Position Summary

Northern Health is looking for an experienced, highly efficient, and self-directed permanent full time Assistant to support the HR Employee Services department.

The Assistant, HR Employee Services Transactions is responsible for working collaboratively with managers and human resources, staff scheduling and payroll staff to ensure the quality and integrity of data entered into the Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). The incumbent processes a variety of confidential HR transactions related to employee record and salary/wage rate changes, hires, position tracking, job postings. The incumbent responds to requests and inquiries from clients, or redirects as appropriate.

Starting salary will be approximately from $48,476 to $60,594 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region’s economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC’s most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia – Canada’s Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• “Loan Forgiveness Programs” are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

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• Diploma in Human Resources Management plus one (1) to two (2) years of recent experience in HR or Administration, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Ability to utilize a customer service approach to staff and clients.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail, maintaining a high degree of accuracy.
• Ability to take initiative in problem solving and finding solutions to issues
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a team environment.
• Computer literate with proficient knowledge of Outlook, Internet, Word, Excel and other HRIS systems.
• Ability to organize and prioritize work with minimal direction and work independently.
• Ability to set and maintain priorities, work under pressure and be results oriented Ability to process a high volume of HR transactions in a timely and accurate manner Ability to attend to detail and quality while balancing multiple priorities
• Ability to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines.
• Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills.
• Professional telephone manner.
• Ability to type 40 w.p.m.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation’s communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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Prince George, BC



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JULY 19, 2024

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