Compensation and Benefits Coordinator

March 17 2023
Industries Retail
Categories Compensation -Benefits,
Burnaby, BC • Full time

Compensation and Benefits Coordinator
Clerk 12R

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required by November 22, 2021. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

At the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) our vision of ‘Service. Relationships. Results.’ is all about providing a valued service, building strong relationships with our stakeholders, and achieving greater results for the province.

The LDB is one of two branches of government responsible for the cannabis and liquor industry of B.C. We operate the wholesale distribution of beverage alcohol and non-medical cannabis within the province, as well as the household retail brands of BC Liquor Stores and BC Cannabis Stores.

We employ nearly 5,000 people in over 200 communities and have hundreds of career opportunities spanning our entire wholesale, retail and corporate operations – from supply chain logistics, to high-tech solutions, and everything in between. The LDB has been named one of BC’s Top Employers 12 times over for offering exceptional places to work, flexible work hours and earned days off, extended health and dental benefits, maternity and parental leave top-up payments, a pension program, in-house professional and leadership development, and subsidies for professional accreditation.

In Human Resources (HR), we support a large, distributed organization with a range of services from our Talent & Compensation, Organizational Development & Change, Employee Relations and Investigations, and Occupational Health and Safety teams. You’ll get the opportunity to flex your skills in supporting retail, warehouse, and corporate office environments with a unionized employee base. In HR, we know that ensuring employees feel valued and respected and providing opportunities for learning and development is how our business is able to drive efficiencies and profitability.

The Coordinator is responsible for providing information to internal and external customers and responds to employee inquiries related to Payroll such as: time reporting, compensation, leave administration and employee benefits. This position is also responsible for supporting time administration, including the resolution of errors, to ensure correct employee compensation as per the Main and Component Agreements. The Coordinator is responsible to review, respond and resolve client inquiries. Where necessary, the Coordinator, HR Compensation escalates complex issues as they arise. Responsibilities include the calculation and processing of adds to pay entries and time reporting. This position supports WSBC claims administration including the complex calculation of reporting of WSBC/STIIP wage loss benefits, maternity/parental sub allowance and the complex calculation of ICBC/Canada Life wages loss subrogated claims.

This position functions in an environment where considerable attention to detail is required and is expected to have in depth knowledge related to the Main and Component Agreements, employee benefit administration, leave policies and procedures. The Coordinator is customer service oriented and exercises a high degree of tact, diplomacy and discretion.

A successful completion of a criminal record check is required.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description, also located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

There are two vacancies, one regular and one temporary. An eligibility list for permanent or temporary future opportunities may be established.

Position Requirements:

Education and Experience:

A minimum of 1 year of recent, related administrative/clerical experience* in a corporate environment.

*Recent, related experience is as defined below and must have occurred in the last 3 years:

  • A minimum of 3 months experience in the following:
    • Experience with reading, interpreting and applying documented information and providing advice and guidance to clients on standard interpretations of policies and procedures related to employee benefits such as extended dental/ health, life insurance/optional life insurance and time administration (time collection and applying compensation rules).
    • Experience working in a payroll/human resources environment with an emphasis on administering payroll functions.
    • Experience working with a Human Resource Management System, preferably PeopleSoft.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Experience in a unionized workplace dealing with Collective Agreement(s).
  • A certificate/diploma or formal course work pertaining to payroll or related.
  • Experience with understanding and interpretation of employee leave programs; vacation, maternity/parental leave compassionate care leaves.
  • Experience in payroll processing.
  • Experience working with complex calculations (i.e. WorkSafeBC, gross to net payroll).

How to Apply & Application Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the Position Requirements section above. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description.

A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

For specific position-related enquiries, please contact Kriti Verma, HR Advisor, Talent & Compensation at 604-252-8578.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted. For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the attached Application Instructions or refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to before the stated closing time, and they will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Late applications will not be accepted.

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