The City of Dawson Creek invites applications from administrative professionals with at least two years’ prior similar experience for an exempt administrative assistant position. Under the direction of the Deputy Corporate Administrator or designate, the Administrative Assistant undertakes a wide variety of administrative tasks pertaining to records management, public communications, contract administration, human resources and special projects, providing accurate and efficient clerical and administrative support to the Corporate Administration Department and senior management team. This is a challenging role in a busy and complex office environment.
The successful applicant must have a Grade 12 education, be efficient (minimum 60wpm keyboarding speed) in computer use and programs, particularly the Microsoft Office suite, and have a minimum of two years of administrative/office experience. Preferred candidates will hold an Applied Business Technology program certification, and have prior experience in a legal or government office dealing with tight timelines, multiple competing priorities, and legislative compliance. The ability to effectively interact with the public and other staff members, maintain confidentiality, and exercise considerable independent judgment are all required in this role. Familiarity with relevant legislation such as the Community Charter, FOIPPA, and municipal bylaws, would be advantageous.
The City of Dawson Creek is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities whenever reasonably possible during the selection and employment process. Clerical testing will be required of all short listed candidates.
Applications must be received by the undersigned no later than 4:30 pm on October 31, 2016. Please quote Competition No. 2016-37 on your application.
Candidates should direct a resumé marked “Confidential, 2016-37” to Tyra Henderson, Deputy Director of Corporate Administration, at City Hall (or email to firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than the closing date indicated above. The City thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.