HR Coordinator / Recruiter (Multiple BC Sites)

Coquitlam, BC Full-time $48000.00-$55000.00/year

Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish, or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From used tires to packaging and printed papers to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.


We are currently searching for a HR Coordinator/Recruiter to join our Team in the British Columbia.  This position reports to the Western Human Resources Manager and provides support to all Western Emterra facilities. The HR Coordinator/Recruiter will be responsible for performing a wide range of projects to support divisional Supervisors, specifically in areas of recruitment and retention as well as day-to-day functional HR support.
What will you do?

  • Lead the full cycle recruitment initiatives for a designated client group with the expectation of:
    • Defining job specifications with hiring managers and co-ordinate external postings
    • Gather and screen applicant resumes, conduct pre-screening interviews.
    • Perform pre-employment testing requirements. 
    • Prepare HR-related documentation, including offer letters, orientation programs, etc.
    • Create and provide training on HR policies and new hire orientation.
    • Ensure the integrity of the recruitment process.
    • Source and attend local job fairs and facilitate hiring halls.
  • Participate in the development, communication, and implementation of HR policies and procedures.
  • Advise and assist departmental managers on the interpretation and administration of HR policies and programs.
  • Conduct research, data analysis, benchmarking, and prepare reports specific to HR processes.
  • Consult on issues related to employee relations, performance management, and other strategic initiatives with a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Facilitate formal communication and consultation processes with staff ensuring appropriate involvement of all stakeholders.
  • Audit activities to ensure compliance to set processes and standards.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned by the HR Manager
  • Investigate reported disciplinary incidents and liaise with Function Leaders and HR Manager on appropriate next steps.
  • Track, record and analyze data (discipline, attendance, grievances, complaints etc.)
  • Administer hourly attendance policy and provide guidance to supervisory personnel!
  • Co-ordinate and lead orientation sessions for all employees (shared responsibility with TAS).
  • Regular travel to all BC sites to build relationships as support client groups.
  • Other related duties as may be assigned.

What will you bring?

  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in Human Resources
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Human Resources and Full Cycle Recruitment or related capacity
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
  • Ability to travel within local BC facilities (approximately 35%)
  • Open-minded, enthusiastic, energetic, and possess a positive attitude.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize competing demands. Time management is crucial for success.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (advanced knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience in a unionized environment considered an asset.
  • Experience working in a waste management, transportation or manufacturing environment considered an asset.

What do we offer?

o   Competitive salary

o   Comprehensive Group Insurance Plan

o   Ongoing support and resources to ensure your professional success and growth.

o   Participation in various career development programs including Tuition Assistance Program and training opportunities.

o   A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and make a difference!


We thank all applicants for their interest in employment opportunities with Emterra Group. Applicants may be subject to a background check and must meet the security criteria designated for the position.  

Are you ready to jumpstart your career by joining one of Canada’s Greenest Employers and become part of the environmental solution? If so, apply now!  We appreciate all applicants who apply however only those who are qualified, will be contacted.

Emterra Group is committed to maintaining an equitable, fair, and diverse environment. Any applicants who have a disability or require reasonable accommodation may speak directly with our Human Resources Department. Reasonable accommodations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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