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Department HUMAN RESOURCES Date Posted 2/14/2020

Position Type Full Time Reference No. 2020-117

DivisionDetour Lake Mine LocationDetour Lake Mine, Ontario, CA


At Detour Gold we firmly believe that the success of the business is a direct result of our employees. In 2007 we began as a junior exploration company and today, we're one of Canada's leading gold producers, employing approximately 1000 people.

The future at Detour Gold is bright. The Detour Lake Mine has a mine life of 23 years with a gold production profile averaging 660,000 ounces per year, making it the largest gold mine in Canada.

Putting safety first, hard work and determination and working collaboratively are some of the characteristics of our amazing team - exactly what we're looking for in future employees.

Interested?  We hope you are.

Location: Detour Lake Mine

Rotation: 14 days in/ 14 days off 

Closing Date: February 28, 2020




Based at the Detour Lake Mine site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Administrator to join our Human Resources team reporting to the Human Resources Manager.


The Human Resources Administrator will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient functioning of the Human Resources department with a focus on HR-Success Factors administration.





  • Process, verify, and update documentation related to HR activities such as employee document, recruitment, performance management, statistics, and salary administration;
  • Input payroll changes in Success Factors accurately and timely according to payroll deadlines;
  • Ensure the integrity of SAP data through standard auditing practices;
  • Participate in the administration and integrity of the HRIS data and other related HR software;
  • Advise employees on relevant policies and procedures, or direct employees enquiries to the appropriate person;
  • Act as a liaison between benefit carriers (group plans and RRSP) in the provision of benefits and payroll administration;
  • Provide training and guidance to site timekeepers for the integrity of time management with HRIS time and payroll modules;
  • Compile data, statistics and other information and conduct research as and when required;
  • Create monthly and quarterly reports.




  • Diploma or Degree in HR or Business Administration required;
  • Achieved or working towards CHRP designation is an asset;
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a Human Resources role;
  • Minimum three years’ experience in administrative support;
  • Success Factors knowledge is considered an asset;
  • High proficiency level with Microsoft Office particularly with Excel;
  • Strong emotional intelligence;
  • Able to hand multiple priorities and meet deadlines;
  • Experience in a cross-cultural working environment.




Together, we are operating one of the largest gold producing mines in Canada and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team. All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:

  • Competitive salary

  • Travel Allowance

  • Group benefits package including:

    • A retirement plan with 6% employer contributions

    • Extended health, dental and travel benefits

    • Life Insurance

    • Employee and family assistance program

    • Health Care Spending Account

  • Training and learning opportunities


Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview. 

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.

Detour Gold is an equal opportunity employer, values diversity in its workforce, and encourages applications from qualified candidates. We welcome applications from our Indigenous partner communities which will be given priority consideration during the applicant screening process. Where possible, accommodations are made for qualified applicants with self-declared disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation because of a disability, you are encouraged to advise a Human Resources representative, who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.

Detour Gold thanks all applicants, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The Company reserves the right to conduct relevant testing of shortlisted applicants in an effort to determine the preparedness of candidates to succeed in the roles for which they have applied.