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Organization:    Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Division:    Youth Justice Services
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    08OAD - Office Administration 08
Salary:    $22.45 - $26.09 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    49038
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Do you have a solid administrative and clerical background and enjoy working in a fast paced environment?

If so, consider this administrative opportunity where you will perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks to support unit staff.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:
• transcribe and type correspondence, reports and documents
• provide telephone and reception duties
• maintain client and office files
• act as a key operator for the Youth Offender Tracking Information System
• enter, check and interpret computerized data
• liaise with other offices, courts, and relevant stakeholders to exchange information and distribute mail and messages

How do I qualify?

Office administration skills:
• proven clerical and administrative experience
• knowledge of administrative functions and practices

Communication skills:
• ability to respond to and provide effective customer service to internal and external clients
• ability to use tact and diplomacy
• ability to maintain client confidentiality
• ability to apply relevant legislation in order to provide information to clients

General skills and knowledge:
• demonstrated reasoning and problem-solving skills
• proficiency with computers and word-processing, databases and email software applications
• demonstrated data entry skills
• proven ability to organize and set priorities regarding own workload and work under general supervision
• knowledge of arithmetic to prepare expense claims, perform sentence calculations and maintain program financial records

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 435 South James Street, Thunder Bay, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • N-CF-49038/12
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, January 14, 2013 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
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