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    (CANADA) and Kamloops
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    Human Resources / Fresh Graduate

Job Description & Qualifications

Make an impact at Canada’s premier mining company. 

When you advance your career at New Gold, you are joining a Canadian-focused intermediate gold mining company engaged in the operation, development and exploration of mineral properties. Our mission is be a leading intermediate gold producer, driving responsible and profitable mining in a way that creates sustainable value for our employee, shareholders, the communities in which we live and work and our environment.  To learn more about New Gold, visit our website at To learn more about our culture and people practices, visit the Career page. 

New Gold attracts and hires highly skilled individuals. By joining our team, you can look forward to:

  • A stimulating values-based work environment
  • A culture of collaboration and inclusion
  • Inspiring colleagues and approachable leaders
  • Career development opportunities
  • A deeply rooted commitment to responsible mining, health and safety and community engagement
  • A competitive total compensation program
  • A comprehensive benefits package including a retirement savings plan

New Afton Mine

Situated 10 kilometers west of Kamloops, British Columbia, the New Afton Mine is an underground gold and copper producing site.

Kamloops is a city of 90,000 people, located 350 kilometers east of Vancouver. The area provides the opportunity to live and work in a vibrant community with its own university and within easy reach of world class ski resorts, championship golf courses, mountain biking trails, popular recreational lakes and award-winning vineyards.

About the Role

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day

Duration: This position is anticipated to end January 2024.

Position Reports To: Human Resources Superintendent

Position Overview

As an integral part of the Human Resources Team, you will be responsible for the administration of key human resource functions such as recruitment and selection, HR systems, orientation and onboarding, and employee relations.  You may also undertake assignments and initiatives that expose you to broader HR functions.  You will cultivate the New Gold culture by putting people and values first. This role will allow the successful candidate to gain valuable HR experience, take on new challenges and develop in the field of HR.  Your HR teammates will be your biggest cheerleaders and most dedicated coaches.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the planning, coordination and deployment of HR policies, guidelines and practices
  • Overall support of hiring including assisting hiring managers, coordination of and attendance at interviews, preparing offer letters.
  • Support onboarding of new employees to New Afton culture and processes.
  • Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with employees by ensuring a sense of confidentiality, mutual trust, concern, respect and teamwork.
  • Respond to people related and employment inquiries.
  • Provide administrative support to the HR team
  • Provide analytical support generating regular and ad hoc reports from SAP and consolidate data and information for management presentations and/or reports (quarterly metrics, vacation reporting, etc.) 


  • Passionate about the HR profession
  • Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in HR
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are working towards their Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation.

Other Requirements

Candidates will be required to participate in a comprehensive qualification process, including:

  • Successful completion of pre-placement functional screen
  • Provide proof of a valid Class 5 driver’s license
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in Canada
  • Provide confirmation of valid educational requirements


A competitive salary, performance bonus plan and benefits will be provided.  This is not a camp operation and therefore the successful candidate will be required to relocate to the Kamloops area or travel and accommodation will be the responsibility of the successful applicant. 

Inclusion, Equal Opportunity, Accessibility

New Gold is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status or any other legally protected factors.  Disability-related accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Additional Information

Applicants can submit their resume and cover letter until 11:59pm on July 3, 2022.

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • A well developed communicator and able to operate effectively and professionally within the organization
  • Highly ethical and able to deal with confidential issues with tact and discretion
  • An out-of-the-box problem solver, analytical thinker
  • Able to demonstrate organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple tasks in an environment with competing demands and deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate strong skills in Microsoft Office and SAP