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HR Assistant (Contract Intern) - Calgary and Edmonton

Seasonal (Seasonal) Primary Location: CALGARY, Alberta - Canada Job ID R22018911 Date posted 08/09/2022 Zip Code T2E 8Z9

Primary Job Posting Location:

Calgary, Alberta Canada

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Job Description:

UPS is looking for Human Resources Assistants (Contract) to be based in UPS facilities in the Calgary Area (2 Assistants) as well as the Edmonton Area.

This is a contract position that will end by December 30, 2022.

Job Summary:

The Human Resources (HR) Assistant collaborates with a variety of management levels on projects that contribute to the success of the team. The HR Assistant uses specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to assist with various projects, presentations, and business improvement opportunities.

Visits to employment partners' sites and career offices of schools and colleges is part of the regular activities of the HR Assistant. Scheduling and joining of recruitment activities like online or in-person job fairs and company presentations is an essential part of the position.

As UPS operates facilities in different parts of the city, the HR Assistant will be required to visit these locations to meet with our employment partners and local UPS teams. UPS operates several facilities in and around the Province of BC and visiting these sites is an expectation of the position..

This position reports directly to the Geo Services Supervisor and performs other career related responsibilities as assigned.

Location and Hours:

  • Main Locations: 22 Aero Drive, Calgary AB // 6979 68 Ave, Edmonton AB*

  • Shift: Monday to Friday (typical business hours)


  • Enters data into Human Resources database.

  • Composes memos to employees to effectively communicate policy and procedural changes;

  • Assists in the construction and improvement of company policies and procedures;

  • Post job openings using internal and external platforms;

  • Reviews resumes in online database to screen qualified individuals for specific open positions;

  • Provides effective feedback to the Talent Acquisitions team regarding candidates throughout the recruitment process;

  • Joins, assists or initiate multiple recruitment activities and special projects to assist recruitment as needed;

  • Files documents and answer employees' queries;

  • All other tasks as assigned;


  • Recent graduate from Human Resources Management program or equivalent is an asset but not a requirement;

  • Minimum one (1) year of related experience in an office, administrative or customer service setting;

  • Must have a valid AB Driver's License;


  • Proficiency of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);

  • Exceptional oral, written and interactive communication skills;

  • Skilled in effective research tactics with strong organization skills;

  • Ability to act with tact, good judgment, and discretion; maintaining confidentiality of files, personal information, and other matters, as appropriate;

  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image to internal and external customers;

  • Knowledge of Federal Labour regulations, the ESA and employment equity regulations is an asset;


*Location is based only on the main business address of UPS in Edmonton. All UPS HR Employees can be assigned to, or be asked to visit different buildings where UPS operates in Edmonton.

UPS is committed to Diversity in Employment. We welcome all applicants; however, only qualified candidates will be notified for interviews.

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our Talent Acquisitions representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

UPS is a Federally Regulated Workplace.

UPS Canada is a diverse and equal opportunity employer. Please advise our HR representatives if workplace accommodation is needed. Thank you for your interest in UPS Canada.

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