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Manager, Human Resources

Location: Yellowknife, NWT


Great Slave Helicopters has an exciting new opportunity open for a generalist with a proven track record of success to join our Human Resources team.  This position will appeal to someone who enjoys being involved in a variety of projects, pioneering new operations and thrives in a fast-paced environment.  The HR Manager will work in coordination and collaboration with the Northern Services Group and the Corporate HR team to design and develop policies, and programs that foster an “Employer of Choice” reputation and a foundation of compliance with federal and provincial employment standards and legislation.  In addition, the Manager will further support employee relations, training, development, benefits, compensation and employment initiatives including:

  • Manage the recruiting and selection process for all levels of the organization, from compiling selection criteria and job analysis to posting, interviewing, and making hire recommendations
  • Assist in the development and implementation of programs that will drive increased employee satisfaction and commitment levels.
  • Identify and initiate human resource process improvements
  • Support the communication, reporting and related governance of employment regulations i.e. Canadian Labour Code, Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Equity, Pay Equity Legislation.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of company salary structure, documentation, and job evaluation systems.
  • Competitive market analysis of compensation and benefit programs
  • Conduct new employee orientations and reorientations as policies and benefits change.
  • Maintain human resource data bases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems in conjunction with other HR personnel.


The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 5-7 years previous experience in a similar human resources generalist role
  • An HR designation with an in depth knowledge of the various employment legislation and related reporting requirements
  • Strong communication skills
  • A willingness to travel as may be necessary to support operations
  • Previous experience within the aviation industry would be a definite asset


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