Location: Human Resources Department, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean
Nature of Position: Position #1-Full-time, Regular;
Position #2-Full-time, term position until August 31, 2013
The OCDSB offers a comprehensive benefit and pension package.
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday (possibility of extended hours during negotiations)
Salary: $60,041 to $77,478 (Union Exempt, Level 9)
Start Date: Immediately
Deadline Date: 2:00 pm, Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Under the direction of the Labour Relations Officer(s), the Labour Relations Analyst provides support in all matters pertaining to labour relations, including participating in the grievance process, supporting/participating in collective bargaining, interpreting collective agreement language and the impact of past practice, analyzing problems/issues and following up with Unions/Federation Representatives, human resources staff, managers, and employees. The Labour Relations Analyst writes, reviews and edits employee disciplinary letters and termination reports; researches jurisprudence, Employment Standards, provincial labour relations and negotiations issues; obtains, compiles and analyzes statistical reports. This position works in an environment that requires the utmost of confidentiality.
Qualifications and Required Knowledge and Education:
Knowledge of Human Resources and Labour Relations practices, the various collective agreements, grievance procedures, related legislation such as the Education Act and Regulations, Labour Relations Act, Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, as well as the collective bargaining, negotiation, conciliation and mediation processes is required. Extensive knowledge of computer software (i.e. HRIS systems) including proficiency in word processing, databases and spreadsheets is required. The ability to analyze data and statistics is required. The ability to deal with employees, federation/union representatives, on complex and sometimes emotional and/or confrontational issues, with tact and discretion, is required. Communication skills to deal with senior staff, Trustees, Arbitrators, Nominees, Board Counsel, Provincial Union Representatives and local Ministry office on complex and/or highly sensitive issues, with tact and discretion, is required. Must have the ability to effectively defuse a potentially abusive situation (i.e. phone call or visitor to the Labour Relations Department). The incumbent must have advanced written and spoken communication, organization, research, analysis, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills. In addition, advanced communication skills are required for participation in negotiations and mediations. Facilitation, judgement, time management, and presentation skills are required. The incumbent must have the ability to take accurate and detailed notes at negotiations, grievance hearings and arbitrations in a complex legal environment. The incumbent must have the ability to produce minutes and action sheets. The incumbent must demonstrate initiative and judgment and have the ability to work independently, with minimal supervision. Must be able to juggle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment and meet tight timelines while managing frequent interruptions. Possession of a valid Class G driver’s license and access to personal vehicle is essential.
This knowledge is normally acquired through successful completion of a 3-year community college diploma in Human Resources Management, or a related field and 5 years of relevant experience; or a combination of education and experience. CHRP is an asset.
By Fax: (613)596-8776
By Mail: 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, ON, K2H 6L3
In Person: Drop-off box located at the Client Service Centre, 133 Greenbank Road (1st floor)
Please note that the Board office will be shutdown from July 30, 2012 to August 12, 2012. In person delivery and fax service are not available during this time.
More information available on the Board's web site, at www.ocdsb.ca, under Careers.