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Senior Compensation Analyst

Competition No.: 2021-210
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $, + competitive benefits
Schedule: 70 hours bi-weekly; Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Special Notes: None
Last Updated: 10/19/21 4:12 PM


As the third largest City in British Columbia, the City of Burnaby is committed to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for our entire community.  As a City, we provide facilities and services that support a safe, connected, inclusive, healthy and dynamic community.  With this in mind, comes great responsibility – we seek likeminded individuals who are passionate about the community, work with integrity and respect, and are innovative when it comes to the work and services Burnaby provides to our citizens.

We are seeking a talented Senior Compensation Analyst to join our Human Resources team. If you’re an eager self-starter who can consistently exercise judgement and initiative throughout your work, this position might be for you!  Reporting directly to our Manager, Compensation, you’ll be involved in a wide range of compensation, organization/job design, and related services, which includes the delivery of specialized expertise and advice involving interpretation of policies and procedures to business leaders and employees throughout the organization. Your responsibilities also include labour relations activities specific to grievances and arbitrations for the compensation division. Ultimately, you’ll have experience with all stages of the grievance process up to and including compiling the book of documents and acting as the subject matter expert in arbitrations.

This position requires a minimum of five years full spectrum combined HR and compensation experience in a fast paced, high volume environment. You should have proven skills to communicate effectively and tactfully, to work collaboratively and interact respectfully with others, and to prepare high level written summaries and recommendations for management review and decision making. You should also have extensive knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices and techniques pertaining to the compensation field, including organization/job design, job evaluation, surveys, market reviews, and salary administration. You will develop relationships and liaise with external counterparts to share best practices and technical resources, collaborate with other HR functions on various initiatives as directed, as well as, develop reports and recommendations on compensation for the Manager, Compensation as directed.

Your superior internal and external customer service skills are vital to this role along with your organizational skills, time management and multitasking capabilities. You can take initiative while continually managing your workload with competing priorities. The Human Resources Department values teamwork and takes pride in everything we do. High energy, outgoing candidates who like to have fun while working hard should apply!

A university degree in human resources or a related field is required. A CPHR and/or WorldatWork CCP designation or working towards the designation is a definite asset. Experience in human resources in the public sector and a unionized environment, with an emphasis on compensation, including job design/evaluation and organizational design is necessary. Advanced skills in SAP, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint are also preferred.

Hours of work: 70 hours biweekly; 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM with a nine-day fortnight.

We are accepting applications until October 31, 2021.

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

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

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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