Human Resources Generalist

  • Elemental Data Collection Inc.
  • Downtown, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Feb 12, 2019
Full time Admin-Clerical General Business Human Resources Ottawa, ON

Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist reports directly to the Human Resources Manager (HRM). This is a hands-on role designed to supporting the HR department with full spectrum generalist responsibilities ranging from recruitment and selection to developing and enforcing policies and everything in between. Duties consist of but are not limited to: employee relations, health and safety, policy creation, training and development, organizational development, and other general administration duties. Direct duties include but are not limited to:

  • Support the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Elemental’s policies and procedures
  • Advise staff on legislative inquiries and company policy
  • Reconcile workplace conflicts using good judgment, rationale, and diplomacy
  • Support supervisors with the issuing and delivery of progressive corrective action
  • Assist in the development of workplace incentives and wellness initiatives
  • Identify and advise the HRM of risks to the company
  • Be an active member of the Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Monitor attrition and seek opportunity for retention when responding to resignations
  • Facilitate training and coaching as required
  • Carry out recruitment and staffing logistics
  • Assist with payroll administration
  • Support HRM to maintain compliance for Employment Standards, Human Rights, OHSA, PIPEDA, etc.
  • Update the employee database, as required
  • Perform relevant duties as assigned

This role will advise and support not only the other members of the HR team but supervisors and management as required. This is a 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday position, however, it is expected that the HR Generalist understands that this business runs primary on evening hours and will be flexible to stay late as required in order to carry out the duties listed above.


  • Bilingualism in French or other languages
  • Previous call centre experience
  • Advanced experience using MS Office Suite and HRIS
  • A high-energy, self-starter
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills, high attention to detail and organization
  • Health and Safety Certification preferred
  • CHRP designation or in progress


  • 3-5 years of HR experience
  • 2 years in a similar role
  • 1 or more years of people management


  • Post Secondary Diploma/Degree

Salary and Benefits:

  • $35,000-$45,000 
  • Health, dental, extended health, and wellness benefits

We thank everyone for their interest in joining our dynamic team, but due to the high volume of applications received only those qualified will be contacted.

EDCI is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging workplace diversity. All qualified individuals will be considered without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Elemental welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Downtown Ottawa, Ontario