Director Human Resources & Corporate Safety - City of Thunder Bay

Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay is the sunniest City in Eastern Canada and a four-season outdoor playground. The urban centre enjoys green spaces, parks, and wilderness and is also considered a cultural capital with a thriving visual and performing arts scene. As the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario, Thunder Bay is the region's commercial, administrative, and medical hub, and is home to a variety of educational institutions. Thunder Bay continues to pursue growth and development opportunities on behalf of its diverse community. Always striving to live up to its motto, Superior by Nature, the Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay currently seeks a...

Director Human Resources & Corporate Safety

Reporting to the City Manager, and as a member of the Executive Management Team, you will be responsible for the strategic direction and the effective and efficient operation of the City's Human Resources and Corporate Safety functions. Your duties will include overseeing labour relations, compensation, benefits and payroll, corporate safety, staffing and organizational development, employment equity and employee health services. You will ensure corporate compliance with related legislative requirements, and provide strategic advice and direction with respect to collective bargaining, organizational design and development, and "people" management. You will also make effective policy recommendations to City Council on related human resource policy and programs and collective bargaining.

Your five or more years of leadership experience will assist you in leading the Human Resources and Corporate Safety Management Team, overseeing all strategic aspects of the human resources and safety functions and developing, administering, and controlling the division's overall budget and related corporate accounts. You have a university degree (human resources management, public administration, business administration or related discipline) coupled with at least eight years of direct, related experience. Your experience also includes responsibility for collective bargaining and labour relations in a unionized setting, which provides you with an in depth knowledge of the negotiation process, related strategies, and the interpretation, application, and administration of collective agreements and other related legislative requirements. A skilled oral and written communicator, you have the ability to deliver presentations and articulate positions to a variety of audiences as well the superior ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

For a detailed job description, including job responsibilities and leadership competencies and to apply please visit You must indicate competition number CMGR-04-20 on your application.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm (EST) on Monday August 17, 2020.