Administrative Assistant - Fire

Township of Esquimalt

Administrative Assistant - Fire

Regular Full-Time
Competition No. 19-24

Internal/External Opportunity
This is a Union Position

Located adjacent to downtown Victoria, Esquimalt is a residential community (population 17,000) with extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities, schools and commercial services.

The Esquimalt Fire Rescue Department is seeking a motivated individual to fill a regular, full-time Administrative Assistant position. Reporting to the Fire Chief, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support to the department’s leadership team. This position requires an administrative professional who can coordinate a broad range of clerical functions including: preparing letters, memos, reports and spreadsheets; internal and external service requests; providing information to the public; arranging staff training and events; assisting with licensing and permits; scheduling, ordering supplies and processing invoices.

The ideal candidate will possess one year of office administration training, and at least two years experience providing departmental administrative and clerical support.  Other preferred qualifications include:
  • Proficiency using MS Office and experience maintaining records both manually and using database programs
  • Excellent administrative skills including demonstrated ability in providing excellent internal and external customer service and working cooperatively to achieve departmental goals
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, exercise initiative, organize and prioritize work with considerable tact and diplomacy
  • Class 5 B.C. driver’s licence.

Prior to applying, please visit our website at to view the job description which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities.

Salary: $27.87 – $30.09 hourly plus benefits
Hours per week: 35

Please submit your resume with covering letter quoting Competition No. 19-24 by 4:00 pm on Friday, July 19th to:

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
1229 Esquimalt Road
Esquimalt, BC   V9A 3P1
t. 250-414-7101
f. 250-414-7111

Organization: Township of Esquimalt
Location: Esquimalt, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Office Administration
Posted: June 28, 2019, 1:21 pm
Expires: July 19, 2019, 4:00 pm

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