Administrative Assistant, Communications, Political Actions and Campaigns

Salary: 
$57,802 – $65,054 plus $1,486.43 Bilingual Allowance
Employment type: 
Other
Other employment type: 
Term up to twelve (12) months
Location: 
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
French requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
9020-0011A-018
Branch/Section: 
Collective Bargaining Branch
Group: 
AEU 2
Classification: 
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

The position is responsible for providing secretarial and administrative services to the staff of the Communications, Political Action and Campaigns Section.

Qualifications: 

Education and experience:

  • General administrative secretarial knowledge associated with successful completion of business and/or secretarial training, or equivalent experience, normally acquired through several years in providing secretarial services relevant to the duties of the position.

Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of the PSAC;
  • Basic knowledge of trade union role, objectives and activities.

Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively type, format documents for publications, transcribe from notes and perform other word-processing in English and French;
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and a high degree of work processing skills using MS Word, the proficiency in the use of a personal computer, including ability to use Windows, e-mail, and spreadsheets (ideally Excel) and data base software (ideally Access) and HTML;
  • Proficiency in spelling and in the application and usage of grammar and good vocabulary in English and French;
  • Written and oral communications skills are essential in English and French;
  • Ability to independently organize, plan and determine work priorities in order to meet strict deadlines in an environment with multiple and competing priorities;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and cooperatively with others.

Personal Suitability:

  • High degree of initiative;
  • Good judgment;
  • Sensitivity to equity principles and special needs;
  • Commitment to union and equity principles and some familiarity with government organizations, practices and procedures.

A detailed job description is available on our website: http://psacunion.ca/jobs-psac or on the attached document

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.

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