Employment - Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Wagmatcook First Nation

Full-Time Permanent


Job Overview:

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for providing strategic leadership, guidance and support to the Wagmatcook First Nation's human resources department. The role involves working closely with department heads and senior management team and Chief and Council and Human Resource Committee to create and implement HR policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with all relevant federal and provincial legislation, and overseeing the recruitment, retention, and development of all employees.

This is a new position within Wagmatcook First Nation whereas Human Resources will hold a dedicated position.  This will allow the individual to shape and design and structure of this role and the ability to personally influence the vision of Human Resources in the community.


  • Develop and implement HR strategies, policies, and procedures that align with the Wagmatcook First Nation's overall objectives and values.
  • Advise senior management team and department heads on all HR matters, including recruitment, retention, employee relations, performance management, compensation, and benefits.
  • Ensure that all HR policies and practices are compliant with relevant legislation, including but not limited to the Indian Act, Employment Standards Act, and Human Rights Code.
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process, including developing job descriptions, advertising vacancies, screening applications, conducting interviews, and making job offers.
  • Develop and implement capacity development programs to ensure that employees have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their roles effectively.
  • Provide guidance and support to managers and supervisors on performance management issues, including performance improvement plans, disciplinary actions, and terminations.
  • Oversee the administration of employee benefits and compensation programs, ensuring they are competitive and cost-effective.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with employees, fostering a positive workplace culture that aligns with the Wagmatcook First Nation's values.


  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration and/or a Human Resources related discipline.
  • CPHR or CIHRP designation (or working towards) is an asset.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in human resources capacity, preferably as an HR Generalist and/or in a First Nation or Indigenous organization.
  • Strong knowledge of federal and provincial employment laws and regulations, and how to apply them.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in recruitment, performance management, and employee development. Detail oriented with strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Solid coaching skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, flexibility, and ability to handle stressful situations calmly.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet time-sensitive deadlines with ease.
  • Sound judgement, high level of integrity and emotional intelligence; ability to keep confidential information secure.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience with office-based applications, including Gmail, Google Docs, Word, Excel, Teams,
How To Apply

Wagmatcook First Nation will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

If you are interested in applying and want to be a part of the Wagmatcook Team, please submit the following documents via Word or PDF format to the contact information below:

  • Cover Letter – clearly outline how you meet the eligibility requirements of this position.
  • Current Resume

 Email – jobs@wagmatcook.com

 Deadline:  June 9, 2023, 4:00pm

Email Address: jobs@wagmatcook.com Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Victoria County
Opportunity Information
Wagmatcook First Nation
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
July 3rd 2023
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Posted on
May 18th 2023
June 9th 2023