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Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator

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Reporting to the Director of Corporate & Planning Services, the Payroll/Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for performing all functions related to the payroll system and benefit plans for Yellowhead County.



  • Maintain payroll and benefit records for salaried employees
  • Act as primary back up for all functions related to all classes of employees other than salary employees.
  • Verify the employee timesheets to ensure that they are completed in accordance with County Policies and legislated Employment Standards.
  • Compute all salary payroll batches.
  • Prepare salary and benefit adjustments as required.
  • Prepare and submit all required remittances to benefit providers and government agencies within the due dates.
  • Research staff payroll and benefit inquiries and advise or refer as required.
  • Prepare and arrange for the completion of commencement packages.
  • Prepare termination documents in accordance with all Federal and Provincial legislation and County policies.
  • Administer LAPP/APEX and complete annual documentation.
  • Keep informed of any changes that affect payroll and benefits.
  • Prepare the payroll and benefit monthly reconciliation.
  • Prepare and verify the annual T 4's and T 4 Summary.
  • Prepare all advertising requirements for salaried County positions.
  • Set up and attend all interviews for salary positions.
  • Coordinate with the Accounting Technician concerning any payroll duties.

     Human Resources

  • Maintain the human resource data in the automated system.
  • Maintain personnel files for all salaried staff.
  • Prepare employment letters to staff under the direction of the Director of Corporate & Planning Services and the Chief Administrative Officer.
  • Prepare and verify employee vacation and personnel policy benefit entitlements.
  • Assist the Director in the preparation of amendments to the Personnel Policy.
  • Provide information to staff regarding the Personnel Policy.
  • Assist Departments with the recruitment and selection of employees as needed.


  • Assist the public in a pleasant and efficient manner.
  • Maintain a current Procedure Manual.
  • Assist in any other related duties as assigned by the Director of Corporate & Planning Services.
  • Participate and assist in a positive manner as a team member in all operations of Yellowhead County.



  • High School Diploma
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Two (2) years' experience in payroll/benefits software packages
  • Three (3) years ' experience in computers using Microsoft Office
  • Completion of basic accounting course
  • Defensive driving
  • Valid Class 5 driver's license
  • Must be bendable
  • Attributes
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills



  • Diploma or university degree in related field
  • Successful completion of an intermediate accounting course
  • Certificate in payroll and benefits administration from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • CHRP designation
  • Knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics/Diamond, AVANTI and LAPP
  • Five (5) years' experience in payroll/benefits software packages

     Experience In

  • Three (3) years of Municipal office experience


  • Work is conducted in an office environment
  • Pressures of payroll deadlines are high in intensity
  • Managing confidential and sensitive records is continual
  • The visual attention is high in intensity when verifying payroll data entry

A detailed position description and qualifications may be found on the County web site at  This Competition will remain open until August 31, 2017.

Resumes may be submitted in confidence quoting Competition No. 17-22-S. Resumes will only be accepted in MS Word format and should be submitted to the attention of:

            Patricia Pape, Payroll/HR Coordinator, Yellowhead County

  • Mail:  2716 – 1st Avenue, Edson, Alberta, T7E 1N9
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Salary Range:
$59,135 - $74,869
Applications Taken Until:
August 31, 2017

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