Administrative Assistant II (Operations)

City of Parksville

Administrative Assistant II (Operations)

Parksville is an active community of urban professionals, families with young children and retirees who have chosen to live in this coastal community for a quality of life and the region's natural environment. Located on Vancouver Island’s east coast, more than 12,000 residents call Parksville home. We are committed to being the city of choice for ourselves and future generations in a clean, safe, friendly, economically viable and sustainable environment.

The City of Parksville is seeking a permanent full-time Administrative Assistant II (Operations).

Under the general supervision of the Director of Engineering and Operations and Administrative Assistant III, or designate, performs a variety of complex and diversified administrative and clerical duties requiring a thorough knowledge of the Operations Department functions, procedures and policies; performs secretarial duties for the Department and assists other departmental staff in the performance of their duties, relating to clerical functions and general enquiries, or as directed by the supervisor and performs related work as required. This position includes work of a confidential nature, involving sensitive matters relating to administrative policy, land and development issues, personnel or other similar issues. This position requires the ability to work independently exercising judgment and initiative and may require supervision and training of junior clerical staff.

This role will provide the greatest satisfaction to a professional who with strong interpersonal and communication skills. The ideal candidate will have excellent time management skills and the ability to work effectively while dealing with constant minor interruptions. They will be able to work independently without continuous supervision and work well with the public, elected officials and colleagues and respond to inquiries and complaints pleasantly and courteously.

The ideal candidate will have successfully completed Grade 12 and course work in office administration or computer applications. A minimum of five years of senior secretarial/administration experience, preferably within a municipal setting. An equivalent level of training and/or experience may be considered. Possession of a valid BC Drivers’ License and a good driving record are required.

This is a unionized position. The wage rate for the position is $30.74 per hour (January 1, 2018 rate) based on a 40 hour work week in accordance with the current Collective Agreement.

To view a complete job description and for more information on our community, visit our website at

Please reply in confidence with a resume and cover letter by 4 pm on Monday, December 17, 2018, to

The City of Parksville thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

City of Parksville | 100 Jensen Avenue East | P O Box 1390, Parksville, BC V9P 2H3
Phone 250 248-6144 | Fax 250 248-6650 |

Organization: City of Parksville
Location: Parksville, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Category(s): Office Administration
Posted: December 3, 2018, 11:43 am
Expires: December 17, 2018, 4:00 pm

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