Human Resources Officer

Job ID18- 968-06-118-2447
Date Posted2018-10-24
Job Type
Job Category
Closing Date 2019-01-23
Reference Number 18- 968-06-118
Job Category Experienced
Who Can Apply Canadian Citizens


Toronto, Ontario

Ottawa, Ontario

Salary Range $61,380 - $74,670
Status Indeterminate (permanent) 
Language Requirement

English Essential (EE-AE)

Bilingual Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Job Summary

  • Advise managers and employees on the application of HR policies, directives, guidelines, standards, processes and procedures to ensure understanding and compliance with HR policies and programs or service delivery requirements.
  • Provide recommendations on possible courses of action and products to HR Advisor and/or management by conducting research, preliminary interviews, an analysis of requirements and/or issues to be addressed and/or identifying precedents.
  • Analyze and process routine client requests and develop justifications to support actions taken.
  • Coordinate and initiate action to assist in resolving information gaps by referring, discussing and providing alternatives, promoting HR principles/best practices and/or providing data.
  • Coordinate HR activities by applying recognized methodologies and ensuring compliance with HR principles
  • Maintain and update HR documentation, databases and files within assigned area.
  • Provide input and recommendations for changes to HR procedures and practices.


  • Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in human resources management, labour or industrial relations, psychology, public or business administration, organizational development, education sciences, social sciences, sociology and two (2) years of relevant experience within the last five (5) years; or
  • HR certification recognized by Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Canada/Human Resources Professionals Association (Ontario) and two (2) years of relevant experience within the last five (5) years.

The educational program must be from an accredited learning institution recognized in Canada.

If you completed a program outside of Canada you will be required to obtain proof of a Canadian equivalency at your expense through a recognized credential assessment service.

Note: Any higher level of education could be recognized as experience.


Relevant Experience

  • Experience in providing services to clients in a Human Resources environment.

Candidates must also possess:

  • Experience in conducting research and analysis and in providing options and/or recommendations on a variety of HR related matters such as HR planning, classification, staffing/recruitment or labour relations.


  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Analytical skills
  • Client Service
  • Communication
  • Organizational Skills/Multitasking
  • Rigour

Conditions of Employment

Upon appointment on an indeterminate (permanent) basis, an employee shall remain in their new position for two (2) years.


A written exam will be used as part of the overall assessment combined with the competency base interview.

Language Requirements:

  • English Essential (Toronto Region)
  • Bilingual Imperative - CBC (Ottawa Region)

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Security Requirements

Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.


We thank all applicants for their interest in CSIS. However, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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