Bilingual Human Resources Generalist

This role is located in Saint-Laurent. Our client is an integrated, Canadian leader and innovator in their industry; whose diversified services support a myriad of clients in virtually every business sector across the country.  Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources you will be responsible for the general Human Resources function for the province of Quebec. Supporting approximately 250 employees, this role will provide operational support to the following areas: recruitment and selection, employee onboarding, disability management, payroll verification and employee and relations.


  • Working within established practices, coordinates and lead the full-cycle recruitment process for the Quebec region
  • Maintains a healthy pipeline of talent for skilled trade positions
  • Conducts onboarding for all new hires for all positions
  • Supports the administration of various HR programs for the region including (but not limited to) attendance management, training & development as well as the Performance Management Program
  • Supports the Disability Management program, including: workplace injury claims (WSIB) process, short-term disability (STD) process, long-term disability (LTD) process and workplace accommodation cases
  • Drives positive employee relations and inquiries and is the first point of contact for employee relations, payroll and benefit inquiries
  • Provides guidance to managers through the progressive discipline process including determining the appropriate level of discipline, documentation and coaching/counseling for both union and non-union employees
  • Ensures that HR policies and procedures align with regional requirements and provides support to the corporate Human Resources team regarding specific regional requirements


  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in human resources
  • College or university degree in business, human resources, or related field
  • CHRP designation, is an asset
  • Bilingual French/English a must
  • Knowledge and practical experience with employment legislation
  • Demonstrated experience working with a unionized workforce
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovation in identifying unique methods for recruiting and selecting
  • Exceptional organizational, administrative and self-management abilities
  • Detail-oriented and ability to complete tasks quickly and effectively
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Effective organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office

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