Personnel and recruitment officers identify and advertise job vacancies, recruit candidates, and assist in the selection and reassignment of employees.
Duties May Include
Personnel and recruitment officers perform some or all of the following duties:
Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications;
Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment;
Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel;
Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions;
Co-ordinate and participate in selection and examination boards to evaluate candidates;
Notify applicants of results of selection process and prepare job offers;
Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures;
Organize and administer staff consultation and grievance procedures;
Negotiate settlements of appeals and disputes and co-ordinate termination of employment process;
Determine eligibility to entitlements, arrange staff training and provide information or services such as employee assistance, counselling and recognition programs;
May supervise personnel clerks performing filing and record-keeping duties.
Examples of Titles
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.