Human Resources Generalist


Permanent / Full-time


Human Resources Department

salary range

To be determined


Kuujjuaq, Québec

jos posting end date

September 30, 2022

The Human Resources (HR) Generalist plays a crucial role in:

  • Assisting with the day-to-day management of operations for the human resource office, as well as the administration of the human resources policies, procedures, and special projects.
  • Working with other departments to ensure all services and activities offered by HR are culturally relevant and safe.

Purpose of position

Under the direction of the HR Manager, the HR Generalist apply company policies and procedures and assists with the daily administration of the HR department including recruitment, training, and development.

Essential duties
and responsibilities

  • Participates in hiring and helps improve the process.
  • Handles the creation and management of all employee files, both physical and electronic.
  • Assists in the administration of compensation and benefit plans.
  • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training and continuing education. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licensure, and certifications. etc.
  • Works with department managers to determine what skills are needed for the positions to be filled.
  • Ensures compliance with labour legislation.
Other duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the HR Manager, the HR Generalist performs other related duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma.
  • BA in human resources or specialized HR training (an asset).
Work experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of human resources experience or equivalent.
Knowledge and Skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office or related software.
  • Ability to quickly learn the organization HR management systems.
  • Personal and professional experience in a cross-cultural setting.
  • Strong ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Must be willing to submit to a criminal record check.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Inuktitut as well as English (mandatory).
  • Ability to read, write, and speak French (an asset).

It is the Centre’s objective to favor and promote the employment of beneficiaries from one of the Inuit land claims agreements. Therefore, it is at the discretion of the Board to waive any of the qualification requirements and implement a training or mentoring plan if necessary.

Work environment

  • Isuarsivik is undergoing a major transition that requires flexibility, creativity, and adaptability.
  • The incumbent must balance multiple demands and urgent requests from guests, staff, and partners.
  • The incumbent must also be prepared to meet the personal and professional challenges associated with living in a northern, isolated community with limited resources.

Salary / Benefits

  • Working conditions are based on Nunavik’s health and social services network.
  • Salary will be determined depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Probation period.
  • Mentorship or training program available (if requirements are not met).

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