Senior Labour Relations Specialist

  • ClassificationSpecialist
  • Salary$72,000 ~ $100,000
  • Work typeFull-time
  • LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
  • Posted on19 Jun 2018
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BC Public Service Agency

Multiple Locations


Senior Labour Relations Specialist

Bring your specialized labour relations expertise to this rewarding senior level role

Salary $72,000.00 - $100,000.00 annually

Two positions available – this position may be located in any BC Public Service Agency office: Victoria, Nanaimo, Vancouver, Kamloops, Nelson, or Prince George.

The Labour Relations Branch is responsible for strategic labour relations advice, consultation to management, performance management, arbitrations and dispute resolution. As a Senior Labour Relations Specialist, you will bring your expertise to represent the BC government on employment related matters involving bargaining unit employees and disputes under the collective agreements and related employment legislation. This role encompasses leading or supporting collective bargaining, including consultation with clients, drafting bargaining proposals, recommending approaches, drafting Memoranda of Agreements/Letters of Understanding, supporting strike contingency planning; and providing or supporting the preparation of briefing notes and summaries that inform executive on labour relations matters, including recommendations on course of action.


If you are an experienced HR professional skilled in labour relations and negotiations, please consider this challenging career opportunity.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Minimum 6 years of recent labour relations experience in a unionized environment; OR, 6 years of recent experience as a human resources practitioner that includes significant labour relations experience; OR, an equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Experience in writing correspondence for management regarding complex matters;

  • Experience in negotiations with Union representatives;

  • Experience in collective bargaining or as a support to bargaining is preferred;

  • Experience representing the Employer before arbitration and/or administrative tribunals is preferred.

    For more information and to apply by July 5, 2018, please go to:

    Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.



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