Position: Human Resources Generalist– Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group

Closing Date: September 10, 2018 at 5:00PM

Cover letter and resume required

Come and join an exciting organization that is experiencing exponential growth! As a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Kwantlen First Nation, Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group is comprised of several companies that work closely with both private and public sector organizations to support economic development in our community and beyond. The company head office is located in beautiful Fort Langley, BC. This is an opportunity to join a talented and diverse team, working together to build an even stronger organization. With many exciting projects on the horizon, the company offers the possibility of career growth and opportunity for the right candidate.

The focus of the Human Resources Generalist is to oversee Seyem’ Qwantlen Business Group’s Human Resource needs. In fulfilling this role, you will support SQBG in overseeing the complete Human Resource requirements. The Human Resource Generalist maintains

employment records, assists with compensation and benefits plans, keeps up to date employee job descriptions and pay evaluations, provides labour relations and policy guidance and is responsible for recruitment and selection.


Key Responsibilities


Compensation & Benefits

Administers health and welfare plans as well as works with retirement plan. Processes required documentation to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. Conducts new employee orientations to ensure employees gain an understanding of benefits. Counsels employees (and potential employees/applicants) on plan provisions so that individuals can make informed decisions on benefits.   Resolves employee concerns related to health and welfare plans functioning as a liaison with various insurance carriers.

Employee Relations

Assists with development/implementation of performance evaluation and rewards systems.  Provides labour relations advice to managers and assists with progressive discipline and or coaching advice.  Ensures at minimum, BC employment standards/Human Rights are met and suggests ways to create a culture of fairness.

Employee Services/Recruitment and Selection

Works with hiring managers to develop job descriptions and assists with pay evaluations to meet market values and ensure pay scale complies with changing laws and regulations and meets organization objectives.  Leads the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position identifying effective sources. Efficiently and effectively assists in filling open positions.  Assists Kwantlen band members with job search skills such as resume writing, career planning and provides direction on educational requirements to achieve career goals.  Assists with the creation of a community succession plan.

Policies, Procedures, and Systems

Writes, revises, edits and proofreads company policies and procedures and related documents as needed.  Coordinates implementation/ maintenance of Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)


Skills and Qualifications

  • Diploma in Human Resources and 3-5 years’ experience in a Human Resource Generalist position, CHRP strongly desired
  • Strong understanding of provincial and federal requirements and regulations.
  • Exceptional Word & Excel processing skills
  • Analytical and Problem-solving skills
  • Effective verbal, written and listening communications skills
  • Honest and trustworthy, respectful, be flexible and demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity


Working Conditions

This position typically works Monday through Friday; however, the successful candidate can expect to work with a certain level of flexibility regarding availability outside of normal working hours, dependent on workload and projects.

Please send cover letter and resume to employment@sqbg.ca. This position will be open until September 10, 2018, at 5 PM. We look forward to your application!


We welcome ALL qualified applicants, regardless of heritage. Preference may be given to qualified applicants of Aboriginal ancestry pursuant to Section 42(3) of the BC Human Rights Code. If you fall within this category and you wish to have this voluntary information considered as part of your application, please indicate this in your cover letter.