Director of Human Resources

  • Permanent Full-Time
  • Southwold

Position:                Director of Human Resources                          Term:     Permanent Full-Time

Division:                 Administration                                                      Salary:    Up to $45.00/hour –Based on qualifications and experience

Hours:                    40 hours/week, 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., Monday – Friday


Posting Date: February 24, 2023                                                     Closing Date: Open Until Filled



Under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Officer, the primary objectives of the Director of Human Resources involve the implementation of a human resources plan that supports an employee-oriented culture with an emphasis on quality, continuous improvement, key employee development and retention. The Director of Human Resources leads all HR practices and objectives, is up to date on all federal and provincial human resources laws and regulations and current on all federal/provincial laws regarding employment practices.



  1. Advance the HR Department – Oversees the implementation of HR programs and policies. Identify opportunities for organizational improvements.
  2. Training and Development – Coordinates all HR training programs. Provides necessary education and materials to managers and employees including workshops, manuals and employee handbook.
  3. Recruitment – Establishes and leads the recruitment and hiring practices necessary to recruit and hire a superior workforce.
  4. Employee Relations – Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship.
  5. Compensation and Benefits – Monitors best practices in compensation and benefits through research and up-to-date information on available products.
  6. Law – Leads organization compliance with all existing Federal/Provincial legislation relating to employment.
  7. Organizational Development – Designs, directs and manages an organizational wide process for development that addresses issues such as succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organizational design and change management.



  1. Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management OR CHRL/CHRP designation OR in process of completing final courses/scheduled to write CHRL/CHRP exam PLUS a minimum of three (3) years of work experience in a Human Resources capacity;
  2. Exceptional leadership and management experience;
  3. Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail;
  4. Knowledge in employment law, organizational planning, organizational development, employee relations, safety, training and development, compensation and recruitment;
  5. Intermediate to advanced computers skills in Microsoft Office Suite;
  6. Experience in a First Nations community,



  1. The successful candidate must submit a recent (within 6-months) Vulnerable Sector-CPIC, at own expense, prior to starting employment;
  2. The successful candidate must submit copy of educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.), prior to starting employment.



  1. Cover Letter – must address the qualifications outlined;
  2. Resume

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  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.


To request a full job profile, contact the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244 ext. 827 or by email

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