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Human Resources Internal Recruiter (12 Month Contract)


Whitby, ON, CA, L1N 9X1

Req ID:  37743

Status: Contract (12-months)

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

Location: Whitby, ON

Shifts(s): Days

Deadline to Apply: December 9, 2021


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.



Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for dynamic, strategic, and results-driven professional to join our team in the role of Human Resources Internal Recruiter for a 12-month contract opportunity based in Whitby, ON.

Reporting to the Manager Recruitment, this position is responsible for supporting hiring managers with OPG’s internal recruitment process with a focus on client service.  The Internal Recruiter ensures processes, collective agreements, and governance are followed while engaging internal talent to meet organizational goals. 

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 advice to internal clients at all levels in the organization regarding HR policies, programs and processes related to internal recruitment and escalating complex matters.
  • Assist hiring managers with the internal recruitment process including: posting vacancies, development of selection criteria, short list assessments, interview format and scheduling, preparing offer letters and negotiating release dates.   
  • Provide advice regarding the application of the collective agreement terms and associated processes. Interpret and explain the application of clauses of Collective Agreement, directives, guides, and policies as they relate to internal recruitment.
  • Prepare supporting documentation and management briefs for non-selection grievances/arbitration and any Human Rights & Harassment matters related to recruitment activities.
  • Support the creation of knowledge based content for web self-serve, working closely with subject matter experts and specialists in HR and other shared services organizations.
  • Assist in the coordination, roll-out and delivery of internal recruitment programs.
  • Participate in process reviews to identify opportunities to improve the internal recruitment program.
  • Perform other duties as required.



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



We are seeking an experienced human resources professional with the following: 

  • Experience as an HR Consultant or HR Advisor with sound knowledge of human resources principles.  Labour/employee relations experience in a unionized environment will be an asset.
  • Results oriented and the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment while effectively managing and adapting to multiple changing priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, possess excellent written and verbal communications skills, and strong facilitation, negotiation, influencing and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, must be a trusted advisor with experience in building, shaping and maintaining positive relationships and partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders (hiring managers, colleagues, union representatives, etc).
  • Ability to quickly understand business process and navigate organization and support systems to deliver results to client groups.
  • Experience and solid understanding working with HRIS systems.  Experience with SAP and SuccessFactors is an asset;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Diversity or Employment Equity recruitment experience;
  • 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 9, 2021.  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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