New Job Summer Student - Human Resources In Ontario

Summer Student - Human Resources
Summer Student - Human Resources

Summer Student - Human Resources

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $20.48 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Open Date
Dec 13 2022 - 08:58:00 AM
Close Date
Jan 09 2023 - 11:59:00 PM

Position Title
Summer Student - Human Resources
Posting Type

Posting Status
Position Length

Department Group
Organizational Effectiveness
Hours per Week

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

High School Diploma

Salary Range


Our team is highly skilled, passionate about our community, and we care. Let’s grow together.

Summer Student – Human Resources

Who We Are

In Whitby, we are dedicated to our work, our community, and each other. We work hard, we have fun, and we celebrate our successes.

The Town of Whitby is a community in transformation that is located in the heart of Durham Region in the eastern Greater Toronto Area. Whitby is the second-largest municipality in the region and one of the fastest-growing communities in Canada. Located on Lake Ontario and only an hour east of Toronto, the population of Whitby is expected to grow from 140,000 to more than 200,000 by 2031. Whitby’s Official Plan has been updated to establish new directions for Whitby’s planned growth and development; the protection of our natural and built environments; urban design intensification; sustainability; community improvement; and, new employment within this time frame.

The Town of Whitby combines a small town atmosphere with the sophistication and amenities of a larger urban centre. Whitby boasts two beautiful heritage downtowns, one of the finest recreational harbours with an award-winning marina, year round sports and recreation activities, parks, trails, and a robust arts and culture scene, all of which are part of the extraordinary amenities that Whitby residents enjoy every day.

Whitby has an exciting and aspiring future, with a community that is welcoming, growing and transforming. On our team, you can expect to make a difference through your work and have a direct impact on shaping our growing community. Creating an inclusive environment where employees experience job satisfaction and have rewarding careers is important to us. We live our values and foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, respect and engagement where people enjoy coming to work.

We want to be the preferred employer for the most talented people who care about the Town of Whitby, and are excited and proud to serve our vibrant community.

Let’s grow together.

What You Will Get To Do

The successful candidate will have a positive impact on our corporate culture by demonstrating the Town’s CARE core values (Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Engaged) through daily interactions with individuals at all levels of the organization, external contacts and elected officials.

By effectively building positive rapport and relationships both internally and externally, the successful candidate will help us achieve our mission that together we deliver services that make a difference in our community.

Reporting to, and under the direction of, the Senior Manger of HR Advisory Services, the Summer Student – Human Resources will be responsible for assisting the HR Division with:

  • Full recruitment lifecycle, including: developing job postings, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, participating in interviews, drafting correspondence;
  • Completing data entry for new employees or transfers in the HRIS system;
  • Assisting with the coordination of the employee recognition and service award programs;
  • Assisting the HR Advisors with various research and/or special projects;
  • Providing administrative support to the HR division, including reception functions, data entry and filing.

Who You Are

Our Human Resources team is looking for a self-motivated, solutions-oriented team member. You convey your thoughts clearly and concisely. You listen attentively and ask questions for clarification and understanding. Using sound judgment, you demonstrate tact, diplomacy and sound discretion when working with the public.

You’re always happy to learn new things and to help build a working environment that encourages and cultivates new ideas. You foster a collaborative team environment among co-workers, and work well both independently and as part of a team.

What You Bring To Our Team

  • full-time student in Human Resources or Business/Public Administration;
  • working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access).

What We Offer You

$20.48 per hour

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must be currently enrolled in and attending a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis (students will be required to provide proof) for the 2022/2023 school year and be returning to a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in September 2023; Students selected must be available to commence summer employment as early as May 1, 2023 and commit to working through to, and including, September 1, 2023.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

At the Town of Whitby, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences, which is why we are committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment for our team. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know, and we will be happy to provide. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview.

Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Act, 2001 and the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Union Affiliation: None

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Work Location: Whitby, ON Town Hall

Town of Whitby COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

For your safety and the safety of others, if offered a role with the Town you will be required to demonstrate in writing, from an Ontario Ministry of Health authorized site, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as of your hire date.

Vaccination requirements are subject to bona fide medical and/or human rights exemptions. Any request for an exemption will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, as per our COVID-19 Vaccine Policy, and would be subject to the Town’s accommodation process.