Start Over with Job Search

HR Specialist
Competition #:2022-HR-002
Location:Sioux Lookout, ON
Alternate Location:
FT/PT Status:Full Time (Regular)

Position Overview:

Under supervision of the Human Resources Supervisor, the HR Specialist performs a variety of duties to assist in the day to day operations of the unit. You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and be able to maintain strict confidentiality within the unit. The applicant should be well organized, conscientious, willing to learn, positive, and a team player. Hands on training and job shadowing will be provided. The applicant must possess strong communication skills.

Qualifications Desired:

  • This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all applicants. Persons of First Nations Ancestry will be given preference (OHRC, Part II, Special Employment). We invite all applicants to Self-Identify if Indigenous, Metis or Inuit.
  • Post-Secondary education in Human Resources and/or Office Administration field and/or previous related experience.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, along with prior experience communicating effectively to diverse groups
  • Exceptional organizational abilities
  • Knowledge/experience with Excel, Word, Email and other computer applications
  • A valid Ontario Driver's Licence would be an asset. 
  • Must be able to pass a Criminal Records Check and oral drug test prior to employment.
  • Ability to speak one of the Nishnawbe-Aski dialects is preferred.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to northern communities to conduct interviews and orientations.
  • Successful applicant must provide proof of both COVID-19 Vaccinations

Salary range for this position is $56,337 to $67,328 annually.

All successful applicants will require an application for, or a current, Criminal Record Check(CRC). A Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) for those positions working with children will also be required. As such, it is recommended that applicants apply for a CRC & VSC as soon as possible.


Tikinagan Child and Family Services is committed to providing a barrier-free work environment in concert with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. As such, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will make accommodations available to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process.

Tikinagan Child and Family Services strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, Tikinagan Child and Family Services will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.