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Manager of Human Resources

Town of Qualicum Beach

Looking for the chance to achieve work / life balance in an outstanding community? This is an ideal opportunity for an HR professional who is ready for the challenge of managing service-oriented local government work in a highly desirable area of the province. With this role, you will have the opportunity to really get to know your clients and the community that you serve.
The Town is seeking a Human Resource Manager who shares the organizational values of innovation, excellence, integrity, honesty, teamwork, respect, and excellent customer service. Serving as the subject matter expert in Human Resources, the HR Manager provides strategic and professional advice to the Chief Administrative Officer, Directors, and Managers. You will lead the development and delivery of human resources services and programs; and advise on the management of labour and employee relations. You will support organizational capacity and an engaged workforce through the delivery of core human resources services and programs, and organizational initiatives.


Situated within the traditional territory of the Qualicum First Nation, the Town is a charming coastal village of 9000 people located on the east coast of Vancouver Island. Just 30 minutes north of Nanaimo, Qualicum Beach is surrounded by rivers, forest and farmland, and offers small-town character and walkability. An outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, Qualicum Beach has a temperate climate and year-round access to abundant recreational opportunities. The Town is responding progressively to social, economic, environmental and climate challenges while holding firm to those qualities that make Qualicum Beach a unique and attractive place to live.


The annual salary for this exempt position will be commensurate with the candidate’s skills and experience. The range is between $107,734 to $123,664.


The ideal candidate will possess a relevant undergraduate degree in a related field. Extensive experience of ten (10) or more years as a human resources generalist including accountability for labour relations and health and safety program management is required. Significant knowledge of the theory and practice of HR management prepares you to serve in this role as subject matter expert. You have demonstrated leadership abilities and value collaboration.
You have the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with managers, employees, and union representatives. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are flexible and willing to change priorities to meet changing deadlines. You are an effective and persuasive communicator. Your ability to deliver human resources services through a strategic and customer focused lens will be a key to success.

Next Step

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter in confidence to Tall Cedars Search & Recruitment. A Supplementary Information Package can be obtained from the Consultant, which includes a complete job description and details of the benefits package.

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