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Human Resources Assistant/Scheduler

Reference ID: PA2016S984
Full Time
Port Alberni, BC     

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If you are looking to grow your career in Human Resources, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for. We are currently seeking the right candidate to join our team in a junior role as an HR Assistant/Scheduler at our Port Alberni mill location.


• Developing weekly schedules for operations (a large portion of the role)
• Addressing and resolving employee questions and enquiries
• Assisting in providing an effective and consistent process to assist managers and supervisors in dealing with performance and attendance issues
• Supporting the organization’s safety initiatives to assist Catalyst in meeting its safety goals
• Supporting a standard for interpreting and applying relevant collective agreements and HR policies as required
• Supporting managers and employees through the annual performance management program cycle as required
• Remaining current with HR practices, management philosophies, techniques and tools
• Leading and supporting change throughout the operation
• Partnering with corporate HR functions and internal resources as required to execute company-wide HR initiatives and division specific programs
• Some travel to other company locations, to assist and gain knowledge, may be required


The successful candidate will have a combination of qualifications that will include:

• A post-secondary education with 2 - 4 years of Scheduling experience preferred; previous labour relations experience in an industrial setting is a strong asset.
• Self-starter who takes initiative in problem solving and troubleshooting.
• Strong computer skills
• Analytical mind with strong business acumen.
• Superior communication and multi-tasking abilities.
• Ability to foster positive relationships with employees at all levels of the organization.

Preference will be given to candidates with strong scheduling background and computer skills. If you are interested in this challenging role please submit your resume by September 22, 2016 to our Career Centre @

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Port Alberni


Vancouver Island, BC


British Columbia [BC]


Canada [CA]

Posted: September 13, 2016
Closes:November 12, 2016
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Catalyst Paper is a leading North American manufacturer of diverse specialty printing papers, newsprint and pulp. With mills in Western Canada, Wisconsin and Maine, Catalyst serves a global custome...