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Human Resources Recruiter

Job No: HRR202205
Location: New Westminster

Human Resources Recruiter

Community Living Society – New Westminster, BC


About Us

The Community Living Society (CLS) is an innovative, non-profit organization dedicated to serving people with developmental disabilities. We have been serving individuals with special needs since 1978 to live full, productive and meaningful lives. This service philosophy gives the Community Living Society the opportunity to be a leader in providing innovative, quality staffed home and vocational services, which allow people to reach their greatest potential. We have over 500 employees and serve over 400 individuals throughout the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley.


About the Opportunity

The Human Resources Recruiter works as a key member of the Human Resources team leading full-cycle recruitment. You will report directly to the Human Resources Manager and work from the CLS’ Administration Centre located in downtown New Westminster. As the successful candidate, you will work independently and diligently to ensure that positions are filled with qualified candidates in a timely and efficient manner. More specifically your role will include the following:

  • Determine location-specific recruitment needs and look for innovative, creative ways to fill these needs
  • Actively attending to locations to develop a strong understanding of the needs of the individuals we support ensuring appropriate and qualified candidates are presented
  • Recruits, selects, extends offer and successfully places candidates across CLS
  • Generates a wide source of applications; places advertisements, postings, and website information and continually looks for new ways to source quality candidates 
  • Develops and maintains post-secondary relationships and conducts community outreach/networking
  • Oversees special recruiting projects and events
  • Collates all recruiting data, conducts analysis and supports recruitment strategy
  • Supports broader HR team initiatives and performs other duties as assigned


About You

Your attention to detail and outgoing, customer focused personality with a "can do" attitude will allow you to succeed in this role. You are comfortable working in a fast-paced, evolving organization. A minimum of two years recruiting experience in a medium to large organization (non-profit experience an asset) and relevant education is required. With strong organizational skills you are capable of managing multiple, urgent priorities. Working with an HR team dedicated to providing quality customer service for the organization, you support an open and collaborative work environment. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with your adaptable and flexible nature will support your success in this role.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation in an open, positive team atmosphere
  • Health, dental, and life insurance benefits
  • Participation in the Municipal Pension Plan (a defined-benefit pension)
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Growth and development opportunities


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We at Community Living Society celebrate and embrace diversity as an integral part of our organization. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to be an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment for both our employees and supported individuals alike, ensuring everyone feels valued and respected.  

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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