Temporary HR Generalist Employment Opportunity & Job Opening with AFD Petroleum
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Temporary HR GeneralistEdmonton, AB

Job Description


The HR Generalist is responsible for a wide variety of duties providing clerical and technical support in such areas as recruiting, hiring, backup payroll and benefits admin when required, and general HR duties. The HR Generalist, at times, may gather information on employee training, skills, wages, promotions and general work history through pre-screening and/or interviews. Other responsibilities will include administrative functions and maintaining accurate documentation. This position will require the individual to function with high levels of autonomy and initiative in supporting managers, HR staff and employees. Ultimately, the main responsibility of the HR Generalist is to ensure the company attracts, hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pipeline in the long term.


• Full Cycle Recruitment
- Assist hiring managers in developing and updating job descriptions and job specifications.
-Pay scales for positions to be updated quarterly
-Job postings
-Sourcing and screening
-Interviews, scheduling and notes
-Verification data
-Offer letters

• Training
-Ensure onboarding process is efficient and effective
-Complete new hire orientations
-Aid Director in developing and sourcing employee training, including new hires and professional development
-Facilitate in house training such as lunch & learns

• Employee Relations
-Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, and opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.
-Educate employees of benefits and assist HR, Advisor with benefits administration
-Work with HR team to provide resolutions to employee relation issues (e.g. employee complaints and harassment allegations)
-Work with HR team to provide coaching and resources to employees and managers with respect to career development, compensation, staffing initiatives, and performance management and employee relations.

• HR & Payroll Administration
-Develop and provide recommendations for policies and processes.
-Assist with data entry for Payroll reports as needed.
-Recommend, develop and maintain human resource databases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
-Respond to telephone, e-mail, and in-person inquiries from clients, business partners, and other parties.
-Organize, maintain, and coordinate office records and files in their proper locations while ensuring confidentiality.

OTHER KEY SKILLS (or product knowledge)

• Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe products and e-mail required
• Data analysis skills required
• Basic research skills required
• Presentation skills required.


• Minimum 2 years of work experience in HR required.
• Must have previous experience with managing full-cycle recruitment.
• Demonstrated work knowledge of multiple human resource areas preferred.


• High school diploma, GED or other equivalent
• Post-secondary education in Human Resources Management an asset


No supervisory responsibility


No final approval


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office setting. There may be a need to attend to situations on work sites.
• Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
• Lifting or moving up to 10lbs may be required.


This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some overtime and after hours’ work may be required.


Travel to various worksites and customer premises may be required.


Aid Director with recruitment and training budgets
Recruitment cycle of 11-20 days
10 hours data entry per week

All levels of employees from entry level to management
Potential recruits
Liaison with HSE & IT for onboarding
Training vendors
Universities and trade schools


Need to work on creating more automated procedures throughout the department

PROBLEM SOLVING (interpersonal)

Dealing with employee conflicts and interpersonal issues
Dealing with time pressure, high demand recruitment demands from Managers

*Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

Working For AFD

AFD Petroleum Ltd. offers its team members competitive wages, paid training programs & educational reimbursement, future growth opportunities and an exceptional benefits package.

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