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  • Beckley, WV
  • Virginia, VA
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  • Colorado, CO
  • New Mexico, NM
  • North Carolina, NC
  • Tennessee, TN

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Remote Eligible (part-time)  Date: 8/4/22

Title: Compensation Coordinator                                                                  

Starting Salary Range: 22.58-23.26 per hour

Location: Reports regularly to any Conservation Legacy office, Part-time Remote Eligible

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Benefit Eligible: Health, Vision, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Retirement, Paid Time Off

Reports to: Director of People Management


Important Requirement: Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

Organizational Summary:

Conservation Legacy is a nationwide non-profit. The Corps programs within the organization engage participants in diverse conservation and community projects that serve public and private lands. These projects provide opportunities for personal and professional development and strive toward a high priority of needs for public land managers and community partners.

Through the mission of engaging future leaders who protect, restore and enhance our nation’s lands through community-based service; Conservation Legacy works toward a world with healthy lands, air and water; thriving people and resilient communities.


Position Summary:

This is a payroll administrator, and human resource support position with Conservation Legacy’s central HR team. This position will work closely with the Controller, HR Coordinators, Director of People Management, and Regional office staff to coordinate and execute weekly payroll processing for all Conservation Legacy programs. This position will be responsible for the accurate processing of weekly payrolls, annual payroll audit requests, retirement contributions, and regular payroll reporting to Central and Program staff and external partners.


Outcomes & Functions of Position:


Payroll Administration


  • Process multi-batch weekly payrolls, working closely with and supporting regional managers and 3rd party payroll provider.
  • Administer timekeeping and reporting thru the staff attendance
  • React and respond to all payroll issues, questions and
  • Maintain multi-state payroll tax records working closely with 3rd party provider to ensure accurate filing.
  • Prepare workers compensation
  • Prepare Bureau of Labor and Statistics reporting on monthly and annual
  • Facilitate annual 403b plan audit and plan change
  • Represent Conservation Legacy and determine annual payroll needs/changes with the third party provider.
  • Update payroll records by reviewing and entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, bank accounts, deductions, job titles, department/ division transfers, and
  • Prepare reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.



Payroll Compliance


  • Maintain payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and
  • Assist in the design and implementation of evolving payroll systems and
  • Assist in compliance with federal, state, and local payroll requirements by studying existing and new legislation; advising management on needed
  • Complete various end of year payroll
  • Reconcile and fund the 403(b)
  • Respond to and arrange wage garnishments with 3rd party
  • Disbursement and re-issue of W-2s and related


Policy and Communication


  • Manage FMLA requests and all required
  • Enter and maintain accurate employee data in various
  • Prepare and conduct trainings with programs to ensure thorough understanding of the organization’s payroll and timekeeping systems.
  • Respond to requests regarding information of both past and present employees, complete all employee verifications including; compensation data, employment status, and other employment information.
  • Maintain employee confidence by keeping information
  • Provide ongoing feedback for systems
  • Assist with the completion of Unemployment claims as
  • Communicate retirement eligibility, enrollment details, and education of the 403b


Other Administrative Support Duties


  • Assist with other general administration duties as
  • Contribute to central team effort by attending Central meetings and accomplishing related projects and delivering results as needed.
  • Respond to audit requests and continue to increase the efficiencies of reporting processes.

Organizational Advocacy

  • Successfully engages, leads and supports an inclusive work environment for those of underrepresented populations within the organization and the communities we
  • Leads and/or participates in organizational-wide teams, projects and initiatives that support the work of the Strategic Plans goals.
  • Reports any potential complaints within the organization as identified in the Personnel Policy Manual.
  • Assists or leads other responsibilities, as

Other “Hats” You May Wear: Customer Service, Relationship Development, Marketing, Administrative, Supervision or Mentorship to Others, Facilitator, Trainer, Facilities, Human Resources, Supervisor


Physical Requirements:


Conservation Legacy is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to perform essential job functions. Some positions may require periodic overnight travel, non-traditional work hours, ability to move across varied terrain, use program-specific tools and a range of technology on an infrequent or frequent basis. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Ability to safely drive an organizational vehicle may also be required for some positions. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during application or recruiting process, please send a request to the hiring manager.



  • Ability to successfully work in a fluid, changing work
  • Ability to operate Microsoft Office programs and applications, or similar
  • Ability to keep others and oneself, in remote locations, accountable to
  • Valid Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record per Personnel
  • Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history check
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.
  • Exhibits the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams or with a variety of populations, including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC
  • 4-5 years of related experience in Payroll Administration, Benefits Administration, or Human Resource Database Management


Other Competencies Desired for this Position’s Success: Manage Complexity, Resourceful, Effectively Communicate, Cultivate Innovation, Drive and/or Influence Results, Plans & Aligns

Required Skills

Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, political affiliation, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

To Apply:

  1. Email Cover letter and resume to
  2. Subject line must read: “Applicant_(Your Name)”. 3.Cover Letter Must Include:

Cover Letter must include a response to the following: Provide some examples of your experience effectively working with diverse communities, including those specific to Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context.

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