Executive Assistant

Village of Lions Bay

Village of Lions Bay

Executive Assistant

The Village of Lions Bay is a small, compact community located on the scenic coast of Howe Sound, ten minutes north of West Vancouver and twenty minutes south of Squamish.  One of the key goals of Municipal staff is to provide first class service to residents and Council and we are looking for someone with drive and determination to help grow and contribute to our dedicated team.

This is an exciting, full-time administrative opportunity for a person with solid municipal experience who wishes to advance his or her career in municipal government.  Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Executive Assistant will manage the Village Office in all aspects of work flow, scheduling, deadline control, records management, handling and preparation of reports and correspondence, agenda control, policy development and analysis, and act as the recorder for Council meetings. This position functions as a senior assistant to the CAO and as a resource to the Management Team and Council.

The Executive Assistant may represent the Office of the CAO in matters involving Council, Senior Management, Office Staff, and the general public. The Executive Assistant must be knowledgeable about current issues under consideration by the CAO and be familiar with the Municipality’s position on issues.  High levels of independent action, confidentiality, and responsible decision-making are required.

In this role, the Executive Assistant will prioritize and prepare communications, prepare and review reports, and provide research and special project support to the CAO. The Executive Assistant is responsible for initiating and coordinating general administrative functions for the Village Office to ensure smooth and efficient operations and excellent customer service in a close team environment.

The successful candidate should have a certificate or diploma in Public Administration with five years progressive experience working in a municipality or regional district with some training in records management, parliamentary procedures, FIPPA and other pertinent local government matters, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

This posting does not list all of the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities.  For a detailed job description, please see: https://www.lionsbay.ca/government/employment-contract-opportunities/employment-opportunities 

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check.

This is an exempt position that offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: 4 pm, Friday, July 26, 2019

Please submit your resume and cover letter electronically to the attention of:

Village of Lions Bay
Peter DeJong, Chief Administrative Officer
PO Box 141, 400 Centre Road
Lions Bay, BC, V0N 2E0

We want to thank all applicants; however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

Organization: Village of Lions Bay
Location: Lions Bay, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Corporate Administration, Office Administration
Posted: July 9, 2019, 1:02 pm
Expires: July 26, 2019, 4:00 pm

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