Current Vacancy

Human Resources Assistant

Type: Temporary
Location: Halifax
Job Number: ADS13929

Our client is seeking a Human Resources Assistant for a term position in their Halifax office. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of support and administration duties for the Human Resources department. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-respected organization.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely and accurate information to employees and management regarding processes and policies
  • Maintain confidential electronic and paper files and records
  • Develop, prepare and distribute various human resources department documents and reports
  • Coordinate and provide support for internal and external recruitment, interviewing, and hiring processes
  • Coordinate new employee onboarding activities
  • Support payroll and benefits functions
  • Fulfill role of secretary for the organizations Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee
  • Other duties as requested


  • Post-secondary education with a focus in Human Resources
  • Minimum 1 year working in a Human Resources environment (experience in a unionized environment is considered an asset)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with HRIS software
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume to the attention of Gillian A. Pendlebury, CPHR by email.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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