BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Peace River Regional District

Administrative Clerk

Full Time, Permanent Position

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.

Position Overview
The Peace River Regional District invites applications from professionals with excellent typing and computer skills who can effectively interact with the public to fill an Administrative Clerk position based at the Dawson Creek head office. Reporting to the Electoral Area Manager or designate, the successful applicant will: perform clerical duties, provide coverage for the Administrative Clerk/Receptionist(s), assist and direct the public, process incoming and outgoing correspondence, prepare agendas and record minutes, arrange and prepare for meetings and events (evening and weekend work may be required), book travel, and assist with government elections.

Applicants must have:

  • Office administration certificate or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years related experience in a busy office environment
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Accurate keyboarding and typing skills at 60 WPM
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Working knowledge of the Community Charter and Local Government Act and/or a Municipal Clerk designation.
  • Electronic agenda preparation and management software experience

Additional Information
The hours of work are Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, with one hour for lunch. This position includes frequent attendance at evening and weekend meetings/events to engage with communities – flexible scheduling is required. The after probation rate of pay for this union position is $29.91/hr, plus benefits.

Posting Date
May 21, 2020

Application Deadline
June 4, 2020 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. Kori Elden, Executive Assistant/HR Generalist
P. 250-784-3231 F. 250-784-3220
PO Box 810
Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 4H8

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

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Posted: May 21, 2020, 10:09 am
Expires: June 4, 2020, 4:00 pm