Administrative Assistant - Corporate Services

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Administrative Assistant - Corporate Services

The District of Mission is seeking an experienced, self-motivated individual to work in our Corporate Administration Department.

If you are a self-starter and able to manage complex priorities in a professional, efficient and timely manner in an environment with frequent interruptions and minimal supervision; you are adaptable and excel in an environment where teamwork is required to meet departmental and organizational goals, this opportunity may be right for you.

This position will be responsible for a variety of complex administrative, legislative and customer service functions to support the Corporate Administration Department and to work as a team with other departments. The incumbent will assist with Freedom of Information requests, prepare and distribute agendas for regular council and committee meetings, prepare accurate minutes of meetings, and assist with the administration of the District’s policies, and bylaws. In addition, the incumbent will prepare routine and complex correspondence in compliance with departmental standards, maintain schedules of various departmental processes, and respond to public and staff information inquiries on matters related to the corporate administration and council areas.

The preferred candidate will have sound knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act, Community Charter and Local Government Act, as well as the District’s Council Procedure Bylaw. They must also have considerable knowledge of legislative practices, procedures and standards such as parliamentary procedures, municipal council and committee systems.

Candidates will possess a High School graduation or equivalent, supplemented by recognized post-secondary training in office administration or public administration, a minimum of 5 years’ experience in administrative functions as an administrative clerk in a demanding multi-tasking office environment, and an advanced level of proficiency in MS Office applications.

The 2019 hourly rate of pay is $35.18 plus a comprehensive benefit package. We also offer a nine-day fortnight schedule (extended hours for nine days and one day off every two weeks).

If this challenging career opportunity is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2019-29) by Monday, October 21, 2019

Organization: District of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Corporate Services, Office Administration
Posted: September 27, 2019, 3:36 pm
Expires: October 21, 2019, 4:30 pm

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