Penn-co is founded on the principles of inspiring and empowering communities to build a brighter future.  We strive to collaborate with community leaders to achieve their goals, advocate for their needs, and provide them with the tools and resources necessary to drive positive change.

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career path? Are you passionate about construction and building on your future? We are committed to providing opportunities for development for our employees in our growing organization.

Penn-co Construction is a leading construction company currently hiring a Human Resources Specialist to join our team working at our Steinbach office. As the HR Specialist you will be responsible for managing labour relations activities and the recruitment process. This role requires an understanding of labour laws, collective bargaining agreements, and recruitment best practices. The ideal candidate will be skilled in conflict resolution, negotiation, and talent acquisition, ensuring a harmonious workplace and a strong workforce. Penn-co offers an excellent benefits package and competitive salary. If you are looking to join a leader in the construction industry and bring projects to life, then this may be the perfect fit for you.

Responsibilities

Labour Relations:

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for labour relations matters.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with labour unions and employee representatives.
  • Administer and interpret collective bargaining agreements.
  • Handle grievances, labour disputes, and conflict resolution.
  • Ensure compliance with labour laws and regulations.
  • Conduct investigations related to employee complaints and workplace issues.
  • Provide guidance and support to management on labour relations issues.

Recruitment:

  • Develop and implement effective recruitment strategies to attract top talent.
  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process, including job postings, resume screening, interviewing, and selection.
  • Utilize various sourcing methods, including job boards, social media, and networking events.
  • Conduct reference checks and background screenings.
  • Negotiate job offers and extend employment offers to selected candidates.
  • Ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.

Qualifications

  • Diploma or degree in Human Resources, Labour Relations, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in labour relations and recruitment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of labour laws, collective bargaining, and employment practices.
  • Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven track record in talent acquisition and recruitment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Experience working in a unionized environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • A supportive and inclusive work environment.

Penn-co has been in business for 65 years! Check out website www.penn-co.com to see some of the exciting projects that we have completed and are currently working on! Empowering today for a better tomorrow.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.