Labour Relations Grievance Officer
Spirit Omega Inc.
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, CA
1d ago

Labour Relations Grievance Officer

REMOTE work from of any of the following cities : Yellowknife, Vancouver, Calgary, Winnipeg, or Edmonton during the pandemic, and will be required to relocate to YELLOWKNIFE after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.)

Do you have a knack for handling negotiations, a solid understanding of labour relations, and enjoy conducting research?

If so, then read on. We’re looking for someone who has the innate ability to research case law, interview witnesses from various backgrounds and share the meaning of construction statutes, regulations and collective agreements.

If our successful candidate, when required, you will need to present materials and argue cases before an administrative tribunal, so having the ability to speak in public effectively is essential.

As our client’s Grievance Officer, you will represent members of the company before boards, tribunals and arbitrators and are appointed under their collective agreement.

This position will fully use your ability to plan, coordinate, and prepare various cases in a dynamic work environment, requiring critical, analytical and logical thinking to problem-solving.

You’ll have to be a self-starter with the ability to take the initiative in the process of grievance resolution.

If you’re looking for a position where you can make a positive impact as a contributor to the team, then look no further.

Experience working with Indigenous Peoples of Canada is considered an asset, and First Nation, Métis, and Inuit people are encouraged to apply.

Apply today!

Our ideal candidate has :

  • Knowledge and experience in Labour relations with progressive responsibility in the application of labour law in interpreting collective agreements and legal text
  • A strong understanding of First Nations, Métis or Inuit culture with experience working within or for an Indigenous community is considered an asset
  • 3 years (minimum) of work experience in Labour Relations
  • Knowledge of acts, regulations, policies and practices that govern the employer-employee relationship
  • Thorough understanding of the practices and principles of the labour movement
  • Able to determine the facts and issues of grievances and prepare and represent complaints
  • Able to make computers do what you say, and using Microsoft Office programs : Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook are a breeze.
  • Capable of working within a team and independently. You are a relationship builder both with staff and with clients.
  • An excellent understanding and command of the English language, both verbally and written.
  • Superior judgement, accountability, professionalism, and attention to detail
  • A positive attitude towards assisting with existing and new responsibilities
  • Able to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in written form
  • Oh yeah, you, of course, are legally eligible to work in Canada and can pass a Criminal Record Check.
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