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BC Housing

Leave & Benefits Administrator

Canada-British Columbia-Burnaby

Posted 10 Days Ago2676-1564896

Company Information

Forward-Thinking | Client-Focused | Empowerment  | Responsibility

BC Housing is the provincial Crown agency that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province. 

We are a trusted leader and partner in providing housing solutions for British Columbians.  Through safe, affordable and quality housing, we truly make a positive difference in people’s lives and communities.

What makes BC housing such an inspiring place to work? Our passion for making a difference, our people strategy, our values and so much more!  

We’re seeking candidates who share the values of our organization and who are committed to helping those in need.  Make a positive difference; an exciting opportunity awaits!

Job Description

Leave & Benefits Administrator

Job ID: 2676 - Excluded

Burnaby , BC


 Reporting to the Supervisor, Leave & Benefits Administration, the Leave & Benefits Administrator is responsible for administering leave and benefits for approximately 700 union, management and excluded staff, in accordance with two collective agreements, Terms and Conditions of Employment, employee benefit documents and Commission policies.



  • Two years post secondary education in business administration or related discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Completion of courses in payroll and benefits administration. Canadian Payroll Association Level 1 certification preferred.
  • Sound experience in computerized leave and benefit administration, preferably in a unionized organization. Some experience in HR administration and accounting preferred.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the policies, practices, procedures and government regulations pertaining to the administration of employee leave and benefits and the maintenance of computerized employee records
  • Good knowledge and understanding of human resource information systems, word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Commission policies, practices and procedures pertaining to the administration of leave and benefits
  • Good accounting knowledge and ability to reconcile accounts
  • Ability to understand and interpret collective agreements, Terms and Conditions of Employment and benefit policy documents respecting benefits and leave
  • Ability to process additions, deductions and adjustments to the benefits and leave management systems within established time frames, work well under time pressure and with limited supervision.
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement in dealing with matters of a confidential nature
  • Good interpersonal, communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Strong computer and data entry skills


Core Competencies

▪ Personal Effectiveness ▪ Communication ▪ Results Oriented ▪ Teamwork ▪ Service Oriented

Leadership Competencies

▪ Alignment & Results ▪ Relationship Management/Building ▪ Team Development 


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 To be considered for this competition, please submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they you meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process. 

When applying, please submit your cover letter and application as one single document as a word or pdf file only.

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.