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Clerk Typist 3

Competition No.: 2020-080
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $3,852 – 4,012 – 4,178 – 4,345 – 4,526/month (Pay Grade 15) (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 7/31/20 12:32 PM

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 moderately complex clerical and typing work involving supervisory tasks and/or independent typing and clerical duties of comparable responsibility. The Clerk Typist 3 types or uses a word processor to produce in hard copy a variety of material such as correspondence, lists, permits, licenses, records, reports, agendas, and court and legal documents from draft, copy, dictaphone or verbal instructions; corrects content of materials to be typed for grammatical and spelling corrections. Prepares, processes and maintains and/or supervises the preparation, processing and maintenance of a large volume of records, files, permits, licenses, indexes and accounts pertaining to department activities, manually and/or by using a computer terminal to enter, revise, update and retrieve information; relieves professional and other staff of administrative detail. Develops, revises and/or implements work methods, forms and procedures. Opens, reads, sorts and distributes incoming correspondence; composes and personally types non-routine letters; signs such matters as authorized by a supervisor. Compiles and condenses non-technical statistical data from uniform sources requiring an understanding of problems and terminology involved; devises forms, sets up moderately complex statistical tables and assists in the preparation of routine reports. Answers questions over the telephone and in person; makes and cancels appointments for a supervisor. Explains and interprets moderately complex departmental rules, regulations and procedures to public enquiries. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include up to high school graduation including or supplemented by courses in typewriting, word processing and standard commercial subjects and considerable experience as a Clerk Typist 2; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic. Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.  Sound knowledge of the applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures which govern departmental activities; of the methods, practices and procedures used in operating other computer terminal equipment to enter, revise, update and retrieve information. Ability to understand and interpret oral and written instructions; to assign and supervise the work of one or more subordinates engaged in a variety of routine office duties; to set up and type or use a word processor to produce moderately complex statements, reports, lists and documents required in the operations of the department concerned; to compose non-routine letters and memoranda; to successfully meet and effectively deal with the public in interpreting and explaining departmental rules and regulations; and to make moderately complex computations and tabulations. Skill in the operation of common office appliances, and in typing rapidly and accurately are required.

This is a Temporary Full Time opportunity to December 31, 2020 with the possibility of extension.

Please apply online by Monday, August 10, 2020. 

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 one hour 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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Organization: Burnaby (City)
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Office Administration
Posted: July 31, 2020, 2:26 pm
Expires: August 10, 2020, 4:30 pm