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Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Ontario Shared Services
Job Term:
1 Temporary assignment/contract up to 12 months with possibility of extension
Job Code:
08OAD - Office Administration 08
$23.56 - $27.40 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Join the Ontario Shared Services team, where you will provide transactional services in support of payroll and benefits to assigned portfolios of client Ministries across the Ontario Public Service.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this dynamic role, you will:

•calculate and process authorized payroll and benefits transactions
•review and verify approved authority documents
•prepare employee induction and exit interviews
•provide general information on options affecting benefits
•maintain a variety of records

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge

• you have the ability to acquire and apply knowledge of federal and provincial legislation related to statutory deductions and benefits, (e.g. CPP, Income Tax, EI, WSIB, Labour Law) to assist in calculating and processing payroll and benefit entitlements, and in preparing appropriate documentation

Reviewing and Problem Solving Skills

• you can review payroll and benefits transactions to ensure appropriate calculation and processing of individual employees pay and benefits
• you can identify and make changes to payroll documents when required
• you can identify and resolve problems such as overpayment and overdue payments

Communication Skills

• you can provide general information regarding benefits during employee induction and exit interviews
• you can draft letters in response to inquiries

Organizational Skills

• you can set your own priorities in order to meet payroll cut-off dates
• you can ensure transactions are processed within timelines required by insurance carriers or other agencies/jurisdictions

Mathematical Skills

• you can perform calculations on salary information

Computer Skills

• you have proficiency in a variety of software applications such as Word, Excel, and E-mail to create a variety of reports and documents, input data and update records

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 777 Memorial Ave, Orillia, Central Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • 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.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, 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. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).

    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.
  • N-MG-136663/19
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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, July 10, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. 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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