Manager, Human Resources

Human Resources Manager – Support all areas of the corporation by using innovative approaches and open communication through all aspects of human resource management.

Be part of the support team that is critical to the success of Yukon Energy. Provide leadership and strategic direction in all human resource initiatives and programs. Work directly with all employees to support a strong, respectful corporate culture.

THE COMPANY:

Yukon Energy is the main generator and transmitter of electrical energy in the territory. We are a renewable company with 94% of our electricity coming from hydro and we were the first northern utility and only the fifth in Canada to receive a Sustainable Electricity CompanyTM designation from the Canadian Electricity Association.  

THE POSITION:

Permanent, full-time and based in Whitehorse Yukon. You’ll have a degree in Human Resource Management or a related field with several years of experience working in a unionized environment. A combination of experience and education will be considered. You will also need to have experience as a generalist, willing to work in all areas within the Human Resources department.

THE LOCATION:

Yukon is a perfect place for outdoor enthusiasts and for raising a family. Whitehorse, the capital, has the amenities of a city, while maintaining a small-town atmosphere. There is a vibrant arts and culture community, theaters, restaurants, outstanding coffee shops and sports opportunities for young and old alike. The excellent school system offers English and French instruction to the college level. Multiple daily flights will get you to Vancouver in two hours and Edmonton or Calgary in less than three hours on scheduled days.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits
  • Four weeks paid vacation
  • An opportunity to work on varied, challenging projects with rewarding outcomes
  • Respectful and positive environment

To apply, submit a covering letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@yec.yk.ca by 5 pm on November 16, 2018.

We appreciate all responses; only short-listed candidates will be contacted.