Administrative Assistant [Maternity Leave]
Town of Tecumseh - Tecumseh, ON

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Notice of Employment Opportunity
July 31, 2013

Administrative Assistant to the Director Staff Services/Clerk [Maternity Leave]

The Corporation of the Town of Tecumseh is currently recruiting for a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Administrative Assistant to the Director Staff Services/Clerk for a maternity leave contract.

Job Summary
Reporting to the Director Staff Services/Clerk, the Administrative Assistant assists with the day-to-day operations of the Staff Services/Clerks Department, and is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support, including handling sensitive political and human resources issues, researching and compiling background information, arranging meetings and appointments, maintaining office administration and records management processes and procedures, responding to and/or redirecting inquiries/communications and completing special projects.

Qualifications and Requirements
Qualifications include completion of a recognized two [2] year college diploma in business or office administration or equivalent; or a university degree in Business Administration, Political Science and/or Public Administration. Applicants must have three [3] years of responsible related experience, preferably in a municipal setting.

Knowledge of general office procedures, including preparing documents, maintaining strict confidentiality, use of tact and discretion when dealing with matters of a highly sensitive nature, sound problem solving and organizational skills are required. Candidates must have knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management, and accountability. In addition, computer literacy and proficiency in MS Office software applications and adaptability to program software are required. Experience in organizing meetings, preparation of agendas, taking minutes with attention to detail and accuracy will be considered an asset.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require accommodation.

We invite you to visit the Town’s webpage to obtain further information about the municipality and to view the job description for the position of Administrative Assistant to the Director Staff Services/Clerk.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their resume reaches the Director Staff Services/Clerk by the closing date, or they will not be considered.

The Town offers a comprehensive benefit package with an annual salary range of $50,029 - $63,299 per year for this position.

Applicants are invited to submit resumes to Town of Tecumseh by Friday, August 16, 2013.

All applications are appreciated; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected pursuant to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act [MFIPPA] and will be used solely for the purpose of candidate selection.