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Senior HR Generalist

North Vancouver, British Colombia


With close to 50 years of environmental consulting experience, Hatfield’s work culture focuses on scientific excellence, professional development, a fun and inclusive environment, and providing flexible work arrangements including hybrid work options and a biweekly earned days off program. In addition, we have a flat organizational structure, and a friendly, accessible, and down-to-earth management team that truly cares about employee career progression.

Hatfield is seeking an experienced Senior HR Generalist to join our team in North Vancouver, BC. Reporting to our Leader of People and Culture, this position will play a key role in the development and implementation of HR initiatives and programs including employee relations, compensation planning, systems support, performance management and policy development. The Senior HR Generalist will collaborate with our leadership team to foster a positive work environment and support the growth and development of our employees.


  • Act as a caring and trusted advisor to employees and management while providing guidance on people related issues, policies and procedures, and employee programs.

  • Promote a positive workplace culture and ensure a respectful and inclusive environment for all employees.

  • Stay updated on federal and provincial (AB, BC) employment laws and regulations and make recommendations to leadership as needed.

  • Take the lead on fully utilizing Dayforce and its capabilities. Identify and recommend system process improvements. 

  • Provide metrics and KPIs, using Dayforce and other inputs to help facilitate data driven decision making.

  • Provide support on the employee performance review process, including the implementation and roll out of a new system.

  • Help create best in class HR policies and procedures to ensure alignment with organizational goals.

  • Support the annual compensation processes including survey participation, compensation module updates, and assist with job classification.

  • Contribute your expertise and passion to various ad-hoc projects.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of HR generalist experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or related field.

  • CPHR designation is highly desirable.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 Suite, in particular MS Word, Excel Outlook, and SharePoint.

  • Experience with Dayforce is highly beneficial, including configuration, implementation, and report generation.

  • Compensation experience highly desirable, including survey participation.

Other Assets/Skills:

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as independently.

  • Analytical skills and the ability to provide sound judgement when problem solving.

  • Possess a growth mind set, with a positive “can do” attitude.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Exceptional project management and prioritization abilities.

Hatfield is committed to employment equity and workplace diversity. We strive for equity, inclusiveness and diversity, irrespective of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, or disability.

To apply, please submit resume describing your experience through the online form or email: resumes@hatfieldgroup.catsone.com. Please indicate “Senior HR Generalist” in your subject line.

Salary: $63k-$95k. We extend an invitation to applicants of all levels to submit their candidacy for this role. Please be advised, that in the course of our assessment of your qualifications, we retain the right to adjust the seniority classification of the position accordingly.

Please note that we will only consider candidates who are authorized to work in Canada at the time of application. Proof of eligibility to work in Canada may be required prior to employment.

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