New Job Clerk, Administrative And Financial Support In Ontario

Clerk, Administrative and Financial Support

Company : City of Ottawa
Salary : $53,606 - $62,721 a year
Location : Ontario

Full Description

Requisition ID: 835
Department: Office of the City Clerk
Service: Municipal Elections and French Language Services
Branch: Elections Branch
Employment Type: 1 or more Full Time Temporary Positions (Up to 18 months)
Work Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary Information: $53,606.28 - $62,720.84 annually (2019 rates of pay)
Location: 1221-B Cyrville Road
Job Category: Administrative Jobs
Application Close: 06/12/2021


You are responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to program staff by performing word processing/typing, data entry, and filing activities; compiling and providing information pertaining to program documents and reports; maintaining program inventory; liaising with internal staff, external stakeholders, and members of the public; purchasing goods/services; scheduling meetings; and responding to inquiries and complaints.


Completion of 1 year of post-secondary training in office administration or related field

Minimum of 2 years of related office/administrative experience


  • General organization and activities of the specific program/unit/branch/department
  • Corporate, departmental and branch policies and procedures
  • Office practices and procedures
  • Corporate Records Management system
  • Corporate computer and software applications such as Windows, Word, Excel, Access, etc.
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to clients, public, peers and supervisors both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organize, multi-task and prioritize work
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to complete work assignments within deadlines
  • Ability to document/record information
  • Tact and discretion
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to program specific targets/population needs
  • Initiative and reliability
  • Ability to maintain confidential information


  • Language Requirement: Designated Day 1 Ready – immediate requirement for language proficiency: French: oral, reading, writing required. English: oral, reading, writing required. Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.Various language requirements, locations may require English only, French only OR Bilingual competencies. Some positions require English oral, reading, and writing. Some positions required French oral, reading and writing.
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.
  • You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available.

** The City of Ottawa has a Mandatory Vaccination Policy which requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. **

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.