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Administrative Assistant - Administration Department, Yellowknife

Published 2022-05-24
Expires 2022-06-24
ID #1011302433
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Administrative Assistant - Administration Department, Yellowknife
Canada, Northwest Territories, Yellowknife,
Published May 24, 2022

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Administrative assistant - administration department


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The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high-quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities, and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their applications.

We are currently seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, organized, and motivated individual to assume the position of Administrative Assistant within our Administration Department.

Under the supervision of the Senior Executive Assistant, and general direction of the City Clerk, the incumbent is responsible for a range of administrative services for senior management and departmental managers, including special assignments related to a range of City projects. This work will include but is not limited to: maintaining filing systems, recording, distributing, and replying to mail, preparing correspondence, setting up for meetings, and updating content on the City's website.

This position requires advanced administrative, computer, and communication skills. The work requires the incumbent to possess the experience, knowledge, and ability to operate numerous computer software programs simultaneously. Tact and diplomacy are essential; as are judgment skills. This position also requires the incumbent to be conversant with and to possess the ability to develop an understanding of relevant municipal subject matters.

These skills are normally acquired through the completion of grade 12 and an administrative program diploma as well as a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a related field which has included the use of computer software.

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $62,782 - $73,634 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including monthly housing and travel allowances, and a defined benefit pension plan.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than June 3, 2022.
Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume.
Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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    Registered on October 7, 2017

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