Payroll and Benefits Clerk - District of Oak Bay
Payroll and Benefits Clerk
Regular Full-Time – Pay Grade 7 ($32.53 – $34.44/hour – 2023 Rates)
The District of Oak Bay is a picturesque seaside community located within the Greater Victoria Region, with a population of +18,000. While offering all the amenities of a large metropolitan urban centre, Oak Bay has succeeded in maintaining all the peacefulness and charm of a small town. Residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life, with miles of spectacular West Coast shoreline, brilliant beaches, parks and greenspace, quaint tree-lined streets and vibrant, boutique villages just beyond their doorsteps.
The Financial Services and Asset Management team are pleased to be recruiting an experienced Payroll and Benefits Clerk to support the accurate and timely preparation, calculation, and completion of payroll for all staff across the municipality. If you have excellent attention to detail, thrive on delivering exceptional customer service, and have a demonstrated passion for payroll, this newly created position may be perfect for you!
The Payroll and Benefits Clerk performs moderately complex clerical work related to the preparation, calculation, and completion of payroll for all municipal staff using an external computerized payroll system. The position handles the interpretation and administration of a comprehensive employee benefits program, communicates with employees and benefits plan administrators, and is responsible for preparing related reports and records. Working closely with the District’s Payroll and Benefits Coordinator, this role requires considerable independent judgement and adherence to strict deadlines to be exercised in day-to-day activities, while more complex problems or policy matters are referred to management. The District of Oak Bay currently has three union agreements and an exempt employee group.
Our ideal candidate has graduated from high school, is enrolled in the Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) Program with a minimum completion of Payroll Fundamentals 1 through the National Payroll Institute, with a minimum of three years of recent related payroll experience, accurately producing payroll through computerized payroll preparation in a unionized environment. This position is represented by CUPE Local 374.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a supportive and collaborative work environment with continued career development and professional development opportunities. As an employer of choice, the District of Oak Bay is committed to fostering a culture of empowerment, accountability, and teamwork.
If your qualifications and experience align with our needs, we want to hear from you! Please apply in confidence by 4:30pm on February 14, 2023 with a resume and cover letter to:
A detailed job description can be found on our website at https://www.oakbay.ca/municipal- hall/employment-volunteering/employment, which outlines in greater detail the key accountabilities and required qualifications.
The District has previously enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the wellbeing of all employees. This policy may be reinstated based on the level of assessed risk to District employees or Provincial Health Order requirements.
We thank you for your interest in working for the District of Oak Bay.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.