Human Resources Coordinator

Human Resources Coordinator, Burnaby, British Columbia

When you join our team as a Human Resources Coordinator, you will support and work on fundamental human resource
processes, projects and information systems. This role requires a highly
organized, accurate, and resourceful professional that anticipates needs and thrives
in delivering superior support in a complex, fast-paced and unstructured
environment; ultimately to contribute to achieving the HR department’s goals
and objectives. The successful candidate will have exposure to and be
responsible for providing hands-on support for the HR leadership team, with a
focus on activities relating to Learning & Talent Development.

What You’ll Do

HR Support:

  • Provide confidential administrative support for the HR leadership team, including the preparation and collation of written reports and materials.
  • Schedule meetings, appointments, and events for the HR team.
  • Builds effective working relationships throughout the business and our multi-national HR Team.
  • Organize a wide range of duties effectively and efficiently while maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality of work with constant interruptions.

Program Management & Talent Processes:

  • Identifies opportunities for funding in both Canada and US and supports application process for funding programs.
  • Provides training coordination and support for our training & development programs, including organizing training events, maintaining program participation records, producing reports, and corresponding with third-party vendors as required.
  • Work with Learning & Talent Development team to develop and maintain processes that support the smooth, successful and integrated operation of the administrative function.
  • Assists with data preparation and audits relating to Interfor’s talent processes.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required or directed.

Other Duties:

  • Builds effective working relationships throughout the business and our multi-national HR Team.
  • Provides administrative and analytical support to various procedures and HR divisions.
  • Organize a wide range of duties effectively and efficiently while maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality of work with constant interruptions.
  • Provides additional support for Interfor’s talent processes, programs and systems as needed.

What You Offer

  • Currently working towards or completed business degree with a concentration or major in Human Resources Management or related field is preferred.
  • Prior administrative experience preferred.
  • Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Bilingualism in French (spoken and written) is an asset.
  • Discretion & tact – track record of dealing with confidential and sensitive situations with integrity, diplomacy and discretion.
  • Energetic self-starter – high work ethic with the ability to rise to the occasion and do what it takes to achieve high standards of performance.
  • Good judgment – demonstrated track record of making sound and timely decisions.
  • Professional demeanour – poised, calm, efficient, and capable of managing multiple priorities and situations.
  • Communications – articulate with strong writing and editing skills.
  • Understand organizational dynamics and procedures to ensure appropriate decision-making protocols are followed.
  • Team player with proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external teams.
  • Anticipatory – able to use intuition and observation to see what is ahead and required and act accordingly.
  • Must be extremely detail oriented with the ability to produce information with the utmost precision and detail.
  • A positive, can-do attitude that can meet challenges, handle pressure, resolve problems and work with various levels and departments throughout the organization.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

  • Extended Health & Dental

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance

  • RRSP Matching Plan

  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Paid Vacation

  • Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.