south of Sudbury. If you are
looking for an outstanding destination to plant roots, you will find it in Parry Sound. Parry
Sound offers an exceptional quality of life.
As part of the Administration Team, the HR Specialist will contribute to the strategic
direction of the municipality by being people orientated and building and effectively
managing interpersonal relationships at all levels. The ideal candidate will provide
valuable insight and advice on all human resources matters.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the HR Specialist is responsible for
providing expertise and support in all facets of human resources. This will include the
development and implementation of recruitment and retention programs, corporate
health and safety; compensation and benefits, disability management, and managing
corporate training and development, as well as develop and oversee the implementation
of plans that identify, prevent, and remove barriers for people with disabilities in
accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). In addition,
the role is visible and fosters trust and respect in the workplace.
Education, Knowledge and Skill:
The ideal candidate will reflect the Town of Parry Sound’s values Collaboration,
Honesty, Accountability, Respect, and Transparency (CHART). A minimum of five
years’ experience in municipal human resources management or related field, along
with a university degree in human resources, business administration or related
discipline. CHRP designation is required. The HR Specialist requires thorough
knowledge of applicable accessibility, health & safety, human rights, employment and
labour relations legislation, principles and practices, employment equity concepts,
performance management concepts and tools, sick leave management, WSIB and local
government functions and responsibilities. In addition, the individual must have a high
level of organizational, interpersonal, managerial, and analytical skills, initiative, and
ability to perform tasks without supervision. The successful applicant must also have
good written & oral communication, presentation, persuasion and negotiating skills.
The Town of Parry Sound offers a compensation range of $71,000 to $91,000 annually
and a comprehensive benefits package that starts on your first day and is an OMERS
Main Office: 705.746.2101 www.parrysound.ca
Fax: 705.746.7461 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON
Collaboration | Honesty | Accountability | Respect | Transparency
The Town of Parry Sound is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive,
barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Accommodation will be provided in all
parts of the hiring process as required under the Town of Parry Sound Recruitment Policy.
If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
Join our team today and help us CHART a
course for future success!
Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume by 4:00 pm Friday,
December 17, 2021, to the attention of:
Rebecca Johnson, Clerk
Note: Please reference Competition 210021 HR Specialist in the subject line.
Applications will be reviewed and processed continuously, and a successful candidate
may be selected prior to the application deadline.
We thank all applicants for their interest. We will contact those applicants selected for an
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment
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