Human Resources Generalist

Pacific Northern Gas Ltd., a subsidiary of AltaGas Ltd., owns and operates natural gas transmission and distribution systems. The Company’s western transmission line extends from the Spectra Energy gas transmission system north of Prince George to Kitimat and Prince Rupert, and provides services to twelve communities and a number of industrial facilities. In the northeast, Pacific Northern Gas (N.E.) Ltd. provides gas distribution service in the Dawson Creek, Fort St. John and Tumbler Ridge areas.

Reporting to the Manager, Human Resources, this position is located in our Vancouver, BC office.  As a member of the Human Resources Team, the HR Generalist is responsible for assisting with the implementation and maintenance of human resource policies, programs and services.  This includes assisting with talent acquisition, staffing, compensation, training and development, records management, company benefits and employee relations.


  • Assist in all aspects of the recruitment process by coordinating job postings, reviewing resumes, performing reference checks, corresponding with applicants and coordinating new hire onboarding.
  • Gather and analyze data using various human resource metrics.
  • Assist with investigations on human resource matters.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of human resource policies, programs and services.
  • Act as a backup for non-union payroll in absence of Payroll/Benefits Administrator.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources Team to support all aspects of the employee life cycle including employee development and engagement, change management and employee and labour relations.
  • Provide general assistance to the Human Resources Team.
  • Maintains all employee and human resource documentation.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • 3 years’ HR experience in a similar role, preferably in a unionized environment.
  • Strong knowledge of payroll and relevant legislation (i.e. environmental safety, WorkSafe BC)
  • Proficient MS Office and Windows-based computer applications skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.).
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, organization and planning skills with the ability to think strategically.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Outstanding collaborative abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgement and safeguard confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Pacific Northern Gas offers a pension and benefits package in addition to work/life balance and opportunities for career growth.

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resumes in confidence to the Human Resources Department:  ** Please put the position title in the subject of your email**   

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization, but only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No agency referrals or telephone inquiries at this time, please.