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Secretary - Reception/Admin Support

Company : Town of Sackville
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

POSITION TITLE: Secretary – Reception/Admin Support, Front Desk Town Hall
DEPARTMENT: Finance and Administration
REPORTS TO: Treasurer

Under the direction of the Treasurer, the position is responsible for Reception/Cashier duties at Town Hall, including but not limited to working in the Accounting system, receiving calls/visitors, and directing to the appropriate area and handling various other office related duties. Accuracy and timelines will be a very important part of all the duties of this job.

Under the direction of the Treasurer:
Administrative Support
  • Receive, process and receipt water/sewer, dog licensing fee payments, by-law tickets, programming activities, etc and issue the appropriate receipt and/or documentation.
  • Break down into the system and code to the appropriate account accurately.
  • Ensure cash is balanced and accurate at all times.
  • Support telephone system operation. Answer, screen and forward telephone calls; record and relay message information accurately.
  • Perform clerical duties that have been assigned by the supervisor.
  • Operate, maintain and reconcile debit machine.
  • Responds to internal/external inquiries on behalf of the Finance Department or other Departments within the building.
  • Assists in the preparation of correspondence and reports.
  • Keep an accurate call and visitor log for Town Hall.
  • Assists other Department processes as required.
  • Responsible for the processing of tender packages as requested, acceptance of tenders and keeping an accurate record of tender information.
Public Relations/Customer Service
  • Performs reception duties for the Town Hall, greets visitors, receives, and transfers telephone calls as required.
  • Obtains confidential or personal information from the public.
  • Provides answers to inquiries or refers callers to the appropriate staff member.
  • Demonstrates a strong customer service orientation.
  • Responds promptly to customer’s queries and requests.
  • Resolves customer concerns and complaints or refers to supervisor if applicable.
Delivery of Programs and Services
  • Assist the Recreation Program and Events Department, Tourism and Business Development and others with payments, program bookings and monitoring of registrations.
  • Assist with the billing for Water/Sewer and other Finance duties as may be needed.
  • Maintain an accurate log of all existing by-laws and make them available for public.
  • Works cooperatively with the team members in Finance, as well as other departments to ensure necessary workflow and coverage.
  • Provides support and backup to other staff in the department as may be necessary.
  • Remains current on, and adheres to, corporate and department policies and procedures.
  • Excellent Communication and interpersonal skills to deal with staff, public and others in a polite and effective manner.
  • Administer applications relating to culverts, water turn on/offs, new installations, etc.
  • Develop and maintain an accurate manual on all job duties for the position.
  • Take minutes at meetings when required.
  • Provide backup and relief to other positions within the Finance Department.
  • Perform Accounting work that may be assigned by the Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer.
  • Any other duties as requested by the Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer.
  • Employee shall wear appropriate attire for the Town Hall.
  • Grade 12 education supplemented by an Administrative or Business Diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution or a minimum of 3-years’ experience.
  • Be able to demonstrate basic accounting knowledge.
  • Ability to handle math and manual calculations for HST, deposits, etc.
  • Have a complete and thorough knowledge how Municipal Government Works.
  • Be capable of maintaining confidentiality in all areas of their work.
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills for dealing with the public.
Interested candidates may apply in writing by submitting a detailed resume to
Town of Sackville
c/o Donna Beal, Town Clerk
31C Main St
Sackville, NB
E4L 1G6
or via email to:

Deadline for Applications: Friday, June 18, 2021 @ 4:30p.m.

Education : Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Experience : No experience

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