Payroll Officer | North West - Loddon

Payroll Officer

Application Close Date: 26-Aug-2018
North West - Loddon
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
$50,828 - $65,272
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About us

The Loddon Mallee Region provides services at Justice Service Centres in Bendigo, Swan Hill and Mildura and at outreach locations across the region, including Castlemaine, Echuca, Maryborough, Kerang, Robinvale, Kyneton and Ouyen.

The region also has three prisons, two within the Loddon Prison Precinct which includes a medium risk facility (Loddon) and a restricted minimum facility (Middleton). The third prison is located at Maldon, a minimum risk women's facility; Tarrengower Prison.

The Loddon Mallee Region delivers a range of justice services including custodial services at our prison, community corrections services, Sheriff's operations, consumer affairs and front of house enquiries.

About the role

As the Payroll Officer, you will:

  • contribute to the delivery of personnel and payroll services to the prison in the Loddon Mallee Region
  • maintain and distribute the duty roster adjust entries, process leave and update the roster to ensure minimum staffing levels are met
  • enter all salary information, including hours worked into CHRIS21 and conduct fortnightly reconciliations
  • maintain accurate records and documentation for all staffing/payroll matters
  • provide advice to staff on personnel matters
  • maintain accurate and comprehensive records, in accordance with the department's policies and procedures.

This position may require direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Enterprise Agreement 2016.

Please note, that there are 2 fixed term opportunities available. Please see the position description for the fixed term dates.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • well-developed computer literacy
  • demonstrated experience in Payroll systems
  • strong focus on customer service, teamwork, integrity, accuracy, compliance and timeliness

Experience using CHRIS 21 & Time Target is desirable.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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