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Job Title:  Specialist, Recruitment Sourcing (Calgary)


Calgary, AB, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  53661
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 53661 
Business Function: Human Resources 
Primary City: Calgary 
Other Location(s): 
Province: Alberta 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Term 
Language Requirement: English Essential 
Employee Class and Level: CPMGB01 
Number of Vacancies 1 
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 12/07/2020

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate and Executive Recruitment, in collaboration with Specialist, Staffing and Recruitment, this role will be sourcing and recruiting top talent while working closely, in a consultative capacity, with the hiring managers.  Provides subject matter expertise relating to the current and future talent market. Acts as an ambassador and represents Canada Post Corporation’s corporate values in all interactions.

(HO Only)


Reporting to the Manager, Employee Relations, in collaboration with Employee Relations Specialist, this role will be sourcing and recruiting top talent while working closely, in a consultative capacity, with the hiring managers.  Provides subject matter expertise relating to the current and future talent market. Acts as an ambassador and represents Canada Post Corporation’s corporate values in all interactions.

(Field Only)

Job Responsibilities
  • Develops and implements sourcing strategies including headhunting from competitors, leveraging social media, participating in job fairs etc. Sources both active and passive candidates with the intent on identifying, connecting and recruiting the best talent.


  • Plans, recruits, assesses and hires candidates for jobs in high volume or strategic areas while ensuring consistency in high standards to ensure Canada Post retains employees that will meet the business needs.


  • Networks through different mediums (i.e. meetings, calls, social networks) to identify and maintain a strong pool of potential candidates. Maintains a pool of candidates to draw on when new openings are available by sustaining continuous relationships with potential candidates.


  • Uses CPC’s applicant tracking system to manage applicant pools and to move candidates through the recruitment process. Leverages this system to collect data and create reports in order to analyse and coordinate recruitment efforts.


  • Works with the hiring manager to identify a profile for a successful candidate in order to initiate a recruitment plan. Connects candidate’s transferrable knowledge, skills and abilities with job requirements to identify potential candidates that can be successful in a role.
Job Responsibilities (continued)
  • Advises hiring manager in all aspects of recruitment cycle, including cross-functional skills that can add a competitive advantage, potential weakness identified in candidates etc. in order to equip manager with all the information required to make an informed decision. (Field only)


  • Appeals to potential candidates by articulating a compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP) aligned to their needs and consisting of a combination of Canada Post Corporation and the specific job’s EVP including details relating to Total Compensation.


  • Organizes and conducts candidate interviews with hiring managers. Ensures interview questions relating to the job’s responsibility are validated with hiring manager. Conducts interviews resulting in excellent candidate experiences. Follows up with candidate regardless of outcome and ensures candidate maintains a favorable impression of CPC.


  • Conducts exit and stay interviews with employee to capture employee’s experiences. Provides suggestions and recommendations to team leaders based on feedback in order to ensure continuous improvement to New Hire experience. (Field only)


  • Works with Manager, Corporate and Executive Recruitment in administering the temporary resource hiring nationally including quarterly reporting and compliance. (HO Only)


  • Administers testing (language, technical, etc.) to qualified candidates prior to interviews. (HO Only)


  • Maintains up-to-date workforce market intelligence based on current economic climate, demographic shifts, and changes in government policies etc. that can affect CPC’s ability to hire and retain employees.  Aligns CPC’s future demands with available supply in order to identify potential risks and mitigation strategies. 




  • Post-Secondary degree/diploma in a related field
  • A Professional Designation such as Registered Professional Recruiter (RPR), Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) will be considered an asset



  • 1-3 years of experience in a sourcing role (utilizing online sourcing tools including but not limited to LinkedIn, Indeed, Glassdoor, Google).Experience initiating passive sourcing initiatives based on a talent profile
  • Experience screening and assessing candidate “fit” based on the talent profile and client feedback.
  • Experience working as part of a cohesive team in order to meet the expectations of the client and the business objectives.
  • Recruitment agency or sales experience preferred


Other Candidate Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable laws and regulations, legislative issues and industry trends relating to recruitment
  • Results-oriented with a demonstrated ability to deliver results in a fast paced environment
  • Superior understanding of sourcing techniques and methodologies
  • A strong understanding of market trends and regional differences in attracting top talent



Other Information

Assignment ends December 4, 2020.


Safety Sensitive Positions
This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.

Employment Equity
Canada Post is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.


Conflict of Interest
The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.


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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Our Leadership Behaviours 
Decision Making – A champion of the organization who takes calculated risks and makes prudent, common sense decisions about current issues, future opportunities and resource requirements in a timely, well thought out manner that aligns with the corporation's best interests.
Accountability – An individual who strives for performance excellence and who holds him/herself and direct reports accountable for decisions and actions and for learning from mistakes when intended results are not achieved.
Business Orientation – A proactive individual who understands the competitive nature of the business, and is committed to sustaining the business through excellent customer service and new business opportunities.
Execution – A focused and self-motivated individual who acts with a sense of urgency and delivers on time and within budget, by dealing effectively with challenges and ambiguous situations.
Leading People – A compelling communicator and leader who engages, motivates and inspires others to achieve results and who encourages personal growth and finding better ways of doing things. 

Our Values
Canada Post’s corporate values reflect the principles, beliefs and aspirations that guide our behaviour and shape our culture.
Transformation – We will innovate and transform to win in the marketplace.
Customer – We serve Canadians with pride and passion.
Integrity – We act responsibly and with integrity.
Respect – We treat each other with fairness and respect.
Safety – We are committed to a safe and healthy environment for all our stakeholders.

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