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HR Generalist

Nov 23, 2022 | Job Postings

Term: 1 year contract

Employment Type: Full-time

Forest Protection Limited (FPL) is seeking talent for the position of HR Generalist. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Finance and Administration, the HR Generalist is responsible for the execution of HR related strategies, plans, and priorities by providing people management support, advice, and consultative services to managers and employees within the scope of human resources. The HR Generalist will be responsible for staying apprised on HR best practices in support and alignment of FPL’s strategic plan across the organization.

The HR Generalist is responsible for the following key tasks:

1. General

-Assist the Senior Manager, Finance and Administration to develop the HR strategic roadmap and translate business challenges and opportunities into focused HR initiatives and solutions and act as the escalation point on a wide range of complex HR matters to drive a high-performance culture.
-Provide expert and professional advice to managers and employees on a wide range of HR matters, including employee relations, performance management, talent development, potential discipline, and ensure compliance with company policies.
-Lead salary planning and compensation administration and provide data-driven compensation guidance.
-Maintain and update job descriptions and employment contracts for all positions.

2. Lead On-boarding and Off-boarding Process

-Responsible for full-cycle recruitment, including:  
-Lead the hiring process, on-boarding, and monitoring of the process until the end of the probational period.
-Propose initiative for building FPL brand in the labor market strategically such as career orientation for youth, academic partnership, career fair, etc.  
-Manage the offboarding process, conduct and analyze exit interviews recommending the appropriate changes and maintain record keeping.

3. Training and Talent Development

-Work with the Management team in identifying organizational learning priorities aligned with the business strategy to ensure appropriate learning and optimal return-on-investment both for teams and individuals.
-Work with the Management team in implementing learning and development programs to build competency and ensure relevance and effectiveness.
-Participate in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success.  

4. Employee Engagement

-Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention.
-Participate in succession planning processes, providing tools and best practices related to both areas, assist in the identification of talent gaps for critical/key contributor positions and propose solutions.
-Assist with developing new HR policies as needed and revise existing policies  

5. Performance Management

-Provide regular performance management guidance to managers and employees  
-Ensure milestones of the performance management system, such as work plan and annual training plan setting up, mid-year review, peer feedback, and year-end appraisal, are done in a timely fashion.

6. HRIS Management  

-Maintain employees’ data in the system and make sure they are up-to-date.
-Produce leaves record for payroll calculation.
-Coordinate activities with the Payroll department to perform steps necessary to administer payroll and implement related controls.
-Other ad hoc requests.


This position contributes meaningful work to the FPL objectives of providing full spectrum forest health within Atlantic Canada and beyond. As part of a growing medium sized business, the successful candidate will have the opportunity for continuous professional improvement and growth.  

Additionally, the successful candidate will be eligible to participate in many employee benefits:

Sick time (paid)
Vacation time off (paid)
Community Engagement/Volunteer time off (paid)
An annual wellness spending amount
Comprehensive benefits plan from day 1 with the company
Free parking onsite


-Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Business Administration, Human Resources, or a related field
-Minimum 5 years of experience in Human Resources


-Proven ability to exercise sound judgment, tact and discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and ability to cultivate and maintain working relationships at all levels of the organization.
-Excellent time management and organization skills, with the proven ability to prioritize based on organizational requirements, and to meet the demands of a high volume portfolio.
-Strong analytical and goal-oriented mindset.
-Experience in international recruitment and operations.  
-A detail oriented, collaborative, pro-active and results oriented style with demonstrated success in leading and working on projects and project teams.
-Proven ability to exercise sound judgment, tact and discretion when dealing with sensitive and confidential information.
-Demonstrated commitment to the highest personal, professional and ethical standards.
-Ability to communicate clearly in French is considered an asset but not required.


-Being legally entitled to work in Canada  
-Successful Criminal Record Check
-Proof of Covid-19 vaccination  
-Ability to communicate clearly in English
-Have a modern mobile phone capable of making phone calls and sending/receiving SMS and email


Forest Protection Limited (FPL) is the largest 702 aerial operator in eastern Canada. Since our incorporation in 1952, it has been our mandate to preserve and protect the forests that sustain our ecosystems, communities, and economies. We are a global leader in full-spectrum forest health management. FPL helps forest practitioners preserve and promote forest health through aerial firefighting, collaborative research & development, training, and aerial work. Our unique set of specializations allows us to better champion forest stewardship.

We proudly tell the story of preserving and protecting forests, our longstanding legacy, and our role as leaders in forest health. We are a voice for the forest industry, and we help citizens understand the complex business of aerial firefighting and forestry management practices. As industry leaders, we tell the story of innovation, professionalism, and safety within the forest management industry. Read more about us here:

Join us in sharing these important stories of forest health management.

Resumes should be chronological, specifying education and employment in months and years, including part-time and full-time jobs.

Please submit your resume before the 5th of December 2022 for consideration.

We thank all those who apply. However, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact Person – Tiffany English –

Active Dates: Nov 22 to Dec 5

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