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Labour Relations Officer – HSAA

Multiple positions available: We are looking for one (1) permanent and two (2) 6-month temporary, full-time Labour Relations Officers. The positions will be located in Edmonton/Calgary, reporting to the Director of Labour Relations.  These in-scope positions will be responsible for the provision of labour relations advice and advocacy to our membership. The successful applicants may be assigned to arbitrations, facilitate workshops, provide mentorship and oversight to Stewards, and may lead or assist with collective bargaining. With exposure to a broad range of activities and projects, this opportunity will support your career development and aspirations!

THE ORGANIZATION

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a progressive union representing approximately 27,000 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 one (1) permanent and two (2) 6-month temporary, full-time Labour Relations Officers. The positions will be located in Edmonton/Calgary, reporting to the Director of Labour Relations. These in-scope positions will be responsible for the provision of labour relations advice and advocacy to our membership. The successful applicants may be assigned to arbitrations, facilitate workshops, provide mentorship and oversight to stewards, and may lead or assist with collective bargaining. With exposure to a broad range of activities and projects, this opportunity will support your career development and aspirations!

WHAT YOU BRING

You are an energetic, values-driven individual with a minimum of three years’ experience at the intermediate level in Labour Relations, Industrial Relations, Human Resources, or related background. You have obtained a university degree, in addition to, specialized education directly related to employment law, conflict resolution, arbitrations, and negotiations. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience with the grievance management and/or team facilitation experience. You have a demonstrated ability to interpret collective agreement language and argue cases for the redress of workplace issues. An ability to explain contract issues utilizing various communication styles and methods is essential. You have a thorough understanding of and commitment to trade union philosophy and public healthcare. You are able to manage your time effectively, but occasionally work outside of regular business hours with the ability to travel throughout Alberta, as required. You possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

YOUR CORE COMPETENCIES

Creative Problem Solving. You assess problems in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
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.
Drive for Results. You maximize resources to achieve organization goals while maintaining accountability to each other and stakeholders.

WHAT WE OFFER

Competitive compensation: $56.63-$75.80/hour; commensurate with experience.
Top benefits: 100% employer-paid benefits, flex spending account and pension plan.
Work-life balance: 35-hour work week. Ability to flex schedule.
Learning & development: Internal and external training support.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to Human Resources at recruitment@hsaa.ca. A cover letter is required. Written communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail are essential to this position and your cover letter will be reviewed as part of the recruitment process. In your cover letter, please tell us how your skills and experience align with this position. Applications may be used to fill other current and future opportunities.

Deadline for applications: Open until a suitable candidate has been found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted for the position 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