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Job Req ID:  1024

Title:  Human Resources Associate

Company: Canada Lands  
1 University Ave Suite 1700 Toronto ON
Employment Status: Contract (16 months)  

Please submit your application by September 13th at 4:00 pm EST.


Short Summary

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Associate provides support to e the Real Estate and Corporate (“REC”) Human Resources (HR) department.

The incumbents’ key responsibilities include recruitment and selection, training and development, HRIS and payroll and benefits administration. 

Job Description


  • Manages the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and acts as the primary administrator for REC.
  • Provides technical support and leads troubleshooting efforts within the ATS, as needed
  • Conducts full cycle recruitment for REC roles, excluding Director level and above.
  • Act as a point of contact with recruitment firm(s) and prepared necessary documentation in accordance with the Company Policy. 
  • Assists HR Manager with additional recruitment tasks, as required.


  • Conducts onboarding / orientation program for new hires or promotions. 
  • In conjunction with the HR Manager, annually reviews the orientation program making recommendations for improvements based on updated policies, procedures and legislation and changes in the company culture.



  • Manages timely HRIS data import and approval process for all employee changes, including new hires, terminations, status changes, promotions, and salary updates.
  • Manages the attendance tracking program through WFN; including initial set up, assigning entitlements and troubleshooting any issues that may arise with WFN and with employees.
  • Liaises with the Payroll department regarding any employee updates.


  • Supports, gathers and consolidates HR information for the quarterly Board of Directors’ meetings, including assisting with Committee meetings, Board reports & HR statistical data, PowerPoint presentations, and all related correspondence.
  • Assists the HR department with confidential data tracking and various statistical analysis.



  • Administers all benefit plans and EFAP Programs for REC employees, including executive level.
  • Completes all required benefit changes within REC, including new hire enrollment forms, terminations and other employment updates impacting benefit entitlements, and submits to appropriate contact in all applicable benefit software systems.
  • Serves as contact and resource for current and former employees, fielding questions and resolving issues pertaining to all benefit programs.
  • Communicates all required benefit information (ex. premiums, taxable benefits) to Payroll.
  • Audits, tracks and processes benefit invoices to ensure accuracy of billing and enable timely approvals/payments to vendors; stablishes templates to enable auditing and processing efficiencies.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma, or equivalent experience required.
  • A minimum of three years of Human Resources experience required.
  • Superior knowledge of computer equipment and software applications, including MS Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proficiency with an HRIS and Applicant Tracking System is preferred  
  • Bilingualism (English / French) required.

Working Conditions

Able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, conflicting demands, frequent interruptions, and heavy work loads.
Working in an office environment.
Light to infrequently moderate physical effort; Requires handling of light and moderate weight objects including office equipment and other office supplies.


Canada Lands Company is a self-financing, federal Crown corporation that specializes in real estate, development and attractions management. The company’s goal in all it does is to produce the best possible benefit for Canadian communities and the Government of Canada. Canada Lands Company works to achieve its mandate with industry leading expertise; the company prides itself on its consultation based approach to pursuing community-oriented goals, environmental stewardship and heritage commemoration with all its projects across Canada.

The company’s activities ensure that former government properties are redeveloped or managed in accordance with their highest and best use, and that they are harmoniously reintegrated into local communities. Our goal is to help transform surplus parcels and reshape them to meet the needs of Canadians with inspiring and sustainable new neighbourhoods in which they can live, work and play.


Canada Lands Company CLC Limited is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Lands Company is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment, selection and/or assessment processes. Should you require an accommodation, please inform us as soon as possible and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.