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Labour Relations Advisor

Business Unit:  Aviation Services
Career Area:  Operations and Administration

Calgary, AB, CA

Come build your career at GardaWorld!

GardaWorld is the largest provider of aviation services for the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), offering screening services in 28 airports across Canada.


Are you ready to take your labour relations expertise to the next level? Do you like the idea of joining an innovative group of professionals committed to fostering and improving labour relations within the federally regulated sector. Then consider this permanent full-time opportunity with GardaWorld’s Labour Relations Unit based out of the Calgary International Airport. 

About Us:
The Regional Labour Relations unit provides solutions to employee/labour relations issues by working effectively across the HR community with employees and operations, fostering positive labour relations, and demonstrating value through measured performance and results.

Why work for GardaWorld Security Screening Inc.?

The GardaWorld screening services is committed to being an employer of choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment. We offer:
· A defined RRSP plan
· Comprehensive Health Plan
· Life and Disability insurance
· Flexible work arrangements
· Collegial and professional work culture
· Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
· We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role


What can I expect to do in this role?

In the Labour Relations Advisor role, you will:

  • Provide managers and human resources staff with specialized labour relations advice on a broad range of complex employee/labour relations issues (e.g. performance management, legislation requirements, discipline, disputes/grievances, collective agreement contract interpretation and application).
  • Lead and coordinate grievances beyond the Formal Resolution Stage.
  • Assist during the mediation and arbitration process.
  • Identify and analyze general labour relations issues and trends and recommend solutions.
  • Advance positive labour relations by building effective working relationships with all staff, union representative and external partners.


How do I qualify?


Technical Skills:

  • You have demonstrated knowledge and experience of employee relations including principles, best practices, theories, trends, related legislation, and arbitral jurisprudence within the federal and/or provincial sector.
  • You have proven knowledge of and experience in grievance administration and collective agreement interpretation.
  • You have 2+ years of demonstrated knowledge and experience of employee relations, including principles and best practices, theories and trends, related legislation (e.g., Canadian Human Rights Act, Canada Labour Code, and Occupational Health and Safety).


Research, Analytical and Strategic Skills:

  • You have strong conceptual, research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • You can combine strategic thinking with issues management and a service focus to assist business partners in decision-making.


Negotiation, Collaboration, and Interpersonal Skills:

  • You have well developed negotiation and dispute resolution skills.
  • You can collaborate with business partners and use superior judgment, business awareness and political acuity to provide risk-based advice.
  • You can advise and direct managers on complex issues and to promote effective labour relations.
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • You have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.


Mandatory Requirements
•    Post-secondary education in Human Resources or equivalent work experience
•    Must be a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident as defined in the Immigration Act, with an employment authorization document
•    Able to obtain a Transportation Security Clearance and Secret Security Clearance
•    No previous criminal background for which a pardon has not been granted
•    18 years of age or older 



Additional Notes
•    Internal candidates must be in good standing with no performance events on file
•    Travel may be required for training. Other travel may be requested when assistance is required at other airports.
•    Applicants currently residing elsewhere than the job location must CLEARLY indicate if they are seeking to relocate at their own cost


We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates. Applications will only be accepted online via



GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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