• Alberta
  • Type: Full Time
  • Calgary
We are looking for a one (1) temporary full-time Administrative Assistant I – Labour Relations who will work out of the Calgary office and report to the Director, Labour Relations – South.

Deadline for applications: July 4, 2022

The Organization:
The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a progressive union representing approximately 29,000 paramedical, professional, and technical members. Our staff are committed to delivering high-quality services to our members. HSAA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Position:
We are looking for a full-time temporary Administrative Assistant I – Labour Relations who will work out of the Calgary office reporting to the Director of Labour Relations – South. The term of this temporary position may be up to six months. This in-scope position will be responsible for providing direct support to the Labour Relations and Leadership teams as well as administrative assistance related to collective agreement administration, grievance filing and bargaining support to designated staff members. The incumbent will perform a variety of complex and confidential functions to support labour relations activities.

What you bring:
You possess a post-secondary degree, diploma, in a related field, such as business, office administration, legal assistant/paralegal, or three years’ experience in an administrative role. Equivalent education and work experience will be considered. You are an energetic, self-motivated, and organized individual with the ability to support and work collaboratively with many different stakeholders. You possess excellent interpersonal skills and provide information through your outstanding verbal and written communication. You prioritize your work and
excel in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. You share the core values of HSAA and believe in the value that unions bring to workers.

You are familiar with organized union structures and have some knowledge of the current health-care system in Alberta. You are skilled at editing and formatting content utilizing Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite. You have experience with email software, databases and electronic document management systems – preferably Unionware. Intermediate proficiency with MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are required.

Your Core Competencies:
Creative Problem Solving. You assess problems in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
Drive for Results. You maximize resources to achieve organization goals while maintaining accountability to each other and stakeholders.
Systems Thinking: You understand broad perspectives, set goals to meet long-term outcomes and help others to see their role in achieving results.
Develop Self and Others: You are committed to learning and understand the strategic importance of ongoing team development.
Agility. You anticipate and adapt to changing priorities and environments. You are resilient in times of uncertainty.
Develop Networks. You build connections and trust in relationships.
Build Collaboration. You lead and contribute to conditions that support teamwork, collaboration, consistency and excellence.

What We Offer:
Competitive Compensation: $32.97 – $40.52/hour; commensurate with experience
Top Benefits: 100% employer-paid benefits, flex spending account and pension plan.
Work-Life Balance: 35-hour work week
Learning & Development: Internal and external training and support

Information for Applicants:

How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to Human Resources at Recruitment@hsaa.ca. In your cover letter, please tell us how your skills and experience align with this position.

Vaccination Policy:
Health Sciences Association of Alberta has implemented a proof of COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees, to protect the health and safety of HSAA employees and members we serve.

Any Candidates In The Process For Applying For Employment With The Health Sciences Association of Alberta, Must Be Able To Comply With One Of The Following:

• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination; OR,
• Candidates and employees who are unable to be immunized due to a medical reason, or for another protected ground under the Alberta Human Rights Act, will be reasonably accommodated.


  • Applications may be used to fill other current and future opportunities.
  • Health Sciences Association of Alberta may be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you apply to this post because you saw it here, please mention that you saw the notice at the CALM Job Board on your cover letter.

To apply for this job email your details to Recruitment@hsaa.ca