Labour Relations Assistant
Vacancy ID#: 2019-32 (LRA/Grade 2)
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Type: Permanent Full-time
Group/Grade: Bargaining Unit /Grade 2
Rate: $57,308.24 (start) - $71,633.18
Date: July 5, 2019
Founded in 1973, the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) is a leading health-care union representing 65,000 registered nurses and health-care professionals and more than 18,000 nursing student affiliates working in Ontario hospitals, long-term care facilities, public health, community, clinics and industry. ONA is committed to the advancement of the social, economic and general welfare of its members, providing labour relations services that include representation of members to ensure their rights under the collective agreement are protected and negotiating the best possible terms and conditions of employment. ONA advocates for the highest standards of health care for all Ontarians. Looking to the future, ONA will continue to provide proactive strategies to raise the awareness of the value (including economic and patient benefits) of RNs with all stakeholders.
ONA is seeking to hire a Labour Relations Assistant for our Communications and Government Relations Team (CGRT), Toronto Office. Reporting to the Executive Lead, CGRT, the Labour Relations Assistant needs to be a motivated self-starter who demonstrates sound judgment, attention to detail and independence. You will have experience in communications, public relations, and/or a related field, along with the ability to liaise with various clients and stakeholders – both internally and externally. You will be responsible for providing a professional and service-focused approach to your role, which involves advanced-level coordination and support within CGRT, as well as throughout the organization.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Make observable contributions to the success of other team members and the overall performance of the team.
Various responsibilities related to coordinating premiums and incentives, including:
Various administrative responsibilities, including:
The Ontario Nurses’ Association is committed to employment equity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from equity groups including individuals of Aboriginal descent, racialized individuals, individuals with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. We also provide accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for a disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at HumanResources@ona.org.
Thank you for your interest in joining us. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The successful candidate will possess: