Human resources Co-Op- May 2020

College-level Co-Ops and Internships
Cambridge, ON, CA
Job ID: 24302
Req ID: HR Coop- May 20
Job Type: Internship / Development program
Date Posted: 2020-01-30 18:53:47

The Human Resources Co-op student is responsible for human resource activities for the company including, day-to-day employee interaction and assistance, recruitment, policy and procedural reviews, ad hoc reporting and project specific human resources work.



Reports to: Human Resources Manager


  • Recruiting for hourly employees; including internal and external job postings, interviews, reference checking, recommendations, preparation of offer letters, follow up discussions and organizational announcements.
  • Onboarding of new candidates including set up on all systems, file creation, inform IT and hiring manager of start date, orientation presentation, schedule probation review with manager, etc.
  • Employee relations such as responding to questions, assisting with benefits and retirement savings concerns,
  • Maintenance of employee communication systems such as bulletin boards, stocking employee form center, communication emails, holiday schedules, etc.
  • Provide recommendations and update company policies, procedures, and documentation where needed.
  • Employee relations; respond to day to day inquiries from employees
  • Recommend, update and maintain human resource databases, electronic employee files and training logs.
  • Participate in monthly audits for data integrity (HRIS, Controlled Goods Program compliance).
  • Participate in JHSC meetings, communications and corrective actions
  • All other duties as assigned


Project Based Accountabilities

  • Research, design and propose training program (mandatory training, record tracking, etc.)
  • Audit existing training records for compliance
  • Review and standardize job descriptions. Meet with managers/supervisors to discuss roles, gather information and complete updates.




  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or Business Administration or related experience
  • Working towards CHRP designation
  • Knowledge and understanding of Employment Standards, Human Rights, Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other related legislation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Conflict resolution skills




  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Attention to Detail
  • Building Trust
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Customer Service Focus
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Flexibility/Adaptability
  • Listening
  • Managing Conflict
  • Problem Solving