People & Culture Advisor

1 Full-Time Permanent Position

Company Overview

Alberta Central is the central banking facility, service bureau and trade association for Alberta’s credit unions. We are owned by 15 credit unions that together have more than $29 billion in system assets and serve more than 610,000 members at 196 branches across Alberta.

At Alberta Central, our purpose is to champion change in the credit union system and bring value and expertise to credit unions. Through our commitment to service, and with the efforts of our dedicated employees, we are helping credit unions meet the expectations of their members.  We continue to work side by side with credit unions with a single goal in mind: to help our system grow, prosper, and achieve financial success.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Director, People & Culture, the People and Culture Advisor is a skilled HR generalist responsible for advising on all aspects of the employment relationship for both employees and managers. Along with the ability to build strong relationships, the successful incumbent will bring a background in talent acquisition, employee relations, and disability management.

We are looking for someone with outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, who can professionally manage confidential material. Having innovative problem-solving skills, decision-making abilities, and the ability to prioritize competing demands is critical for success in this role.

If you are someone who loves a challenge and thrives in a fast-paced environment, this is the role for you!

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide consultative support and “hands on” service to our clients covering all HR related areas such as policy interpretation and best practices, talent acquisition, employee relations issues (including discipline and termination), coaching on performance management, disability management and other work related issues.
  • Deliver sound recruitment and selection practices that drive top talent into the organization, including full-cycle recruitment for a variety of professional and technical positions.
  • Implement an inclusive attraction, recruitment & selection process to recruit diverse candidates.
  • Support new hire onboarding and offboarding to ensure a positive employee experience.
  • Identify ongoing needs that require research, analysis and resolution, in order to meet the changing requirements of the organization. Partner with senior management to address these needs.
  • Support and guide clients with the implementation of employee engagement strategies and tactics.
  • Collaborate with team members to achieve the department’s and organizational strategic objectives.
  • Support risk management and effective governance by maintaining compliance with policies, procedures and controls both corporately and within area of responsibility, ensuring they are operating effectively and escalating discrepancies to management.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Related University, college, formal certification and a minimum of 5 years related experience; or a combination of formal education and experience.
  • Knowledge of HR trends, common law and employment standards legislation.
  • Working towards professional designation (CPHR)
  • Previous financial services industry experience is an asset.
  • Understanding of payroll processes is an asset.
  • Experience with HRIS systems is required and experience with ADP systems is an asset.
  • Intermediate proficiency in the Microsoft Office 365 Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced collaborative and team-oriented work environment.
  • Must be bondable.

Benefits of Working at Our Organization

  • 2022 Alberta’s Top 75 Employer
  • Competitive compensation
  • Open concept environment
  • Hybrid Office/Home Work Location
  • Friendly team atmosphere
  • Free banking services and free access to an in-house fitness facility
  • Located in the Beltline
  • Casual dress environment

To express your interest in this position, apply here with your current resume along with a cover letter quoting Competition #22-007 by July 4, 2022.