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Human Resources Generalist (Temporary)


Human Resources Generalist - Temporary

The Human Resources Generalist reports directly to the Human Resources & Administration Manager. The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for Human Resources support, all Production staffing and Payroll back up.

Responsibilities & Duties:

(Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following)

Human Resources:

  • Process documentation relating to HR activities such as staffing, recruitment, training, employee relations, performance evaluations.
  • Review job descriptions, create job postings, review and manage resumes, interview job applicants, evaluate applicant skills and make recommendations regarding applicant's qualifications.
  • Conduct reference checks.
  • Manage or assist in the preparation and delivery of employment offers.
  • Create new employee files and assist with completing all data entry for HR Employee Files.
  • Arrange for in-house and external training activities as required.
  • Maintain Employment Equity Database.
  • Research, compile and prepare reports and documents relating to department or non-departmental projects.
  • Maintain and update the company’s organizational chart.
  • Conduct new employee on-boarding and new hire orientations.
  • Maintain human resources data bases and filing systems.
  • Assist in coordinating company and social committee events as required.
  • Ensure that all three month evaluations for production employees are completed.
  • Responsible for managing appointments for the medical surveillance program.
  • Assist during the audit and review of all HR records as required.
  • Prepare background information for monthly vacation and WSIB reports.
  • Prepare daily, weekly or monthly reports as required.
  • Schedule and conduct exit interviews, provide reports consolidating findings.
  • Manage or assist with special projects and corporate initiatives as required.


  • Assist in the preparation, collection, imputing and filing of security (PWGSC & Controlled Goods) documentation.

Office Support:

  • Perform back up reception duties as required.
  • Payroll back up when required.


  • Travel if required.
  • Adhere to all environmental, health and safety regulations and follow the environmental and quality management systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 2 - 5 years experience working in the Human Resources field.
  • Experience in the manufacturing Industry would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in administration and customer service.
  • Experience using an HRIS system.

Education/ Professional Certification:

  • Post secondary degree/diploma in Human Resources or related discipline.


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Sound handling of confidential information with integrity and professionalism.
  • Able to multitask.
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable dealing with clients and employees.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Able to work in a team or independently with minimal supervision.
  • Hard working and highly motivated.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Dependable, with a demonstrated strong work ethic.


While we thank all those who apply, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

DEW is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

DEW strives to create a respectful, accessible and inclusive work environment. Upon individual request, DEW will endeavour to remove any barrier to the hiring process to accommodate those candidates with disabilities. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact our Human Resources. For assistance in applying for positions in Ottawa email and in Miramichi email


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