Total Compensation Specialist

Job Details

JOB POSTING #: 2023-0122

POSTING PERIOD:  Friday, March 24, 2023 at 8:30 AM to Monday, April 3, 2023 at 4:30 PM

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources

UNION: Non-Union

POSITION STATUS: Temporary Full-Time



RATE OF PAY: $81,348.57 to $98,880.32 Annually


  • Reporting to the Manager, Employment & Consulting Services, this position will be directly involved in the compensation and benefit related planning and decision making.
  • Responsible for conducting research and analysis in different areas involving compensation and benefits, such as job evaluation, statistics, market evaluations for the Non Union Job Evaluation Maintenance Committee as well as the job evaluation committees at Transit Windsor and Windsor Public Library;
  • Maintenance of pay equity and internal equity, maintain salary schedules;
  • Calculate retroactive pay adjustments associated with pay equity, job evaluation and/or salary market reviews;
  • Provide administrative oversight for any salary market review;
  • Provide guidance and strategic thinking in the design and maintenance of employee benefits, compensation programs, systems, policies and procedures, assessing the budgetary impact of compensation and benefit related decisions;
  • Provide insight of compliance with regulations and labour laws, e.g. collective agreements, Pay Equity Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Canada Labour Code, and Canadian Human Resources Code.
  • Collaborate with others to determine compensation and benefits design, structure and develop and/or amend policies and procedures.
  • Develop, implement and maintain compensation and benefits policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Primary contact with insured benefit carriers and our 3rd party consultant for all aspects of the benefits program. 
  • Review claim utilization reports and insured benefit trends, lead plan design discussions and bring forward recommendations for consideration.
  • Assist in preparation and completion of various compensation and benefit related surveys.
  • A resource contact regarding Pay Equity and Internal Equity issues.
  • Communicate with management, union, association and/or employees on pay equity, internal equity issues and compensation related matters.
  • Provide guidance and advice to human resources staff on job design, job postings and job evaluation.
  • Work with Human Resources and Payroll staff to become informed on current issues and problem areas evident in day-to-day administrative experiences.
  • Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program. 
  • Will perform other related duties as required.


  • Must have a University Degree in Business, Public Administration, Arts or Sciences or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of four (4) years of experience in human resources, benefit administration, pay equity or senior administration; OR
  • Must have a Community College Diploma in Business, Public Administration, Arts or Sciences or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency and a minimum of six (6) years of experience in human resources, benefit administration, pay equity or senior administration;
  • Must have the ability to travel to off-site locations in a timely and expedient manner as required. If method of travel is by vehicle, a current valid and lawful Driver's License is required in accordance with the Highway Traffic Act and must provide a driver’s abstract as a condition of employment;
  • Must have a sound knowledge of the Pay Equity Act, Employment Standards Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Canadian Human Rights Code;
  • Must possess well-developed written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills to maintain effective relations with government officials, community agencies, stakeholder groups, the general public and staff;
  • Must have analytical skills to understand and apply research and statistics, identify problems, evaluate, assess issues in dispute and proposals and solutions in report writing quickly and efficiently;
  • Must have the ability to respond and adjust quickly to request in an environment with changing focuses;
  • Should have knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, its regulations and knowledge of the hazards associated with the work;
  • A CEBS or Compensation related designation would be considered an asset;
  • A CHRP or CHRL designation would be considered an asset;
  • The physical demands analysis associated with this job indicates a sedentary level of work.


  • Only those applicants selected for an interview will be acknowledged
  • We offer a smoke-free office environment
  • Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, c. 25 as amended, and will be used to determine eligibility for employment.
  • The Corporation of the City of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Windsor will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the City of Windsor Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.