Regional Administrator
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Deer Lake, Canada
9d ago

Duties Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Services, the Regional Administrator is responsible for the management of a variety of human resources, administrative, payroll and financial functions in support of the Western Regional office.

The incumbent ensures the administrative requirements of the region such as accounts payable, purchasing, staffing, etc.

  • are completed in an efficient and timely manner; consults with the regional management team on all aspects of operations, prepares and monitors the regional budget and other financial documents;
  • supports the delivery of employee relations functions including interpretation of collective agreements, processing of grievances and co-

  • chairing grievance committee meetings; coordinates disability management cases, safety initiatives, and learning opportunities in consultation with the regional management team and the HRS Strategic Human Resource Management Division;
  • supervises administrative staff; oversees preparation of payroll documentation for processing with Compensation and Benefits;
  • supports the region’s recruitment function by chairing Selection Boards, including the preparation of job advertisements;
  • developing and administering selection processes; performing reference checks; preparing recommendations of qualified candidates for appointment and providing post-

    board feedback to applicants, as required; responds to requests and inquiries from the departments executive and other government departments and performs other related duties as required.

    The Regional Administrator maintains close working relationships with the department’s Finance Division and the HRS, Strategic Staffing Division.

    Merit Criteria (What is this?)

    Screening Criteria

  • A degree in Business Administration or Commerce. Equivalencies will be considered
  • Experience in managing human resources
  • Experience with financial and budgetary management processes
  • Experience with information technology and records management
  • Supervision of staff performing such functions in a unionized environment
  • Current certification as a Selection Board Chair (asset)
  • Experience with Oracle FMS (asset)
  • Assessment Criteria

  • Knowledge of financial and budgetary management
  • Knowledge of human resource management
  • Knowledge of information technology and records management
  • Ability to make independent decisions and solve problems
  • Ability to manage time and tasks
  • Ability to motivate and lead others
  • Professionalism
  • Conditions of Employment(What is this?)


  • A valid class 5 driver’s license is required
  • Current drivers abstract satisfactory to the employer
  • Conditions of Acceptance

  • Travel throughout the region will be required
  • Applicant Information

    For more information about this opportunity, please call Angela Dyke, Manager of Corporate Services, at (709) 729-6856.

  • The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date - late applications with explanation may be accepted.
  • It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
  • Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
  • All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
  • This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
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