Human Resource Professional

Administration

Job Description

Human resources and recruitment o­fficers identify and advertise job vacancies, recruit candidates, and help select and reassign employees. In forest products companies, human resources offi­cers are involved in activities in areas like working practices, recruitment, pay, employment conditions, negotiating with external suppliers, and ensuring equality and diversity are in balance at the workplace.

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This job is right for you if...

  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You like variety and learning new things
  • You want to make a difference working in a green job
  • You are a people person
  • You are a strategic thinker

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

To become a human resources professional, you will need to earn a university degree or college diploma in a field related to personnel management like business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology. Another option is to complete a professional development program in personnel administration. Some of the more successful people in this field are Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRPs).

St. Paul’s College
Centennial College of Applied Arts and Technology
Mount Allison University

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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