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HR Business Partner

Park Lawn Corporation | - ON M4V1L5 CAN | Full Time | Posted: 05/14/2024

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Why Work for Park Lawn?


  • At every level, our dedicated team members display a strong work ethic and commitment to our core values, respect for the family, the profession, and the individual.
  • Work with leading experts in the funeral and cemetery profession.


  • Financial assistance programs encouraging employees through education and development in industry related subjects.
  • Robust Health and Welfare Plans, and savings account options, designed to support your personal needs, enhance well-being and help navigate life's challenges.
  • Rich 401k and Roth Retirement Plan options available for both Full Time and Part Time employees along with a Company Match.
  • Variety of Vacation, Personal Days and Sick Days based on your role emphasizing the importance of physical and emotional replenishment for our team.
  • Employee Discounts on services, merchandise, and property to help our team members in their time of need.


  • We value honesty, courage, integrity, ethical behavior and the development of personal growth.
  • We are rooted in the communities to provide a personal touch to every family we serve.
  • We believe in the value of funeral and cemetery service, drawing on decades of experience to create the best experience for our families.


This position is responsible for managing a range of activities related to employee/labor relations and staffing functions for the company's Canadian operations.

Essential Functions

  • Partners with business leaders to support Park Lawn's local, regional, and corporate objectives including, but not limited to employee relations, diversity, workforce planning, organizational development, performance management, staffing, employment practices, rewards and recognition, payroll, benefits, and succession planning.
  • Responsible for all aspects of employee relations in assigned area of responsibility, including consultation, conflict resolution, coaching, disciplinary actions, appeals and working closely with management to resolve issues.
  • Conducts internal investigations, document findings/recommendations in accordance with established policy and recommend resolutions to management.
  • Represents organization in contract negotiations, meetings, and negotiations with employee and labor organizations.
  • Collaborates with legal counsel and other departments in the preparation for labor negotiations and other employment related legal matters and responses.
  • Assists management team with the execution of counseling and progressive discipline on performance/attendance issues.
  • Develops and delivers employment related training as needed.
  • Oversees payroll process for area of responsibility.
  • Creates and maintains strong, positive relationship with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Works as a liaison for communication across all locations and keep the team in the loop on the implementation of HR strategies, programs, practices and issues.
  • Works as a thought leader who challenges the status quo while providing strategic and tactical HR counsel to leadership.
  • Manages, coordinates, and oversees all aspect of Human Resources procedures in compliance with Federal, Provincial and Local employment and related HR laws in areas such as AODA, ESA and Employment Legislation.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Ethical Practice.
  • Teamwork Orientation.
  • Detail Orientation.
  • Cultural Awareness.
  • Relationship Management.
  • Human Resource Expertise.
  • Time Management.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications and Licensure

  • Post-Secondary education in human resource management or related field or equivalent level of experience, training, and education.
  • Minimum five years of HR experience including extensive knowledge on employee relations preferred.
  • Payroll and compensation experience
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) or other HR designation preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Able to read, write and speak English fluently. Bilingual is a plus.
  • Knowledge of immigration laws and processes.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) required.
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable provincial and federal employment and labor laws and governmental compliance requirements.
  • Problem solver with disputes by assisting management with win-win employee resolutions.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and working environment through organization and communication.
  • Ability to simultaneously handle multiple projects, prioritizes tasks, and exercise good judgment.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has some direct supervisory responsibilities.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • The duties associated with this position are generally performed in an indoor office setting.
  • Equipment used to perform the essential function of this position includes, but is not limited to computer, fax, copier, merchant terminal, multi-line phone system, personal or company owned vehicle.
  • Employees in this role are regularly required to climb, sit, stand, bend, kneel, and frequently lift to 25 pounds.
  • This position may also require reaching, pushing, and pulling.
  • This position may also be exposed to chemicals and/ or blood borne pathogens. Exposure risk is considered: Low


  • This position may require up to 10 percent out of area and overnight travel.
  • Travel is primarily local occurring during the business day only.

Work Location

  • In-office position. Telecommuniting and/or hybrid remote scheduling is not offered for this role.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Location ON, M4V1L5, Canada
Categories Human Resources

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