Director, Human Resources -The City of North Bay



North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living.  Servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, this progressive city of 51,553 residents is nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, and is conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers such as Toronto and Ottawa.


The Corporation of The City of North Bay is accepting applications for the position of Director, Human Resources.  We are seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, experienced and strategic Human Resources leader to provide leadership and strategic direction on Human Resources objectives and practices that encourage and support a culture emphasizing corporate excellence, quality and productivity, empowerment, goal attainment, workplace risk management and the recruitment, ongoing development and retention of a superior workforce.


Key Responsibilities


  • Provide leadership in support of corporate strategic priorities
  • Advise City Council on strategic Human Resources issues
    • Develop, implement and oversee programs that support organizational and staff development
    • Foster and support positive labour relations
    • Encourage and support effective workplace risk management and disability management
    • Promote and support effective recruitment and staff retention


The successful candidate will possess the following key qualifications:


  • Degree in Human Resources Management or related degree; preference will be given to candidates possessing a Masters degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration
  • CHRL Designation is an asset
  • 5 - 7 years’ experience in progressively responsible Human Resources positions within a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build cooperative, collaborative working relationships
  • Demonstrated excellence in professionalism; judgement; confidentiality; tact and discretion
  • Demonstrated experience in organizational and staff development
  • Demonstrated experience in leading collective bargaining teams and labour/employee relations management
  • Demonstrated experience in workplace risk management and disability management
  • Sound knowledge of the legislative environment relating to employment
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills


Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a resume and covering letter, in confidence, no later than 4:30 p.m., May 28, 2021 via email to:


While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.


An Equal Opportunity Employer