HRG/Recruiter & Retention Specialist – Okanagan

The Universal Group - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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The Universal Group is a full-service company committed to providing outstanding service and competitive pricing in industries such as construction, industrial projects, property management, film, municipal work, event support and utilities. Our support services are tailored to specific needs creating best in class customer value. We are industry leaders in Traffic Control Personnel, Traffic Management Planning, Traffic supplies, Occupational Health and Safety Training, Landscaping, and Staffing services. We offer an entrepreneurial environment with opportunities for job advancement and continued education.

We are looking for a responsible, autonomous individual to fill the role of HR and Recruitment/Retention Specialist for all our valued employees in the Okanagan.

This role requires someone who loves a varied day, including days in the office and on the road. Your day may include travel to a work site to deliver corrective action, return to the office to conduct a group orientation and hire 5-10 new employees, including onboarding and training, then back out to another office to recruit directly from a course. Your next day may be spent at a hiring fair and then visiting employees on the road to check how their first week is going.

As the sole representative of HR in the Okanagan, you will be our extended arm from head office to each of our current and potential employees. Therefore, you must possess the following key characteristics:

3+ years of related Human Resource experience
Experience within the construction or traffic control industry
Experience with HRIS/ATS (we use BambooHR)
Effective supervisory and leadership skills, ability to work cooperatively in teams
Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and management
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Service oriented, responsive, self-motivated and proactive
Detail oriented and committed to quality
Autonomous, but able to meet deadlines
Able to see the big picture and put forth solutions
Passionate, driven and authentic
Demonstrated success in recruitment and full-cycle recruitment
Experience using social media for recruitment purposes
Experience with hiring/career fairs, out of the box recruitment initiatives
Ensuring retention with “boots on the ground”

You will need a vehicle and must possess a valid drivers license and be able to work 40+ hours a week.

This is a perfect role for you if you want to experience everything an HR Generalist needs to know. If you are driven to progress quickly in your career, and willing to show why you will, apply now. Salary of $50-55K with other perks (gas card, mileage recoup, EH&D, awesome company culture).