• Director of Human Resources

    Job ID
    # Positions
    External Closing Date
    Corporate and Financial Services
    Internal Closing Date
    Human Resources
    Closing Time
    4:30 pm EST.
    Posting Type
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Located just north of Toronto, the Town of Richmond Hill has a population of 214,000 and its residents have given the municipality a satisfaction score of 96%. Part of Canada’s largest technology cluster, Richmond Hill has a robust economy, a well-run government, and an ongoing commitment to green practices. Richmond Hill is passionate about exceptional public service and strives to embody these corporate values – Care, Collaboration, Courage and Service – throughout the workplace and in the community.


    Reporting to the Commissioner, Corporate & Financial Services, the Director, Human Resources is responsible for providing strategic human resources for approximately 2,200 staff. The division includes employee and labour relations, health, safety and wellness, benefits, compensation, recruitment, learning and development, workforce planning, and performance management. Current in the latest HR trends, tools, and legislative changes, the Director provides HR guidance and support to Council and the senior management team, while leading a team of 11 staff.


    A seasoned HR generalist with more than 15 years of relevant experience, the ideal candidate has worked in a unionized setting and participated in labour contract negotiations. Skilled in workforce planning, ERP implementation, compensation and wellness strategies make you a strong match for this position and the Town’s current HR priorities. You are a trusted advisor and lead in a way that builds and protects a culture of honesty, openness, respect, and trust through open communication.

    To explore this opportunity further, please contact Julia Robarts in Odgers Berndtson’s Toronto office at 416-366-1990 or submit your resume and related information online to https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/15072 by September 27, 2018.

    The Town of Richmond Hill is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the Town of Richmond Hill throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.


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