Human Resources – Human Resources Specialist

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  • Post Date: October 31, 2022
Job Description

Human Resources – Human Resources Specialist

Core Functions:

The Human Resource Specialist is responsible for providing support with outreach and employment activities which support the Cree Nation Governments increasing staffing needs.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the recruitment  and outreach strategies, programs and initiatives to recruit / select / retain high quality candidates.
  • Create a list of contacts to support outreach activities.
  • Provide administrative and analytical support to the recruitment team and research retention strategy.
  • Assist with the outreach, employment and retention strategy to assist in increasing the employment of Cree beneficiaries, across all classifications.
  • Contribute to the identification of staffing needs of the Cree Nation Government.
  • Create list of networking contacts to communicate with for staffing needs.
  • Develop and maintain webpages, social media and other materials related to outreach activities.
  • Support the Manager of Recruitment and Development with the preparation of new job descriptions.
  • Research and create a listing of the types of assessment tests available on the market.
  • Provide support to the Manager of Recruitment and Development in the reviewing issue of issue sheets.
  • Administer the summer student program and identify opportunities for internships within the Cree Nation Government’s departments.
  • Provide support and orientation for the onboarding of new hires.
  • Prepare contracts for casual employees.

Interaction/Communication Responsibilities:

  • Foster working relationships with the Cree School Board and post-secondary institutions.
  • Participate in external recruitment functions including but not limited to job and career fairs (universities, Cree School Board, Apatisiiwin Skills Development, etc.).
  • Manage relationship with recruitment agencies to source potential candidates.
  • Foster working relationships with the Cree School Board and post-secondary institutions.
  • Work in collaboration with the communication team to develop and create different outreach tools such as: videos, posters, social media messages, etc., to promote Cree Nation Government.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with managers, establish a recall list for short-term replacements.
  • Track and follow up on replacement contracts and renewals.
  • Ensure background checks for recall list are up to date and documented in the employee file.

Reporting Responsibilities:

  • Prepare reports and participate in drafting the human resources annual report
  • Compile reports by entering data in the human resources spreadsheets databases.
  • Maintain an efficient and effective electronic and manual filing system.
  • Perform file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and skills in area(s) of responsibility. 
  • Perform other duties as required. 


  • University Certificate in Administration, Human Resources, Communications or related field.


  • Three to five years of relevant work experience. 


  • Fluency in English.
  • Fluency in verbal Cree and French.


  • Customer-focused and service-oriented. 
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively. 
  • Proven ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality. 
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • Proven organizational skills. 
  • Strong judgment and proven ability to problem-solve. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to adapt to a changing environment. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. 

Additional Requirements:

  • Typical office setting where there are no unusual physical demands. 
  • Willingness to travel regularly. 

Other Details:
Pay Type: 

Min. Hiring Rate: $52,654.00
Max. Hiring Rate: $770,294.00

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The Cree Nation Government may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned requirements if a suitable candidate who is a JBNQA beneficiary accepts to follow a training plan determined by the Cree Nation Government as a condition of employment.