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Talent Pool - Pay and Benefits Specialist

Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Ontario Shared Services - Pay and Benefits Services
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
Permanent, Temporary
Job Code:
10OAD - Office Administration 10
$24.62 - $28.97 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Showcase your ability to provide a range of high quality payroll and benefits services in these opportunities with the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services. We are seeking client-focused, organized individuals to join our team in Toronto.

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 Worforce 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?

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 can use word processing and spreadsheet software to produce a variety of reports and documents
• you can use integrated payroll operating system modules
• you can accurately compile and input data, maintain records, and conduct searches

Additional Information:

  • English Permanent, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
  • English Temporary, duration up to 18 months, 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Toronto Region, General Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Human Resources
Posted on:
Monday, January 26, 2015
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will 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 Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to determine the screening check that is required for each position.

    A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the Negotiations & Security Branch , Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

    A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.
  • C-MG-73372/15
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 Tuesday, February 17, 2015 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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