Human Resources Generalist Job at Belleville Police Service – Belleville, ON

The Belleville Police Service is accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Generalist .

Working as a member of the HR team within Executive Services, reporting to the Human Resources and Financial Administrator, the Human Resources Generalist will provide seamless and efficient human resources support to employees for all core HR functions, with a particular focus on recruiting and selection, benefit administration, member injury/illness management, and health and safety, and will ensure the operation of the HR unit runs smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to the service as a whole.

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please review the job description below that details desirable qualities and skills required. Completed application packages must be submitted no later than November 19, 2021. A full selection process (including assessments, a panel interview, and a background investigation) will follow.

The annual starting salary is $58,775. Health and long-term disability benefits, life insurance coverage, pension (OMERS), access to the employment assistance plan (EAP), as well as access to on-site fitness facilities are also included.

To make an application you must create an online profile with the Belleville Police Service website, and upload all below documentation as applicable:

Cover letter


Copy of Diploma and/or Degree(s) of educational achievements

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected to participate in the process will be contacted.

By applying, you agree that the statements made by you are true, complete, and correct to the best of your knowledge. Further, you understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, and/or deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for dismissal.

Please note that the Belleville Police Service is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the HR Unit if you require accommodation for testing, interview, or employment purposes.

Please visit the Belleville Police Service website, www.police.belleville.on.ca, to obtain further information on the Service.


Title: Human Resources Generalist

Division: Executive Services

Section: Human Resources

Supervisor: Human Resources and Financial Director

Date: October 2021

Position Objectives:
Provide seamless and efficient human resources support to employees for all core HR functions, with a particular focus on recruiting and selection, benefit administration, member injury/illness management, and health and safety.

Ensure the operation of the HR unit runs smoothly and effectively to deliver maximum value to the service as a whole.

Required Certification and Competencies:
Essential minimum requirements:
University degree or College level certificate/diploma in Human

Resources Management.

Completion of or actively working towards a Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA) Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.

Three years of experience in various functional areas of human resources or related field.

Qualifications and Skills:
Must be able to demonstrate the following:
Broad working knowledge of administrative practices and procedures for Human Resources policies, programs and processes.

Knowledge of relevant employment and labour legislation.

Familiarity with unions and collective agreements.

Discretion, good judgement, and confidentiality in dealing with sensitive and highly confidential issues.

Proficiency at an advanced level in computer and technology skills e.g. Microsoft Office Suite applications, Adobe Pro, and ability to learn new programs. Understanding and experience with an Applicant Tracking System and HR data base would be an asset.

Accurate alpha and numeric data entry, ability to perform basic calculations for compiling statistics, and data analysis.

Tact and diplomacy when interacting and exchanging information with internal and external contacts.

Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service approach.

Superior communication skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) and editing ability.

Thoroughness, accuracy and attention to detail.

Experience coaching, influencing, mentoring, consulting, and conflict resolution.

Well-developed time management, prioritization, and organizational skills in order to manage and respond to multiple important requests with deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Ability to identify and solve problems, utilize effective analytical reasoning and decision-making skills, act independently and make recommendations.

Strong initiative, self-motivation and ability to work independently.

Ability to collaborate as an effective team member with a result-driven approach.

Specific Responsibilities:
Perform duties in a manner that reflects the Service’s Vision, Mission Statement, and Motto.

Operate within the regulations, policies, and procedures established by the Police Services Act, the Belleville Police Services Board, and the Chief of Police.

Provide support to the Human Resources and Financial Director in all transactional HR functions.

Take an active role in understanding the service and employee issues.

Review, develop, administer and revise (when necessary) human resources policies and procedures.

Assist in the development of goals and objectives and make recommendations that will facilitate quality service and support continuous improvement initiatives.

Administer compensation, pension and benefit plans. Liaise between the benefit carrier and members for inquiries.

Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form. Record and manage employee information such as, but not limited to: personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance evaluations, training and onboarding information, and termination information.

Assist in employee recruitment and selection processes: promote BPS at career fairs, maintain Careers section of the website, utilize and manage the administration of the internal applicant tracking system software, review and revise job descriptions, create and post job postings, manage applications, correspond with candidates, prepare interview questions, check references, write background reports, prepare offers of employment, and host the onboarding process.

Manage the member injury/illness reporting process, including but not limited to: maintain member injury/illness documentation, liaise with WSIB and member, liaise with LTD benefit carrier and member, and maintain records.

Conduct orientation and onboarding sessions for new employees.

Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace.

Assist in regular research, and compliance initiatives regarding human resource issues.

Ensure compliance with collective agreements and terms of employment.

Maintain job descriptions.

Take minutes at meetings as required.

Act as a resource to the Joint Health and Safety Committee.

Participate in project work to support various HR and Executive Services initiatives.

Participate on internal and/or external committees as required.

Participate in learning/continuing education required to maintain skills and improve competencies.

Prepare HR reports as required for the Executive Leaders Team.

Perform payroll, purchasing order, and related duties in the absence of the Finance Clerk.

Perform other duties as directed, required or assigned by the Chief of Police or designate.

Note: The responsibilities listed are not set forth for the purpose of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties to be performed under the position title or those to be performed temporarily outside an employee’s normal line of work.

About the Company

Company: Belleville Police Service –

Company Location:  Belleville, ON

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