Human Resources Generalist

Job Locations CA-NS-Bridgewater
Posted Date 4 days ago(6/28/2022 2:33 PM)
Job ID
Human Resources


Cooke Aquaculture





Cooke Aquaculture Inc., a dynamic and growing east coast family company, with Platinum Member status in the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program has an opportunity for a highly motivated, results orientated individual with effective verbal and written communication skills to join the Company’s Human Resources Team.

Cooke is a global seafood company with operations in North America, Europe, and South America. Our company’s success is driven by our dynamic, highly skilled and innovative management team, supported by dedicated employees who live in coastal communities and contribute to the local area’s economy and sense of community.


The Role:
Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Generalist will provide coaching, guidance, and day to day direction to the freshwater, saltwater, plant and distribution operations leadership teams and serve as a resource on all Human Resource matters. You will be responsible for maintaining employee records, new employee orientation, administration of payroll and benefits, recruitment, and be the first point of contact for employees. Must have excellent communication skills, the ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in all aspects of the role. Travel throughout Nova Scotia is a requirement of the position.


The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills with prior experience in a fast paced, deadline driven environment and must possess skills in the following areas: personnel management, the disciplinary process, recruitment, and labour compliance. A Human Resources related diploma, 3-5 years of Human Resources related experience of other combination of education and relevant HR experience is required.


The Opportunity:
The role description is just one part of the story. This is an opportunity to grow, to stretch, to work within the parameters of the role but stretch to your fullest potential. We are a team that counts performance, we reward contribution, and we recognize talent. It is about being at the center of the fastest growing company in Atlantic Canada and knowing you are part of that growth. The ability to bring your passion for learning, desire for growth, and energy for moving your career forward is what we offer.

The Why:
Why Cooke…simple because we are a company that rewards initiative, resourcefulness, and work ethic. We will champion your growth and provide you with the platform to create your path, your career, and your future.



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