Job Title:

Assistant, Human Resources - Casual


City of Whitehorse


Whitehorse , YK

Job Reference:


Closing Date:

January 13, 2022

Job posting closes: January 13, 2022 at 05:00pm Yukon Standard Time

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted.  Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Assistant, Human Resources

Job Code: 247
Department: Human Resources

Job Summary:

This incumbent provides a wide range of administrative support services for the Human Resources department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide confidential administrative support regarding HR activities.
  • Liaise with staff, supervisors, benefit carriers and the general public regarding HR issues.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal staff and external contacts.
  • Maintain records management and bring forward systems according to established procedures.
  • Assist with compensation and benefit program administration.
  • Compile statistics and prepare reports including data for use in collective bargaining, seniority lists, pay increase dates, etc. Coordinate relevant training programs, events and workshops including employee recognition and long service awards.
  • Provide input into relevant bylaws, policies and procedures.
  • Act as Human Resources Coordinator as assigned.
  • Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  • Other related duties.

This description contains elements necessary for identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties


Business, Finance & Admin


Working Conditions:

Majority of the work is performed under normal office conditions.   

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 1 year post-secondary Business Administration certificate or related field.
  • 3 years previous related experience and 6 months on the job training
  • Knowledge of human resources practices is an asset.
  • Strong client service orientation and good interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation and collective agreements.
  • Ability to work and maintain accuracy under pressure and to meet critical deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment with little supervision.
  • Strong client service orientation and good interpersonal skills.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

General office equipment including computer skills to operate software programs related to word processing, spreadsheets, electronic mail, etc.


Other Details:

Note: The City of Whitehorse requires that all employees be fully vaccinated from COVID-19 by February 20, 2022. Employees will be considered to be fully vaccinated 14 days after they have received both doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada that requires two doses to complete the vaccination series. The City’s definition of full vaccination may change and any such change will be informed by direction from the Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) and public health authorities.

The City strongly recommends that candidates be fully vaccinated prior to their start date. Accommodations may be requested by employees who cannot be vaccinated based on medical, religious or other protected grounds.


Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via Instructions on applications are provided at If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at

To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume and a cover letter; failure to do so will result in your being screened out from this competition. 

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process. 

At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview. 

Quote Job Reference: 1413

Posted 2022-01-10

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