Board of Variance Secretary / Administrative Assistant

Regional District of Nanaimo

Employment Opportunity

Board of Variance Secretary / Administrative Assistant

External - Permanent Full Time Position

The Regional District of Nanaimo has an employment opportunity for a permanent full time Board of Variance Secretary/Administrative Assistant working in the Strategic and Community Development as well as the Corporate Services Departments.
The Board of Variance Secretary/Administrative Assistant will report to the Manager of Current Planning, as well as the Manager of Administrative Services. This position will be responsible for the efficient and accurate handling of applications to the Board of Variance, as well as office and clerical duties, and the effective delivery of information to the public. This position will offer a wide variety of secretarial and technical duties, including providing telephone and front counter reception, directing inquiries to the appropriate staff or department, records management, coding departmental invoices, and assisting team members in their duties as required, to meet service expectations, departmental goals and objectives.  The successful incumbent will work .6 of their time with Strategic and Community Development and .4 with Corporate Services.
Qualifications include a high school diploma supplemented with post-secondary education in office procedures plus 2 years prior job related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal tactfully with the public, proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and data base computer applications, switchboard, basic office equipment and attention to detail are essential. 
This is a permanent full time Union position (minimum 35 hours per week).  The (2017) rate of pay is $28.67 - $30.18 per hour.  The successful incumbent will be entitled to all benefits in the Collective Agreement between the Regional District of Nanaimo and the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 401. Please visit the RDN website at for a complete job description and more information on the Regional District of Nanaimo.
A complete application which includes a cover letter, resume of experience, qualifications and references will be accepted until 4:00 pm, June 27, 2018, quoting Competition No. 2018-58 to the Main Reception, Administration Building, Regional District of Nanaimo, 6300 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6N2; Fax: 250-390-4163, or email:
Thank you for your interest in this position.  Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Regional District of Nanaimo
Location: Nanaimo, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Office Administration
Posted: June 13, 2018, 9:43 am
Expires: June 27, 2018, 4:00 pm

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