HSAA represents approximately 29,000 paramedical technical, paramedical professional and general support employees in more than 240 disciplines. We are one of the fastest-growing unions in Alberta; as such, we are always looking for talented individuals to add to our ever-expanding team. If you have a passion for supporting those who ensure our province stays healthy, check out the positions available below!


Labour Relations Officer (Full-Time, Permanent)

We are looking for one (1) permanent, full-time Labour Relations Officer. The position will be located in Calgary, reporting to the Director of Labour Relations, South. Expand this posting for more details.

Deadline for applications: Opened until a suitable candidate is found

The Organization:

The Health Sciences Association of Alberta (HSAA) is a progressive union representing approximately 29,000 paramedical, professional, and technical members. Our staff are committed to delivering high-quality services to our members. HSAA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The position:

We are looking for one (1) permanent, full-time Labour Relations Officer. The position will be located in Calgary, reporting to the Director of Labour Relations, South.  This in-scope position will be responsible for the provision of labour relations advice and advocacy to our membership. The successful applicant may be assigned to arbitrations, facilitate workshops, provide mentorship and oversight to stewards, and may lead or assist with collective bargaining. With exposure to a broad range of activities and projects, this opportunity will support your career development and aspirations!

What you bring:

You are an energetic, values-driven individual with a minimum of three years’ experience at the intermediate level in Labour Relations, Industrial Relations, Human Resources, or related background. You have obtained a university degree, in addition to, specialized education directly related to employment law, conflict resolution, arbitrations, and negotiations. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience with the grievance management and/or team facilitation experience. You have a demonstrated ability to interpret collective agreement language and argue cases for the redress of workplace issues. An ability to explain contract issues utilizing various communication styles and methods is essential. You have a thorough understanding of and commitment to trade union philosophy and public healthcare. You are able to manage your time effectively, but occasionally work outside of regular business hours with the ability to travel throughout Alberta, as required. You possess a valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle.

Your Core Competencies:

  • Creative Problem Solving: You assess problems in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
  • Drive for Results: You maximize resources to achieve organization goals while maintaining accountability to each other and stakeholders.
  • Systems Thinking: You understand broad perspectives, set goals to meet long-term outcomes, and help others to see their role in achieving results.
  • Develop Self and Others: You are committed to learning and understand the strategic importance of ongoing team development.
  • Agility: You anticipate and adapt to changing priorities and environments. You are resilient in times of uncertainty.
  • Develop Networks: You build connections and trust in relationships.
  • Build Collaboration: You lead and contribute to conditions that support teamwork, collaboration, consistency and excellence.

What we offer:

Competitive Compensation:      $60.10-$80.45/hour; commensurate with experience

Work-Life Balance:                    35-hour work week

Learning & Development:          Internal and external training support

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter by e-mail to Human Resources at In your cover letter, please tell us how your skills and experience align with this position. Applications may be used to fill other current and future opportunities.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those shortlisted for the position will be contacted.