Human resources and recruitment officers

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1223

Human resources and recruitment officers identify and advertise job vacancies, recruit candidates, and assist in the selection and reassignment of employees. They are employed throughout the private and public sectors.

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Job Duties for Human resources and recruitment officers

  • Identify current and prospective staffing requirements, prepare and post notices and advertisements, and collect and screen applications
  • Advise job applicants on employment requirements and on terms and conditions of employment
  • Review candidate inventories and contact potential applicants to arrange interviews and transfers, redeployment and placement of personnel
  • Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions
  • Co-ordinate and participate in selection and examination boards to evaluate candidates
  • Notify applicants of results of selection process and prepare job offers
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures
  • Organize and administer staff consultation and grievance procedures
  • Negotiate settlements of appeals and disputes and co-ordinate termination of employment process
  • Determine eligibility to entitlements, arrange staff training and provide information or services such as employee assistance, counselling and recognition programs
  • May supervise personnel clerks performing filing and record-keeping duties.

Working Conditions for Human resources and recruitment officers

Work is performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Assistant Personnel Officer
  • Employment Interviewer
  • Employment Supervisor
  • Executive Recruiter
  • Head-hunter
  • Human Resources Officer
  • Interviewer - Human Resources
  • Labour Force Consultant
  • Personnel Administrator
  • Personnel Adviser
  • Personnel Interviewer
  • Personnel Management Adviser
  • Personnel Officer
  • Personnel Recruitment Officer
  • Personnel Selection Officer
  • Personnel Supervisor
  • Placement Officer - Human Resources
  • Recruiter - Employment
  • Recruiting Officer
  • Recruitment Assistant
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Senior Staffing Officer
  • Staffing Adviser
  • Staffing Analyst
  • Staffing Co-ordinator
  • Staffing Officer
  • Student Placement Officer
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Recruiter
  • Human Resources: Recruiting And Orientation Coordinator