Posted May 23, 2023


As a locally owned landmark hotel, the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites has earned a reputation for serving excellence. We offer a variety of positions under one roof, creating a great opportunity for mobility and growth. Our most essential resource is our employees. Join the best team in Halifax and be a part of the legend!   We are currently seeking a dedicated and qualified Payroll and Human Resources Coordinator, for the Lord Nelson Hotel and Suites. The Payroll and Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for facilitating payroll, answering employee inquiries, processing benefits and assisting with coordinating human resources functions. Reporting to the General Manager, you will serve as a link between the organization’s management and its employees. The Payroll and Human Resources Coordinator will join an outstanding team that is passionate and committed. Your energy and enthusiasm are infectious. People enjoy being around you because you are friendly, confident, and approachable. You possess a unique blend of skills like attention to detail, creativity, and exceptional relationship building skills.


  • Process bi-weekly payroll
  • Act as health and wellness benefits administrator
  • Assist in ensuring that the company HR operational policies and processes are adhered to and continually improved
  • Work with department heads to recruit and onboard new employees through various mediums and partners
  • Ensure probationary periods are tracked and staff moved to Union status when achieved  
  • Ensure all steps of onboarding are complete in advance of employee arrival
  • Review and audit payroll deductions for accuracy
  • Develop, roll out and audit training specific to individual departments.
  • Lead and coordinate the Health & Safety program for the Lord Nelson Hotel. Ensure all legislative requirements are met regarding Joint Health & Safety.
  • Keep all job descriptions and posting updated and in brand standard
  • Assist with ensuring all procedures concerning wage changes, promotion, transfer, terminations, and staff resignation is carried out within hotel policy and legal requirements
  • Assist and advise the management team on HR related policies and changes to guidelines
  • Assist in overseeing preparation of reports required, management and government agencies
  • Assist with planning, coordinating, and executing employee activities and events, Staff birthdays, holiday parties, wellness events, farewell parties, social committee functions, employee luncheons
  • Maintain a positive relationship with staff representatives and ensure any employee grievances are brough to the appropriate managers’ attention.
  • Develop and maintain confidential departmental staff and associated files, and/or other important databases



  • Working knowledge in employment, employee relations, benefits, wages and salary, employee training, accident prevention, and government regulations and policies
  • Post Secondary degree in Business or Human recourse.
  • Familiar with Payroll processing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Working towards CHRP designation preferred
  • Strong written communication skills required



  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Goodlife Membership Discount
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • And more!