HR Program Assistant

Deadline: Jul 14th - 4:30pm
Location: Sioux Lookout, ONCommitment: Full Time

The Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority (SLFNHA) provides primary health care, including chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention. Serving 33 First Nations in the area, SLFNHA supports and contributes to a strong health system by providing a variety of essential health services to the people of Northern and remote communities. The HR Program Assistant will play a critical role in supporting the HR team with a focus on health and safety programs, and wellness and training programs.

Who can apply:

Persons of First Nations ancestry will be given preference (s.16 (1)CHRA)


 Applicants must possess:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Office Administration and/or experience equivalent will be accepted

  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office a must including Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point

  • Previous experience in Health and Safety and WSIB work will be considered an asset

  • Knowledge of the Canada Labour Code is preferred

  • Natural problem solver who is comfortable handling conflict who is firm, fair, and objective

  • Can function effectively in a fast paced, multi-tasking, ever-changing environment

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, calm, resilient, adaptable and able to embrace challenges

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to earn and retain staff confidence

  • Experience working in and with First Nation people, communities, and leadership

Knowledge and Ability:

  • Provide program assistance to the Human Resources Department with a focus on Health and Safety

  • Perform responsibilities of the position within the legislative and regulatory standards

  • Prepare documents for distribution; letters, memorandums, work plans, minutes, reports and confidential correspondence

  • Provide coverage for the Health and Safety Advisor and the Wellness and Training Coordinator when they are absent

  • Coordinate meetings; including assisting with investigations, preparation of meeting agenda and minutes as well as distribution

  • Prepare and assist in creating presentations

  • Assist in the development and delivery of program activities

  • Adherence to confidentiality requirements/policies

  • Assist with the implementation of staff training initiatives including onboarding activities/orientation, scheduling/assigning staff training, distribution of surveys, course set up and delivery, auditing and/or tracking course completion

  • Other duties as assigned