City of Kamloops
(Permanent, On-Call) - 1112
December 31, 2023
At the City of Kamloops, we believe in progressive and barrier-free recruitment for everybody every day. This means employment opportunities for all in a safe, inclusive and diverse workplace. We know our city is stronger when we hire qualified individuals from different backgrounds with diverse experiences, cultures and perspectives.
We are focused on creating the highest levels of service excellence, based on an organization-wide community culture that celebrates our employees who make it all happen. We are known as Canada’s Tournament Capital and are famous for our hospitality and community spirit, traits that make us a leader! Recreation, sports, arts and culture, health care, social activities, volunteerism, and affordable housing all meld to form a unique blend of big-city amenities with small-town ambience. This is Kamloops!
Let’s make Kamloops shine! Join our team today.
An exciting and challenging opportunity exists for permanent, on-call clerical positions with the City of Kamloops. These positions offer candidates a great opportunity to meet many staff and work in various City departments such as Kamloops Fire Rescue, Engineering, Civic Operations, Finance, Switchboard, the Print Shop and the Mailroom.
Clerical staff are responsible for providing coverage for vacation, sick calls and short-term leaves throughout the City. If you are looking for a flexible position that supports your exceptional customer service and organizational skills, while enhancing your knowledge of the City’s operations, then this Clerical position may be a great fit for you!
The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:
- Completion of a one-year post secondary certificate in administration or business plus one year office experience OR three years’ office experience, one of which being in a large, multi-faceted organization.
- Three months previous accounting experience or completion of a Financial Accounting course.
- Minimum one-year previous experience working in an office environment where dealing with the public in person and on the phone was a significant part of the job.
- Basic skills in office systems technology, including print/fax/copy/cash handling/debit/credit machines.
- Proficient in intermediate Word, intermediate Excel, and basic PowerPoint as demonstrated through testing (70% pass rate required).
- Proficient in intermediate alphanumeric data entry, as demonstrated through testing.
- Minimum typing speed of 45 net words per minute, as demonstrated through testing.
- Valid Drivers License – class 5 or equivalent.
For new hires, and for those working in designated positions of trust, including those working directly with vulnerable persons, no formal offer of employment will be made until an applicant completes a police information check. This position will receive 14% in lieu of all benefits, vacation, stat holidays, and health time. This is a CUPE local 900 position.
More than one may be hired. This is an on-call position requiring a minimum of 3 days per week availability (Monday-Friday), there is no guarantee of hours. Please note the rate for on-call clerical may vary dependent on the position the incumbent is covering.
This is an “Evergreen Job Posting” which means this posting is open for an extended period. Positions will be filled from the list of applicants as vacancies become available. As an applicant, it is important to keep your profile and resume up to date as you gain qualifications and experience towards this position. We will be looking at the most recent resume and qualifications you have uploaded when shortlisting.
If you are no longer interested in obtaining this position at any point after applying, please withdraw your application.
*Note: if you are already a City of Kamloops employee (an internal applicant) and a vacancy arises, we will send you an email prior to shortlisting to alert you of the vacancy and remind you to have all the required qualifications uploaded.
Hours & Days of Work
Hours per Week
Please note if you need assistance or have individual needs or requirements throughout the application process, contact the Human Resources Department by telephone, email email@example.com or in person at 6- 510 Lorne Street so we can better support you.
External job postings are open to everyone. We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest. Please be sure to review the application requirements of each job you apply for. Only those selected to participate in the recruitment process will be contacted.
Applications are accepted online at kamloops.ca/careers.
1 year to less than 2 years
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
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