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Human Resources Assistant

People Services & Culture
Whitehorse General Hospital
Competition No.: 
Closing Date:
Competition open until filled.

Pay Rate: 
$57,218.00 to $71,522.00
Employment Status: 
Regular Full-Time Position
Monthly/weekly hours: 
75 Hour Bi-Weekly


Under the direction of the Manager, Human Resources (HR) with guidance from others on the department team, this position performs a range of critical and highly confidential administrative support services such as preparing, coordinating and filing documentation related to labour/employee relations such as bargaining proposals/notes, grievances, complaints, investigations and discipline; coordinating labour/employee relations related meetings, tracking action items and taking meeting minutes for complaints, concerns, investigations and disciplinary hearings; coordinating the job evaluation and classification process; supporting the recruitment process by processing staffing requests, posting job opportunities, scheduling interviews and preparing new employee information packages; administering health care benefits by processing new employees or any changes to existing employees; conducting human resources and labour relations research; tracking completion of performance evaluation and attendance management documentation; as well as performing sensitive clerical and administrative duties such as initiating, updating and maintaining personnel files; and other related and assigned duties.

Knowledge and Skills required for this position are as follows:

  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures, including skills in basic arithmetic, grammar, composition, spelling, punctuation, computers, office machines;

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of various software and spreadsheet programs (Microsoft Office, Excel and Access);

  • Very good knowledge of health care benefits administration;

  • Knowledge of human resources (specifically recruitment and staffing practices) principles, processes and procedures;

  • Knowledge of records management and bookkeeping;

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills;

  • Good research and report writing skills;

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills;

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work with minimal supervision;

  • Detail-oriented, thoroughness, reliability;

  • Ability to prepare a variety of documents and correspondence, perform data entry and coordinate other related office procedures with a high level of accuracy;

  • Ability to work independently;

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use tact and diplomacy, and work under pressure; and

  • Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.

The successful candidate will have completed a one (1) year secretarial/administrative assistant program at a recognized college or training institution plus have two (2) to three (3) years’ experience preferably in a Human Resources and/or health care setting. Post- secondary diploma or course work in human resource management areas (such as recruitment/staffing or labour relations) or a related field such as business administration or project management would be desired; non-violent crisis intervention; experience with Meditech information system; knowledge of hospital organization or health care; and bilingualism (English/French) would be an asset.

An equivalent combination of education/training and/or experience may be considered.

Quoting competition # 2020-275 in the subject line, e-mail your resume to:

People Services & Culture

Yukon Hospital Corporation


Yukon Hospital Corporation is committed to employment equity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to consider resumes from International applicants. Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada in order to apply, i.e. have Landed Immigrant Status, Work Visa, or be a Canadian Citizen.

Posting Date: June 18, 2020/Open Until Filled

Last Updated:Thu, 06/18/2020 - 19:14