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Human Resources Business Partner, BCEHS

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) is responsible for the delivery, coordination and governance of out-of-hospital emergency health services and inter-facility patient transfer planning and coordination services. BCEHS is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) and is a trusted partner in the BC Healthcare system.


To achieve this vision, the HR department is going through a time of exciting growth as we substantially increase our staff capacity within HR Services, Recruitment and our recent introduction of the HR Wellness & Recovery team. We aim to provide a consistent and exceptional employee support.


BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) is looking for Human Resources Business Partners, with experience working in unionized environments, who are ready to take their HR practice to the next level.


Help us create an exceptional workplace characterized by positive relationships with our employees. 

  • Be the trusted advisor and a strategic partner to client groups;
  • Foster a proactive, problem-solving approach to employee / labour relations; and
  • Help client groups design and implement work processes to achieve business outcomes.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Consult on issues including labour relations (including collective agreement and policy interpretation), staff training and development, organizational development, recruitment and selection.
  • Represent the organization at labour management meetings, negotiate resolutions both locally and provincially to labour relations issues independently and/or in conjunction with centralized HR partners.
  • Work with the HR team to ensure consistent application of relevant policies, collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment.
  • Use creativity and independent judgment to make decisions while remaining connected to organizational and PHSA goals.
  • Guide others to make sound decisions and to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Support and lead continuous improvement, innovation and change management initiatives and projects involving leaders, union and employee groups that shape culture and enhance service delivery.

You have:

  • Education, training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources plus seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressively more senior experience in a unionized setting and in dealing with conflict resolution.
  • Working knowledge of standard human resource policies and practices and related employment legislation.


You are an unparalleled problem-solver and are always curious and learning. You have demonstrated abilities in:



  • You are a fluent communicator and easily create presentations, correspondence, reports, minutes and summaries.
  • You are an active listener who can collaboratively negotiate and influence.
  • You instinctually know when to use diplomacy or assertiveness to achieve objectives.
  • You understand the balance of confidentiality and disclosure needed, as well as the requirements of collective agreements.


Building Relationships

  • You build positive relationships and work in partnership.
  • You mentor and engage others to ensure success.
  • You work effectively in a team and independently.

What we bring


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job Type: Regular Full-Time
302 - 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver BC V5M 4X6 (Remote work options from within the province of British Columbia are available under our Flexible Work Policy)
Hours of Work: 
08:00-16:00 Monday-Friday

Requisition #: 127262E


What we do


BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) provides provincial emergency medical care and patient transfer services. BCEHS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).


PHSA plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose.


PHSA and BCEHS are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.