Personnel and recruitment officers perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Negotiate settlements of appeals and disputes and co-ordinate termination of employment process
B. Determine eligibility to entitlements, arrange staff training and provide information or services such as employee assistance, counselling and recognition programs
C. May supervise personnel clerks performing filing and record-keeping duties.
D. Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications
E. Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment
F. Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and arrange transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel
G. Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions
1. Administrative and support waste management and remediation services - 28.0%
2. Public administration - 17.0%
3. Health care and social assistance - 9.0%
4. Educational services - 7.0%
5. Management scientific and technical consulting services - 5.0%
6. Finance and insurance - 4.0%
7. Computer systems design and related services - 3.0%
1. A university degree or college diploma in a field related to personnel management such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology or Completion of a professional development program in personnel administration is usually required.
2. Certification as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) may be required.
3. Some experience in a clerical or administrative position related to personnel administration may be required.
4. Many recent entrants have either an undergraduate university degree or a community college diploma.
The average hourly wages for Personnel and Recruitment Officers is $21.02/HR, which is above average for occupations in the business, finance and administration sector and are close to average for all technical, professional, and skilled occupations. These wages grew at a below-average rate from 2002 to 2004.