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Location:Prince George
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Competition #:05349886
Bargaining Unit:NON-CONTRACT
Close Date:JANUARY 25, 2018*

Position Summary

Reporting to the Lead, Recruitment Services and working within the established standards and strategic plans of
Northern Health’s Recruitment Services, the Recruiter is responsible for sourcing, screening and engaging health
care professionals for Northern Health.
Using a strong colleague/client/candidate/community relationship management (CRM) service approach, the
incumbent forms a collaborative partnership with senior leaders, local governments and other community
stakeholders to develop targeted recruitment initiatives for the particular community and/or profession and
establishes close and productive working relationships with communities, schools, colleges, universities, and related
professional associations. The Recruiter applies established practices in recruitment of professionals and adapts
them as needed for successful implementation.
The Recruiter is responsible for ensuring the smooth and successful selection process and onboarding of assigned
professionals into the Northern Health community, applying identified practices in recruitment and onboarding and
adapting them as needed for successful implementation.
The incumbent maintains consistent contact with hiring managers, reviews policies and practices that affect
recruitment, onboarding and retention, and recommends improvements. The Recruiter contributes to the
development of regional practices through research of best practices in rural recruitment and onboarding, identifies
service requirements and makes recommendations to the Lead, Recruitment Services and internal recruitment

Education and Experience
- An Undergraduate Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or Marketing plus five (5)
to seven (7) years recent recruitment experience, preferably in a large, multi-disciplined and unionized
environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.
- Registered Professional Recruiter designation preferred.
- Experience working with Indigenous people and communities considered an asset.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to think strategically and lead a strategic recruitment initiative.
- Ability to provide client focused services.
- Strong ability to establish and maintain professional relationships.
- Ability to engage stakeholders and build strategic partnerships and alliances.
- Ability to foster strong effective working relationships, both internal and external, at all levels.
- Ability and willingness to travel regionally, domestically and internationally by car or air.
- Proven ability to lead in the development of a service oriented program.
- Research and analytical skills.
- Knowledge of recruitment practices and interviewing techniques.
- Ability to influence change and manage conflict.
- Well-developed negotiation skills, and strategic thinking.
- Effective promotional and marketing skills.
- Ability to problem-solve complex issues towards creative solutions.
- Ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities or unforeseen opportunities.
- Adept at the implementation and use of social media and other forms of marketing and networking media and
- Knowledge of current employment and labour acts and regulations and applicable collective agreements.
- Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work and balance multiple concurrent activities.

Prince George is one of the larger cities in British Columbia with a population of approximately 75,000. Built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers, Prince George is close to the geographic center of British Columbia and has become a transportation hub as well as an important link in the Asia-Pacific Gateway and Corridor. It is a major centre for shopping and a service centre for surrounding communities, as well as home to the University of Northern British Columbia. In Prince George, BC’s Northern capital, you are just minutes from being fully immersed in the wonders of our natural surroundings – this is a true outdoor person’s paradise. A warm, friendly and diverse population attests to our community spirit. You can be assured of discovering a myriad of entertainment and recreational options year-round, from heritage and cultural opportunities to good old family fun.

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