Administrative Assistant to the Mayor

District of Saanich


Administrative Assistant to the Mayor

Regular Full Time Position

The District of Saanich is seeking an experienced administrative assistant who will provide executive administrative, implementation and communications support to the Mayor.  This includes maintaining and preparing confidential records and correspondence, undertaking special projects, preparing briefing notes, scheduling meetings and organizing presentations. The position requires a high level of confidentiality, sound judgement, diplomacy, an understanding of the organizations strategic priorities and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. The successful incumbent will work closely with and is connected to the Administrative Assistant of the CAO and will provide continuity and coverage when required.

Requirements include two years post secondary education in areas such as business administration, public administration, communications and over four years experience at a senior professional support level. Ideal candidates will have experience handling and maintaining confidentiality when handling sensitive information; experience with office administration procedures such as planning and organizing meetings, calendar management and travel requests; experience in word processing and other computer applications such as spreadsheets, databases, Internet and mail tracking systems.  An equivalent combination of education, experience and training in related areas may be considered. 

A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position.  Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019 quoting competition number 19030 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted.  We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Office Administration
Posted: February 8, 2019, 3:57 pm
Expires: February 25, 2019, 11:45 pm

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