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Employment Opportunity – Human Resources Administrator

The deadline to apply is September 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm.
August 30, 2022

The Corporation of the Town of Cochrane

Human Resources Administrator

The Town of Cochrane is a progressive and growing municipality in northeastern Ontario with a population of approximately 5,500. It employs approximately 65 full time permanent employees, and another 30-40 part time or temporary employees and is currently accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Administrator.

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Human Resources Administrator will be responsible for coordinating and administering a variety of HR related activities.

The HR Administrator provides administrative and policy support, guidance and recommendations to the CAO, Directors, managers and leaders regarding HR and Health & Safety policies, procedures, and employee relations. The role is responsible for the management and administration of all HR and Health & Safety activities.


  • Completion of post-secondary education in business administration, human resources, occupational health and safety or other related field or an equivalency in years of experience and education may be considered.
  • Working towards CHRP/CHRL designation or PCP designation
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a human resource and/or occupational health and safety environment, preferably in a unionized municipal or public sector setting.
  • Demonstrated high level of confidentiality and ability to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Level I and II Occupational Health & Safety Committee Certification is required or willingness to obtain within one year of date of hire.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat Software at the intermediate level.
  • Possesses a valid Ontario class G driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Compensation – $75,000 to $85,000 plus comprehensive package of benefits.

A complete job description is available at the Municipal Office, 171 Fourth Avenue, Cochrane, Ontario during normal office hours or can be downloaded below. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to hr@cochraneontario.com by 3:00 p.m., local time, on September 26, 2022.

We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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