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Organization:    Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal
Division:    Adjudication Support Group
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    09OADWSIAT - Office Administration 09 (WSIAT)
Salary:    $23.46 - $27.35 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52216
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The Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal is a highly specialized adjudicative Tribunal that hears appeals of final decisions of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. The Tribunal's Adjudication Support group provides administrative support to assigned Vice-Chairs, Member Representatives of Employers and Member Representatives of Workers. The unit currently seeks a highly motivated individual for the role of Adjudication Assistant. Working in a highly professional, quiet and focused environment, the Adjudication Assistant is primarily responsible for the proofreading, editing and formatting of decisions while providing quality administrative service to Vice-Chairs and Members. Working as a member of a small team, work is primarily performed individually following structured processes. If you enjoy working in this environment, this could be the role for you.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Working in a quiet, focused environment you will:
• provide administrative support to Vice-Chairs and Member Representatives
• proofread and edit decisions and memoranda of varying complexity for accuracy and grammar
• prepare Tribunal decisions and maintain decision data in the Tribunal's customized case management database
• type decisions, case material and correspondence from dicta and other materials, ensuring accuracy, timeliness and suitable format
• release decisions in accordance to Tribunal standards and processes
• follow up on post hearing activity
• schedule panel caucuses
• ensure distribution of file materials and Addenda in advance of scheduled hearings

How do I qualify?

Administrative Skills:
• you have demonstrated proofreading/editing skills to proofread decisions and ensure spelling and grammar are accurate and meet Tribunal decision standards
• you have advanced computer and word processing skills, preferably in a Windows/Word environment in order to format complex documents within existing software and templates
• you have proven administrative support experience
• you have the ability to work well under pressure in order to meet tight time constraints while producing accurate product
• you have advanced dicta skills and typing skills (50 wpm) in order to type decisions of varying length and complexity

Communication and Customer Service Skills:
• you have demonstrated excellent grammar/spelling and editing ability in order to proofread decisions
• you have advanced oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills to interact with assigned Vice Chairs and Members as required
• you have excellent organizational skills in order to meet tight deadlines and handle a diverse workload

• you have demonstrated knowledge of medical/legal terminology in order to transcribe documents ensuring spelling and accuracy

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 505 University Ave, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Monday, February 25, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, March 11, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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