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Peace River Regional District

Executive Assistant

Full Time, Permanent Position

Position Overview
Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this position provides executive assistance to the Regional District Board of Directors, CAO and senior staff. Duties of the position include: preparing confidential correspondence and documents; maintaining human resources files and the employee service award program; coordinating travel arrangements; preparing agendas and transcribing minutes; making meeting arrangements; composing correspondence; and carrying out special projects and research.

The preferred candidate will have excellent organizational skills, a personable attitude and professional work style, and the proven ability to maintain confidentiality when handling sensitive information and documents. They will have the ability to take precise minutes, have strong written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in MS Office Suite.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have post-secondary courses in administration or a related discipline plus a minimum three (3) years’ experience providing executive level support, preferably in a unionized local government setting. A Certificate in Local Government administration with a working knowledge of relevant legislation such as FOIPPA, Local Government Act and Community Charter is preferable. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Additional Information
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch.

This exempt position offers a competitive salary, benefits package and an excellent team. If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding career opportunity and want to be a leader amongst our professionals in this bountiful and opportunity filled area, considering making the Peace Country your community and the Peace River Regional District your team!

Join the PRRD Team!
Come work with the Peace River Regional District team in the mighty Peace Region of northeastern BC – world renowned for our friendly people, spectacular outdoor recreation and linkages to the Yukon and Alaska.

The Peace River Regional District includes four electoral areas and seven member municipalities, with a total population of approximately 60,000, covering a vast 120,000 square kilometer area.

Posting Date
November 4, 2019

Application Deadline
November 26 at 4:00 pm

Application Information
Apply in confidence by providing a cover letter noting the position being applied for, a resume, and three references to:

Peace River Regional District
Attn. Kelsey Bates, Executive Assistant
hrprrd@prrd.bc.ca
P. 250-784-3207 F. 250-784-3220
PO Box 810, Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4H8

See the full job description or find out the application status of this posting and other employment opportunities with the PRRD by visiting:  prrd.bc.ca/employment

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Location: Dawson Creek, BC
Region: Peace River
Professional Categories: Office Administration
Posted: November 4, 2019, 11:36 am
Expires: November 26, 2019, 4:00 pm