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HR Administrative Assistant - 12 Month Contract

Posting ID:     20176
Position Type:   Temporary  
City:   Chetwynd, BC, Canada 
Location:   Chetwynd (BC01) 


Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  


The Opportunity:

Reporting to the HR Manager, the HR Administrative Assistant is responsible for processing accurate information that will support the management team. This position requires well established organizational skills, a high level of motivation and energy, excellent communication skills and a desire to work in a fast paced team environment.


The Role:

  • To assist with the effective administration of the benefits program
  • Involved in the management of the Short Term Disability Claims program
  • To assist with the job posting process
  • Responsible for the hourly time processing
  • To assist with maintaining grievance and employee records
  • To assist with the recruitment process
  • Coordination of Employee Relations Activities (i.e. safety events, hearing tests, United Way Campaign)
  • Administrative support for the division

The Candidate:

  • High school graduate with a minimum of three (3) years human resources and/or administrative experience
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Helpful to be familiar with VIP and/or Empath
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills


Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting on this role and in order to be considered, please apply today!


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


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Chetwynd, BC
Chetwynd’s rich natural environment makes it a magnet for anyone scouting for a great outdoor experience. Carved out of the lush natural environment of the surrounding Peace River Country, it is also an appealing community for any young family and offers moderately priced homes, an excellent health care system and great schools. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/chetwynd

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