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Specialist, Training and Education
Specialist, Training and Education

Specialist, Training and Education

Company : City of Whitehorse
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Yukon

Full Description

Job Description:

Job posting closes: July 8, 2022 at 5:00pm (Yukon Standard Time)

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Specialist, Training and Education

Job Code:304
Department: Human Resources

Job Summary:

The incumbent is responsible for the design, development and delivery of learning programs and training initiatives for the City of Whitehorse. This includes identifying learning objectives, determining suitable training techniques and delivery methods, creating the appropriate learning materials, and conducting training evaluations to support business strategy and department objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and assess training needs across the organization.
  • Responsible for developing or coordinating, implementing, facilitating, and tracking training activities to support employee development and strategic business objectives.
  • Develop and deliver new hire onboarding for employees at the City of Whitehorse.
  • Create training documentation, manuals, online/eLearning training, and other related materials.
  • Monitor and report on outcomes and effectiveness of training activities.
  • Meet with Managers, Directors, and relevant stakeholders to determine training needs and collect feedback on training effectiveness.
  • Responsible for the implementation and ongoing maintenance and administration of a Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Research and evaluate suitability of various external training and development programs and training partnerships opportunities.
  • Other related duties.
  • Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  • Acts as Manager, Human Resources as assigned.

Working Conditions:

Majority of the work is performed under normal office conditions.

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Adult Learning or Instructional Design or related discipline
  • CPHR designation an asset
  • 5 years of related experience developing training, learning or talent development initiatives within a unionized work environment
  • On-the-job-experience - 6 months
  • Experience working with and managing a LMS as well as eLearning authoring tools (e.g. Articulate360, Adobe Captivate, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of instructional design and adult presentation skills
  • Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills, sensitivity to ambiguity, multi-tasking and attention to detail, analytical and communication skills, and a positive outlook
  • Leads by example by adhering to all City Policies, Administrative Directives, and Bylaws

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

General office equipment including computer skills to operate software programs related to intranets, spreadsheets, word processing, electronic mail, etc.

Other Details:

Covid-19 Note: The City of Whitehorse recently lifted requirements for all new hires be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 before their start date. The Covid-19 situation continues to evolve and the previous vaccination requirements for all current City employees and new hires may be re-instated, should the prevailing status change. The City of Whitehorse continues to follow the direction and recommendations from Yukon’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) and public health authorities.

Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via Instructions on applications are provided at If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at [email protected]

To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume.

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process.

At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview.