Careers

Our People Are What Make Our Communities Special

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults and providing outstanding seniors care, dementia care and other health services. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience and expertise to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves.

If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, send us your resume.

For Citadel Village positions, please send your resume to: hrcitadel@cdlhomes.com

For Devonshire Village positions, please send your resume to: hrdevonshire@cdlhomes.com

For Glastonbury Village positions, please send your resume to: hrglastonbury@cdlhomes.com

For Royal Oak Village in Lacombe positions, please send your resume to: hrroyaloak@cdlhomes.com

For Garneau Hall positions, please send your resume to: hrgarneau@cdlhomes.com

 

Why choose Christenson?

  • Innovative and direct involvement in community supports
  • Opportunity for career growth through training and development
  • Family values and support for family initiatives
  • A cooperative, team spirited working atmosphere

 


Christenson Communities Employment Opportunities

Director of Care - Valleyview

Are you a high-energy resident-centered health care leader? Christenson Communities provides seniors with opportunities to live life to the fullest by operating Seniors Independent and Assisted Living Communities in Alberta.

We are currently recruiting for an exceptional individual for the following position at our Valleyview Alberta location:

DIRECTOR OF CARE
A day in the life of a Director of Care:
  • Manages & leads their exceptional Care Team to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to our residents.
  • Establishes, maintains and manages the development, delivery and quality of care provided to our residents while ensuring applicable legislative guidelines and company standards are followed.
  • Fosters and maintains a strong relationship with residents and their families by actively interacting with residents, families, guests and by adhering to the company’s BEE the Difference standards of care and hospitality.
  • Develops, maintains and implements resident support plans.
  • Manages departmental budget and labour hours.
  • Retains and enhances company culture and values in every interaction.
 
COMPETENCIES,SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to lead, organize and schedule work functions and motivate a team of professional team members.
  • Strong oral, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; ability to maintain effective relationships.
  • Ability to prepare and administer departmental budgets.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to resolve contentious or sensitive issues or situations.
  • Sound computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and electronic care systems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information.
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current license to practice as an LPN in the Province of Alberta.
  • 2 – 5 years management/supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in the area of Gerontology and Designated Assisted Living an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in delivering excellence in customer service/patient care, employee communication and development.
  • Knowledgeable in MS Office applications.
  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector Search.
 
Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.
 
Please forward your cover letter and resume to staceys@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Payroll and Benefits Administrator (Temporary)

It takes a special kind of person to work at Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us

We are currently seeking a temporary, full-time Payroll and Benefits Administrator to join our Head Office team located in Edmonton, Alberta. This position will start August 28, 2018 and tentatively end September 27, 2019.

The position involves a broad range of responsibility for payroll and benefits functions and works cooperatively with the Payroll and Benefits Supervisor and various other levels of the business including operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviewing and reconciling timecard data from time and attendance to prepare for processing
  • Processing and issuing payment to hourly, salary, commission and union employees on bi-weekly basis for 18 payroll companies
  • Maintaining appropriate records, files and documentation
  • Maintaining and updating payroll records by reviewing payroll source documents, benefit elections, transfers, leaves of absence, and identifying and reconciling discrepancies
  • Processing employee enrollment forms for insurance and other benefits, updating employee/employer records with changes in benefits coverage, alerting employees to pending milestones and educating them on the employer’s policies and practices regarding benefits, and transmitting data to third-party carriers such as insurance companies
  • Setting up new employees
  • Fulfilling payroll requirements upon termination, including final payments and issuing of ROEs
  • Reconciling payroll accounts
  • Weekly and monthly CRA remittances
  • Ad hoc, weekly, and monthly reporting to internal stakeholders
  • Bi-weekly RSP/pension remittances
  • Monthly benefit reconciliation
  • Monthly union due remittances
  • Annual year end reporting and reconciliation, including processing T4s
  • Responding to employee and management inquiries by researching and resolving payroll-related issues with a focus on excellent customer service
  • Assisting HR department where needed in HR administration duties
  • Observing and respecting the confidentiality of payroll/HR information
  • Tasks and duties vary and although supervised, require independence and good judgment

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • High School Diploma plus one year additional specialized Payroll courses through Canadian Payroll Association (or equivalent)
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification or equivalent is required.

Experience:

  • Three years’ related experience including two years’ experience with computerized payroll systems and electronic data entry
  • Experience using Avanti is a major asset
  • Experience with unionized workplaces and collective agreements are an asset

SKILLS KNOWLEDGE OR ABILITIES RELATED TO THE JOB

  • Ability to plan and organize work with multiple demands and strict deadlines
  • Accurate processing skills and ensuring attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems and comfortable with spreadsheets
  • In depth knowledge of internal Human Resources, Payroll and Finance policies and procedures
  • In depth knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency policies, current labour standards, collective agreements for all employee groups, and other applicable regulations

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of Payroll Administrator. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to michellea@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Careers

Our People Are What Make Our Communities Special

It takes a special kind of person to work with Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults and providing outstanding seniors care, dementia care and other health services. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience and expertise to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves.

If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, send us your resume.

For Citadel Village positions, please send your resume to: hrcitadel@cdlhomes.com

For Devonshire Village positions, please send your resume to: hrdevonshire@cdlhomes.com

For Glastonbury Village positions, please send your resume to: hrglastonbury@cdlhomes.com

For Royal Oak Village in Lacombe positions, please send your resume to: hrroyaloak@cdlhomes.com

For Garneau Hall positions, please send your resume to: hrgarneau@cdlhomes.com

 

Why choose Christenson?

  • Innovative and direct involvement in community supports
  • Opportunity for career growth through training and development
  • Family values and support for family initiatives
  • A cooperative, team spirited working atmosphere

 


Christenson Communities Employment Opportunities

Director of Care - Valleyview

Are you a high-energy resident-centered health care leader? Christenson Communities provides seniors with opportunities to live life to the fullest by operating Seniors Independent and Assisted Living Communities in Alberta.

We are currently recruiting for an exceptional individual for the following position at our Valleyview Alberta location:

DIRECTOR OF CARE
A day in the life of a Director of Care:
  • Manages & leads their exceptional Care Team to ensure the highest quality of care is provided to our residents.
  • Establishes, maintains and manages the development, delivery and quality of care provided to our residents while ensuring applicable legislative guidelines and company standards are followed.
  • Fosters and maintains a strong relationship with residents and their families by actively interacting with residents, families, guests and by adhering to the company’s BEE the Difference standards of care and hospitality.
  • Develops, maintains and implements resident support plans.
  • Manages departmental budget and labour hours.
  • Retains and enhances company culture and values in every interaction.
 
COMPETENCIES,SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to lead, organize and schedule work functions and motivate a team of professional team members.
  • Strong oral, verbal and interpersonal communication skills; ability to maintain effective relationships.
  • Ability to prepare and administer departmental budgets.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to resolve contentious or sensitive issues or situations.
  • Sound computer skills with proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and electronic care systems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of resident information.
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment to meet the needs of the residents, including weekend and holiday coverage, as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Current license to practice as an LPN in the Province of Alberta.
  • 2 – 5 years management/supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in the area of Gerontology and Designated Assisted Living an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership in delivering excellence in customer service/patient care, employee communication and development.
  • Knowledgeable in MS Office applications.
  • A current and clear Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector Search.
 
Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.
 
Please forward your cover letter and resume to staceys@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Payroll and Benefits Administrator (Temporary)

It takes a special kind of person to work at Christenson Communities. We look for people who have a passion for engaging with older adults. People who have a real commitment to treating residents with the respect, honor and dignity they deserve. People with the experience, and expertise, to help residents live the lives they envision for themselves. If making a difference in people’s lives is one of the things that make you tick, then you are the right fit for us

We are currently seeking a temporary, full-time Payroll and Benefits Administrator to join our Head Office team located in Edmonton, Alberta. This position will start August 28, 2018 and tentatively end September 27, 2019.

The position involves a broad range of responsibility for payroll and benefits functions and works cooperatively with the Payroll and Benefits Supervisor and various other levels of the business including operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviewing and reconciling timecard data from time and attendance to prepare for processing
  • Processing and issuing payment to hourly, salary, commission and union employees on bi-weekly basis for 18 payroll companies
  • Maintaining appropriate records, files and documentation
  • Maintaining and updating payroll records by reviewing payroll source documents, benefit elections, transfers, leaves of absence, and identifying and reconciling discrepancies
  • Processing employee enrollment forms for insurance and other benefits, updating employee/employer records with changes in benefits coverage, alerting employees to pending milestones and educating them on the employer’s policies and practices regarding benefits, and transmitting data to third-party carriers such as insurance companies
  • Setting up new employees
  • Fulfilling payroll requirements upon termination, including final payments and issuing of ROEs
  • Reconciling payroll accounts
  • Weekly and monthly CRA remittances
  • Ad hoc, weekly, and monthly reporting to internal stakeholders
  • Bi-weekly RSP/pension remittances
  • Monthly benefit reconciliation
  • Monthly union due remittances
  • Annual year end reporting and reconciliation, including processing T4s
  • Responding to employee and management inquiries by researching and resolving payroll-related issues with a focus on excellent customer service
  • Assisting HR department where needed in HR administration duties
  • Observing and respecting the confidentiality of payroll/HR information
  • Tasks and duties vary and although supervised, require independence and good judgment

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • High School Diploma plus one year additional specialized Payroll courses through Canadian Payroll Association (or equivalent)
  • Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Certification or equivalent is required.

Experience:

  • Three years’ related experience including two years’ experience with computerized payroll systems and electronic data entry
  • Experience using Avanti is a major asset
  • Experience with unionized workplaces and collective agreements are an asset

SKILLS KNOWLEDGE OR ABILITIES RELATED TO THE JOB

  • Ability to plan and organize work with multiple demands and strict deadlines
  • Accurate processing skills and ensuring attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems and comfortable with spreadsheets
  • In depth knowledge of internal Human Resources, Payroll and Finance policies and procedures
  • In depth knowledge of Canada Revenue Agency policies, current labour standards, collective agreements for all employee groups, and other applicable regulations

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of Payroll Administrator. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

Christenson Communities offers an exceptional workplace with a competitive compensation package, opportunity for career growth and exceptional health benefits.

Please forward your cover letter and resume to michellea@cdlhomes.com. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.