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Manager of Human Resources

City of Fernie

This posting is now closed. Tall Cedars thanks all applicants.

The City of Fernie is seeking an experienced Human Resources Manager with a broad range of experience and expertise to establish and lead the HR department and function for the City.

About Us

Fernie is a true mountain community, featuring world class outdoor recreation, a thriving cultural scene, the enthusiasm of a vibrant youthful population and a scenic, tranquil location in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Fernie is a three-hour drive west from Calgary, Alberta, and just one hour from Canadian Rockies International Airport near Cranbrook.

Our team at the City of Fernie is focused on delivering exceptional service to the community and transforming what it means to work in, and work with, local government.

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Administration, the Manager of Human Resources will provide strategic advice and leadership in all aspect of human resources including labour relations, collective bargaining, performance management, recruitment, disability management, compensation and benefits, OH&S, staff development and HR analytics.

The successful candidate will be an integral member of the City’s Management Team with an opportunity to expand the breadth and scope of their responsibilities over time by demonstrating impact and achieving results.

This is a unique opportunity to join the City of Fernie at a time of significant organizational renewal. You will be the first Human Resource manager employed by the City, and responsible for establishing the division. Your colleagues are committed to high standards and are developing a high-performing organization while enjoying life in this world-class destination to the fullest.

Next Step

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding leadership role, forward your resume and cover letter to flo@tallcedars.ca, Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment, by Friday October 29, 2021. A Supplementary Information Package can be obtained from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description, benefits plan, and details of the competitive compensation.

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