Human Resources Generalist

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Job Details

Edmonton AB
Full Time

Position Description

A Day in The Life

The Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for the day-to-day HR functions, including Recruitment & Selection, Training & Development, Employee Relations, and Systems Management. This role will also be the first point of contact to support and serve employees, supervisors and managers on HR issues and activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist hiring Managers in developing and implementing focused recruitment campaigns.
  • Manage the full cycle recruitment activities including maintaining and creating job descriptions, sourcing, screening, interviewing, conducting reference checks, pre-employment testing and onboarding & orientations.
  • Ensure recruiting is conducted in a way that represents Layfield’s high standards.
  • Organize and attend career fairs for targeted campaigns, ensuring company branding is appropriate with a recruiting resource sites (Indeed and LinkedIn).
  • Creates and presents all employee life cycle changes (employment contracts, amendment letters, status change forms) and making necessary changes in ADP and forwarding to payroll for processing.
  • Ensures all Talent Management System (TMS) evaluations are properly completed in a timely manner and tracks all completed TMS evaluations.
  • Assist Supervisors and Managers with performance management including coaching, progressive discipline, and terminations.
  • Assist Supervisors and Managers with the identification of training needs and coordinate effective leadership, skills training, supervisory techniques, and employee self-improvement programs.
  • In coordination with HR team, facilitate training on specific topics, such as performance management and attendance management.
  • Respond to employee inquiries and work to resolve employee concerns.
  • Participate in the review, and redevelopment of Human Resource policies, programs, and procedures, working closely with managers and supervisors to ensure adherence to the policies throughout the organization.
  • Ensure compliance with Employment Standards, Human Rights, changes in Alberta, and Ontario legislation that impacts the organization.
  • Build and maintain critical relationships and networks with business unit partners
  • Update various systems and maintain integrity of employee information


  • Post-Secondary degree in Business Admin or Human Resources Management, or Diploma in HR with relevant experience. A CHRP designation would be an asset.
  • Three (3) years of progressive Human Resources experience.
  • Working knowledge and experience working with various employment legislative bodies within Canada
  • Analytical with strong problem-solving skills and a practical approach.
  • Able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities.
  • A self-motivated individual who can operate autonomously but also as part of a team and is able to motivate others and build and effective HR team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication ability.

Salary Range

$60,000.00 – $70,000.00

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