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Recruitment Specialist
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4064
 
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Home Office-Burnaby
 
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RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST

Job ID:  4064

REGULAR / FULL-TIME

Location:  BURNABY, BC

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

THE ORGANIZATION

BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **

 

RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST:

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Manager, Recruitment, the Recruitment Specialist works closely within the Recruitment team in the sourcing and selection of well-qualified candidates who share the values and vision of the organization. He/she/they provides recruitment and selection support for a variety of positions in the commission, chairs interview panels, coordinates the interview process and works with Hiring Managers and the Recruitment team to drive the recruitment process in a fast paced, people-oriented environment.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

The successful candidate will have the following:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • University degree in human resources management or other relevant field
  • Considerable in-house recruitment for a unionized organization
  • Considerable generalist experience, experience working with collective agreements, payroll & benefits
  • CPHR designation is an asset
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the Employer

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the practices and standards of recruitment and selection
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Commission and government human resource policies, collective
  • agreement provisions, terms and conditions of employment, and government regulations pertaining to recruitment
  • Proficient in the use of computer applications including Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Proficient in the use of e-recruiting tools
  • Excellent customer service skills, with a drive for exceeding expectations
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to exercise attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced team environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to read reports and provide summaries and recommendations
  • Ability to comfortably interpret, explain and apply procedures and policies
  • Ability to travel within BC periodically

 

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship.   

For postings requiring travel add last line: Successful applicants will be required to verify ability to travel under federal travel restrictions.

 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

Please review the Job Description prior to applying

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at www.bchousing.org/careers will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at www.bchousing.org/careers

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, People with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact hr_admin@bchousing.org.

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.

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