Office Assistant – Finance –

  • Company:
    District of Saanich
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Temporary Part Time Position
(Minimum 1 year)

The Finance Department at the District of Saanich is seeking an experienced Office Assistant who will provide administrative support primarily within the Purchasing Section. The work involves organizing systems and procedures, coordinating the flow of information and documents and preparing correspondence, forms, bid documents, and contracts. The Office Assistant also responds to routine counter, telephone, electronic or written enquiries from the public, legal firms, contractors, financial institutions and provides vacation relief Senior Office Assistant- Purchasing.

Requirements include: completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, plus one year of post-secondary office administration courses; two years of office experience performing responsible secretarial or administrative work involving contract or similar legal work, including experience dealing with the public and/or clients; advanced word processing skills; experience with graphic applications and desktop publishing capabilities preferred; keyboarding speed of 60 wpm and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License. Applicants must provide proof of typing speed from a recognized educational institution or hiring agency. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

The successful candidate will tentatively work Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with the ability to work up to full time (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.)

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $31.56 per hour and an excellent benefits package. J ob description and competition information can be found at . Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, MARCH 5, 2021 quoting competition 21033 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7. As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.