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Organization:    Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs
Division:    Communication Services
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    07OAD - Office Administration 07
Salary:    $21.62 - $25.17 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53458
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The Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs, Communications Services Branch, offers an exciting opportunity to provide a range of administrative support to a dynamic team of professionals.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this position, you will:
• answer general inquiries and provide routine information on Ministry programs and services
• direct calls to appropriate staff, record and relay messages
• type and proofread a variety of documents (such as agendas, letters, memorandum, reports) to ensure accuracy, correct grammar, spelling punctuation and format
• maintain up-to-date office lists, organization charts, manuals and telephone directories
• photocopy and distribute reports, submissions and briefing notes

* Note: this job ad has been amended. The area of search has been changed to open and the job ad closing date has been extended.

How do I qualify?

• you are proficient in English as well as proficient in oral and written French at the advanced level

Computer Proficiency:
• you have demonstrated knowledge of computer software, including Word, Excel, database management systems and electronic mail

Communication Skills:
• you have excellent communication, interpersonal, consultative and customer service skills
• you have well-developed knowledge of grammar, spelling, writing, editing and corporate writing practices to review and prepare documents

Organizational Skills:
• you have organizational skills to set priorities and meet deadlines under pressure

Other Relevant Skills:
• you have the ability to acquire knowledge of current legal, social, and economic issues in Aboriginal affairs in Ontario and history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada
• you have the ability to acquire knowledge of ministry mandate, regulations, policies and procedures, activities, issues and trends

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 160 Bloor St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Thursday, April 25, 2013
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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