Summer 2022 Co-op – Human Resources Student Job Kent – Saint John NB

  • Location: Saint John, New Brunswick
  • Deadline: February 9, 2022

HR Student Job (Summer Term – 2022)

Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada with 48 locations from Saint John, New Brunswick to Corner Brook, Newfoundland and many towns and cities in between. We owe our success to our exceptional customer service, superior selection of home building supplies, and our commitment to protecting our customers and staff by hiring and training associates dedicated to our safety values. Our culture thrives thanks to the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in, our focus on diversity in the workplace, our commitment to our employees through training and development programs and our focus on creating an aligned and engaged workforce across our locations.

We have a career opportunity for a Human Resources Student to join our dynamic team at the Head Office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the recruitment lifecycle, including posting requisitions, screening candidates, conducting pre-employment assessments, and completing reference checks.
  • Liaise between candidates, new hires, hiring managers, and HR business partners to ensure a positive candidate and employee experience.
  • Understand the HR systems and ensure they are optimized
  • Receive inquiries and requests from end users and troubleshoot to find a solution
  • Maintain data integrity system support for HR systems
  • Various administrative duties and special assignments as required


  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education in a Business Administration degree program with a concentration and/or interest in Human Resources Management
  • The ability to set priorities, manage time efficiently, and work with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented with a focus on ensuring date integrity and delivering high quality work
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong analytical & organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
  • Strong sense of urgency
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online. 

We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To learn more about our products and services, click here

Kent Building Supplies is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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