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Talent Acquisition Associate


Surrey, BC, CA

Branch: Gas
Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time Temporary
Salary Min: $33.13 Hourly
Salary Max: $47.08 Hourly
Short-term Incentive Eligible: No
Workplace Flexibility: Yes 
Temp Duration: 12 months


We’re a Canadian-owned and BC-based energy company taking steps toward a lower-carbon energy future by providing renewable energy, natural gas and electricity to more than 1.2 million customers.  

We’re looking for new talent to join us as we transform BC’s energy future. Our diverse team of more than 2,600 employees is committed to a safe and inclusive culture where each of us can connect, belong and grow. Join us and let’s work together for a better BC. 

Position Overview

You have an eye for spotting and attracting top talent. Better yet, you connect the dots between the needs of the teams you support and the ideal incumbents who have the sought-after skills, qualities and attitude to fit right in. Sounds like you’d be a great fit as a Talent Acquisition Associate.  


In this temporary role, you’ll collaborate and build strong relationships with employees and hiring manager as you develop strategic recruitment plans to find talent.


Your creativity and attention to detail will be on full display as you engage the job market with innovative methods and inspire top talent by elevating our brand through our values for sustainability, respect and more. You excel in fast-paced environments, and harness your time management prowess to ensure all of your ongoing recruitment processes are completed on-time and with excellent customer service.


In this role, you will:

  • Build strong working partnerships with designated business areas to support their unionized and exempt recruiting needs
  • Conduct full-cycle recruitment for internal and external hiring including understanding requirements, building applicant pools, developing strategic sourcing strategies, shortlisting and evaluating candidates, guiding candidates and hiring managers through the recruitment journey, and negotiating offers
  • Identify the specific needs for these business areas and execute hiring practices to find the right talent
  • Coordinate, prepare and advertise job postings while taking your business partners along the journey
  • Seek to attract the right talent through recruitment systems and tools including job fairs, social media, and industry events 
  • Develop pre-screening processes to short list talent, determine the selection criteria, testing and assessment requirements in accordance with company policies, collective agreement provisions and applicable government legislation
  • Lead interviews in partnership with our business stakeholders

What it takes:

  • A diploma or degree in human resources.
  • Knowledge of employment legislation regulations and hiring practices within collective agreements.
  • Experience with interpreting and applying collective agreement provisions related to job postings
  • Working knowledge of recruitment technology, including Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and LinkedIn. Bonus points if familiar with SuccessFactors Recruiting. 
  • Excellent computer skills using MS Office Suite and HRIS.
  • Passionate about talent acquisition and have a creative mindset while thriving in an dynamic and fast paced environment.

In this role, you will have the option to participate in a flexible work program, enabling you to work from an approved flex location in British Columbia up to 85 days a year (equivalent to approximately two days a week), subject to business or operational needs.


Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.


To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information. 


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