Vacancy Detail
Job Details  * This vacancy is now closed *
Job Title:
Payroll Clerk II

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Financial Services
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Multi-Site

Payroll Clerk II (respost)(revised)
Multi- Site Current Location Clarenville Park Place
Financial Services
Temporary, Full-Time (until December 31, 2020, with the possibility of extension)
Hours75 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
SalaryCG-27 ($23.53 - $26.04 per hour)
Competition Number2020001766
Posted Date30 July 2020
Closing Date 6 August 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Payroll Clerk II is responsible for computing, verifying and maintaining payroll, leave and related records of employment within Eastern Health. Work involves analyzing and processing cyclic payrolls in accordance with documents and directives received, policies and procedures and collective agreements; preparing remittances for deductions to various agencies; answering enquiries and providing advice on matters relating to pay; processing payroll memorandums involving a variety of personnel actions in accordance with established time schedules; maintaining leave and other records and performing other related duties as required.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally required to lift files and supplies weighing less than 10 lbs.
Occasional bending, stretching to retrieve and return files.
A high level of visual concentration and precision required to prepare calculations, input data, audit records and review while sitting and using a calculator, keyboard, and computer mouse.
Auditory concentration is required to listen to and respond to inquiries from staff and agencies.

Job Qualifications
Completion of a recognized/approved two-year Business Administration program* with a specialization in Accounting supplemented by completion of the Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner Program OR a three-year Business Management program* specializing in Accounting with payroll courses completed is required.
Demonstrated effective time management skills and the ability to meet strict timelines.
Demonstrated strong organizational skills.
Ability to work both collaboratively and with a high degree of independence and initiative.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (specifically Excel and Word).
An Excel score of 60% is required. A basic Excel test may be administered by the Department of Human Resources.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Proof of a current business administration program is required. To be considered current, the program must have been completed within the last three years, unless it is being used on a regular basis in recent positions. This must be demonstrated on the application form.

*Program must be recognized by Eastern Health Human Resources.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE-HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE-HS Regional Bargaining Unit.

Eastern Health requires internal employees applying on unionized clerical/administrative positions to have their educational documents on file and any required testing completed before the closing date of the competition (exception is the medical transcription test, which can be completed per competition). If you do not have your educational documents on your employee file, you should attach them when applying online or e-mail them to If testing is required contact Recruitment in your local area.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee numbers if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.