Community Living BC

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia [CLBC] is a crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to live our corporate vision of 'Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities.' More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration, and community.

The Role:

As an HRIS and Benefits Specialist at CLBC, you will be responsible for technical and administrative functions of human resources within Community Living BC, processing all employee lifecycle transactions for both excluded and included staff, and maintaining the integrity of related information in the Corporate Human Resources Information and Payroll System (CHIPS).

You will provide specialized services and support to the People Services department, and CLBC management, supervisors, and employees at head office and the field offices located across the province in matters such as pay, benefits and leave administration; organization and establishment/position control; maintenance of employee records; and management information reporting.  The position also supervises an auxiliary Office Assistant and performs other related duties as required.

In this role, you will exercise considerable independence in making decisions and recommendations for payroll, leave and benefit functions.  The work requires a high degree of tact and discretion as it includes managing employee personal information and ensuring timely responses to a large volume of sensitive inquiries and issues.

The position exercises independence in making decisions and recommendations for payroll, leave and benefit functions. 

The role requires:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced and complex work environment while working under pressure to meet deadlines and adhering to strict payroll deadlines
  • A continuous improvement mindset with the ability to assess and recommend new methods, initiating and implementing new procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in collective agreement and policy/procedure interpretation
  • The ability to provide direction, guidance and coaching to team members to perform at their best
  • Demonstrated customer services orientation and the ability to communicate both orally and in writing, and working effectively with a team
  • The ability to apply critical thinking to problem solve issues that arise
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion and empathy when required
  • Demonstrated high level of attention to detail and accuracy. 
  • The ability to exercise judgment and tact in solving work problems and dealing with managers, staff and the general public; excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • The ability to perform a high volume of administrative tasks;
  • A demonstrated ability using and understanding the flow of transactions in an integrated and automated payroll system (e.g. CHIPS).

This position also plays a valuable role in contributing to the People Services department with project work and reporting requirements.


  • Successful completion of a diploma in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related program, and at least two years' directly related experience in a payroll or compensation specialist role within a government/unionized organization, OR have an equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Preference may be given to candidates with demonstrated experience with transaction processing and manipulating data generated from a complex human resource or payroll system (i.e. PeopleSoft, CHIPS).


As a CLBC employee, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package, including a pension, generous vacation and special leave to attend to personal/family matters, life insurance, and salary protection for sick days and if needed, long-term disability. Our development policies and programs ensure continuous learning and offer an opportunity for professional development and skill-building.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).

Additional Info:
This position is posted to fill a new vacancy
Eligibility: Open to internal and external applicants

Term/Status: Regular/Full time
Classification/Salary: Excluded 

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter online to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Applications received by email or other methods will not be considered.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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