The District of Saanich is currently seeking a Human Resources Assistant to join the HR team. This position is responsible for updating and maintaining Human Resources records, information systems and data bases. The HR Assistant maintains frequent contact with employees, other government agencies and the public, has close working relationships with all Human Resources, Payroll and Safety staff and develops reports and provides information to Corporate Services and other District Directors and staff.
The ideal candidate will have superior administrative skills, a strong customer focus, excellent communications skills and advanced computer skills. Experience in JD Edwards payroll/HR system is strongly preferred; in-depth experience in Human Resources Information Systems is expected.
Requirements include: grade 12 graduation or equivalent, plus one year Post Secondary Certificate; knowledge of human resources processes, procedures, and documentation; two years of experience performing similar duties including data entry, system maintenance, record keeping, complex mathematical calculations and general administration of personnel functions; knowledge of principles and practices of payroll (preferably one year payroll experience); proficient with MS Office Suites for word processing, spreadsheets, email systems and database applications.
This is a temporary part time position for up to 11 months, anticipated to end December 31, 2018 with an option of extension. The hours of work will be 3-5 days per week, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with the expectation that the incumbent is available for minimum half time.
*Testing will be conducted*