Manager, Equity and Workplace Harassment Unit
Job Number :
Reporting to the Executive Director of Value and Impact Division, this position is responsible for leading the work and establishing the organizational priorities related to equity and workplace harassment. The EPS’ Harassment in the Workplace Policy and Procedure processes are separate from those carried out by the City of Edmonton and as such, this position is responsible for creating guidelines, interpreting precedents, writing policy and providing advice to the executive leadership. Responsibilities of the role will include:
- Define specific objectives and outcomes for the Equity and Workplace Harassment program.
- Identify opportunities to address emerging harassment concerns and recommend appropriate action.
- Apply best practices to mitigate organizational risk as it relates to harassment.
- Develop and implement goals and objectives to support strategic and operational objectives within the Service.
- Recommend adoption of frameworks and system approaches to equity and workplace harassment.
- Periodic review of policy including drafting and recommendations to ensure the organization is meeting all obligations.
- Develop communication strategies relative to the Harassment in the Workplace program.
- Review investigative reports and prepare recommendations for the Chief of Police.
- Prepare various reviews, reports, and statistical information for communication to stakeholders.
- Assess and manage the risks associated with complaints investigated pursuant to the Harassment in the Workplace Policy.
- Provide recommendations when files intersect with PSR and are most appropriately investigated by PSB and, at the conclusion of a PSB investigation, provide recommendations in instances which include elements of harassment.
- Foster and sustain stakeholder relationships.
- Identify and recommend strategies for the elimination of systemic barriers in internal employment systems.
- Identify and develop appropriate recommendations for emerging equity issues within a policing context.
- Ensure best practices and evolving research is considered when addressing individual or work area specific inequities.
- Provide guidance and advice relative to the development of programs and plans aimed at fostering and sustaining organizational equity.
- Build relationships and develop collaborative projects with internal stakeholders, and business units of other stakeholders.
Hours of Work:
- A University degree in Social Sciences, Human Resources Management or other related discipline. Masters degree or equivalent would be considered an asset.
- A minimum of seven (7) years of experience working in the areas of workplace harassment, discrimination, human rights, alternative dispute resolution, equity, and policy.
- A minimum of three (3) years at a supervisory level.
- Advanced Harassment Investigation certificate and ADR certificate would be considered an asset.
- Demonstrated experience conducting workplace harassment investigations.
- Strong understanding of systemic discrimination, harassment, human rights, equity and inclusion.
- Demonstrated knowledge of policy, legislation, and best practices as it relates to harassment in the workplace, the Alberta Human Rights Act, Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Act, and Police Act.
- Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism, integrity and confidentiality.
- Demonstrated ability to exercise diplomacy in verbal and written communication.
- Analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Well-developed facilitation and team building skills.
- Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and build relationships with unions and associations.
- Demonstrated ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines and competing priorities.
- Demonstrated ability to present to various audiences.
- Proven ability to provide sound advice, strategic direction and relevant guidance at all levels of the organization.
- THE EDMONTON POLICE SERVICE WILL CONDUCT AN ENHANCED SECURITY CLEARANCE ON THOSE CANDIDATES WHO HAVE BEEN SHORT-LISTED.
36.9 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Hours of work may be subject to the terms and conditions of variable hours of work program.
95M, Salary Grade:
PT3, $84,597 - $125,686 (annually).
- The City of Edmonton thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
- We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
The Province of Alberta is a party to the Federal Agreement on Internal Trade, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility with British Columbia and the New West Partnership Trade Agreement with British Columbia and Saskatchewan. All of these agreements promote labour mobility between the Provinces. Applicants may obtain information regarding recognition of extra provincial credentials at www.newwestpartnershiptrade.ca.
Classification Title :
Professional/Technical - PT3
Posting Date :
Nov 20, 2019
Closing Date :
Dec 04, 2019 11:59:00 (MST)
Number of Openings (up to) :
1 - Permanent Full-time
Edmonton Police Service
Work Location(s) :
Police Headquarters, 9620 - 103A Ave
Position Manager, Equity And Workplace Harassment Unit
Job Type External
Job Location Police Headquarters, 9620 - 103A Ave T5H 0H7