Job description Human Resources Supervisor near Toronto (ON)

Find out what work is like for a human resources supervisor in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Human resources professionals (NOC 11200).

Human resources professionals


Human resources professionals develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise employers and employees on human resources matters. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Job duties

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations strategies including policies, programs and procedures to address an organization's human resource requirements
  • Advise employers and employees on the interpretation of human resources policies, compensation and benefit programs and collective agreements
  • Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, mediate labour disputes and grievances and provide advice on employee and labour relations
  • Research and prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, salary scales and competency appraisal measures and systems
  • Plan and administer staffing, total compensation, training and career development, employee assistance, employment equity and affirmative action programs
  • Manage programs and maintain human resources information and related records systems
  • Hire and oversee training of staff
  • Coordinate employee performance appraisal programs
  • Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies.

Job titles

  • classification officer - human resources
  • classification specialist
  • compensation research analyst
  • conciliator
  • employee relations officer
  • employment equity officer
  • human resources consultant
  • human resources research officer
  • job analyst
  • labour organization business agent
  • labour relations officer
  • mediator
  • union representative
  • wage analyst

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