Payroll and Human Resources Specialist

Competition #: 723420 – 2016A
Salary scale: 9 ($44,730 to $58,706) – scale 2013

Deadline: 17 August, 2016

Purpose of position

The position involves performing a number of technically specialized tasks for payroll, benefits and general human resources. The successful candidate must oversee ongoing operations and file processing. He or she will be a resource for employees and internal and external stakeholders in his or her area of expertise.
Finally, the successful candidate must ensure that schedules are respected, follow up on files and verify daily activities under his or her responsibility, while providing the assistance required to the City’s external auditors.


  •  A high-school leaving certificate with a certificate in accounting or finance;
  •  Accreditation from the Canadian Payroll Association and title of Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP).


  • At least four (4) years of relevant experience allowing the candidate to become familiar with and put into practice knowledge of his or her area of expertise.


Eliminatory Written Test
Passing Mark : 70%
Passing Mark : 70%
Knowledge of field in general Oral communication Organization Customer Service
Methods and procedures related to payroll Decision Making Ability to Synthesize Initiative
Problem solving Follow-up and control Ability to prioritize Autonomy
Customer service

Other requirements

Knowledge of:

  • basic principles of payroll processing;
  • methods and processes for calculating compensation and annuities;
  • clauses with a monetary impact from collective agreements and pension plans;
  • coding data and IT requirements;
  • instructions on payment agreements;
  • payroll software;
  • written and spoken French and English.

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