Apply By: Friday, September 25, 2020 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

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Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Ontario Shared Services - Pay and Benefits Services
North Bay
Job Term:
3 Temporary 1 - temporary/contract position of up to 12 months with the possibility of extension and 2 - temporary/contract position of up to 9 months with the possibility of extension
Job Code:
10OAD - Office Administration 10
$26.36 - $31.03 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
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.
• 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

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region, Criminal Record Check
  • 2 Temporary, duration up to 9 months, 200 First Ave W, North Bay, North Region, Criminal Record Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Human Resources
Posted on:
Thursday, September 10, 2020
  • 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.
  • N-MG-154277/20(3)
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 Friday, September 25, 2020 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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