BC Local Government Job Posting Service


Administrative Assistant

(Office of the Chief Constable)
Permanent Full Time Position (Exempt)

The Saanich Police Department is a full service, community oriented Department consisting of approximately 165 sworn members that are supported by nearly 50 civilian employees.  Their mission is to provide the highest quality of service to ensure the safety and security of the community of Saanich. 
The Administrative Assistant will perform complex clerical, administrative and confidential work in support of the Office of the Chief Constable and the Professional Standards Division. The successful candidate will exercise considerable independence of action and judgement when providing secretarial duties and when dealing with officials, employees, and the general public.  The Administrative Assistant is called upon to give information to employees, Union representatives and the public, on a wide variety of departmental matters which requires a sound understanding of policies, procedures, and regulations of the Police Department and the Municipality.

Requirements include: two years post secondary education in disciplines such as business administration or public administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience in related disciplines; two years experience at a senior professional support level; accurate keyboarding skills of 55 wpm; proficient in using Windows-based word processing, database, spreadsheet, and email applications; experience taking minutes and transcribing dictation; considerable knowledge of the Saanich Police Department and municipal policies, practices and procedures; and the ability to pass and maintain the required police enhanced reliability security clearance check including a polygraph.

The successful candidate will be required to work Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The annual salary for this Exempt position is $63,135.15 to $74,158.74 (2018 rate) with an excellent benefits package. Find job description and competition information at Apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, AUGUST 7, 2020 quoting competition 20101 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 475-5550).  As a component of the selection process testing will be conducted, applicants must also provide proof of typing speed from a recognized educational institution or hiring agency. We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Organization: Saanich (District)
Professional Categories: Office Administration
Posted: July 17, 2020, 3:48 pm
Expires: August 7, 2020, 11:45 pm