The City of West Kelowna is seeking a highly motivated administrative support professional to assume the duties of an Executive Assistant. Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position provides confidential executive administrative and communication support to the CAO, Mayor, Council and Senior Management.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing inbox and calendars, arranging meetings and appointments, arranging travel and conference registration, responding to inquiries/communication, maintaining records management processes, researching and compiling background information, preparing briefing notes and correspondence and completing special projects.
This position requires a high level of confidentiality, sound judgement, diplomacy, an understanding of the organization’s strategic priorities, ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and to work under tight deadlines. The City is looking for an Executive Assistant with well-developed participative leadership skills and a team player capable of working effectively in a Council and committee environment. The candidate will be interested in, and sensitive to, the communication and public relations requirements of an actively involved community.
The ideal candidate will have a Certificate in Office or Business Administration, Local Government Administration or related field and a minimum of three (3) years directly related and progressive experience including working with senior level staff. A combination of education and experience will be considered.
This permanent, full-time exempt position offers a comprehensive benefits package and municipal pension plan.
If you have a can do attitude and are a highly motivated individual who loves to work with people in a fast-paced environment, we would like to hear from you. Please submit your application online at www.westkelownacity.ca/jobs. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Competition 20-39E | Closes July 13, 2020