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Organization:    Ministry of the Environment
Division:    Northern Region
City:    South Porcupine
Job Term:    1 Temporary up to 12 months
Job Code:    08OAD - Office Administration 08
Salary:    $22.45 - $26.09 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    61087
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Are you a resourceful and enthusiastic individual with great organizational and communication skills? If so, bring your diverse set of administrative skills to our branch!

What can I expect to do in this role?

• handle a variety of administrative and financial tasks
• provide customer service and respond to inquiries from the public, private and industrial clients
• provide office reception, mail, filing and clerical functions
• create and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and file classification system
• prepare correspondence, reports and presentations

How do I qualify?

• You must have advanced oral French language skills

Administrative Knowledge
• You have experience providing administrative and financial support
• You have proven knowledge of general office administration functions
• You have knowledge of filing and records management practices and procedures
• You have an understanding of purchasing and budgetary policies and procedures
• You know how to use computers and relevant software such as word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications

Prioritization and Problem-Solving Skills:
• You can prioritize multiple tasks to meet conflicting deadlines
• You demonstrate strong judgment when responding to the public and government staff and direct them as required
• You can determine the appropriate response to difficult inquiries
• You can identify issues, propose solutions, and take corrective actions

Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• You can communicate information in a clear manner
• You can prepare a variety of written communication materials (e.g. correspondence, emails, memos) and proofread documents for accuracy and grammar
• You work well with others and provide courteous customer service to the public, staff, and all levels of government

Additional information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 5520 Hwy 101 E, South Porcupine, North Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Thursday, February 20, 2014
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 6, 2014 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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