Recent or Potential Grads – HR Coordinator – Marine Atlantic

  • Location: North Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: September 7, 2021 at 4:00 pm

Human Resources Coordinator
At Marine Atlantic, we do so much more than get people from point A to point B. Whether it’s
reunions, long-awaited trips home, or the start of a new adventure, we bring people together. We
couldn’t bring people together every day without our own dedicated employees. Our employees embody
our core values; they are a diverse, safety oriented team-players who exhibit integrity and
commitment, and always strive for excellence. Their understanding and commitment to our
values make our employees an invaluable part of our organization.

Marine Atlantic is currently looking for a Human Resources Coordinator to work with our Human
Resources department located in North Sydney, NS. This is a term position with an end date of 31
March 2022.

The HR Coordinator will work closely with the Organizational Effectiveness Specialist to
help implement Marine Atlantic’s (MAI) various diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives.
This role will be responsible for assisting with the execution of relevant programming,
training, and other D&I strategies to continue fostering an equitable, diverse, and inclusive
workplace for all MAI personnel.

Additional Key Areas of Responsibility

Support the Organizational Effectiveness Specialist in the delivery of diversity and inclusion
programs including:
• Manage intranet content and updates for the diversity and inclusion portfolio
• ternal communications promoting awareness for
diversity and inclusion initiatives

• Establish greater awareness and approaches for gender equality, Indigenous and Culturally
Diversity, Disability, and LGBTQ2+ inclusion and assist in creating and managing Employee Networks
on these topics
• Coordinate diversity and inclusion events both internally and externally
• Establish contacts, conduct and facilitate presentations, training sessions, host and attend
stakeholder meetings to embed diversity and inclusion
principles and initiatives in the MAI’s operations
• Improve and manage metrics for measuring the effectiveness of implemented diversity and
inclusion initiatives
• Assist in providing research, analysis, reporting and recommended actions on diversity and
inclusion activities and trends

What qualifications do I need to be considered for this opportunity? Education and Experience
• Degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study
• At least 2 years of relevant work experience
• A combination of equivalent education, training, and work experience in a relevant position

Additional Qualifications

• Demonstrated passion and experience in diversity and inclusion practice
• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to best diversity and inclusion practice in
complex organizations
• Superior organizational skills and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to
organize, prioritize, and multi-task
• Strong attention to detail
• Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, which have shown you to be an
excellent influencer and relationship builder
• Proven success leading multiple projects at one time
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)

Asset Qualifications

• Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) or progressing towards obtaining CPHR

Why work for the Marine Atlantic team?
As part of the Marine Atlantic team, you will participate in a variety of ongoing training
programs and development opportunities to navigate your career and chart your course for
success. We provide a positive and inclusive work culture that is dedicated to creating an
environment which promotes diversity, employee growth, career development, and job satisfaction.
Some benefits of working with Marine Atlantic include competitive salaries, defined benefit
pension plan, comprehensive health benefit packages, and professional development
opportunities. Come experience the pride of working with an organization with newly constructed
and revitalized infrastructure that has positioned itself for the future.

How do I become a part of the team?

If you meet the listed qualifications, are interested in this opportunity and exemplify
our core values, please apply online before 4 pm (Atlantic Time) on 07 September 2021.

All applicants must apply online:

Additional Information

Marine Atlantic is a Federal Crown Corporation that provides a vital ferry service link between
Newfoundland and Labrador and mainland Canada.

At Marine Atlantic, we are dedicated to building and fostering an inclusive and diverse
environment, where all employees and customers feel welcomed, valued, and respected. Due to the
nature of this position, preference will be given to members of underrepresented groups.

Marine Atlantic invites applications from all qualified candidates and hires on the basis of merit.
We are committed to the principles of equitable employment for all. Due to the focus of this
position, preference will be given to women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities,
visible minorities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.
If you are a member of one or more of these groups, we invite you to self-identify on your
application, cover letter or resume.

To receive this job poster in an alternative format, please contact the Marine
Atlantic Human Resources Department (