New Job Pay And Benefits Specialist In Ontario



Company : Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Salary : $26.89 - $31.65 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Are you a customer-oriented professional looking to work in a fast paced environment to effectively use your organizational skills and payroll administration experience? If so bring your enthusiasm and expertise to the Payroll & Benefits Operations Branch, Ministry of Government and Consumer Services and we'll help you achieve your personal and professional goals through meaningful work.

What can I expect to do in this role?

As part of a team supporting multiple ministry clients, you will:

  • provide a range of integrated pay, benefits and pension services;
  • process payroll transactions using the corporate Workforce Information Network;
  • respond to payroll enquiries and initiate action to correct errors and omissions;
  • interact and communicate with internal clients, external partners and co-workers.

How do I qualify?

Communication and Organizational Skills:

  • You have excellent communication, interpersonal and client focused skills to respond to enquiries and complaints.
  • You can organize work, set priorities, and perform demanding tasks with rigid deadlines.

Payroll and Benefits Expertise:

  • You have working knowledge of payroll and benefits procedures, guidelines and policies.
  • You have demonstrated experience using computerized payroll systems, such as Oracle or Peoplesoft.
  • You can interpret, apply, and explain complex legislation and collective agreement provisions relating to salary administration, employee benefits, and pension entitlements.

Mathematical, Analytical and Computer Skills:

  • You can perform mathematical calculations.
  • You have analytical and problem solving skills to identify and resolve issues and discrepancies.
  • You can accurately compile and input data, maintain records, and conduct searches.
  • You can use basic software such as Word and Excel to produce a variety of reports and documents.

OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Additional Information:

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Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union

Understanding the job ad - definitions

Human Resources

Posted on:
Monday, January 10, 2022

  • This competition may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

    Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

    The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions. These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments. Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

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