Position title
Senior Human Resources Advisor

The Senior Human Resources Advisor role is ideal for someone looking to be a champion and change agent by providing "hands-on" operational support while balancing strategy.  You will optimize your unique skill set and knowledge to help shape Human Resources at e4c. You will partner with leaders to provide support through proactive communication, openness, and practical integrated solutions. You will build relationships and credibility with leaders and colleagues while supporting the agency's people-orientated programs, initiatives, and services.

What you bring to the team
  • You possess a bachelor's degree in human resources or related discipline. A CPHR designation is an asset.
  • You bring 5+ years of experience as an HR professional resolving complex employee relations issues. Prior supervisory experience is an asset.
  • You are known for exceptional relationship building and interpersonal skills enabling meaningful interaction at all levels.
  • You have a working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines and best practices, including total compensation & benefits, workforce planning & talent management, employee relations, diversity & inclusion, learning & development, and professional practice and legislative bodies.
  • You bring strong business and HR acumen, including problem-solving, critical thinking, and self-initiative.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to confidently coach leaders and supervisors using HR best practices.
  • You are able to effectively define problems, provide creative solutions, and create action plans.
  • You have the ability to deal with ambiguity, tight timelines, and multiple priorities, in a fast-paced team environment that is constantly changing.
  • You have experience in leading organizational change, and projects.
  • You have an excellent working knowledge of legislation with the ability to apply it practically to workplace situations.
  • You bring intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office 365 – Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and HRMS.
Important work you will do at e4c
  • Understand business strategy and priorities, and their HR implications to help identify and build agency capability, behaviors, structures, and processes.
  • Work with leaders to identify areas for improvement within programs related to HR operational practices and offer practical solutions.
  • Advise leaders on various workplace matters, including development, compensation and benefits, workforce planning and talent management, performance management, employment law matters, and application of HR policies.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Provide guidance on matters regarding WCB, leave management programs, employee accommodations and return to work programs.
  • Develop collaborative relationships in order to understand the different programs at e4c: financial position, objectives, culture, and HR related needs.
  • Work with leaders to build and maintain a proactive talent acquisition plan, anticipate recruitment needs and explore recruitment strategies.
  • Participate in job analysis, position description reviews, and compensation analysis.
  • Participate in and lead (as appropriate) employee onboarding activities.
  • Actively participate in the implementation of HR Strategies, Operational Plans, and e4c’s Strategic Goals.
  • Work closely and support agency leaders with Human Resource initiatives, strategies, policies, and communication of those changes.

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, e4c continues to take action to protect persons served and staff. Strategies related to e4c’s response to COVID-19 are driven by the guiding principle of taking all reasonable precautions and measures to protect the health and safety of both persons served and staff. In keeping with this intentional purpose, COVID-19 Full Vaccination is a condition of employment for all employees at e4c.  If an individual is unable to be vaccinated due to a protected ground as defined in the Alberta Human Rights Act, e4c will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation. Candidates seeking a reasonable accommodation on this basis will be required to provide relevant documentation in support of the request for a reasonable accommodation.

At e4c diversity is our strength. We embrace diversity and offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We welcome your application regardless of origin, culture, ethnicity, age, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation or faith.

Employment Type
Salary and Benefits

Competitive Salary
Robust Benefits Package
RRSP Matching
3 Weeks Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Professional Development Opportunities
Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

Job Location
Date posted
July 8, 2022
Valid through
August 12, 2022
Background Check Process & Requirements

Prior to successful employment with e4c, applicants are required to submit a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Intervention Record Check (IRC).

Please apply for your Police Intervention Check with Vulnerable Sector Search via your local RCMP detachment or Edmonton Police Service.

You are encouraged to apply for your Intervention Record Check immediately.  There is no cost to apply for an IRC. To access the IRC application form click below. Forward your completed form and a copy of two (2) pieces of government issued ID (one must be a photo ID) to CS.IRCEdmonton@gov.ab.ca

IRC Intervention Check Form_


Please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to careers@e4calberta.org

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