New Job Temporary Administrative/Customer Service Clerk In Ontario

Temporary Administrative/Customer Service Clerk
Temporary Administrative/Customer Service Clerk

Temporary Administrative/Customer Service Clerk

Company : City of Oshawa
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Ontario

Full Description

A progressive city of 187,800 people located just a short 30-minute drive from Toronto, the City of Oshawa is one of Canada’s fastest growing communities that is exceptionally positioned to live, work, learn and invest. Its strategic pursuit of sustainable growth, excellent community service delivery and co-operative partnerships have enhanced its quality of life advantage, while maintaining a strong commitment to financial stewardship.

Posting Number: 003179

Job Title: Temporary Administrative/Customer Service Clerk

City: Oshawa Province: Ontario

Posting End Date: 2023/12/31

Job Description

Please note that this is an open posting for temporary administrative opportunities that may arise. Your application will be kept on file for up to three (3) months and you may be contacted if an opportunity matching your qualifications arises.

Responsibilities may include:

  • General office support including receiving and responding to requests and inquiries, screening and directing telephone calls, shipping and receiving, distributing mail and courier packages, photocopying, maintaining office supplies
  • Filing of branch documents and maintaining information in accordance with the Corporate Records Management Program
  • Process financial transactions for City services and programs, perform various related cash control and reconciliation functions
  • Prepare, edit and format a variety of documents while ensuring that the Corporation’s accessibility standards are met
  • Maintain and update databases and worksheets
  • Process invoices and create purchase requisitions
  • Arrange meetings, facility bookings and registrations, meeting minute preparation
  • Performing other administrative duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills of generally accepted administrative practices and procedures normally associated with an Office Administration College Certificate, plus one (1) year of relevant administrative and customer service experience; or have the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Demonstrated customer service experience along with effective conflict resolution and communication skills to deal effectively and courteously with the public and staff
  • An ability to respond to inquiries by telephone, in person and in writing
  • Established computer skills and experience in related software applications (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently, quickly and competently with frequent interruptions in a multi-task environment
  • Possess a willing and co-operative attitude and have the ability to maintain the confidentiality of information, exercise judgement and tact in dealing with sensitive matters and responding to inquiries
  • Personal qualities of maturity and reliability are required

As a condition of employment, the City of Oshawa will require successful candidates to undergo a Criminal Records and Judicial Matters Check.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). The City of Oshawa promotes the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Oshawa encourages applications from women, Indigenous Peoples and persons of all cultures, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities and/or needs related to the OHRC. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process or assistance with the application process please contact Human Resource Services. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.