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Alberta Health Services
ALB00140479 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

You are a detail-oriented recruitment professional with fantastic instincts about what a certain job needs and the secret sauce that makes a standout candidate. Join a provincial team of people-oriented people, whose curiosity and collaboration continually pushes forward, evolves and modernizes their recruitment practice to recruit top talent to our unique opportunities across the province. Alberta Health Services (AHS) is looking for a Talent Acquisition (TA) Advisor to develop and execute customized talent acquisition strategies to support our primary objective of delivering high quality, accessible, and sustainable patient care to Albertans. An excellent networker, you will effectively engage with people at all levels of AHS, working collaboratively with front line leaders and centres of expertise to deliver innovative recruitment solutions. You will research, consult, develop and implement a variety of recruitment best practices and procedures to successfully provide support to your clients. Adaptable, organized, and with excellent critical thinking and communication skills, you can confidently lead and implement strategic projects and recruitment initiatives across a large and complex organization. As this is a province-wide team, the location of work is negotiable. You can contribute from anywhere – joining the office teams in Edmonton, Calgary or Red Deer, or join the ranks of TA advisors based out of smaller communities. You will feel good knowing that, even if it’s behind-the-scenes, you can have a positive impact on the delivery of healthcare province wide and help enable a positive patient experience. If you want to make a difference in the lives of others, work among enthusiastic talent acquisition professionals and flex your recruitment skills and expertise, this may be your perfect fit. Read on for more details and apply below!


As the TA Advisor, you will take pride in providing expertise and well thought out solutions to complex operational recruitment challenges, often centred on sourcing hard to fill positions or chronic shortages. You will be a valued subject matter expert for our HR Business Partners and operational leaders, diagnosing issues, recommending solutions, providing direction and taking action on talent acquisition matters, both on a local and provincial level. You will be responsible for consulting directly with your clients, gaining a solid understanding of their recruitment needs and challenges, building and maintaining strong client relationships. You know a variety of tools and methods to help attract and hire top-quality candidates and keep learning to stay up-to-date with current recruitment trends and best practices. This includes gathering and analyzing talent acquisition and internal/external workforce data, collaborating with our marketing team to develop and implement marketing/advertising campaigns, direct sourcing for difficult to fill positions, candidate screening, interview support and other recruitment tasks.

  • Classification: Advisor
  • Union: Exempt
  • Primary Location: Collins Barrow Centre
  • Negotiable Location: Provincial
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 07-APR-2020
  • Date Available: 18-MAY-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 18-MAY-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $22.84
  • Maximum Salary: $38.07
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

University Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other relevant degree (a combination of education and experience may be considered). Have three or more years of professional experience in a talent acquisition/recruitment.

Additional Required Qualifications:

Experience creating and implementing recruitment strategies. Experience working with and presenting to stakeholders at all levels of the organizations. Proficiency using business software applications (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, etc.).

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a unionized environment or working with unionized staff. Experience using LinkedIn and other sourcing tools for recruitment. Completed or working towards a professional certification in HR, Recruitment, Diversity or other relevant ongoing education. Have the ability to effectively prioritize tasks and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

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.

Healthy Albertans. Healthy Communities. Together.

We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 

Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.

We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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