Payroll Specialist, Maintenance

Job category: Paraprofessional
Exemption Status/Test: Non Exempt
Reports to: Assistant Director, Maintenance Operations
Date Revised: January 1, 2016
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

This position is responsible for managing employee time and payroll for Maintenance and Building staff. This position acts as liaison between the Maintenance Department staff and the Human Resources or Benefits departments.



High School Diploma or GED

TEA Paraprofessional Certification or eligible


Three (3) years of experience in the following:

      Large volume payroll

      Human Resources

      MSOffice, Excel and Word

Special knowledge/skills

Strong math aptitude

10-key by touch

Kronos experience preferred

Oracle software experience preferred

Bilingual preferred

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to handle high-volume, fast-paced work load.
  • Detail oriented and flexibility under pressure a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills required.
  • Effective and pleasant telephone/communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and general clerical skills.
  • Initiative in performing routine office functions.
  • Good judgment in handing confidential information.
  • Willing to perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
Frequent walking; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching
Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds)
Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.