BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Administrative Assistant - Engineering

Temporary Full Time Position
(Approximately 12 months)

The Engineering Department is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant for a 12 month term to supervise, direct and facilitate office support and related services. The Administrative Assistant organizes administrative systems and procedures; coordinates various programs within the Engineering department, provides assistance to staff on projects; supervises administrative support staff, and oversees the development of the department’s annual budget and its cost control.  The ideal candidate will have highly developed communication skills, knowledge in organizational behaviours, interpersonal relations and the ability to work with little or no supervision. 

Requirements include: one year in a full-time or equivalent post-secondary educational program in Business Administration or related discipline; three years of senior administrative experience including two years of direct supervision experience; completion of a Technical or Business Certificate in Computerized Office Procedures or equivalent; proficient in MS Office Suites for word processing, spreadsheets, email systems and database applications; considerable knowledge of standard budgetary practices and procedures applicable to work performed; keyboarding skills of minimum 40 wpm and a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence together with a personal vehicle available for work-related use as and when required.  Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

This is a C.U.P.E. Local 2011 position with a wage of $34.11 per hour plus 13% in lieu of benefits. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2019 quoting competition number 19091 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email In addition to the interview process, testing will be conducted. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Office Administration
Posted: April 16, 2019, 10:30 am
Expires: April 29, 2019, 11:45 pm