Current Postings

Office Assistant (Clerk Typist 2)


Competition No: 2024-ACT1

Duration: Auxiliary

Salary: $27.30/hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Last Updated: 2/16/24

The City of Burnaby’s dedication to creating and sustaining the best quality of life for those that work, live, learn and play here is supported by the goals that keep us invested in our growth and progress. With a commitment to our safe, inclusive, thriving and dynamic community, our objective is to hire like-minded individuals who share the same passion and commitment to their employment to contribute to our already outstanding team.

Want to start your career in municipal government? Looking for a job with excellent growth opportunities? Then apply for the exciting position of Auxiliary Clerical Team member!

You’ll have the unique opportunity to work in a variety of clerical and administrative assignments throughout various departments at the City, including Building, Finance, Corporate Services, IT and more! Most of our assignments are full-time days and hours although part-time opportunities are sometimes available as well (depending on operational requirements). You’ll be providing coverage for leaves, special projects, and/or assisting with additional workflow. Joining our Auxiliary Clerical Team will allow you to grow your knowledge and skills with City operations and gain unique municipal experience. Many have started in our Auxiliary Clerical Team and have gone on to expand their careers with other exciting opportunities throughout the City. The possibilities are endless!

Position Requirements:
Successful applicants will possess the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn tasks and computer systems quickly
  • Takes initiative
  • Provides excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with SAP or another ERP system (not required, but is considered a strong asset)


If you’re ambitious with the ability to manage priorities in a professional and efficient manner, as well as adaptable and thrive in an environment where teamwork and collaboration are key, apply today!

Auxiliary Clerical Team members must be available to work between 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday to Friday. Special short-term projects may also require weekend availability.

Hourly pay starts at $27.30 + 12% in lieu of benefits.

This competition will remain open until filled - however, interviews will happen periodically before the competition is closed.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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