Job description Placement Officer - Human Resources near Vancouver (BC)

Find out what work is like for a placement officer - human resources in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Human resources and recruitment officers (NOC 1223).

Human resources and recruitment officers

Description

Human resources and recruitment officers identify and advertise job vacancies, recruit candidates, and assist in the selection and reassignment of employees. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications
  • Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment
  • Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel
  • Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions
  • Co-ordinate and participate in selection and examination boards to evaluate candidates
  • Notify applicants of results of selection process and prepare job offers
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures
  • Organize and administer staff consultation and grievance procedures
  • Negotiate settlements of appeals and disputes and co-ordinate termination of employment process
  • Determine eligibility to entitlements, arrange staff training and provide information or services such as employee assistance, counselling and recognition programs
  • May supervise personnel clerks performing filing and record-keeping duties.

Job titles

  • personnel officer
  • human resources officer
  • staffing analyst
  • staffing co-ordinator
  • recruitment specialist
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