Clerk- Data Entry Operator

City of Burnaby - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This auxiliary position involves data entry and clerical work involving rapid and accurate entering of information such as time sheets and time cards from source documents into the enterprise system payroll module. In addition, responsibility is entailed for correcting irregularities and errors by referring to source material, answering inquiries regarding payroll matters and performing related routine clerical tasks. Performs a variety of related clerical duties including dividing material to be entered into batches; adding up and totaling specified information such as number of transactions, hours and records per batch for completion of batch headers; balancing batches by comparing batch totals to input totals; and maintaining Time Input-Control Documents. Checks accuracy of entered data against editing controls; corrects irregularities and routine system generated error messages by referring to appropriate contact and on-line master file screens, source documents. Answers inquiries from various internal contacts regarding a variety of payroll matters such as increments, vacation and banked overtime. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include Grade 12 supplemented by typing and commercial courses or training in computer data entry procedures and equipment, plus some related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of modern office procedures, methods and equipment. Sound knowledge of departmental functions and requirements applicable to payroll and data entry operations. Working knowledge of the enterprise system payroll module. Ability to perform data entry procedures and operate the alpha and numeric keyboard of a visual display terminal with a high degree of speed and accuracy; to perform accuracy and balancing checks, correct irregularities and routine system-generated error messages, maintain records and perform related clerical work; to deal tactfully and effectively with internal contacts on related matters; to maintain established standards and to perform repetitious work under time constraints; and to make arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately. Good visual ability in reading small words and numbers rapidly and accurately. Skill in the operation of equipment used in the work. Availability for work between the hours of 9:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday to Friday for up to 35 hours per week is required.

Please apply online by July 10, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates or degrees will be required at the time of the interview.

We thank all candidates for applying, but only those short listed will be contacted.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.