Payroll Administrator

$69,964 - $78,746, plus $1,486.43 Bilingual Allowance
Employment type: 
Other employment type: 
Term up to eight (08) months
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:30 EDT
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
Human Resources &Organizational Development
Band 8
Purpose of position: 


  • Position linguistic designation: Bilingual (English and French)
  • Position global linguistic level: Second language CEFR level: B2

Purpose of position

Under the direction of the Supervisor – Payroll and Benefits, the position is responsible for providing complex compensation services including payroll and financial accountability for unionized and non-unionized PSAC staff and its Components, PSAC Holdings Ltd. and Leave Without Pay (LWOP) members.



  • Education, training and/or equivalent of five years’ experience processing payroll for a mid-size organization of unionized employees;
  • Education, training experience and/or equivalent experience in staffing, leave, pension and benefit administration and bookkeeping functions;
  • Demonstrated experience in data bases, word processing, spread sheet, software programs and approaches to recording and reporting information with accuracy.


  • General knowledge of the PSAC and its role in the labour community.


  • Bilingual as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level indicated above;
  • Demonstrated ability working with computerized HR integrated systems, payroll, human resources, leave, pension and benefit systems and implementing efficient processes;
  • Ability to understand and apply policies, legislation, regulations, and collective agreements;
  • Excellent consultative, analytical and planning skills;
  • Ability to resolve problems independently and initiative to set and complete work priorities within scheduled deadlines;
  • Strong organizational skills to work efficiently with high volumes of detail and competing priorities;
  • Ability and willingness to contribute effectively in a team environment.

Personal suitability:

  • Good judgment in dealing with sensitive and confidential information in a diplomatic, professional and tactful manner;
  • Understanding and commitment to union principles, equity and social justice issues.

A detailed job description is available at:

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.