Coordinate and administer pay and benefits services by counselling, documenting and advising employees and by applying policies and guidelines.
Research and analyze case-specific data and information by establishing the requirements of legislation/regulation, pension and insurance plans, policies, procedures, programs, directives, collective agreements and other governing authorities and prepare summaries.
Coordinate the continuation of employee benefits and deductions by communicating orally or in writing with the other departments.
Research and assess Treasury Board (TB) and Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) policies and regulations by ensuring their application to CSIS where required.
Analyze and exchange case-specific information and data with associates and representatives of federal and external organization, such as insurance and financial organizations, and with clients ‘representatives to facilitate and resolve specific issues and questions.
Provide counselling and guidance to employees of all levels, their families and their representatives on different options available in various situations (resignations, lay-offs, life insurance plans, disability insurance, divorce/separation and garnishment).
Organize and control a workload by meeting deadlines in an efficient manner, setting priorities, conducting peer verification and ensure accuracy of data.
Initiate transactions such as leaves, pay adjustments, appointments, transfer actions, pension and insurance plans by obtaining data from a variety of sources and determine/calculate entitlements, options, and obligations by preparing and issuing/submitting data, information and responses.
Participate on projects by providing input such as system improvement initiatives, development, testing and implementation of our internal human resources systems.
The educational program must be from an accredited learning institution recognized in Canada.
If you completed a program outside of Canada you will be required to obtain proof of a Canadian equivalency at your expense through a recognized credential assessment service.
College diploma from a two (2) year program and two (2) years of experience performing the full scope of the position as a fully trained Pay Specialist using the Phoenix Pay System.
High school diploma and five (5) years of experience administering pay and benefits to employees of the federal public service including 4 years of experience performing the full scope of the position as a fully trained Pay Specialist using the Phoenix Pay System.
Candidate must also possess:
Recent experience in client service as a resource person
Recent experience in research and application of related policies and standards
Recent experience is defined as within the last five years
Note: Applicants who do not meet the required years of experience may be considered for an underfil opportunity which will provide the successful applicant with a professional development plan. Underfils are appointed at a lower level until they have reached the objectives outlines in the development plan. Once the employee meets the required objectives, they will be promoted to the full working level of the position. The duration of the professional development may take up to two (2) years to complete. The underfil salary scale is $54,340 to $66,090.
Conditions of Employment
1 Successful candidates may be eligible for a terminable allowance on top of the salary, where applicable.
A written exam will be administered as an assessment tool to evaluate the applicant’s knowledge.
The Pay and Benefits Group of CSIS will not be transferred to Miramichi, New Brunswick. It is part of the Phoenix Direct Entry Organizations.
Salary Grade Breakdown
Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.
Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their application how they meet each Education and Experience criteria. Failure to do so will result in the applicant being screened out of the career opportunity.
CSIS is a separate employer and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA). CSIS has its own classification, compensation system, and a different staffing regime. As such, we use a different staffing process and terminology.
CSIS is committed to diversity and inclusion and the equitable participation of all Canadians. Should you require accommodation in relation to a disability, please tell us at the beginning of the selection process. This information will be kept confidential.
The personal information provided in your application is protected under the Privacy Act and will be held in Personal Information Bank SIS/P-PU-025.
We thank all applicants for their interest in CSIS. However, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.