New Job Employment Standards Officer In Saskatchewan

Employment Standards Officer
Employment Standards Officer

Employment Standards Officer

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Salary : $30.93–$38.76 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Employment Standards Officer - INV001186
Employment Type : SGEU Term 9 months or more
Location(s) : SK-Rgna-Regina
Ministry : 020 Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
Salary Range : $30.935-$38.764 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.09.

The Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety encourages healthy, safe, and productive workplaces by setting, promoting, and enforcing employment standards legislation. We work with businesses, labour groups, workers, and other stakeholders to foster a positive labour environment.

The Opportunity

The Employment Standards branch is looking for a confident, client focused and conscientious individual for the position of Employment Standards Officer in Regina, SK. Reporting to the Manager of the Compliance and Investigations unit (South), the responsibilities of this regulatory role include:

  • Promoting, interpreting, applying, and enforcing employment standards legislation contained within The Saskatchewan Employment Act and Regulations.
  • Preparing and presenting employment standards cases relating to the application of Part II of The Saskatchewan Employment Act in quasi-judicial hearings before an independent adjudicator.
  • Investigating employment disputes to determine if labour legislation has been contravened and enforces legislation.
  • Conducting and analyzing research on legal jurisprudence, reviewing, interpreting, and applying various legislations, and interviewing parties involved in relation to specific cases.
  • Monitoring cases to ensure employers have complied with enforcement action taken.
  • Promoting labour legislation through speaking engagements and workshops and providing advice and explanations to clients and the public regarding labour requirements and the employment relationship.
  • Recommending changes to legislation and branch policy based on case experience.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate of choice will:

  • Be able to deal with a high volume of work within timelines, often in conflict situations, using excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Have demonstrated ability to collect, analyze and verify facts, comprehend the context and dynamics of employment relationships, develop options and solutions; and make binding decisions.
  • Have the ability to perform detailed and time sensitive work with demonstrated knowledge of Investigation and enforcement mechanisms and processes, case management principles, corporate and common law, the judicial system, and contract law.
  • Have knowledge of accounting principles as well as computer skills especially in Microsoft Excel, etc.
  • Be Client-focused, flexible, and adaptable, thorough, conscientious, and attentive to detail to ensure quality work.
  • Be confident, organized and be a self-starter to meet a high volume of case work in a time-sensitive environment.
  • Be reliable, professional, respectful, and supportive as a contributing member of a team to achieve common goals.

Typically, the knowledge required to qualify for this position would typically be obtained through the completion of a university degree in a related field of investigation or regulatory enforcement such as Human Justice, Accounting, or commerce; completion of police college or a similar enforcement program; or significant related experience in the administration, investigation and enforcement of legislation.

Limited travel time, 5% or less and work with flexible hours with an occasional overnight stay and a valid class 5 Saskatchewan driver's licence is required

Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below
Diversity Groups : Aboriginal persons

Hours of Work : B - SGEU Field 37.33 - one day off every three weeks
Criminal Record Check Requirement : The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: May 22, 2023, 12:59:00 AM