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HR Administrative Assistant

Posting ID:     20216
Position Type:    Temporary 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Prince George Sawmill (BC11) 


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:


  • Diploma or Degree in Human Resources and Chartered Professional in Human Resources designation would be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Previous experience with HR and Payroll systems would be considered an asset
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills


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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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george

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