District Employment Specialist
Canada Safeway Limited - Calgary, AB

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The Human Resources Department has an opening for a District Employment Specialist in Calgary:

Qualifications: The following are preferred or desired unless specifically stated:

  • A University Degree
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in recruitment and selection
  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively to meet established deadlines
  • Valid driver's license, vehicle, and ability to do regular out of town travel to rural locations
  • Ability to adapt to ever-changing environment
  • Must be a self-motivated team player with a high degree of initiative
  • Computer proficiency, MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Proficiency with using Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) for recruitment objectives.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage recruitment process in conjunction with In-Store Recruiters, Store Managers and Onboarding Specialists for a southern Alberta District
  • Develop employment strategies to assist stores with high turnover or low applicant flow issues.
  • Arrange for ads through local/community papers, online job boards, social media, etc.
  • Target organizations in area and establish relationships for recruitment (i.e. schools, community based organizations, etc.)
  • Work closely with retail and HR teams to assist in the advancement of Safeway’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy
  • Conduct audits of Store hiring practices
  • Recruitment of Management Trainees and 2nd Assistant Managers
  • Supervision of Onboarding Specialists
  • Train Managers and employees responsible for hiring on best practices
  • Conduct exit interviews

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The HEART of Safeway. People. Products. Community. Planet. Canada Safeway Ltd. is an innovative Fortune 50 company and is one of the...