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Posted On

July 10, 2024 at 12:00 PM

Ends On

July 28, 2024 at 11:59 PM

Human Resources Assistant (Permanent Full-Time)

Job Posting ID 24E-30

Are you passionate about providing exceptional customer service and making a difference?  We have just the opportunity for you!   Join an amazing and supportive team and experience a values-first culture where your wellbeing is just as important as the impact you’ll make on the job. 

The Opportunity:

Reporting to and supporting the Director, Human Resources, the Human Resources Assistant exercises sensitivity in assisting with correspondence to and from stakeholders, demonstrates due diligence in the maintenance of the corporate filing system and employee records, reconciles the HR budget on a regular basis, and uses exceptional organizational skills to schedule and organize employee recognition events.  The HR Assistant will also provide support to members of our experienced HR team in key HR functions such as Recruitment, Training and Development, Labour and Employee Relations, Health and Safety and Total Compensation and provides back up to the Pension and Benefits Coordinator as required.

You will work in a positive and inclusive work environment where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are encouraged. 

What you’ll bring to the team:

  • Excellent communication/relationship and customer service skills
  • Exceptional planning, organizing and time management in a fast-paced environment with the ability to prioritize
  • A focus on identifying ways to improve the current state, particularly by leveraging technology
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Diplomacy, judgement, and tact when dealing with stakeholders including the public, all levels of administration, Union and Association members, Members of Council and Agency representatives
  • Fun and creativity! 


  • Post-secondary Certificate and/or Diploma in a Business Administration Program or Human Resources or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in a Municipal environment will be considered an asset.
  • Three years progressive relevant experience, preferably in a unionized environment
  • Knowledge of human resources programs and administration to support coordination of corporate initiatives and provide support to the Director and other members of the Human Resources Department
  • Knowledge of relevant legislative framework including but not limited to, Employment Standards Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Municipal Act
  • Knowledge of HR information systems and databases, as well as budgeting programs
  • Proficiency with common office productivity software, such as word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, email and virtual meeting platforms to prepare correspondence, reports and presentations, and set up meetings
  • Ability to research initiatives and prepare reports and recommendations

Hours of work: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday (35 hours/week)

This is a permanent full time-position with extended Health and Dental Benefits. The 2024 annualized salary range for this non-union position is $58,598-$73,220. The City of North Bay is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) Employer. For more information on the benefits of a defined benefit pension plan please visit

Qualified individuals interested in being considered for this position are requested to submit a resume and covering letter in one PDF document via email to:   before 11:59 pm, July 28, 2024Please identify the Posting ID:  24E-30 in the subject line

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.

With a population of approximately 53,000, North Bay is a beautiful, vibrant and diverse community nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake.  Conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centres such as Toronto and Ottawa, North Bay is a progressive community well positioned for growth. 

Join our team and create your future with the City of North Bay. Discover the Gateway to the North, where easy living is embraced. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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