Divisional Employee Relations Advisor

The Salvation Army B.C. Divisional Headquarters
septembre 14, 2020
Burnaby, Canada
Job Type
$50,000 - $54,000
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
September 30, 2020
Street Address
103-3833 Henning Drive


HOURS: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday

Benefits: We offer a full benefits package including extended health and RRSP, as well as professional development opportunities. 


Position Purpose Summary:

Are you looking for work with meaning?  One where social and community service programs focus on nurturing the capacities, skills and strengths of individuals rather than just meeting their needs?  Join “the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in Canada”, The Salvation Army, at our B.C. Divisional Headquarters as Divisional Employee Relations Advisor. Ours is a collaborative, appreciative work environment, where building a culture of respect and trust with employees and our stakeholders is critical.


Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Divisional Director Employee Relations, the Advisor acts as a business partner to leaders in our 56 locations in B.C. and provides overall strategic HR leadership to managers, employee relations colleagues and employees throughout the division.  This position will provide direction and guidance in a variety of HR competencies to the operating units in the BC division, in consultation with support departments at our national headquarters in Toronto. Duties may include employee relations (including investigations under our harassment policies, and policy/legislation/collective agreement interpretation), leave management, job evaluation/compensation, manage participants’ eligibility and enrollment in benefits, health and safety and training.  



  • University degree specializing in Human Resources; or degree plus diploma/certificate in Human Resources
  • CPHR or CHRL certification is preferred


  • One to three years working experience in Human Resources field
  • HR Generalist experience

 Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Must be able work in a team environment and have the ability to work on multiple team projects at one time
  • Strong computer skills, including familiarity with HRIS systems
  • Excellent communication, customer service, problem solving and ability to work under pressure
  • Able to complete administrative tasks without hesitation
  • Attention to detail
  • Background in labour relations is considered an asset

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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