Human resources in the public service in Ontario
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is modernizing its human resources (HR) to ensure the delivery of critical services in an intelligent, integrated, efficient and customer-focused.
HR professionals provide strategic and operational support key in helping their clients to identify operational priorities and to respect them. In addition, they develop and implement strategies, policies, programs and services that modern human resources that support the OPS as an employer of choice.
Skills and abilities
We are looking for candidates with the necessary knowledge and demonstrate a range of skills and abilities, including:
- Service skills with clients to anticipate and identify customer needs in order to provide services more convenient and better quality while helping the organization achieve its goals and objectives. Customers may include members of the general public, co-workers, and other branches, divisions and departments.
- Skills for consultation and relationship management to build effective relationships with line managers in order to help them manage their human resources strategically so they can achieve the objectives of the organization. Candidates should also work in teams whose members have all designed to achieve the objectives of the organization.
- Communication skills written and verbal order to articulate strategies, initiatives and options for HR to provide advice on this issue and communicate effectively with customers and co-workers about decisions affecting HR and results.
- Ability to interpret and implement legislation, collective agreements and policies, including the laws of Ontario on employment and work, several agreements and a wide range of policies, procedures and guidelines HR on recruitment, health, safety and well-being of employees, performance management, learning and development.
- Ability to work management and organization to manage multiple activities to achieve a defined set of results. To do this, we must classify the tasks in priority order, manage the workload and schedule, organize the work environment and meet deadlines.
What to Expect
As a trainee in human resources, your work could include the following:
Strategic Management of Human Resources
- Write reports on labor ministry to facilitate decision-making.
- Analyze trends, gaps and opportunities related to departmental staff to facilitate the development of strategies.
- Develop and implement strategies for change management to assist the Department in achieving its operational objectives, conduct organizational assessments and diagnoses.
- Develop and implement programs to employee engagement.
- Implement plans and programs for human resources across the department and report about it.
Regional service delivery for human resources
- Provide customers with quality advice based services in interpreting and applying legislation, collective agreements, policies and procedures.
- Advise and provide training to line managers on issues affecting HR management.
Regional service delivery of recruitment
- Providing full service recruitment for all positions (except those of the Executive Group).
- Deal with strategic recruitment initiatives and proactive in the area.
- Interpret and apply legislation, collective agreements, policies and procedures relevant when giving advice to clients.
- Provide advisory services to employees such as help with the interviews and writing a resume and tips on learning and development.
- Administer, in the region, trade and job transfers and lateral transfers.
Services to the organization’s human resources
1) Health, safety and well-being of employees
- Participate in the provision of specialized services for line managers, officials and units of human resources in the areas of health and safety of staff, evaluation of ergonomics and related training, auditing Workplace Safety and support to injured workers.
- Participate in the development of government programs to wellness and planning their implementation.
- Conduct research on issues related to health and safety as well as related legislation.
2) Services related to total compensation
- Participate in the design, documentation and determination of those areas within the OPS by developing and writing job descriptions and conducting job classification.
- Together with an evaluation consultant jobs, responding to grievances concerning the classification presented to program managers and defend the position of the employer.
- Support the development, maintenance, management and financial control of the processes, policies, standards and practices of job evaluation in the OPS.
3) Executive Services organization
- Support the activities of talent management, needs assessment for learning and participate in the development of learning solutions.
- Support the activities of executive recruitment and participation.
4) Learning Center
- Support training, courses and curricula offered in the OPS regions.
5) Policy and Planning Human Resources
- Develop, review and analyze reports and measures relating to human resources.
- Participate in the development of policies and government strategies for human resources.
Your career in public service in Ontario is just beginning.
An internship is an opportunity to acquire and develop skills in human resources within the public service. An internship in this area can prepare you for the following positions:
- Human Resources Advisor;
- coordinator, employee mobility;
- recruitment consultant;
- Advisor job evaluation;
- Advisor organizational capacity;
- analyst human resources planning;
- adviser in health and well-being.