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Classification Advisor (full Time)

Full Time
5 days ago
Position Summary
Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to our department.

The Classification Advisor provides expert advice, guidance, and education on a variety of classification and compensation issues related to bargaining unit jobs within the organization. The Advisor provides advice regarding organizational/program/department design and redesign and provides advice and consultation in the areas of job evaluation, analysis, contract interpretation, policies, jurisprudence, regulation, and legislation relating to unionized classification and compensation. The Advisor investigates and negotiates resolutions to classification issues such as job review requests and classification grievances and may represent Northern Health (NH) in third party dispute processes. The Advisor liaises with NH employees, union representatives, employer bargaining agents, legal counsel, other health authorities, and external organizations to exchange information, influence and support consistent and fair practices

Starting salary will be approximately from $80,935 to $101,168 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions

Prince George has a population of 89,490 (2021) local residents and is a service centre for approximately 320,000. Prince George has all of the amenities of a larger city mixed with the charm and friendliness of a smaller town. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
•Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
•Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
•Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
•Employee referral program
•Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
•Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
•"Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

•Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Commerce, Business Administration, or other relevant discipline, plus five (5) years direct experience in compensation/classification, preferably in a unionized health care environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities: (taken from the JD)
•Strong communication and negotiation skills, including the ability to persuade others and to facilitate consensus.
•Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
•Highly developed analytical, critical thinking skills and problem-solving skills.
•Knowledgably interprets collective agreements and arbitral jurisprudence related to assigned areas.
•Fosters open and respectful relationships with management and unions that contribute to an atmosphere or trust and mutual respect.
•Ability to facilitate the resolution of issues.
•Ability to make formal presentations.
•Ability to deal effectively with all levels of staff.
•Ability to operate related equipment including various work processing software and spreadsheet programs and ability to complete computer assisted statistical analysis.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.