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Organization:    Ministry of Government Services
Division:    Pay and Benefits Services
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Temporary (recurring 7-month seasonal position, approximately April - October)
Job Code:    10OAD - Office Administration 10
Salary:    $24.62 - $28.97 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    62929
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Showcase your ability to provide a range of high quality payroll and benefits services in this opportunity with the Ministry of Government Services. We are seeking a client-focused, organized individual to join our team in Thunder Bay.

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 (an internet-based application using PeopleSoft software)
• 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?

Payroll and Benefits Expertise
• you have working knowledge of payroll and benefits procedures, guidelines and policies
• you have demonstrated experience using computerized payroll systems
• you can interpret, apply, and explain complex legislation and collective agreement provisions relating to salary administration, employee benefits, and pension entitlements

Communication and Organizational Skills
• you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to respond to enquiries and complaints
• you can organize work, set priorities, and perform demanding tasks with rigid deadlines

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 have data entry and keyboarding skills to accurately compile and input data
• you can use basic software such as Word and Excel to produce a variety of reports and documents

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Seasonal, duration up to 7 months, 189 Red River Rd, (CORN. RED RIV./WATER ST), Thunder Bay, North Region, Personnel Security Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  • Prior to the offer of employment, in accordance with the Ontario Public Service personnel screening checks policy, the top applicant(s) will be required to undergo personnel screening checks, which includes a police records check.
  • C-MG-62929/14
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 5, 2014 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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