The Human Resources Department reports to the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer and provides professional advice to the corporation in areas such as:
staffing; training and development;
occupational health, claims management and health promotion;
pension, benefits and payroll administration;
compensation administration; and
general consulting on employee or collective agreement issues.
The department provides strategic human resource solutions to issues such as recruitment and retention, managing an aging workforce, strengthening the safety culture, developing succession plans and building on the constructive culture work undertaken by the City.
Labour Relations & Compensation is responsible for collective bargaining with all unions and associations representing civic employees; implementation, administration, and interpretation of collective agreements, grievance decisions, and arbitration awards; and timely and accurate advice to City Council and senior leadership regarding labour relations issues. They also provide expert advice on job evaluation, administer compensation surveys and participate in classification reviews.
Payroll & Benefits is responsible for administering payroll as well as pension and benefits administration. They provide employees with advice and guidance for pension planning and retirement.
Staffing & Development provides services to individuals, work groups, and departments in the areas of organization and staff development, team building, conflict resolution and recruitment.
Wellness, Health & Safety provides resources in health and safety to all departments within the Corporation. This work group focuses on leadership, hazard and accident prevention, health and safety related training, healthy workplaces, ergonomics, and wellness initiatives.
Contact Human Resources:
#101, 505 First Street SE
Medicine Hat , AB T1A 0A9
General Inquiries: 403.529.8352
Fax Line: 403.525.8870