Human Resources

White Rock Human Resources supports and enhances the City’s vision through the establishment of programs and policies helping guide employees in reaching and accomplishing their goals and objectives. Human Resources supports employees from their initial candidate experience through to the end of their employment lifecycle; providing strategic advice and expertise on a full range of services and programs with a focus on attracting, retaining, and motivating a qualified, diverse, and inclusive workforce.

Core business areas include:

Workplace Health and Safety

The department supports the creation and maintenance of a safe, respectful, and healthy work environment for all employees. This is accomplished through use of an effective safety management system. The City is committed to preventing accidents, injuries, and illnesses by adhering to a positive safety culture and the execution of various prevention activities such as:

  • Risk assessment
  • Training
  • Inspections
  • Investigations
  • Safe work practices & procedures
  • Hazard-specific programs

Recruitment and Workforce Planning

The department leads the recruitment process to identify, attract, interview and select new City employees. It provides newcomers with corporate orientations and work plans to help guide and set expectations supporting a successful transition into the City’s corporate team and culture.

The City’s greatest strength comes from employees who have the right skills in the right place at the right time, and accomplished through:

  • Ongoing workforce analysis
  • Identifying skills, gaps
  • Identifying supportive interventions to help the City accomplish mandates and strategic objectives

Organizational Review and Job Evaluation

The department collaborates with other City departments to better understand their needs and operational requirements, providing recommendations on organizational structure and positions within the City. These ongoing reviews are vital to ensure the City is proactive in creating staff resources to achieve strategic priorities and service delivery.

RCMP Support Services

RCMP Support Services staff provides the citizens of White Rock access to policing administrative services such as, Police Information Checks, Civil Fingerprinting services, Victim Services, and various Community Policing programs. RCMP Support staffs are trained in cultural diversity, maintaining confidentiality, answering basic criminal code offence questions, and providing citizens with referrals to various resources available to the community of White Rock.