Human Resources Specialist (FT and Temp)

Do you want to be part of a team helping to strengthen every community across Ontario? Are you interested in seeing the importance of your work firsthand?


Become a Human Resources Specialist with MPAC


The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more >

 Here’s what you will do as part of the team:

  • Provide guidance, advice and training to management and HR team members, ensuring consistent application of the collective agreement and provide conflict resolution support.
  • Support and coach managers on performance management, succession planning, employee development and resolution of business and employees concerns.
  • Conduct investigations pertaining to Code of Conduct violations and any other corporate or legislated policy violations.
  • Maintain an ongoing positive relationship with union representatives to exchange information and resolve employee relations issues.
  • Responsible for administering and maintaining an Attendance/Disability Management program and associated policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with medical advisors and specialists as required to identify issues and develop recommendations/return to work and job accommodation agreements as appropriate.
  • Assist with resolving violations of the Corporation’s Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, Violence and Prevention policy.
  • Lead the implementation of organizational design and/or restructuring initiatives.
  • Build relationships with managers to understand their recruitment needs and participate in the development and implementation of recruitment strategies.
  • Contribute to the design, maintenance, and enhancement of the strategic workforce planning model.


Here’s what you will need to succeed:

  • University Degree in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, or other relevant discipline.
  • Combination of 5 to 7 years’ experience in labour relations and human resources.
  • Strong track record of achieving high results.
  • Ability to understand business priorities, issues and people impacts. 
  • Demonstrated ability to create and build multiple partnerships.
  • Excellent writing, problem-solving and analytical skills to synthesize both qualitative and quantitative data and develop cost-effective solutions.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and ability to influence skills.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Working knowledge in MS Office Suite applications:  Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Microsoft Project.
  • Travel to Field Offices throughout Ontario when required.


Nice to have:

  • Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation, or in the process of obtaining.
  • Certified Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation, or in the process of obtaining.


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Great corporate culture
  • Flexible work
  • Opportunity for growth
  • Strong focus on learning, professional accreditation and mentorship
  • Leading edge technology

Full time MPAC employees also enjoy: competitive benefits package, defined benefits pension plan, three weeks’ vacation to start, parental leave top-up and more.


Additional Information:

Number of positions:  2


Posting number:  MPAC-212-19

Employment type:  Full-time (1)


Posting number:  MPAC-213-19

Employment type:  Temporary Assignment Up to 12 Months (1)


Location:  MPAC, Head Office Pickering

Hours of work:  36.25 hours per week

Branch:  Human Resources

Department:  Governance and Strategy

Position level and salary:  MPGG $84,520 - $105,650

Area of Search: Open



Ready to apply?


Click on this link and apply to the job posting(s) of interest.  Click on the “Apply Online” icon once within the posting, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by November 5, 2019. Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent.

MPAC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflect the diversity of the public and communities we serve.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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