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Receptionist - Clerical for qathet Regional District


How To Apply

Position:Receptionist - Clerical
Employer:qathet Regional District
Sector:Public Administration
Closing Date:2023-Feb-28
Salary or Wage:$27.27 to $30.23
Full or Part Time:Casual
Location:Powell River, BC
Start Date:Flexible
Contact:Esme Sturton


- Driver’s licence and vehicle required.
- Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent
- A minimum of two years’ experience in an Administrative Professionals’ role
- Demonstrated proficiency with office equipment, computers, advanced email, Internet, word processing, spreadsheet, and keyboarding skills
- Post-secondary education including a certificate or diploma in Office Administration or equivalent combination of office experience and technical skills, is an asset
- Holds a valid BC Driver’s License (Class 5) Demonstrates strong administrative professionals’ core skills and abilities
- Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
- Demonstrates the ability to handle sensitive matters with tact and diplomacy, and responds in a professional and courteous manner when interacting with others, especially when serving in the role of receptionist
- Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness, with a strong attention to detail
- Demonstrates sound judgement, analytical, and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrates exceptional organizational and time management skills, and the ability to multi-task effectively Demonstrates the ability to work well under pressure and responds to requests and situations with an appropriate level of urgency
- Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment and to work independently, with minimal supervision
- Demonstrates knowledge of corporate records management practices associated with the position (e.g. filing of records)
- Demonstrates ability to learn software applications associated with the position
- Demonstrates the critical importance of respecting and maintaining confidentiality in the best interest of the organization

Duties and Responsibilities

- Receive and direct incoming telephone calls, general e-mails and visitors to the reception area; provide information and assistance, within prescribed limits; or refer to appropriate person or department
- Maintain record of public complaints, reports and suggestions and refer to appropriate person
- Receive incoming mail and faxes; distribute to appropriate person or department; process outgoing mail
- Assemble, copy, and distribute meeting agenda packages, minutes and other prepared documents electronically, by mail or personal delivery, as directed
- Replenish supplies for office workstations on a regular basis
- Perform routine typing and clerical duties including filing and word processing for various departments
- Operate various office equipment including computer, multi-line telephone, fax machine, photocopier, scanner, printers, calculator, and other comparable equipment, as required
- Deal courteously and tactfully with the public, directors and other officials and promote the image of the Regional District as an open and accessible government office
- Follow all policies, procedures and standards of the Regional District
- Perform other related duties as assigned

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