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New Job Sr Administrative Assistant In British Columbia

Sr Administrative Assistant
Sr Administrative Assistant

Sr Administrative Assistant

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

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Senior Administrative Assistant
Clerk R11

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Your organizational skills, initiative, and service orientation will be valued in this fast-paced role!

The Provincial Operations team in MCFD’s Service Delivery Division is responsible for supporting service delivery operations and overseeing the provincial implementation of strategic initiatives across the province. Our multi-site and mobile team brings together a combination of service delivery experts and technical expertise to lead provincial cross-divisional and cross-ministry work.

The Senior Administrative Assistant provides support to the Executive Director, the management team, as well as the branch, which is staffed by several professional, technical and excluded staff. The successful candidate will be an experienced administrative professional, able to identify, develop and implement administrative systems to support branch operations.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: [email protected] or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Secondary School graduation or equivalent (GED)
  • Three (3) years or more of secretarial and/or administrative experience.
  • Three (3) years or more of experience providing administrative support services for a group of staff with varying demands and expectations.

Three (3) years of any combination in one or more of following experience statements may be considered:

  • Experience managing diverse workloads effectively and independently.
  • Experience preparing, formatting, editing and proof-reading high level and confidential correspondence, records, and information.
  • Experience providing support to senior management.
  • Experience with administrative finance such as financial coding, credit card processing, vendor transactions, or processing invoices.
  • Experience with highly confidential and sensitive issues.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Successful completion of a secretarial and/or administrative certificate program.
  • Records management experience with ARCS/ORCS.
  • Experience with e-Approvals, CLIFF and Government Systems.
  • Applicants who identify as First Nations, Métis and/or Inuit.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.