Are you a meticulous professional with a passion for numbers and a knack for ensuring employees receive their due?

As the Payroll and Benefits Administrator, you will play a crucial role in managing payroll processes and administering employee benefits, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timely execution. Our municipal team is dedicated to delivering exceptional services to our residents, and we are looking for a detail-oriented, experienced Payroll and Benefits Administrator to join our Human Resources department.

Key Responsibilities:

Payroll Management: Process bi-weekly payroll for all municipal employees, ensuring accuracy in wage calculations, tax deductions, and compliance with relevant regulations.

Benefits Administration: Administer employee benefits programs including health insurance, retirement plans, and other municipal benefits.

Records Maintenance: Maintain accurate payroll and benefits records, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with legal standards.

Employee Support: Provide exceptional support to employees with payroll and benefits inquiries, resolving issues promptly and professionally.

Compliance and Reporting: Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local payroll regulations; prepare and submit necessary reports.


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Human Resource Management, Accounting, Finance or a related field.
  • Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) or Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and a minimum of three (3) years of related work experience in the areas of payroll and benefits administration, preferably in a municipal or public sector setting.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of Great Plains Dynamics/Diamond Municipal Solutions would be an asset.
  • Experience with payroll systems, strong knowledge of payroll laws and regulations.
  • Helpful demeanor, and a proven ability to build strong working relationships.
  • Effective communication skills with individuals at all levels of the organization, both written and verbal, with the ability to clearly explain complex information
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work, with excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Ability to interpret and implement company policies and procedures.
  • Motivated individual with proven initiative.
  • Criminal Record Check is required.

Full Time • Permanent Employment

Salary:    $63,377—$79,580

Hours:    Monday to Friday

8:30 am to 5:00 pm

37.5 hours per week

Closing Date:        Open until a suitable candidate is found.

To apply, Quote Competition #24/018 and email our Employee Services Manager at [email protected]

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We thank all participants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.