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Human Resources Generalist (Renfrew & Timmins Ontario)


Renfrew, ON, CA, K7V 4B1

Req ID:  41023

Status: Full-time Regular 

Working Conditions: Hybrid Working Environment 

Education Level: University Degree or Post Secondary Education in Human Resources

Location: Renfrew & Timmins, Ontario  

Shifts(s): Days  

Travel: As Required  

Deadline to Apply: December 3, 2022 


OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on. 
Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050.  

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world.  



BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow. 




OPG is looking for dedicated, results driven and dynamic professionals to join our team in the role of Human Resources Generalist located at Renfrew and Timmins Ontario.


Reporting to the Senior Manager, the Human Resources Generalists will be responsible for providing employees services with appropriate policies and objectives, providing advice, guidance, recommendations, ensuring that policies and procedures are complied with.  This role will also provide expertise on employee service matters, including grievances, compensation, selection processes etc.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.  



  • Provide guidance to management on the administration of the sick leave plan, including medical leave of absence, referral for LTD consideration, vocational rehabilitation, Worker's Compensation, etc. 
  • Provide advice, guidance and services in areas of; organizational structure, job evaluation, compensation, benefits and payroll administration, including related policies and procedures;
  • Access HR databases to report on trends and emerging issues.  Gather statistics, complete studies, analyze and prepare reports on a variety of HR issues or procedures.  
  • Contribute to continuous improvement and best practices to influence human resources strategies and be a driving force to support HR’s Service Delivery Model;
  • Responsible for developing or providing management with advice and services, staff planning, placement, promotion, performance management issues;
  • Keep up to date on training activities and available programs;
  • Initiate, develop, and deliver training courses;
  • Develop for approval and carry out work plans for programs/processes in specialized areas;
  • Perform other duties as required.




  • University Degree or Post Secondary Education in Human Resources
  • CHRL designation or Masters Degree in Human Resources is considered an asset




 We are seeking a human resource professional with the following:

  • Experience as a HR Consultant, HR Advisor or HR Generalist.  Sound knowledge of human resources principals, and processes and ability to provide advice and operational support on a wide range of HR matters;
  • Labour/employee relations experience in a unionized environment will be an asset
  • Results orientated and the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment while effectively managing and adapting to multiple changing priorities;
  • Strong problem solving skills to address and overcome current and future challenges;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong facilitation, negotiation, influencing and presentation skill;
  • Commitment to high standards of procedural safety and regulatory compliance;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook);
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License in good standing, is necessary for this position; and
  • Willingness to travel locally between Durham region locations, as required.


The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct. 




As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a fast-paced work environment. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to the province’s wellbeing.  

At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.   


Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you: 


  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide 
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities 
  • Electricity is vital to the province and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors. 


If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG. 


Our promise to you: 

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority. 
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day. 
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop. 
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate. 
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses. 
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion. 



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T. December 3,2022.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 



OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. 

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External posting will not go up until we can confirm there were no successful internal candidates