Payroll Specialist

Puyallup, WA

Posted November 13, 2023

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you want to be part of an ever expanding, and highly trained team that delivers the safest, highest quality, and most innovative solutions for customers?

A rapidly growing nationwide storm water maintenance and hydro-excavation company is looking for a Payroll Specialist. If you are experienced in prevailing wage and construction payroll this is the opportunity for you! This is a hybrid position in Puyallup, WA. 

Pay: $32 -$34

Schedule: Monday to Friday (Flexible 8 hour day)

Payroll Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Weekly payroll reporting, monthly union reporting, and other payroll-related tasks

  • Ensure compliance within the payroll department

  • Collaborate effectively while also being able to work independently

Payroll Specialist Qualifications:

  • Proficient in certified payroll policies and processes

  • Excel proficiency for certified payroll spreadsheet maintenance

  • Understanding of Davis Bacon acts and prevailing wage

  • Appreciation for "BOLI" knowledge

  • Strong experience with WA State L&I website, LCP Tracker website, and CDS systems

  • Familiarity with Emars and elations is preferred

  • Note: Manual data entry into portals, not a straightforward upload process

  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail, effective time management, and organizational skills

  • Bonus: Knowledge of Oregon prevailing wage

  • Minimum 2 years of Union and Prevailing wage experience

  • Expertise in Construction Payroll and Compliance across multiple states

  • Experience with Union Wage reporting and LCP Tracker

  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail

  • Quick learner with a can-do attitude

  • Motivated to efficiently manage payroll responsibilities

  • Requires high-speed internet and a quiet workspace

Benefits offered by TERRA to employees on temp or temp-to-hire assignments:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Virtual Care

  • Life, Critical illness, Accident, Long and Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Identity Theft Protection

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Employer Match

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Gym Membership Discount

  • 6 Paid Holidays

Benefits Upon Hire:

  • Employee-centric work environment

  • Work-life balance

  • Company investment in your future

  • Competitive Benefits Package

  • 401k with up to 4% match

  • Paid Vacation & Sick/Safe Leave

  • 8 Paid Holidays

Apply Today!

If you're a motivated and detail-oriented Payroll Specialist call 253-353-7700 to connect with our team!

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TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Your Recruiter

Katie Overbeck

I am a Senior Recruiter for the TERRA Tacoma team. My mission is to identify and match talent with career changing opportunities at all levels. At TERRA, we create success stories every day and the most exciting part of my job is giving so many motivated and talented people the opportunity to thrive. I have a keen ability to understand the demands and objectives of employers, and this results in measurable success.

Named Best of Staffing® 12 years running, TERRA specializes in finding the Right Fit™.

Our mission is simple: Success Stories Created Daily.

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