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Position Term: Contract (Up to One Year)

Division/Branch: Corporate Services Division / Human Resources & Training Branch

Application Deadline: June 15, 2022

Level: 9

Hourly Rate: Min $37.93/hr to Max $47.41/hr

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming and horse racing sectors and cannabis retail in Ontario in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest.

Are you a team-oriented individual with a passion for finding and placing top talent? Do you enjoy building meaningful working relationships with internal stakeholders? Are you interested in supporting the development of a strong workplace culture, which is centered on the principles of innovation, trust, accountability, service excellence, and a digital-first mindset? If you answered "yes" to all these questions, then we want to hear from you!

The Corporate Services Division of the AGCO has an exciting opportunity within the Human Resources and Training Branch for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources, you will manage the full recruitment cycle process for various roles across the organization. You will also partner with business leaders to review staffing requirements and develop creative recruitment strategies to attract and hire top talent.

Why choose the AGCO?

  • The opportunity to join a modern regulator that is innovative, proactive and socially responsible
  • An inclusive, respectful, collaborative and fun working environment
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Flexible Work Arrangement programs
  • Abundant Training & Professional Development
  • Competitive compensation package, including a defined benefit pension plan and a broad well-being program.
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
In this role, the successful candidate will:
  • Manage and participate in the full recruitment cycle process from end to end, including sourcing, screening, interviewing and hiring.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert for hiring managers throughout the recruitment process.
  • Create and edit compelling job ads for internal and external job boards.
  • Create and update various assessments and interview packages.
  • Administer and coordinate employment checks, including but not limited to background checks and references.
  • Manage candidate relationships throughout the recruitment process to ensure positive candidate experience.
  • Conduct debriefing meetings with interview candidates to provide feedback as requested.
  • Lead and participate in various projects related to talent acquisition and recruitment.
The ideal candidate must have:
  • A post-secondary education in Human Resources, Business or a related field.
  • CHRP/CHRL designation (an asset).
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing high-volume full-cycle recruitment (both technical and non-technical roles)
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems, and other recruitment tools (e.g. LinkedIn Recruiter).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral), combined with the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of urgency with demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to develop and implement creative solutions.
  • Sound knowledge of employment and related legislation (Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, etc.).
  • The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • The AGCO has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy that requires all staff, including prospective new employees, be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals with valid medical or other human rights-based exemptions will be considered for appropriate accommodation within the policy.

The AGCO is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer.

The AGCO has the responsibility to lead by example in advancing racial equity and to build a diverse, inclusive, accessible and respectful workplace where every employee has a voice and the opportunity to fully contribute. To this effect, you are encouraged to reflect upon the diversity you would bring to the role within your application including, but not limited to, individuals identifying with one or more of the under-represented groups identified within Ontario's Human Rights Code.

Disability related accommodation during the recruitment process is available upon

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