Welcome To Essential HR - Applying For The HR Coordinator Position

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can flex your HR skills while being a part of a team that you love to work with?

Are you an energetic HR professional who enjoys seeing team relationships grow and strengthen?

Are you looking for a place where you will be rewarded, recognized and your daily efforts make a difference?

At Curbz Landscaping, we not only design and build rockstar custom outdoor urban landscape designs and features, but we have a blast while we do it. We're committed to learning and continuous growth within the Company. We foster a great culture of people who want to work hard and produce outstanding results. For us, culture is paramount.

Position Summary         

We are looking for an HR Coordinator who wants to join our growing team. The Human Resource Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and administering the HR programs and strategies at Curbz Landscaping. The responsibilities include full-cycle recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, performance management and overseeing training and development and health and safety programs. The HR Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and communicating office activities, morning team activities in the yard and team communications. This position requires frequent on-site (construction site) visits where steel toe boots will be required.

List of Main Responsibilities       

Recruitment (40% of Time)

                 Update current recruitment processes and administer full-cycle recruitment activities

                 Coordinate with Operations Manager to forecast future hiring needs to develop a pool of qualified candidates

                 Develop a job posting strategy and ensure all job boards are kept up to date

                 Ensure job descriptions, postings, and interview guides are up to date and relevant through interview preparation and management

                 First point of contact for responding to phone and email inquiries from candidates

                 Responsible for executing the recruitment flow process for screening and booking interviews with qualified candidates

                 Complete pre-screening and lead interviews with the management team

                 Complete reference checks

                 Enhance company image by providing timely status updates with potential recruits, including following up with unsuccessful candidates

                 Monitor retention of new hires and analyze turnover to improve the recruitment and retention strategy continuously


Onboarding (20% of Time)

                 Ensure all hiring documentation is delivered, signed, and returned before the start date

                 Prepare onboarding materials and set-ups, including training and policy information

                 Ensure all documentation is up to date, that the file is complete and secured safely

                 Plan and facilitate onsite orientation for new team members

Human Resources Administration (25% of Time)

                 Advise on performance conversations with Supervisors and document disciplinary action

                 Maintain confidential personnel files

                 Address employee questions related to human resources

                 Support the leadership team with administration of performance management program

                 Update and implement company policies

                 Monitor and ensure a safe work environment at all sites including yard

                 Be a member of the JHSC

                 Ensure staff comply with health and safety legislation, policies and procedures

                 Manage the WSIB administration and experience

                 Stay current on labour legislation and inform the leadership team about changes in regulations and standards

Team Engagement (15% of Time)

                 Facilitate collaboration between team members to match the Company's vision, goals and objectives.

                 Foster an energetic environment of positivity and excitement.

                 Develop relationships to understand the pulse of the organization and understand underlying concerns and opportunities

                 Participate, plan, and execute field staff incentives and events

                 Meet the team at the yard in the mornings (as early as 6:30 am), ensure truck checks are completed by the team daily

                 Intake team end of day reports (4 @ 4) and receipts

List of Key Qualifications             

                 Strong understanding of policy and legal compliance, including Human Rights legislation, ESA, MOL, and WSIB standards

                 Up to date knowledge on new developments in employment law and employment legislation

                 Confidence to take quick efforts towards independence

                 Adaptable to changing priorities and focuses in an entrepreneurial environment

                 Forward-thinker who loves to work towards the big picture and also has the discipline to accomplish the day-to-day tasks

                 Positive and engaging individual who is relationship-driven and can orientate and set the energy of the team

                 Excellent oral and written communication skills must maintain a professional manner and customer service mindset

                 2+ years work experience in Human Resources positions

                 College or University education in HR Management or Business Administration or transferable skills related to the job role competencies

                 2+ years of proven expertise in a recruitment and talent management role

                 Member with the HRPA an asset.

                 Must have a valid Ontario Drivers License and be comfortable with daily travelto various local job sites

Additional Perks & Benefits

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer:

                 Healthcare spending account

                 Ongoing professional development opportunities

                 Cell phone allowance

                 Access to company vehicle

                 Solid "we got your back" support in a work hard, play hard environment

                 Great parties with really cool people

How to Apply   

Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their cover letter and resume to: jessica@essentialhr.ca by February 1st, 2021



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