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administrative assistant


Source: Job Bank

Location

Richmond, BC
V6W0C4

Salary

$25.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Manufacture
  • Retail/wholesale establishment/distribution centre

Budgetary responsibility

  • 0 - $100,000

Tasks

  • Arrange and co-ordinate seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Supervise other workers
  • Train other workers
  • Train, direct and motivate staff
  • Assign, co-ordinate and review projects and programs
  • Record and prepare minutes of meetings, seminars and conferences
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Oversee the classification and rating of occupations
  • Plan, develop and implement recruitment strategies
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Manage contracts
  • Manage training and development strategies
  • Answer telephone and relay telephone calls and messages
  • Oversee the analysis of employee data and information
  • Answer electronic enquiries
  • Oversee development of communication strategies
  • Compile data, statistics and other information
  • Oversee the preparation of reports
  • Advise senior management
  • Respond to employee questions and complaints
  • Order office supplies and maintain inventory
  • Liaise with management, union officials and HR consultants
  • Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers
  • Organize staff consultation and grievance procedures
  • Oversee payroll administration
  • Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate daily operations
  • Arrange travel, related itineraries and make reservations
  • Greet people and direct them to contacts or service areas
  • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information
  • Set up and maintain manual and computerized information filing systems
  • Type and proofread correspondence, forms and other documents
  • Conduct research
  • Perform data entry
  • Provide customer service
  • Work with the marketing department to understand and communicate marketing messages to the field

Supervision

  • Staff in various areas of responsibility

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Excel
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Oracle
  • Quick Books

Technical terminology

  • Business

Area of specialization

  • Correspondence
  • Reports and records
  • Statistics
  • Invoices
  • Charts, tables, graphs and diagrams

Security and safety

  • Bondable
  • Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Large workload

Personal suitability

  • Ability to multitask
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Team player
  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Reliability
  • Time management

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Other benefits
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

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