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Advisor, Recruitment Services

Labor AgreementExcluded
Posting #114641-2363407
DepartmentAdministrative Resource Team
Work Site1333 West Broadway, Vancouver
Position DurationUntil return of incumbent
Position StatusFull-time
Hours of Work0800-1600
Work DaysMon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Days OffSat, Sun, Stat
Applications Accepted Until 10AM
Job Summary

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Specialty Recruitment, the Specialist, Recruitment & Retention (RR) provides expert advice and guidance on a variety of recruitment & retention issues for both unionized and non-contract roles.  The Specialist is a business partner working with both agency and corporate human resources staff to promote and foster services that enable client groups to achieve their business outcomes. Duties and accountabilities include recruitment of staff in areas such as nursing and difficult to fill positions, providing expertise to other human resources staff on recruitment & retention matters, the development and implementation of streamlined systems and processes that will provide high level recruitment efficiencies throughout the PHSA and participation in the development and implementation of policies, procedures and programs related to the recruitment of employees with a focus on difficult to fill positions, the retention of existing employees and the development, implementation and monitoring of PHSA wide employee recognition programs.


A level of education, training and experience equivalent to a university degree in Human Resources plus five to seven years of recent related experience including experience with strategic recruitment and retention of high quality staff.

Comprehensive knowledge of recruitment processes and applicable legislation, relevant collective agreements and principles of union/management relationships.  Demonstrated ability in the searching and interviewing of individuals, including potential employment candidates and current employees.  Demonstrated ability to solve problems, make decisions and facilitate resolution of issues within an atmosphere of unclear guidelines and established frameworks.  Demonstrated ability to make formal presentations.  Knowledge of human resource planning and principles.  Demonstrated ability to facilitate resolution of issues.   Accomplished communication skills including the ability to facilitate, negotiate and persuade others.  Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.  Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.  Ability to deal effectively with all levels of staff.  Advanced knowledge in computer technology including database management.  Ability to operate related equipment and related word processing software and specialist presentation software spreadsheet programs.  Physical ability to perform the duties of the role.

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