OF NEW BRITAIN
SERVICE COMMISSION announces
- PAYROLL…………….1,246.04 to $ 1,449.72 weekly, 4 steps
CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT LIST)
position is represented by Local 1303, AFSCME, Council 4, AFL-CIO
JOB SUMMARY: Directs and oversees all activities for the
preparation and production of the City payroll; responsible for the weekly
input, earning adjustments, classification changes, deduction reporting,
general account distribution and all payroll related management systems and reporting for each department and agency
payroll administered through the Finance Department.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of
the Finance Director.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Directly works with and oversees the
Accounting Assistant – Payroll; and assigns duties as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
the workers’ compensation management information system. Works with Corporation Counsel & 3rd
party vendors to analyze and administer Workers Comp payments
and participates in the preparation of the City payroll, including the
maintenance of subsidiary records such as MERS reports and various deduction
the addition, termination and modification of employee status and earning
profile in the payroll system (One Solution); insures all personal action forms
are recorded, indexed and stored in the online archive system
to routine inquiries concerning payroll processing, deductions and earnings
a variety of routine and specialized accounting reports as required
all payroll-related information and management systems and applications: time
and attendance and workers’ compensation modules
the Police, Fire and General Government active and retired personnel databases.
all normal and disability benefit retirement calculations as well as Pension
Escalator Buy Outs
the Police & Fire pension data base including the disbursement of monthly
payroll as well as individual consultation as needed
changes in labor contracts including salary increases, retro payments and
billing for MERS, Police Survivor and Life Insurance
in the implementation and administration of new benefit plans i.e. High
Deductible Health Plans/Health Savings Accounts (HDHP/HSA)
in preparation of reports and information for ACA (Affordable Care Act)
to requests for wage verifications
and balances earnings in preparation for W2’s and 1099’s for third party vendor
related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
knowledge of the payroll processing procedures and the accounting of the
to follow technical oral and written directions and to prepare complex
to work under strict and limited time constraints and schedules.
to manage multiple activities at once.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
or Business Administration or a related field and at least two years’
experience in municipal accounting and automated systems operations; or, the
equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession
of the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
In-depth knowledge of Payroll Software. One Solution software including
TCP highly preferred.
The physical demands described here
are representative of those that must be met by an employee in an office
setting. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this
job, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The employee must be able to read and
write. This position requires the
ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
NOTE: The above tasks and responsibilities are
illustrative only. The description does not
include every task or responsibility.
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: The
probationary period for this position shall be twelve (12) months.
THIS EXAMINATION WILL BE COMPOSED OF:
OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION
Written 100% or
Experience & Training or
PASSING GRADE: The minimum
passing grade is 70%. In the written examination phase only, the passing grade
will be established utilizing the flexible passing point system. In no event
will this passing point be set at less than 60% of raw score.
DURATION OF EMPLOYMENT LIST: A
certified employment list shall be in effect for one year from the date of its
establishment by the Civil Service Commission. The Civil Service Commission,
may, upon the showing and finding of exigent or extenuating circumstances,
extend the duration of the list when it is in the best interest of the City.
However, in no case shall any certified employment list remain in force for
more than two years.
RULE OF FIVE PLUS THREE: The
Appointing Authority is sent the first five names in rank on the certified
Employment list plus the next three highest City residents. All may be
considered equally for the one job vacancy.
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION: Prior to
beginning work, the successful candidate must complete and qualify on a City
medical examination (including a drug screen) and a background investigation.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS: All
requests for reasonable accommodations in the testing process must be made in
writing, no later than the closing date for applications. Documentation must be
from a medically licensed professional, and must be current within one year of
the closing deadline for applications. Documentation of the disability must
include what the disability is, what accommodation is being requested, and must
be received no later than two (2) weeks after the closing deadline for
applications. A candidate’s failure to submit this documentation may result in
no further consideration being given for a reasonable accommodation in the
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT FOR CITY OF NEW BRITAIN
RESIDENTS: Proof of domicile
shall be filed at the time of
filing the application. (Please see form attached). Failure to provide proof of
domicile in accordance with this timetable may result in no residency
consideration being granted for this examination.
Applications must be on file with
the Personnel Office, Room 409, City Hall, no later than Friday, January 18,
2019 at 4:00 P.M. Application forms may be obtained at the Personnel Office,
Room 409, City Hall, 27 West Main St., New Britain, CT 06051. Tel (860) 826-3404.