Posted 08 Feb

Human Resources Manager

Parks Canad/Yukon
Dawson City Full Time

Human Resources Manager II

Reference number: CAP16J-018005-000009

Selection process number: 2016-PKS-WOHR-I-RM-OC-043

Parks Canada

Whitehorse (Yukon)

$78,114 to $86,824 (plus the applicable Isolated Post Allowance; salary under review)

Closing date: 24 February 2017 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: All persons who have legal status to work in Canada. Please indicate in your application the reason for which you are entitled to work in Canada: Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.


Plans, manages and delivers human resources management programs and services for one or more Parks Canada Agency organizational components (i.e. field unit, service centre) characterized by human resources management challenges and issues moderate in complexity and scope.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in human resources management, labour or industrial relations, public or business administration, organizational development, education sciences, social sciences, sociology, or any other field relevant to the work to be performed

Or Certification as Human Resources Professional

Or Graduation with a degree from a recognized university with acceptable experience in human resources

Grand parenting clause

"Indeterminate and term incumbents of positions in the PE group on September 1, 2004 at Parks Canada and the Public Service who do not possess the education level prescribed above, are deemed to meet the minimum education standard based on their education, training and/or experience.


Significant and recent experience in developing and providing operational and strategic advice, guidance and recommendations to management on complex or sensitive human resources issues, including HR planning, staffing, and labour relations;

**Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience acquired over a period of approximately three (3) years.

Experience developing assessment tools (written exams, interview questions, reference checks, etc.);

Experience providing advice and mentoring/coaching to HR team members, management colleagues, and supervisors on human resources related issues;

Experience in supervising staff

Experience in building and maintaining relationships with colleagues and partners

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)


Human Resources Management: Understanding and applying human resource management (HRM) practices, policies and principles;

Legislation, Policies, Procedures and Standards: Understanding and using relevant legislation, policies, procedures and/or standards in performing one's work;

Knowledge of Human Resources functions and their interrelationships;

Knowledge of trends, programs, best practices and principles in human resource.

Knowledge of Northern land claims and different cooperative management settings



Analytical Thinking

Business Perspective

Client Focus

Impact and Influence

Interactive Communication

Managing Resources


Ability to manage a large workload with demanding and/or conflicting priorities.

Ability to manage, develop, and motivate team

Ability to build relationships internally and externally

Ability to advise and support senior management and supervisors with HR planning, staffing and labour relations

Leadership Attributes:

Makes things happen

Exercises sound judgment

Shares our vision

Knowing yourself

Takes responsibility

Demonstrates integrity

Strives for excellence

Personally connects with people

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Additional Experience:

Experience providing operational services and strategic advice in Occupational

Health and Safety.

Experience working in cross cultural settings involving Indigenous groups.

Operational Requirements:

Willingness to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends and/or statutory holidays and provincial/territorial holidays, when required.

Please visit for more information and to submit your application on-line.

Additional Application Instructions

We will only accept on-line applications received via the site: We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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