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Employee Relations Specialist - Atira Property Management

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Employee Relations Specialist
Deadline: November 29, 2020
Posted: October 29, 2020

Job Description / Duties

About the Job:
Reporting directly to the Director, Human Resources, The Employee Relations Specialist is responsible to manage Atira’s relationship with our employees, developing and implementing employee relations programs and initiatives that support employee relationships from the point of hire to the exiting process. Provides support and expertise to managers in the area of employee relations. Participates in recruitment and hiring, compensation and benefits programs, communicating Human Resources policies and procedures, conducing exit interviews and ultimately analyzing employee data and making recommendations to leadership with respect to employee relations programs.

Qualifications / Required Skills

About You:
You embrace the mission, vision, values and philosophy of Atira’s parent Society, Atira Women’s Resource Society. You have a well-developed understanding of and commitment to anti-oppression work and intersectionality. You are familiar with colonialism, especially as it applies in Canada, and you understand the impact of the residential school system. You approach your work and live your life from a decolonizing and social justice perspective. You are a team player who strives for excellence but loves to have a good laugh, is able to think fast, be critical and make sound decisions without agonizing, all while working in an incredibly dynamic and fast-paced environment.
A bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, business management, finance, or a related field plus two years proven working experience as an employee relations specialist, or the equivalent combination of skill based training and proven working experience. Professional certification (e.g. CHRP) is a bonus. Applicants with the equivalent combination of education and experience will be equally considered.

Additional Information

Additional Requisites/Assets:
• Lived expertise is an asset, as is living in the community in which you work.
• Atira strives to hire staff who reflect the people we serve.
• Fluency in a language(s) other than English is an asset.
• You must have legal authorization to work in Canada.
• All positions are subject to a criminal records review (submitted by Atira).

Salary: $59000-$64000 annual salary depending on education & experience, plus a comprehensive benefits package and defined contribution pension plan (after an initial disqualification period).

Contact Information

Application Process:
Applications should be emailed to Please provide a current resume and a cover letter describing how you meet or exceed the above-noted qualifications. Resumes with a Cover Letter unique to Atira will be preferred. Candidates who lack the experience and qualifications set out in the posting may not be considered, although an exceptional cover letter and transferable skills may overcome lack of experience for some positions.

Employer Profile

About Us: Atira Property Management Inc. (APMI) is a mid-size licensed property management company known for its inclusionary hiring practices and its commitment to community. APMI is wholly-owned by Atira Women’s Resource Society, an award-winning not-for-profit organization and all profits earned by APMI are set aside to build affordable housing. We offer a challenging and rewarding work environment where a job is more than just a pay cheque. We offer our staff the opportunity to work alongside and be inspired by a remarkable group of committed activists and professionals working to make the world a more just place, one tenant, one home, one job at a time.