Three Hills Notices - November 21, 2018

Apply to serve on the Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board!
A Regional Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) has been established to serve 18 municipalities across Central Alberta. Applications for new Board Members are being accepted.
The SDAB is an impartial tribunal that hears appeals on planning and development decisions. Board members receive training and are compensated for hearing appeals.
For more information about the SDAB and this opportunity please visit: or contact Craig Teal, Parkland Community Planning Services at or 403-343-3394.
Applications are due by Friday, December 7, 2018.

The Town of Three Hills is seeking an energetic, motivated and dynamic team member with superior organization skills to fill the position of Payroll/HR Officer. The position offers a rewarding and motivating work environment to demonstrate proficiencies in recruitment, staffing, training and development, performance monitoring, employee relations, benefit administration, payroll, and accounting.
Reporting to the CAO, the responsibilities of this position include:
• Effectively and accurately process payroll in a timely manner.
• Running payroll and balancing to the control data.
• Posting salary expenditures to the general ledger.
• Confirming the completeness and accuracy of time-sheets, making corrections and advising supervisors or changes made and explanation of the changes.
• Maintaining employee files including up-to-date records of leaves, benefits, wage rates, and benefit coverage.
• Completing new hire orientation and paperwork, leaves of absences and terminated employees.
• Monitoring and investigating employee attendance and performance issues.
• Implementation of processes and policies in support of municipal goals and legislative requirements.
• Ensuring policies, Employment Standards Code and the appropriate collective agreements are followed.
• Calculating and inputting adjustments and/or correct errors.
• Providing assistance and advice to managers, supervisors, and employees for effective personnel management.
• Providing advice and support to management for recruitment and retention of new employees.
• Researching, drafting, reviewing, and completing job descriptions, performance reviews, and personnel policies.
• Identifying training and development opportunities and organizing orientations, training sessions, and workshops.
• Providing reports to government agencies, departments, and other organizations as required.
• Promoting, training, and assisting with workplace safety ensuring compliance to relevant legislation, policy, and procedure.
• Other duties as assigned.
The preferred candidate will possess:
• Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a payroll position; and
• Current Canadian Payroll Association membership and designation; and
• Completion of post-secondary diploma in the field of Human Resources;
• Experience in Collective Bargaining; and
• Knowledge/experience in Payroll/HR legislation, management, financial, and processing systems.
• Ability to use a computer with demonstrated superior proficiency and knowledge of software such as Outlook and Office, with emphasis on Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
• Ability to communicate effectively with the public, supervisors, and coworkers.
• Ability to understand oral and written instructions.
• Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
• Ability to use discretion regarding confidential matters.
• Ability to work cooperatively with the management team and support other departments.
• Ability to make decisions with integrity and professionalism while serving the overall vision and values of the Town.
• Ability to develop, train, coach, motivate, evaluate, and discipline staff to sustain optimum productivity and continuous improvement.
Emailed resumes are preferred and can be sent to referencing “PAYROLL/HR OFFICER” in the subject line. Applicants are advised to also provide a cover letter that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
If you are unable to apply via email, please submit your cover letter and resume to the Town Office (232 Main Street), marked Confidential; or fax it to (403) 443-2616.
The Town thanks all applications for their interest. The Town in an equal opportunity employer and all applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted and we regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries.
This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.