Human Resources Manager – Chatham-Kent

Human Resources Manager – Chatham-Kent

Job ID: 51672
Chatham-Kent, Ontario
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Wage: $65,000 - $80,000/year
  • Position specifics: Direct hire position. General hours of work are 8:30 - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Three weeks vacation to start. Full details to be provided during the interview process.

Job Description

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for the following but not limited to:

Recruitment & Selection

  • Preparing job postings and posting to appropriate platforms
  • Reviewing and selecting appropriate resumes and conducting interviews
  • Keeping up to date with current job descriptions and ensuring they are accurate and up-to-date and include a physical demand analysis
  • Conducting reference checks
  • Preparing all offers of employment and assembling hiring packages
  • Ensuring all hiring documentation is properly completed and returned in a timely manner
  • Ensuring all work permits are current for employees that are not Canadian citizens
  • Conducting exit interviews
  • Researching and administering programs to hire temporary foreign workers
  • Liaison for Temporary Foreign Worker program

Training & Development

  • Administering orientation to all new employees
  • Organizing staff training sessions and activities
  • Maintaining appropriate training logs for all employees including documentation and/or certificates for all courses


  • Acting as the focal point for employee problems, questions or concerns
  • Keeping theOwner informed of all initiatives
  • Overseeing the WSIB Claims Management process by acting as the main contact and liaison with the WSIB representatives, including the Return to Work Specialists and Work Transition Specialists
  • Handling employment related litigation and human rights complaints and representing the organization

Performance Management & Employee Counselling

  • Monitoring daily attendance to ensure all employee leaves are within the limitations outlines in the documented personnel policies and authorizes by the appropriate personnel
  • Preparing written warnings and meeting with employees to deal with the issues noted by the Supervisor
  • Tracking employee incidents and warnings and maintaining documentation in individual personnel files
  • Solving employee disputes
  • Design of a standard Job Performance Reviews which includes a self-evaluation section to be approved by management and completed by the Supervisors of all departments of all staff under their supervision
  • Reviewing the completed performance reviews to ensure all are complete, signed and added to their files and that any issues are dealt with by reviewing the JPR with the affected employee and Supervisor individually
  • Administering and monitoring all employee requests for accommodation in compliance with the accommodation policy

Policy Recommendation

  • Researching, implementing and directing and administering Human Resources policies and practices
  • Reviewing, updating and maintaining company personnel manual for all divisions/departments
  • Advising Supervisors on organizational policy matter such as accommodation, discrimination, harassment, disability and equal employment opportunity and recommend necessary changes

Salary & Benefit Administration

  • Ensuring wage rates are approved by the Owner and clearly documented
  • Analyzing and modifying compensation and benefits policies to ensure compliance with legal requirements

Employee Safety

  • Ensuring all personnel have proper training and safety equipment by administering surprise inspections and reviewing training logs
  • Promoting workplace safety via participation in Health & Safety Committee meetings


  • Degree / Diploma in Human Resources Management
  • Minimum five (5) years Generalist experience
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, financial reports, government regulations and legal documents
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, associates and or managers
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work alone effectively and prioritize
  • Must be highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail
  • Ability to participate in developing procedures manuals and handbooks
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and associates
  • Enthusiasm for challenges and new initiatives are prerequisites
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated good internal customer service skills
  • Proven good presentation skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Detail oriented


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