Committee Clerk - District of Saanich
DISTRICT OF SAANICH
Permanent Full Time Position
The Legislative Division is seeking a motivated self starter to join our team. The primary duty of this position is providing administrative support to Council committees including attending meetings, taking minutes, and providing accurate procedural advice in a public setting. You will also spend time providing a full range of legislative and administrative services to assigned committee(s) and responding to a variety of enquiries regarding bylaws/policies, and Council/committee decisions.
The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment where accuracy is essential, deadlines are met, and much of the work follows legal/legislative mandates. Essential requirements include a comprehensive knowledge of corporate administrative practices, bylaws and legislation, the ability to problem solve, excellent communication skills, political acumen, and the ability to build positive relationships. A strong customer focus and the ability to be flexible in a changing work environment are equally important.
Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent, plus a one year certificate in local government administration, public administration, or related discipline; minimum two years related administrative experience including two years experience acting as a committee secretary; proficiency in keyboarding (minimum 60 wpm) and experience in computer-based applications including advanced level word processing and intermediate level excel. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The successful candidate will work Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and will be required to attend evening meetings outside regular working hours.
This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $33.11 per hour plus an excellent benefits package. Job description and competition information can be found at www.saanich.ca. Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022 quoting competition 22294 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted; applicants must also provide proof of typing speed from a recognized educational institution or hiring agency. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.