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Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

Job Type: 
HR / Benefits / Payroll
Town of High River
Job Description : 

Town of High River invites applications for a Permanent, full-time Payroll & Benefits Coordinator

$28.89 to $32.51 per hour

At the Town of High River, people come first. We are looking for a Payroll & Benefits Coordinator to join our organization and contribute to our culture focused on accountability, connection, and excellence.

The Community

High River provides the warmth and familiarity of a small town, featuring countless outdoor trails and parks that await your next adventure. Our downtown offers a variety of unique stores and businesses who take pride in fostering connection in our community. High River is a people-first community where families put down roots for generations. Nestled within Foothills County with the Rocky Mountains framing the view to your west, our community of 14,000 values an environment which creates lasting relationships with our residents and businesses.

The Organization

Through the dedication and passion of our 150 employees, we deliver important services to the community. Our purpose, or why we do what we do, is because we want to make a difference in our community now and for generations to come (our ‘why’). To achieve this, we inspire and respect one another, we can be counted on, we are better together, and we dare to be different (our ‘how’).

We’ve embarked on a workplace culture journey that has enhanced our commitment to people; both our employees and the community we serve. We have identified three pillars to achieve our workplace culture: Accountable, Connected, Excellence (ACE). 

The Role

We are seeking a team-orientated Payroll and Benefits Coordinator who effectively builds relationships and enhances processes which focuses on the customer experience. This position is responsible and accountable for administrating all of the payroll and benefits related functions including: payroll processing, benefits administration (Local Authorities Pension Plan, Extended Health and Dental, Life, Long Term Disability etc.), application of applicable legislation and contracts (Collective Agreement, employment contracts, etc.), system administration, reporting and analysis. This position plays a key role in the Human Resources division to ensure the seamless coordination between Human Resources information and pay and benefits administration.

To be successful you will have a grade 12 education or equivalent combined with a Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certificate or three (3) to five (5) years of payroll experience. A preference will be given to those with a combination of education and experience. In addition to your advanced knowledge of the legislative requirements associated with administering payroll and benefits, you have experience working within a unionized environment. A general understanding of basic Human Resources practices will assist you with creating an effective synergy among all functions within the division. Your strong interpersonal skills will support you in your interactions with your internal and external customers.

Closing Date: 
July 9, 2021
Application Return: 

To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at www.highriver.ca, click on CareersTo submit your application, please apply through our online application portal. This position will remain open until filled, with the first review date being June 23, 2021.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.