HR/Recruitment Partner

  • Sun Peaks Resort LLP
  • Professional
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 1280 Alpine Road Sun Peaks
  • Assessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on May 8, 2023

Job Description


The HR/Recruitment Partner is a key member of the Sun Peaks Resort/Sun Peaks Grand Hotel HR team, reporting to the Employee Experience Director. This role has responsibility for our people programs and practices, with a particular focus on sourcing, recruitment and performance management for the portfolio of business areas under their remit.

The role is best suited to an experienced HR/recruitment professional, looking for career progression and the opportunity to inform and operationalize best people practices in a fast-paced environment with a highly seasonal workforce. Given our unique environment, this role brings with it the opportunity to be part of team located in Canada’s second largest ski area in British Columbia and take advantage of the wonderful year-round mountain playground available in the resort.


Responsible for all aspects of recruitment process, in collaboration with assigned departments, to include sourcing, job posting and offer management.
Work with department managers and hiring teams to identify and develop specific sourcing and recruitment strategies, with a focus on specialist and hard to fill roles, making recommendations for recruitment partnerships and events as well as reporting to measure ROI.
Research, identify and partner with third parties and contractors as required to supplement our needs for interim staffing and well as key permanent positions.
Act as first point of contact for candidates applying to more senior permanent roles, delivering exceptional candidate experience throughout pre-screen and shortlisting to hiring teams.
Provide counsel and/or coach employees and people leaders regarding employee relations issues including performance management, development, facilitation of formal/informal complaints to resolution, discipline and/or terminations.
Work seamlessly with Onboarding Coordinator to manage job offer process and handoffs for onboarding.
Contribute recommendations and content updates to employment process documentation and help inform best practice people leader and employee resources and handbooks, and other talent management documentation across employee lifecycle.
Track metrics and co-create insightful reports related to recruitment and retention to inform decision making.
Support the development and implementation of integrated employee programs that align with our organizational values, e.g., L & D programming.
Remain up to date on employment law as well as immigration practices and visa requirements and support any company supported LMIA/PR applications for assigned departments.
Make recommendations to inform the annual budget preparation for all areas under remit including sourcing, recruitment and HR program operational spend, and ensure adherence to throughout the year.
Identify opportunities for exploring new tools, platforms and technology, making recommendations and taking on project management responsibilities as required, as well as hiring manager and team training.
Provide HR policy/practice interpretation and guidance. Ensure policies, practices and programs are administered in a fair and consistent manner and in accordance with all applicable provincial and/or federal laws.
Support wider HR team in other employee experience initiatives as required, particularly new hire seasonal staff onboarding/orientation and staff appreciation weeks.
Manage vendor relationships as required and participate in regular reviews and recommendations.
Take on other duties as may present under employee experience programming.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in business or related from an accredited institution.
Minimum 5 – 7 years’ professional experience in HR, with a focus on recruitment, employee relations, talent development.
Results focussed with highly tuned analytical skills, and a proven track record in delivering successful people programs from an ROI perspective.
Demonstrated experience in building sourcing playbooks and recruitment strategies to identify new talent pools and partnerships.
First class written and oral communication skills with high attention to detail.
Familiarity with and experience of different international talent programs and workstreams including LMIA and LMIA-exempt pathways.
Relationship-focussed with the ability to influence and work collaboratively across teams and departments internally as well as build strong partnerships in the community and across the industry (locally and internationally).
Strong-working knowledge of HRIS, Applicant Tracking and Learning Management systems, and a proficiency across the MS-Office suite.
Ability to deal with confidential information with a high degree of diplomacy; ability to build credibility and trust.
Highly organized, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Other Perks/Benefits

What you can expect from us: The Sun Peaks Resort culture encourages individual initiative and a collaborative approach to delivering our guests' finest mountain resort experience. We value innovation and development that contribute to business success and personal growth. We also know you have a life outside of work and encourage work-life balance, including reaping the benefits of living in a resort and the mountain’s summer and winter activities. Here is a sneak peak into some of the perks and benefits our Full-Time employees enjoy: Full access Winter/Summer Season Lift, Trail and Golf passes three weeks of paid vacation Dining discounts within our hotel & resort outlets Benefits plan and additional wellness components, including Health Spending Account and EFAP Eligibility for our ‘Pay for Performance’ incentive bonus program (after the qualifying period), awarded to our top performers Participation in the RRSP and matching DPSP programs Retail discounts in Resort owned outlets Reciprocal programs with partnering resorts & hotels Friends and family hotel rates Continued professional growth and development opportunities Every year we welcome guests and employees to our resort from various backgrounds, and we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce at Sun Peaks Resort. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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