Tuesday , December 12 2023

Air Canada Careers – Resource Scheduling Specialist

Website Air Canada

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to assume the function of Resource Scheduling Specialist. The successful candidate will be responsible for working with a team in the planning and reporting of manpower schedules and training for a large unionized workforce; while controlling operational manpower costs and meeting corporate objectives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adjust staffing levels, a month in advance, in response to operational changes of the monthly headcount targets while controlling costs
  • Pre-plan staff levels and plan manpower requirements (optimizing costs)
  • Develop all unionized training schedules required for the station and deliver on corporate training requirements
  • Assure tracking and coordination of staff hiring, staff movements, and/or employee status changes.
  • Prepare documentation & reporting of schedule assignments for payroll purposes
  • Maintain and track yearly vacation plans for a large unionized workforce
  • Schedule employee’s training as per the plan
  • Work with a team to design and implement semi annual staffing bids
  • Manage a team of two resource coordinators
  • Liaise with union representatives to address employee concerns
  • Coordinate and backfill relief assignments
  • Maintain employee seniority lists due to retirements, resignations, transfers, and terminations.
  • Monitor long term vacancies while ensuring relief coverage is in place
  • Balance work schedule/hours when shift cycle change occurs and advise payroll

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to establish work priorities and perform while under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and adapt to changing conditions
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal effectively with employees’ concerns and issues regarding their schedules
  • Ability to learn new computer applications
  • Knowledge of airport or similar complex operations an asset
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Experience working in a unionized environment an asset; knowledge of IAMAW or CAW collective agreements
  • Proven time management and planning skills
  • Proven experience with MS-Office, advanced knowledge of MS-Excel and MS-Word
  • Strong knowledge and extensive experience with time sheet handling, processes with payroll and administration of working schedule

Job Details:

Company:  Air Canada

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Mississauga, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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