Human Resources Officer


Position with benefits and pension plan

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

It is the National Arts Centre’s goal to be an inclusive organization that engages and welcomes all Canadians. We believe that the basis of this inclusivity requires a socially and culturally diverse workforce and therefore actively seek to recruit candidates who are Indigenous, Black, Persons of Colour (IBPoC), persons from the LGBTQ2+ community, persons with disabilities and women. We encourage you to self-identify in the recruitment process.

COVID-19 pandemic:

This position has the ability and may be required to work remotely. The NAC will provide the incumbent with equipment required to perform their duties from home.

Canada is our stage.

Those four words inform everything we do as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across this great land. We are proud to be a home for many of Canada’s most exciting artists who captivate audiences on our stages and on stages across the country.

Job Number: J1020-0190
Job Title: Human Resources Officer
Employment Type: Full-Time continuing
Job Category: Human Resources
Open Positions: 1
Posting Date: October 5, 2020
Closing Date: October 22, 2020
Salary: $55,600.00 - $72,000.00/Year
Language Requirement: Bilingual
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 35 hours a week
Job Reports To: Senior Manager, Human Resources

Key Activities

Finely honed interview techniques will assist the ideal candidate in identifying the most talented of professionals for the many exciting careers at the National Arts Centre. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources, the incumbent will be responsible for the full recruitment and staffing process for key union and non-union positions. The Human Resources Officer will develop partnerships with their assigned client groups and will provide advice and guidance throughout staffing processes, from recruitment to on-boarding, taking into consideration all relevant human resources policies, procedures and collective agreements, as applicable. The incumbent will remain a key point of contact for employees and managers.

The NAC’s comprehensive orientation program will continue to flourish under the incumbent’s watchful care while keeping pace with the ever-changing demands of the NAC. The Human Resources Officer will also participate in the play a key role in the coordination and support of various Human Resources projects and initiatives.

Further responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the Senior Manager, Human Resources with tracking employee life changes, drafting correspondence, overseeing the attendance management program, coordinating employee recognition events and supporting the NAC’s equity, diversity and inclusion program.

Skill Requirements

  • College Diploma or University degree in Human Resources, Commerce or Management or an equivalent combination of education & experience;
  • Three (3) years of experience in Human Resources, preferably with experience in recruitment;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision while being a strong team player;
  • Possess superior customer service skills and practices;
  • Ability to act with discretion, tact, and confidentiality;
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to co-ordinate a variety of projects, activities and events with strict deadlines;
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office and experience with Human Resources systems;
  • Working toward a CHRP designation would be considered an asset;
  • A passion for the performing arts.
  • Fluently bilingual in both official languages, English and French, written and spoken.

  • Who Can Apply

    Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens.

    All communication will be conducted through email and interviews via videoconferencing. Please ensure to have the most up-to-date information on your resume including your current email address.

    While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted by us.

    Important Notice

    The successful candidate will be required to provide the original or a certified true copy of their education credentials as appropriate, along with proof of a valid Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.