Coordinator of Labour Relations (0215)

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  • Post Date: October 31, 2022
Job Description

Posting # M-2223-0021

Position # 0056

Coordinator of Labour Relations (0215)
Permanenet, Full-Time

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources (730309)
WORK LOCATION: Chisasibi OR Montreal
MANAGEMENT LEVEL: Intermediate Manager
STATUS: 1 – Permanent, Full-Time
SALARY: Class 37: Min. $73,955 – Max. $96,141


Reporting to the Assistant Director Human Resources (HR) –Employees and Partners Services, the Coordinator of Employee Labour Relations is responsible for the management of the Labour Relations sub-service, contributing to its planning and ensuring its organization, implementation, control and reporting. The incumbent is also in charge of providing support and advise to managers and employees on the interpretation and application of the CBHSSJB’s various collective agreements, organizational policies and labour laws.


  • Ensures the management and operational planning, organization, coordination, implementation, control and reporting within his staff/functional Employee and Labour Relations (ELR) Unit.
  • Ensures the operational application of all the working conditions and labour relations with respect to the laws, collective agreements, rules, norms and directives regarding the organization’s human resources management.
  • Is responsible for the negotiation process, interpretation, distribution, administration and application of the collective agreements, other work contracts, laws pertaining to labour, and
    labour relations in general, under the supervision of the Assistant Director Human Resources (HR) –Employees and Partners Services.
  • Contributes to the development, maintenance and interpretation of human resources information systems for various staff profile data, including the compilation and management of the HR file of employees.
  • Ensures the compensation plan for unionized, non-unionized but non-unionizable personnel, and management staff, and the evaluation and application of the various fringe benefit plans.
  • Develops or updates organizational policies under his/her responsibility.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in administration with a specialization in human resources, industrial relations, law or another university appropriate discipline;
  • Member of Ordre des conseillers en ressources humaines du Québec – CRHA (CRI, IRC, CIRC, CHRP) or a Canadian Law Society is an asset;
  • Three (3) years’ relevant management experience in human resources, in ideally, a health or social setting, or public organization.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Good knowledge of the Quebec and Federal labour laws, and MSSS collective agreements and human resources management regulations for Regional Boards and health and social services establishments, especially as applied to human resources employee and labour relations;
  • Good knowledge and experience in human resources management, as well as labour relations theory, practices, issues and trends;
  • Competence in the use of databases and knowledge of human resources information systems (HRIS);
  • Ability to both manage the planning and development of new initiatives and programs, and the maintenance and quality assurance of existing services and programs;
  • Able to provide high quality Employee & Labour Relations service and be attentive to staff and management needs, in a professional organization with a diverse range of occupational categories;
  • Knowledge of, or ability to grasp, human resources management issues in a First Nations health and social services organization;
  • Knowledge of Cree culture;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, diplomacy, negotiating, leadership and teamwork skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, both listening, written and presentation;
  • Ability to supervise, act as a coach, train staff, including managers.
  • Excellent critical thinking, synthesis, organizational and decision-making skills as applied to planning and problem-solving;
  • Able to prioritize and work under pressure;
  • Ability with administrative computer applications, including Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel.


  • Fluent in English and French;
  • Fluency in Cree is an asset.


  • Willing to travel 25% of the time on the Eeyou Istchee territory
Posting Start/End Date: 2022-10-25 / 2022-11-08
Positions Available: 1
Housing Provided: Yes, of hired more than 50 kilometers from the Eeyou Istchee locality in which they are called upon to perform their duties.
Shift Type: Day
Hours per Day/Week: 7/35


To apply, please forward your resume to:

Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay

Tel 514-861-5955     /    Fax 514-989-7495


With your application, please make sure to specify the Posting # and the Job title on which you wish to apply.



In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.

Please note that applicants registered in the Indigenous Succession Plan may be considered for this position if they have sufficient university educational credits to be eligible for the management activities associated with this position.