Empower Simcoe
  • 04-Feb-2020 to 18-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Human Resources
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • Full Time

Would you like to... work with an enthusiastic and committed team; share new and creative ideas?  If so, Empower Simcoe may be just the place for you!

We are one of the largest accredited community living organizations in Ontario with over 525 employees, providing services through a variety of programs in the Barrie, Orillia and surrounding areas. As an organization, we look for individuals who demonstrate initiative, collaboration, resilience and creative problem solving skills. 

We are recruiting for a full-time permanent Human Resources Administrative Associate This position provides administrative support for the Human Resources office; responds to employee inquiries related to Human Resources with primary focus on agency wide new staff recruitment support and staff training.   The starting rate of pay for this position is $21.62 per hour plus an extensive benefit plan, working 37.5 hours per week.

Minimum requirements of this position include: 

  • Community College diploma in office administration or Human Resources or an equivalent knowledge and experience as deemed acceptable by the Agency;
  • Minimum of 3 years full time experience in an administrative assistant position in a social/human services environment; previous work experience in a Human Resources department will be considered an asset;
  • Demonstrated excellent communication; interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills; ability to maintain confidentiality of privileged information; good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, specifically, Word, Excel, Power Point and an applicant tracking system;

Duties and responsibilities (including, but not limited to): 

  • Assisting and answering questions and inquiries as reception for the Human Resources Office, in person and over the phone or through email;
  • Providing administrative support which includes processing correspondence and information for the department;
  • Under direction and guidance providing support for full cycle recruitment process. Utilizing, maintaining and managing an applicant tracking system,  posting job vacancies, screening and selecting candidates for part-time/casual relief interviews as required; setting  up and maintaining competition files for all postings ensuring resumes submitted are placed in the appropriate competition file; scheduling interviews, preparing interview packages for team; tracking open competition files to ensure they are returned to the department, closing and storing the competition files;
  • Ensuring the applicant tracking system is kept current;
  • Providing administrative support for learning and performance, performance management, succession planning and health and safety initiatives;
  • Supporting the staff training function, including preparing the training calendar bi-annually in consultation with the Human Resources Manager, assisting training instructors in scheduling internal training dates and maintaining the staff training calendar on Sharepoint;
  • Processing requests for staff training, payment of external courses, arranging  transportation and hotel accommodations as required and providing confirmation of  all training as per guidelines; 
  • Maintaining staff training records on HRIS and assisting in the overall maintenance of the HRIS software as required;
  • Setting up and maintaining files for the department and ensuring timely filing of all documentation in the employee files;
  • Providing assistance to the Human Resources team during heavy workload periods as needed;
  • Providing support to special projects as may be required;

Empower Simcoe is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace. We provide a competitive compensation package including group insurance benefits, employer matched Group RRSP of 5%, vacation, paid sick time and personal leave time with support to succeed through our extensive training and development program. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.

Empower Simcoe is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.


Internal February 11th, 2020 4:00 p.m.  

External February 18th, 2020 4:00 p.m.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any issues with the application process, please contact Human Resources at 705-726-9082 ext 2255.

We thank all those who apply for this position. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Posting #20-09

Empower Simcoe
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