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Clerk - Fire Department Administration

Competition No.: 2019-253
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $4,178 – 4,345 – 4,526 – 4,715 – 4,908/month (Pay Grade 17)
Last Updated: 11/5/19 8:25 AM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This is clerical and typing work of moderate complexity in the provision of office support services for all divisions of the Fire Department. An employee in a position of this class composes routine correspondence and prepares draft reports requiring researching of source material and maintains a variety of records and files. Duties also include maintaining meeting minutes, website maintenance, as well as creating and presenting PowerPoint presentations. In addition, an incumbent explains and interprets departmental rules, regulations, policies, procedures and, within defined limits, applicable by-laws to the public, employees and various other contacts and checks payroll materials for correctness and types a variety of materials. New assignments are received from a superior accompanied by verbal and/or written instructions. An incumbent exercises considerable independence of judgment and action in the more familiar phases of the work, and in accordance with established guidelines and procedures, referring matters of a more complex or unusual nature to a superior or as required, to the appropriate technical personnel. Work performance is reviewed in terms of adherence to established policies and procedures and effectiveness of services rendered to the public and staff.

The successful applicant will have graduated from grade 12 with supplemental typing, word processing and commercial courses, plus sound related clerical experience within the Fire Department Administration Division OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Position requires considerable knowledge of departmental rules, regulations and policies governing the work performed; a strong ability to perform assigned clerical and typing duties and the ability to maintain office equipment. The knowledge to compile statistical reports and make moderately complex mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy is required. Must have effective communication skills with internal and external contacts and make decisions in accordance with the applicable rules, regulations and procedures. Experience with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required while SAP, Telestaff, SunPro and FDM systems are a definite asset.

Please submit your application by Friday, November 15, 2019. 

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within 4 hours of submitting your application online.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Office Administration
Posted: November 5, 2019, 11:33 am
Expires: December 5, 2019, 11:59 pm