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|Job Title:||Payroll Administrator/Account Technician|
|Salary:||$29,065 - $40,115|
|Description:||The Town of Blowing Rock has an excellent opportunity for the right individual. The Town offers a fun, family oriented work environment where employees care about one another and serve as a team to accomplish the policy goals of the Town Council and to serve Blowing Rock citizens and visitors. The Town is now accepting applications for the key team member position of Payroll Administrator/Account Technician. This position administers a variety of competitive benefits programs and prepares payroll and federal and state payroll filings for Town employees. The employee also performs various human resources tasks and backs up other employees in accounting work. The employee serves as the primary contact for employees regarding benefit questions or issues, coordinates insurance open enrollment procedures for the Town’s 57 full time employees, processes workers’ compensation claims, maintains personnel files, serves as Safety Officer for the Town and assists with advertising job openings. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited college or community college with a degree in human resource management, public administration, office technology, or related field and experience in benefits administration; or must have an equivalent combination of education and experience.
This position is non-exempt and will typically be scheduled for 40 hours a week with a normal schedule from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with an hour for lunch each day. The Town of Blowing Rock is an equal opportunity employer. All offers of employment are subject to successful completion of a background check and controlled substance screening.
Applications are available at Town Hall during regular office hours or click here.
Submit completed applications via email to email@example.com or by mail to Town of Blowing Rock c/o Nicole Norman PO Box 47 Blowing Rock, NC 28605.
Applications must be received by Monday, October 26, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. in order to be considered. Applications may be reviewed immediately upon receipt and interviews may be scheduled quickly.
Therefore, based upon the qualifications and availability of any particular applicant, the position may be filled prior to October 26, 2015.
PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR/ACCOUNT TECH.
General Statement of Duties
Performs responsible paraprofessional and administrative work in the payroll and human resources programs for the Town.
Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class administers a variety of benefits programs and prepares payroll for Town employees. The employee also performs various human resources paraprofessional tasks and backs up other employees in paraprofessional accounting work. The employee serves as the primary contact for employees regarding benefit questions or issues, coordinates open enrollment procedures, processes workers’ compensation claims, maintains personnel files, serves as Safety Officer for the Town and assists with advertising job openings. The employee must exercise judgment in completing assigned tasks and tact and courtesy in frequent contact with employees, department directors, and the general public. Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated for providing accurate and timely information, service orientation, and knowledge of benefits administration issues.
Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Duties and Tasks
Serve as the employee’s primary contact regarding benefit questions or issues; answers questions regarding health and other benefit insurance, sick leave, vacation, and provides related information in person, by phone and through email.
Participates in the administration of FMLA and Shared Leave; answers supervisory and employee questions.
Schedules health, dental, and vision insurance and other benefits open enrollment process including coordinating employee meetings, assisting employees in understanding and choosing options; entering benefits changes into data base; balances insurance billings with dependent and retiree deductions and payments monthly.
Enters time sheet data to create data base for bi-weekly payroll; reviews time sheets; transmits database to bank; prepares and submits federal, state and related payroll reports; distributes pay stubs; prepares accounts payable invoices for payroll vendors; prepares payroll for Tourism Development Authority.
As needed assists customers with billing questions, complaints and service requests; creates work orders for utility field staff; complies and publishes citizen newsletter compilation and publication.
Maintains up to date personnel files and records; assists with personnel policy updates and distribution.
Serves as Safety Officer for the Town; updates and prepares safety policies; administers and coordinates safety training; prepares newsletter articles; coordinates OSHA inspections; processes workers’ compensation claims and coordinates with insurance vendors.
Participates in other human resources activities and programs as needed including research, problem-solving, arranging logistics, and other issues; assists with planning and coordinating employee relations events, retirement parties, service awards, and other related events.
Establishes, prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports.
Posts various documents and updates to the Town’s website.
Additional Job Duties
Fills in for absent staff and/or backs up staff as needed.
Performs related duties as required.
Recruitment and Selection Guidelines
Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the theory, principles and practices of benefits management.
Knowledge of the laws, principles, court cases, and regulations that apply to benefits, personnel policies, programs and practices in the public sector.
Knowledge of the application of information technology to payroll and benefits administration.
Some knowledge of the principles and practices of modern human resources management.
Skill in problem-solving, public contact and conflict resolution.
Ability to make mathematical calculations and use office technology.
Ability to analyze facts, programs, and benefits costs and make recommendations and reports in oral and written forms.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of personnel records and discussions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with other officials, department directors, employees, and the general public.
Ability to be innovative and creative in designing new benefits programs and proposing policy changes.
Ability to assist planning and organizing celebrations and events.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Accuracy in data entry and ability to proof own work.
Knowledge and abilities in webpage editing and maintenance.
Knowledge of federal and state payroll tax payments and reporting including annual W2 preparation, payroll tax reporting and payment and quarterly reporting requirements.
Knowledge of payroll tax law.
Must be able to perform the basic life operational skills of climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.
Must be able to perform light work, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 120 pounds of force frequently, and/or up a negligible amount of force constantly to lift objects.
Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, perform accounting tasks, operate a computer terminal, and do extensive reading.
Desirable Education and Experience
Graduation from an accredited college or community college with a degree in human resource management, public administration, office technology, or related field and experience in benefits administration; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
|Deadline:||Monday, October 26, 2015|