Administrative Assistant to Protective and Health Services (full-time)
The Township of South-West Oxford is seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to accept the challenge of this diverse entry level position. You will be provided with an opportunity to work in a positive team environment across numerous departments while gaining extensive experience in the workings of municipal government including finance, emergency services, building services; health services, parks and recreation and administration.
Your established skills in customer service and Microsoft Office plus your ability to learn and expand on the uses of software related to fire (FirePro), building (Amanda), electronic records and workflows (Laserfiche) and finance (Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics) will assist in the streamlining of work processes.
Your positive attitude and proactive approach in serving our community combined with your willingness to engage in team development will assist the municipality in realizing its’ goal to develop and deliver municipal services for the growth and well-being of our community.
General Responsibilities: Under the guidance of the Treasurer the successful candidate will provide support to Building, Emergency, Finance, Health and Parks & Recreation Services. The job description is currently under review.
- Completion of a three (3) year college or specialized program in Business, Accounting or related discipline is preferred; or equivalent work experience;
- Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills;
- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills;
- Good attention to detail and strong organizational skills;
- Computer skills in Microsoft Office (Excel and Word);
- Experience with FirePro, Amanda, Laserfiche software (Township is willing to train the successful candidate);
- Displays strong oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to provide an appropriate criminal records check;
- Ability to work with and contribute positively to a service-oriented team where team members feel involved, included and supported.
Wages & Benefits: Grade 3 on 2020 Township Grid - entry level position. Annual Salary (35 hours per week): $41,914.60 to $52,397.80 (2020 grid) plus a comprehensive health benefits package and OMERS pension plan.
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Interested applicants are invited to apply in writing outlining their qualifications and experience no later than 4:30 p.m. (local time) on Friday, July 31st, 2020 to:
Brooke Crane, Payroll & Benefits Administrator
Township of South-West Oxford
312915 Dereham Line, Mount Elgin, ON N0J 1N0
Phone (519) 485-0477 Fax (519) 485-2932 or Email: email@example.com
The Township of South-West Oxford is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Please advise the Township's Human Resource Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection only.
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