Van-Kam Freightways Ltd. is Western Canada’s leading LTL Service provider. Founded in 1947, Van Kam has a long-standing history in the transportation industry and is a well-known name in Western Canada. Engrained into Van Kam’s history of 75 years is a company dedicated to growth, stability, and community. As a company that continues to prosper, we value our employees at every level and recognize that our success is based upon having committed individuals on our team.
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Van Kam is currently hiring a Human Resources Manager to be based out of the head office in Surrey. This position reports to the Director of HR and works closely with management, ownership, and both non-union and unionized employees throughout all 8 terminals in BC.


The position:

  • Direct and manage full cycle recruitment and all recruitment initiatives, including but not limited to interviewing, consulting with managers, onboarding, and advertising
  • Oversee and mentor HR Administrator on a variety of tasks including recruitment, health and wellness initiatives, and employee engagement activities
  • Support managers and employees in conflict resolution and performance management
  • Write and review policies and ensure support and understanding by management and employees
  • Coordinate training and development initiatives for all staff
  • Work with Director of HR to ensure compliance with Federal employment regulations
  • Work with the HR team on employee engagement activities, such as employee appreciation lunches, birthday treat month, social activities and more
  • Live the Van Kam Values: Develop, Care, Achieve
  • Competitive pay and excellent benefits


The Successful Candidate:

  • Have 3-5 years progressive HR Experience as a Generalist, HR Business Partner, or HR Manager
  • Be a CPHR candidate, or CPHR designated
  • Experience working in a federally regulated company, as well as a unionized environment is an asset
  • Be a team player and able to think on their feet
  • Feel passionate about supporting others
  • Be comfortable with occasional travel


If you are interested in working in this role and joining the Van Kam team, please forward an updated resume and cover letter outlining your interest in this opportunity to:


We thank everyone who applies, but only qualified candidates will be contacted for interview.


“Van Kam is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Environmental Responsibility”


Surrey, BC

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