Human Resources Administrator
Fort McKay First Nation - Fort McMurray, AB

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General Description:
The Fort McKay First Nation (FMFN) is seeking a motivated and multitasked oriented individual who is flexible and works well in a team environment to fill the full-time temporary position of Human Resources Administrator, reporting directly to the Director, Human Resources. The Human Resources Administrator will be responsible for providing HR administrative support on day-to-day basis and contributing to the development of HR functions to FMFN. This is an approximate 1 year maternity leave replacement and is based on seventy-five (75) hours bi-weekly.


  • Assist with the day to day efficient operation of the Human Resources office
  • Administer employment policies and programs (for example, performance management and employee recognition programs)
  • Use and assist in the management of human resource information systems
  • Develop and update forms in relation to the HR Department
  • Organize and track, probation, semi-annual, and annual reviews for all employees
  • Ensure compliance and proper documentation of new-hires
  • Work closely with the Payroll & Benefits Manager on ensuring they have proper documentation on employees
  • Assist with development of compensation guidelines
  • Participate in writing and revising policies and procedures for the Employment Policy which is distributed at orientation
  • Prepare and evaluate position descriptions, post jobs, interview applicants, conduct reference checks, orientation and various aspects of the recruiting process
  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need
  • Provide advice regarding compensation practices and exceptions available to attract key talent, and make salary recommendations
  • Provide other HR services, e.g., lead exit interview process, track recruitment and retention data and etc. as required
  • Provide advice regarding employee relations issues, administrative directives and guidelines
  • Arrange for and, in some cases, deliver training programs for employees
  • Ensure compliance with employment legislation
  • Prepare reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Competencies:
Candidates are required to have the following competencies:

  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Dependability
  • Integrity/Ethics
  • Job Knowledge
  • Productivity
  • Budgets/Cost Control
  • Leadership
  • Managing for results
  • Organizational savvy
  • Planning
  • Problem solving/Decision making
  • Client focus
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources is an asset
  • Diploma in Human Resources
  • CHRP Designation is a definite asset
  • 2-5 years extensive experience in related field
  • Experience in a First Nations community is a definite asset
  • Ability to speak Cree or Dene is an asset

Note: Depending on travel requirements, a valid driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract may be required

Closing Date: October 2nd, 2013