Compensation Assistant

Website TransLink

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Marketing Statement

A career at TransLink and our family of companies means working with people with a wide range of skills and perspectives, all teaming up towards a common goal: preserving and enhancing the region’s world-envied quality of life. Together, we connect the region and enhance its livability by providing a sustainable transit and transportation network, embraced by our communities and people.

At TransLink we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace, recognizing the unique value and skills every individual brings.

Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can make a difference in a vibrant city? At TransLink, one of BC’s Top Employers, you’ll help make Metro Vancouver a better place to live, built on transportation excellence. Put your future in motion!



Provides administrative support to maintain and generate compensation and workforce-related information and reporting.  Applies policies, procedures and collective agreement in day-to-day transaction processing and administration.  Maintains the relevant HR system modules, designs queries, prepares standard reports, and participates in system audits to support data integrity.  Supports Compensation Coordinator, and compensation specialists as assigned.


Provides administrative support to maintain and generate compensation and workforce-related information and reporting.  Involves transactions and updating records related to job evaluation, salary administration, merit and performance awards, market adjustment increases, seniority and service records, and employee change of status.

Applies policies, processes, and collective agreements, ensuring accuracy and compliance in the performance of administrative work.

Provides administrative support for the job evaluation program and all related processes and tools for exempt and union groups.  Gathers and distributes information in support of the job review process, organizes logistics for JE Panel meetings, greets presenters, and ensures timely processing of Panel decisions.

Maintains HR systems, including system set-up data and tables, design of ad hoc queries, preparation of standard reports, systems security and audit checks, and provides information and guidance to users of the system.

Provides administrative support to the performance management program for exempt employees and maintains all related records and correspondence.

Participates in projects and meetings as functional representative, and participates in the implementation of new processes, procedures and technologies.

Maintains relationships with others including employees, managers, union representatives and outside agencies.



The requirements for this job would typically be acquired through a Certificate in Human Resources Management, and two years’ experience in human resources. Experience in a unionized environment is preferred but not essential.


Basic knowledge of the principles of human resources, with emphasis on compensation and workforce-related administration.

Solid knowledge of the relevant policies and provisions of the collective agreements.

Basic communication and interpersonal skills to explain compensation and workforce administration policies and procedures to others, and to exchange related information.

Basic organizational skills to ensure timely processing of transactions.

Basic analytical skills to accurately apply policies, procedures and collective agreement.

Working knowledge of the relevant HR systems and modules to participate in systems audits and create compensation-related reports.

Solid knowledge of standard office tools including word processing and spreadsheet software, together with knowledge of database fundamentals and use of HR systems.

Experience with PeopleSoft is preferred.

Other Information

Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.

COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy

To support public health, and protect the health and safety of our employees, customers, and their families, TransLink employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will need to provide proof of full vaccination status in compliance with the employer’s COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy.

Accommodations may be applicable under the BC Human Rights Code. Should an applicant be unable to provide proof of full vaccination and should an accommodation be requested, additional information will be required to determine whether the individual is entitled to be accommodated.

Work Schedule

37.5 hours per week.

Work Designation


This position offers the flexibility of working both on-site and remotely within B.C.

Rate of Pay

Salary starting from $55,824 per annum

The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs. Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.

How to Apply

Please click the ‘Apply’ button at the top right corner of the page or go to to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.

INSTRUCTIONS:  Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.

Posting Date: April 27, 2022
Closing Date: Until Filled

Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  For a confidential  inquiry, simply email us at

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