Human Resources Assistant

Full Time
British Columbia
Posted 4 years ago

District of Sooke – Sooke, BC
$31.79 an hour
Human Resources Assistant

District of Sooke

“Where the Rainforest Meets the Sea”

Human Resources Assistant Located on the south western tip of Vancouver Island, BC, Sooke has a sheltered harbor, and is a scenic half hour drive from BC’s capital city, Victoria. As a part of a temperate rainforest, the Sooke district has one of the mildest climates in Canada. Characterized by warm, dry summers and mild winters, Sooke’s pleasant climate is a year-round paradise for those who enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, kayaking or sailing.

The District of Sooke is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Corporate Services team. The Human Resources Assistant designs and manages the administration of the District’s human resources policies, procedures, and programs. This position assists the Director of Corporate Services in the completion of their duties and exercises considerable independent judgment, initiative, tact, courtesy and diplomacy in processing assignments, some of which are confidential in nature. The individual in this position should possess a passion for problem-solving and have a natural enthusiasm for Human Resource practices.

To be considered for this role, applicants should have:
Bachelor’s degree, Certificate, or Diploma in Human Resource Management.
Minimum three years’ experience providing human resources support in an administrative capacity as an HR Advisor/Generalist in a unionized environment.
Minimum five years’ experience in a local government environment, including three years in a local government Human Resources environment.
Ability to function efficiently with limited direction.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
This is a 6-month, auxiliary, full-time position. The hourly rate is $31.79.

This is a CUPE Local 374 position.

To view the full job description, visit the employment page of our website at

Please submit your detailed resume and a cover letter (please quote “Human Resources Assistant” in the subject line of your email), outlining your interest and experience for this opportunity to:

Gabryel Joseph
Director of Corporate Services

Closing date for receipt of applications is 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

The District of Sooke thanks all applicants for their interest and advises that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. An eligibility list may be established.

Sooke, BC

Human Resources

Date Posted:
Monday, August 22, 2016 at 3:05:52 PM (PST)

Posting Expires:
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at 4:30:00 PM (PST)

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