SVDN Employment Opportunity-Human Resource Assistant (2021.02.26)

Position Summary: Reporting to the Human Resource Director, the Human Resource (HR) Assistant is a self-motivated and experienced individual who can support a very busy HR department and accomplish all HR-related tasks. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, recruitment, screening, orientation and training, payroll, benefits, tracking HR data and statistics, and other areas as directed. Clerical work will include filing and maintaining accurate, up-to-date HR filing systems and personnel records, and drafting reports. 


  • Recruit applicants to meet vacancy requests
  • Prepare job advertisements as required and ensure current inventory of all job postings
  • Track time to fill and time to hire metrics 
  • Collect, screen, and select applicants for interviews in a timely manner
  • Conduct entry level interviews and follow up on reference checks 
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive employee personnel records
  • Assist with payroll and benefits administration as required
  • Draft general forms, letters, reports, and memos as necessary
  • Organize, maintain, and coordinate office records and employee personnel files
  • Remain current on Employment Standards, Human Rights, and other legislative and legal requirements regarding Human Resources 


  • CHRP designation or actively working towards designation an asset
  • Two years working experience as a Human Resource Assistant 
  • Excellent written, verbal and comprehension skills
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills 
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and critical thinking 
  • Ability to manage competing demands and to be highly organized 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and personal information in a confidential manner
  • Broad range of computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Office products, promotional material design and data management
  • Active commitment to ongoing professional development and continuous learning in the HR field
  • Ability to provide as a condition of employment a Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Clear Adult Abuse Registry Check and Clear Child Abuse Registry Check 
  • Valid drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle 
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultural, customs, values, and traditions
  • Commitment to Sioux Valley Dakota Nation mission, policies, and Dakota values

Please submit Resume and Cover letter by February 26, 2021 to:

Human Resources Director
Sioux Valley Dakota Nation 
P.O. Box 38
Griswold, Manitoba R0M 0S0

We thank all who apply but only those selected for an interview will be contacted