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Human Resources Superintendent (Camp Setting) - Northwestern ON

Calstone Search Group

Full-Time • Chapleau Region

Our client, a gold mining company in Northwestern Ontario, is looking for a Human Resources Superintendent, on a 7/7 or 14/14 rotation work schedule.

With plenty of positive business improvements underway, they are poised to expand! Reporting to the General Manager, the HR Superintendent is responsible and accountable for all activities conducted in the Human Resources department to achieve the department’s goals and objectives, and those of the overall corporate strategy. The incumbent will ensure the efficient use of personnel resources and materials for monitoring processes to attain maximum efficiency, cost-effectiveness and safety of the operation at the mine and mill complex.


  • Assure a qualified workforce by managing an effective recruitment program, which includes attraction and retention initiatives and policies.
  • Develop, roll out, update, and enforce HR & related policies; provide advice, direction and interpretation of legislative requirements to department heads and supervisors.
  • Develop, maintain and instill a performance culture with supporting performance management processes suitable for the company.
  • Advise upon and participate in decision making regarding employee development, succession planning, promotions, transfers, personnel changes and salary increases.
  • Administer the disciplinary process and provide consistent advice on discipline-related matters.
  • Manage & administer employee benefits program, ensuring timely responses to questions or concerns.
  • Oversee and manage all legal matters concerning employment-related claims; remain current and adhere to employment laws and amendments and advise management team on related issues with respect to layoffs and terminations.
  • Oversee coordination of camps and housing, ensuring compliance with health standards, cleanliness, quality of meals, and employee and contractor behaviour; manage catering company contract.
  • Support line management with the termination process; prepare final termination letters or severance packages.
  • Prepare annual budget and ensure targets are achieved; provide input into strategic plan as part of the Senior Management Team.
  • Manage the Employee Relations Committee functions and process.
  • Conduct wage & salary, and benefits studies and recommend compensation strategy as required.
  • Coordinate employee surveys and feedback initiatives (e.g. employee engagement, best employer, etc). 
  • Participate as a member of the Management Control Group in emergency situations, in addition to the roles of media spokesperson (when designated).
  • Liaise with department heads, corporate office officials, and municipal, provincial & federal governmental officials, as required.
  • Participate in various boards throughout the community, and on various First Nations employment and negotiation initiatives, as required.
  • Identify specific areas that have the potential for improvement and cost savings.
  • Provide HR leadership to all Management personnel, Supervisors and staff employees promoting excellent employee /management relations.
  • Lead by example and actively participate to achieve department and company goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate appropriate learning & development of staff in accordance with performance review gaps, company initiatives or the General Manager’s directives.
  • Ensure safe work systems/procedures are practiced and adhered to at all times to ensure duties are performed in a manner that minimizes risk to employees and contractors.
  • Work in a healthy work environment with full support, cooperation and commitment to satisfy our operation’s goal of being accident-free.
  • Maintain a safe workplace through actively identifying, rectifying and reporting hazards. Contribute to safety discussions at morning meetings (when applicable).
  • Understand and familiarize oneself with site Emergency evacuation procedures.


  • 10+ years of experience in Human Resources with 5 years in a management role, mining industry experience advantageous
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or relevant post-secondary education; CHRP designation
  • Demonstrated ability to manage HR strategy, leadership and organizational development, contracts, negotiations and change
  • Sound understanding and interpretation of the Employment Standards Act and Human Rights legislation, including harassment laws
  • Sound leadership, staff management and teambuilding skills with strong morals and ethics; fosters an environment that encourages harmonious relations between employees and other departments
  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles
  • Proficient in the use of computer software, including SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral

Competitive compensation package, rotation work environment (14 on/14 off or 7 on/7 off), accommodations and meals provided, travel allowance, benefits, RSP matching, and more.

Calstone Search is the permanent search division of Workforce Inc. successfully supporting companies with their recruitment needs with a core focus on talent in the natural resources and heavy industries.

We are always interested in speaking with knowledgeable, experienced, and motivated candidates.
We invite you to apply for this position by emailing your resume to using the subject title: “Human Resources Superintendent”.

For more information, visit our website: or contact us at 705.222.2207.

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Job Expires: 2022-08-07

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Calstone Search Group

Dubreuilville Dubreuilville, ON, Canada

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