Workplace Investigator

Closing Date
March 24, 2023
Job ID

We are currently recruiting for a full-time experienced Workplace Investigator to work for Commissionaires Ottawa in office at our headquarters at 24 Colonnade Road.

What you will be doing…

The Incumbent will be required to conduct multiple investigation at once for several of our federal government clients and resolve complex workplace issues and complaints.

Some of your responsibilities include…

  • Conduct investigations and maintain appropriate records in a confidential manner
  • Draft investigation findings reports and make recommendation for corrective actions, including timeframes to the appropriate Parties
  • Support the corrective actions by providing expertise, advice and clarification as needed by the Parties affected by the issue or complaint
  • Prepare and write complex ER HR Investigation reports and summaries of findings with supporting documentation that is fair, impartial, and represents the facts and analyzes investigative results to determine whether the facts suggest a violation of policy and or Legislation

What’s in it for you?

  • Work for a reputable and nationally known company
  • Work in a challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Employer paid professional development
  • A comprehensive benefits package
  • Generous paid time off, holidays and sick days
  • Retirement plans with company matching of employee contributions
  • Employee discount programs, social outings and holiday gatherings

You’re a good fit if you have…

  • High level of maturity, professionalism, discretion and demonstrated impartiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingualism (in French and English) is considered an asset
  • Proven judgment and critical analysis skills
  • Experience in collaborating with other departments on complex investigations
  • Demonstrated experience in effectively managing high-volume workload and complex priorities
  • Demonstrated integrity and sensitivity to all cultures
  • Demonstrated sound judgment in safeguarding confidential and sensitive information

Your must-haves:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience providing workplace harassment and violence investigative services within the last ten (10) years
  • Experience with the principles and practices of investigation and research, including interview techniques, principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting, research techniques and data collection
  • Investigative experience with Federal Government Departments is required
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of the Ontario Human Rights code and, relevant Canadian Labour and Employment Law, including but not limited to the Canada Labour Code Part II, Ontario Labour Relations Act, the Employment Standards Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), OH&S Regulations Part XX-Violence Prevention in the Workplace
  • Proven ability to thoroughly collect and synthesize information obtained through interviews and research
  • Experience in proposing recommendations based on investigation findings
  • Experience collecting, analyzing and interpreting information received from investigations
  • Experience conducting interviews with Complainants, Respondents and Witnesses
  • Experience collecting, analyzing and interpreting information received from investigations
  • Have a enhance reliability security clearance or ability to successfully obtain one
  • Willing to travel when required

Your Education:

  • Post-secondary education with a focus on Human Resources and/or Employment Law and/or Industrial Psychology and/or Private Investigations
  • Professional designation (i.e CHRP, CHRL, LLB, Private Investigator) an asset
  • Training in Administrative Investigative Techniques, Canadian Human Rights Law and Canadian Labour Law and Employment law
  • Some level of training in the following fields is required : Arbitration, ADR/conciliation, cross-cultural/diversity, counselling/coaching, sociology, industrial psychology, ethical reasoning, self-management, OH&S, harassment and violence prevention, mental health, domestic violence, cyberbullying, or legal

Still interested?

DON’T WAIT! Send your resume to [email protected] today! A member of our Human Resources team will contact all suitable candidates of interest.

NOTE: Only those candidates that meet the specified requirements will be considered for this position. Candidates that do not meet the requirements may be considered for similar opportunities.

Commissionaires values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender and age.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and Commissionaires’ Policies on Accommodation, a request for accommodation will be accepted as part of Commissionaires’ hiring process.

We appreciate all who apply, however we will only be contacting candidates of interest.