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Human Resources Associate

Openings: 1 

Type of Posting: Internal & External

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: May 23, 2023

Closing Date: June 9, 2023

Profession: Human Resources 

Experience Level(s): Intermediate 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Job ID: 1441 

As the HR Associate for Client Services & Labour Relations, you are a client-facing generalist who works collaboratively with many levels of leadership at the City. You will work with all of our experienced HR Business Partners (HRBP) as they support their clients in developing creative solutions to organizational challenges while working to achieve strategic objectives. You will assist the HRBPs in providing day-to-day service delivery in labour relations, employee relations, best practices, case law research and recruitment advice.

How you will be spending your time:

  • Working to gain knowledge and understanding of five collective bargaining agreements
  • Providing support for employee/labour relations issues, including internal dispute resolution, policy/procedure interpretation, Collective Agreement interpretation, counselling and actively participating in the handling of complaints, grievances, investigations etc. 
  • Working with the HRBPs to provide day-to-day performance management guidance to managers (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions)
  • Providing advice and guidance to hiring managers in conjunction with the Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • Understanding and working with employee data to support the HRBPs in improving employee engagement, performance and retention
  • Researching case law to support grievances and arbitrations
  • Supporting the HRBPs in efforts to create positive workplace culture, employee empowerment, accountability, continuous improvement, and ongoing learning
  • Guiding managers on the HR implications of business decisions and on all aspects of people-management and leadership
  • Facilitating training sessions for managers and individual departments on various topics to enhance team performance
  • Partnering with HR Centres of Expertise to meet the goals of the department and support the organization

The way people describe you: 

  • You are personable with strong communication and relationship building skills
  • You like solving problems and tackling work assignments and projects
  • You can work with a high degree of independence and autonomy
  • You can view issues objectively and have excellent judgment
  • You are empathetic and caring
  • In addition, you are a valuable collaborator, ethical and trusted coach  

To be successful in this role:

  • A diploma or university degree in a related field such as Business Administration or Commerce
  • 2-years’ experience in a generalist Human Resources role
  • Solid communication and relationship building skills
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and time management skills
  • CPHR designation is considered an asset
  • We will consider applicants with equivalent education and experience

Working/other conditions:

  • There can be a requirement to attend to multiple off-site locations depending on client portfolio being supported

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Schedule Days Off (SDOs) 12 paid days per year prorated
  • Robust benefit package that consists of a defined benefit pension, healthcare/flex spending account, long-term disability benefits, health, dental and life insurance, annual vacation, sick and lieu days
  • Supported educational programs as a means of enhancing employee knowledge and skills by our Educational Assistance Program. Options for Long-term learning programs to provide opportunities for employees to work towards a designation, degree, etc.,
  • Receive 50% off admission to City leisure facilities (Swimming, etc.),
  • An inclusive and diverse work culture 

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: Out of Scope 

Division: Office of the City Manager 

Department: People & Organizational Culture - Client Services & Labour Relations 

Annual Salary: $64,290.00 - $85,718.00 


The City of Regina acknowledges that we are on Treaty 4 Territory, and the traditional lands of the Cree, Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.
We want to show our recognition and respect to the Nations and the ancestors of this territory, we are grateful for the privilege to be here, to co-exist. We recognize that much of the harms of the past have shaped our relationship; we are committed to our work of building trust. We hope for good and everlasting relationships to create true partnerships with Indigenous peoples.

Regina is committed to employment equity and accessibility. We encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at