HR Advisor, HR Business Partnerships

Business Support - Other
Alberta Health Services
ALB00121159 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

Human Resources Business Partnerships is a team within the People, Legal and Privacy portfolio dedicated to supporting people who support patient care. This opportunity is a regular full time position within HR Business Partnerships supporting the North Zone. The Human Resources (HR) Advisor will support clients by coordinating, advising and if necessary, providing direction on a variety of human resource functions and related operations. The HR Advisor works with a high degree of independence and in concert with HR specialists to plan and implement HR processes in line with policies, legislation and collective agreements. This position is based out of Grande Prairie working out of the Peace Wapiti building. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


This opportunity is a regular full time position within HR Business Partnerships supporting the North Zone, allowing you a chance to explore an HR Advisor role within Northern Alberta. Description: In the role HR Advisor, you will be responsible for providing human resources advice and support to AHS management staff and employees, within an assigned geographical area. You will support clients by coordinating, advising and educating on a variety of functions including human resources strategic planning; organizational design and development; performance management; employee and labour relations; collective agreement and employment policy interpretation; grievance management; compensation and job evaluation; recruitment and selection; workforce planning and capacity initiatives; ability management; and employee health and wellness. You will interpret client needs, assess requirements and identify solutions to non-standard issues and requests including engagement of HR specialists as required. As much of this work is performed independently, an important aspect is fostering and maintaining positive and collaborative relationships with AHS managers, HR networks and service centres, and Union representatives.

  • Classification: Advisor
  • Union: Exempt
  • Department: NZ CORP WSTLK Personnel Serv
  • Primary Location: Peace Wapiti Building
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-NOV-2019
  • Date Available: 30-NOV-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $28.20
  • Maximum Salary: $48.45
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

A minimum of a related post-secondary degree in human resources, business administration or related area. CPHR or other recognized designation is preferred. A minimum of 2 years in a human resources role ideally in an organization of significant size, complexity and diversity (health care experience an asset). A demonstrated clear pattern of professional and personal development as well as excellent interpersonal skills. Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. In addition, the incumbent will possess a record of accomplishment in the following areas: Effective communicator with strong organizational skills, influential skills, client focused orientation and commitment to providing quality services. Demonstrated ability and comfort with decision making, facilitating change, and coaching/teaching people. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Effective leadership abilities combined with a strong commitment to operating within a team environment. Ability to foster a climate of cooperation, inspiring and building confidence in others, along with the ability to build solid relationships with colleagues and internal/external stakeholders. Demonstrated analytical and situational thinking.

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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