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HR Generalist

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada

Department: Human Resources

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Summary: The Human Resources Generalist will provide expertise in a wide range of HR programs in order to support our strategic plan and support our business partners.  The successful candidate will lead the HR function in our Ottawa Office and may support other branches as required.  Duties consist of full cycle recruiting, coordinating the performance management and compensation processes, implementing policies and procedures, leading health and safety and coordinating training and development.  This individual will lead employee relations including communication requirements, regulatory compliance and coordination of other HR programs. 


  • University/college degree preferred or related experience
  • CHRP or willingness to achieve HRP or willingness to achieve
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Human Resources
  • Previous training experience
  • Bilingualism (English/French) required.
  • Strong communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in a broad range of HR functions required
  • Excellent computer skills, especially MS office
  • An ability to work independently, take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, be flexible, and move from one priority to another while maintaining a high level of accuracy and strict attention to detail
  • Previous experience working with highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Successful background checks that may include, credential, employment, credit, criminal, Gov’t of Canada Security Clearances, and reference checks.

We invite interested candidates submit their resume in confidence to human.resources@princetonholdings.com or by fax to: 519-650-6368. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, we will contact only those selected for interviews.  If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employee candidates will be selected strictly on the basis of an individual's technical qualifications, knowledge and experience, as they relate to the requirements of a particular position. Selections will be made without regard to: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed (religion), sex, sexual orientation, handicaps (physical or mental), age, marital status, family status, or the receipt of public assistance or record of offences.

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