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Position Title: HR/PAYROLL ASSISTANT Requisition No:  ST-040


Location: BURNABY

Compensation: $15 - $17/HR (Commensurate with experience)


We are a family-owned business and have been in operation since 1993.  We are well established in the hardware and power tools industry as a leader. Positioned for growth, we now have a total of 4 stores. In addition to our flagship store in Burnaby, you will see Summit Tools in Port Coquitlam, Kelowna and St. Jerome, Quebec. All our stores have a wide selection of brands with the latest products in the market including a large selection of power tools, accessories and hardware at competitive prices. We proudly serve a broad spectrum of clients from the homeowner or contractor to the industrial user, and we take pride in serving their needs.

We operate on results driven principles of teamwork, listening, caring and fairness. We pursue a high level of excellence and you can expect to be treated fairly and respectfully. We are a close-knit group, all motivated to work diligently to meet the high expectations of our customers. We strive to make the company a rewarding place to work, where employees feel that they are doing meaningful work and their contributions make a difference.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Processing New Hire documents
  • Tracking and monitoring Performance Management initiatives
  • Basic recruitment initiatives
  • Timesheet calculations
  • Employee forms and files updates
  • Benefits reconciliation
  • Record accruals
  • Creating and extracting various HR and Payroll reports
  • Other duties as assigned by reporting manager

What skills do we want you to have?

  • Working towards or recently graduated with an HR / Payroll degree or designation
  • Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills (typing speed of 50 wpm)
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office with emphasis on Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, think logically, and apply critical thinking skills
  • Must be self motivated and have a “go-getter’ attitude


If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, please submit your resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it quoting the following subject line: HR/PAYROLL REQ: ST-040. In your cover letter please include a brief response to the following question:

1)      Why are you passionate about HR or Payroll as a career?

We thank all that apply, however only successful candidates will be contacted.