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Careers

Our caring and dedicated staff are a significant part of what makes the Food Bank a great place to work. Be a part of an organization that fights hunger and its root causes, because no one should go hungry.

Human Resources Generalist

This position’s primary responsibility is to lead the HR functions of the Organizational Services department, including assisting with Health and Safety processes as required.

Primary responsibilities

  • Administer benefits program including providing support and education to employees.
  • Disability claim management for short-term and long-term disability and Workers’ Compensation.
  • Responsible for maintenance of job descriptions and job evaluation processes.
  • Completion of salary surveys.
  • Develop a short-range and long-range workforce planning process.
  • Lead people policy development, education and maintenance, employee relations issues and new employee on-boarding.
  • Develop professional relationships with internal and external partners to assist with supporting a strong customer service base for Calgary Food Bank employees.
  • Training and development program maintenance and support including learning management system (LMS) maintenance.
  • Assist with the creation of employee job postings, internal and external recruitment including resume review and selection, interview and reference checks and new employee orientation.
  • Assist with day-to-day health and safety processes.
  • Responsible for the Organizational Services team’s SharePoint intranet sites creating and updating sites and pages and document management.

Tasks

  • First line of contact for employees’ benefits related questions and issues.
  • Support and manage employees through disability claims including liaising between employees and insurers when required.
  • Lead and assist leaders with their roles in WCB processes including reporting, modified work, and case management.
  • Liaison with key stakeholders and the management team in support of effective people management needs assessments, orientation, and follow-through.
  • Provide back up for payroll processes.
  • Assist with the creation and maintenance of reports/records via ADP and/or Sunlife portal such as: time and labor, vacation, sick time, time in lieu, payroll reports, HR Metrics and T4s.
  • Yearly benefit summaries.
  • Manage and support employees on the use of web-based products such as ADP, Office 365 and Sunlife.
  • Plan, schedule and facilitate training and development seminars.
  • Assist with maintenance of employee and volunteer health and safety training records, safety documentation and monthly reporting (monthly and year to year).

Decision making and leadership capabilities

  • Able to manage competing priorities and create a work schedule that makes the best use of time and resources.
  • Using defined policies and processes, and good judgment – decide what can be done independently and what needs to be referred to the Department Manager.
  • Make decisions related to payroll/benefit administration and how to best meet objectives and targets determined by Calgary Food Bank.

Education and experience required

  • Diploma or degree in Business and 3-5 years of HR generalist experience.
  • CPHR designation or working towards designation.
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner or Certified Payroll Manager designation.
  •  ADP Workforce Now experience.

Skills and Capabilities

  • Utilize experience and training to provide accurate, confidential, sensitive and/or critical information.
  • Possess a high level of inter-personal skills, ability to communicate and network with the full range of internal people and the public.
  • Possess great customer service skills.
  • Experience and ability to create ‘networks’ to support the position and to work within a team.
  • Strong computing skills (Microsoft 365 tools including SharePoint, Excel, Word) with curiosity and knowledge to use software tools to improve processes and the employee experience.
  • Ability to think outside of the box and recommend improvements to processes.

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Apply today

Want to apply? Interested applicants can email their resume, including a covering letter detailing your experience.

Application deadline

Please submit your application before Friday, December 3 2021.

We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.

Education & Experience

Diploma or degree in Business and 3-5 years of HR generalist experience.

CPHR designation or working towards designation.

Payroll Compliance Practitioner or Certified Payroll Manager designation.

ADP Workforce Now experience.

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Working conditions

This is a temporary (one-year contract), full-time position. Working conditions are normal for an office environment and may require occasional visits to the warehouse.

Shift Supervisor

The Calgary Food Bank is looking for a shift supervisor to join our Logistics and Inventory Team. This position is responsible for the overall Logistics and Inventory operations, including warehouse staff and drivers, during their shift.

Primary responsibilities

  • Support and maintain the operations of the warehouse through the receiving, shipping and handling of goods.
  • Working in conjunction with the other shift supervisor, oversee all department activities (i.e., sorting, hamper assembly, transportation).
  • Prioritize tasks and assign volunteers to roles on the evening shift.
  • Orientation, training, and supervision of volunteers, ensuring they follow all health and safety procedures..
  • Ensure hampers are created and organized for the next day’s satellite location delivery.
  • Support all evening shift staff and volunteers, ensuring the efficient use of workers in all areas of Logistics and Inventory.
  • Ensure safe food handling procedures are followed.
  • Safe and proper use of material handling equipment.
  • Follow all Health and Safety procedures, including completing any training that is required.
  • Participate in ongoing cleanliness of the Calgary Food Bank facilities.

Tasks performed

  • Oversight of, and participation in:
    •  Proper recording of all incoming donations.
    • Loading and unloading trucks.
    • Monitoring incoming product and identifying emergency food hamper content.
    • Proper tracking of pallet movement.
    • Racking inventory.
    • Evening cooler rotation.
  • Supervision of afternoon and Saturday drivers.
  • Liaise with Volunteer Resources to ensure appropriate volunteer requirements.
  • Waste disposal, composting and cardboard compacting.
  • Emergency evacuation marshal or area warden, when required.
  • Securing and alarming the building at the end of the shift.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Interpreting and ensuring that you and the team are compliant with the Calgary Food Bank’s policies and procedures including health and safety.
  • Ensuring applicable administration and supervisory functions are completed such as performance evaluations, goal setting, job descriptions and verifying payroll.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders and the management team in support of effective people management, needs assessments, orientation, and follow-through.
  • When on duty as the senior Logistics and Inventory staff member on site, responsible for deputizing for the Logistics and Inventory Manager.

Education and Experience Required

  • 3 to 5  years previous experience in a warehouse environment.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience with powered material handling equipment.

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Apply today

Want to apply? Interested applicants can email their resume, including a covering letter detailing your experience.

Application deadline

Interested applicants can e-mail their cover letter and resume before Friday, November 26, 2021.

We thank all applicants for their interest; suitable applicants will be contacted for further discussion and/or interview.

Education & Experience

3 to 5 years previous experience in a warehouse environment.

Previous experience in a supervisory capacity.

Experience with powered material handling equipment.

 

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Working conditions

Working conditions are normal for a warehouse environment. Must be able to be on feet for extended periods of time, and be able lift and carry items up to 50 lbs.

This is a full-time, 37.5 hour per week, 5 days a week, 7.5 hours a day position. Hours worked beyond the regular work week must be pre-approved and will be earned and taken as lieu time. Hours of work (subject to change) are Tuesday to Friday 1 – 9 pm and Saturday 10 am – 6 pm.

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Calgary Food Bank
MAIN LOCATION (WAREHOUSE)

5000 11 Street SE
Calgary, AB T2H 2Y5

FOOD LINK

By appointment only
Monday to Friday: 8:30 – 11 am

LOADING DOCK, DOOR 3

Monday to Thursday: 8 am – 7:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 8 am – 3 pm

HAMPER PICK-UP

By appointment only

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NEED FOOD?
CALL TO REQUEST A HAMPER
403-253-2055

Monday to Thursday: 8:15 am – 7 pm
Friday: 8:15 am – 4 pm

HAMPER PICK-UP
CALGARY FOOD BANK LOCATION

By appointment only
Monday to Thursday:
8 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 1:30 pm,
2 – 4:30 pm, 5 – 7:30 pm
Friday:
8 – 10:30 am, 11 am – 1:30 pm, 2 – 3:30 pm
Saturday: 9 – 11:30 am, 12:30 – 3 pm
Get the hours for our satellite locations.

Administration
ANNEX HOURS

Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 4 pm

ANNEX LOCATION

5020 12A Street SE
Calgary, AB T2G 5K9

CONNECT WITH US

Main line: 403-253-2059
Fax: 403-259-4240
info@calgaryfoodbank.com

HOLIDAY HOURS

THE CALGARY FOOD BANK IS CLOSED DECEMBER 25 to 28 and January 1 to 3.

There are revised hours for the warehouse, distribution, Food Link and administration. Please refer to our holiday hours page for our holiday hours. Happy Holidays.

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