Fort McMurray is considered to be the biggest community in Wood Buffalo district found 435 kilometers northeast of Edmonton and 60 kilometers west of the Saskatchewan border. It lies in the boreal forest at the joining point of the Athabasca River and Clearwater River.
The area is located in the central hub of the oil sand industry. Sand oil and natural gas mining are the main trades in the vicinity. With the presence of several sand oil mining companies, two of which are among the largest in Alberta and Canada, there is a continuous demand for workforce in that particular field. On that note, there is exists a fairly medium demand for human resources coordinators to assist in the hiring of relevant employees and other related tasks.
A short work description of a human resources coordinator
A human resources coordinator primarily assists in the administration and management of the daily functions and operations of the Human Resources Department. The goal is to ensure smooth proceedings of functions and ensure productivity among employees and materialization of the objectives of the company. A coordinator has tasks related to the enhancement of the systems within the department, employee relations, training and coaching, organizational development, executive administration, and recruitment. The person designated to do these tasks is essentially the point of contact between the employees/prospect employees and the director of human resources.
There are several human resources jobs available in Fort McMurray. Standard qualifications include completion of high school, superior interpersonal skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, ability to handle pressure and heavy workload, and knowledge in Windows and other computer applications such as human resources software and electronic scheduler. The usual salary is at the minimum of $30,000 (inexperienced) up to around $60,000 plus other benefits such as dental, medical, and transportation allowance.