The Davey Tree Expert Company

Payroll and Benefits Supervisor

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5

Additional Locations: NA

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5 

Requisition ID: 168657

Position Overview

We are looking for a Payroll and Benefit Supervisor to join our team at Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited.  This position is based at our corporate office in Ancaster, Ontario, and reports directly to the Payroll and Benefit Manager.  In this position, you will play a key role in supervising the administration and communication for the payroll and benefits department.  

Job Duties

  • Obtain, enter and/or verify data in the payroll system (using ADP and SAP)
  • Provide information to employees on payroll and benefit matters for approximately 850+ salaried and hourly employees based in Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and Northwest Territories.
  • Process adjustments/entries for overtime, new hires, hours and earnings adjustments, terminations, severance, taxable benefits, vacation differentials, salary increases, incentives, garnishments, and Group RRSP contributions.
  • Identifies benefit records by developing recordkeeping systems; initialing new hire benefits; recording changes.
  • Workers’ compensation reports and payments
  • Ensuring compliance with all government regulations and company policies
  • Ensure the privacy and confidentiality of all employee information
  • Manage all required functions as detailed on Payroll Run Checklists
  • Maintain employee records and filing systems
  • Work accurately and efficiently under pressure
  • Assist team members to meet tight processing deadlines
  • Coaching, monitoring and appraising payroll and benefit team


  • Minimum ten years’ experience in payroll end to end administration with
    5-10 years’ experience in group benefits.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to perform in a multi-tasking environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office –Excel and Word
  • Working knowledge of SAP, SuccessFactors and ADP
  • Strong working knowledge of legislation related to payroll and benefits

Additional Information

  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee-owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and development
  • Employee Referral Program and other perks

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

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Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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