Administrative Assistant

City: Newmarket, Ontario


Company Name York Region
Salary $61,104 - $69,386 a year
Job Location Newmarket, Ontario

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Position Purpose
Reporting to the Director, is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to a technical engineering based team; including handling sensitive political and human resource issues; researching and compiling background information; arranging meetings and appointments; taking formal minutes at meetings; maintaining office administration and records management processes and procedures; responding to and/or redirecting inquiries/communications; and completing special projects, as assigned.

Successful completion of a Community College Diploma in Business Studies or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum three (3) years progressively responsible administrative experience with an emphasis on determining priorities and organizing activities of a diverse work assignment.
Demonstrated experience in organizing meetings, including preparation of agendas, taking minutes, documentation and circulation of minutes with attention to detail and accuracy.
Knowledge of general office procedures, preparing documents and records management practices.
Knowledge of Department and Branch services and programs and ability to relate information to meet customer needs.
Demonstrated competency utilizing MS Office Software applications including scheduling and presentation software and strong proficiency in Microsoft Teams.

Scheduled Hours
35 Weekly Hours
Scheduled Shifts
0830 – 1630
How to Apply
Please apply online by September 9, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
$61,104 to $69,386 annually

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