HR Generalist

Job Locations CA-AB-Edmonton
Job ID
Human Resources
Temporary Full-Time




Posted: 2023-05-05
Closing: When Filled
Location: Edmonton (Southside)- Hybrid


 *Please note, this is a 12-month contract position with possibility of extension. *


In this dynamic role, the Human Resource Generalist will be providing back-fill support for members of our Human Resources Team as we work through a large-scale HCM transition.  Our vision is that as we bring members of our team into the HCM project, the HR Generalist will be able to step into their role and ensure that HR operations and services to our employees and managers are not disrupted.  As an HR Generalist, the role spans the breadth of HR services from employee relations, compensation and benefits, recruitment and employee programs and requires expertise and knowledge in the delivery of key human resource functions.   

The ideal candidate will model AMA values and culture to ensure a high level of service and support to our people by bringing business acumen, analytical and predictive thinking, tenacity to navigate through ambiguity and change, and a consultative approach to partnering with client groups while providing recommendations and solutions.

If this sounds like you, we want to talk to you about this opportunity!


  • You’re a human resources professional who excels in a fast-paced environment and thrives on change.
  • You’re a positive solutionist – always seeking the best outcome possible.
  • You love to listen and seek to understand, making you an excellent communicator.
  • You are a multi-tasker, organized and can handle competing priorities.
  • You are a go-getter, proactive and have a go-above-and-beyond attitude.
  • You have a strategic outlook to support the goals of the HR department and of the business areas.
  • You keep a cool head under pressure and pride yourself on never missing a deadline.
  • You are highly collaborative, and enjoy building rapport and strengthening relationships.
  • You’re a natural at building great relationships and providing savvy advice and value-added recommendations.
  • You work best in a culture where employees are treated like members of the family…because it makes sense.


  • Work closely with our people in a variety of different business areas to provide personalized service, support and partnership to multiple business areas and Industries.
  • Interpret and clearly communicate AMA Human Resource policies, procedures and guidelines and applicable legislation.
  • Provide solid recommendations and effective solutions to achieve business needs, talent management, employee development to enhance overall employee engagement and experience.
  • Support interpretation and application of AMA Employee Programs.
  • Conduct sensitive investigations and present findings, including recommended course of action.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of Alberta Employment Standards, the Canada Labour Code and other relevant legislation.
  • Provide consultation to Business Unit leaders with development and refinement of Job Profile’s based on AMA standard requirements.
  • Conduct market research, support development of new process documents, update and verify written communication, assist in the development and refinement of our service level agreements for various HR functions.
  • Support the job evaluation and compensation review process by gathering required information from Business Units and compiling it for Total Compensation Advisor.
  • Provide support as required for reviewing resumes, pre-screening candidates, attending recruitment events, and developing job postings.
  • May be required to participate in interviews with the Business Unit leaders.
  • Provide information on employee programs, participate and contribute (where required) in execution of programs and HR initiatives.
  • Conduct research, prepare reports, presentations and/or documentation as required for HR Operations.


  • You have a post-secondary education in Human Resources, or a related field; equivalent experience would be considered.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years experience in a generalist role is required. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of Employment Standards Legislation is required.
  • Experience administering benefits, developing job profiles, and performing job evaluation is required.
  • You have a proven ability to handle multiple concurrent initiatives and to prioritize in a fast paced, deadline-oriented, and rapidly changing business environment.
  • You’ve got an exemplary work ethic, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and produce high quality results. 
  • You have your CPHR designation; working towards it and participating in the local HR community would be great too!
  • You come to us with excellent communication skills with an ability to form strong relationships at all organizational levels.
  • You have a proven track record working with multi-faceted and dynamic organizations.
  • You have a positive and proactive approach towards solving problems.
  • You can work with a diversity of people in a calm, courteous, and effective manner. 


  • Competitive salary.
  • Vacation pay is added to each paycheque.
  • Benefits if you choose to receive them (with payroll deductions).
  • Great AMA discounts.
  • Unlimited learning opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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