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HR Admin Assistant

Posting ID:      18756
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time    
City:    Wynndel, BC, Canada 
Location:   Wynnwood (BC47) 


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 Plant Manager, the HR Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing  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. This role also provides Human Resources support for both the WynnWood and Kootenay Fibre divisions.


The Role:

  • Responsible for the effective administration of the benefits program
  • Oversee the Short Term Disability Claims program for both salary and hourly employees
  • Leading the ability management program at the division
  • Manage the job posting process for all hourly employees
  • Ensuring hourly time keeping is accurate
  • Manage the dispute resolution process and employee performance management 
  • Along with the leadership team, the candidate would be involved in the interview and selection process
  • Coordination of Employee Relations Activities
  • Provide leadership and support to the Plant safety and WEPAC committee 
  • Responsible for the administration of the divisional employee policy and procedure handbook


The Candidate:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Human Resources or a minimum of five (5) years of human resources experience 
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Familiarity of payroll and HRIS systems
  • Demonstrated knowledge of BC Employment Standards and Human Rights Legislation
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Highly motivated self-starter with strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills


The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application no later than 4:00pm PST on February 26th, 2020.

Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting for this role. If you would like 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. 


We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent


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