Penske Human Resources Representative (Vancouver, BC) in Delta, British Columbia


Position Summary:

Penske currently seeks a Human Resources Representative who will be responsible for performing professional human resources work with emphasis in the areas of staffing, training and development in Western Canada. This position will work closely with our operations management in a proactive approach to ensure the right associates are in the right jobs and are fully engaged, with strong talent benches to ensure sustained business success.

This position will be based in Delta, BC and will support operations in Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Port Kells, Saskatoon, Lethbridge, Burnaby, Abbottsford, and Annacis Island. This role will report to the Northwest Area Human Resources Manager.

Qualified candidates will have 2-3 years of human resource generalist experience, with prior focus in staffing and training.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provides staffing support by executing recruiting efforts, screening candidates, selection of candidates, preparing compensation recommendations, and coordinating the onboarding process. As part of the recruiting process, this role will establish and maintain relationships with technical/trade schools and colleges to build entry level candidate pipelines.

  • Advises associates and management on the interpretation of human resources policies, programs, and procedures. Investigates associate complaints and works with the HR Manager – Canada and Director of Field Human Resources as appropriate to resolve.

  • In consultation with field and corporate staff, delivers functional training for the exempt and non-exempt workforce to support various business initiatives such as new associate orientation, workplace violence, workplace harassment, and selection skills.

  • Evaluates human resources practices and processes and recommends appropriate revisions based on best practice research. Upon approval, works with HR team to implement revised process.

  • In conjunction with HR team, develops relevant HR metrics, examines and identifies key trends in data and provides recommendations based on data.

  • Performs administrative duties including wage and hour audits, preparing and revising organizational charts, etc.

  • Special Assignments and tasks as assigned by the Area Vice President, Director of Field Human Resources, and HR Manager, Canada such as serving on process improvement teams, coordinating small scope short term projects, etc.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or closely related field.

  • 2-3 years of Human Resources generalist experience with a focus in the areas of staffing and training required.

  • Working knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures utilized in associate relations and compensation.

  • Willingness to travel, at least 60% to various locations by car, plane, or train overnight as required or as directed by Area leadership.

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and documentation skills.

  • Skill in operation of variety of computer software programs, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and have a basic understanding of enterprise-wide HRIS systems (Oracle and Taleo preferred).

  • Ability to interpret Human Resources rules, laws, and policies for Canada.

  • Ability to collect, compile, and analyze information and data.

  • Ability to prepare comprehensive and complex reports.

  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships.

  • Ability to communicate effectively throughout the organization both in person and through written correspondence and presentations.

  • Project management experience, high-level organizational skills and experience working with outside vendors are needed

  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment and education) are required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

Work Locations: 632 Belgrave Way Delta, BC V3M 5R7

Primary Location: Canada-British Columbia-Delta

Job: Human Resources

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Human Resources

Req ID: 1805335