Administrative Assistant, National Conferences and Convention

Salary: 
$61,642 - $ 69,375 plus $1,585.14, bilingual bonus
Employment type: 
Indeterminate
Location: 
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 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: 
3000-0003A-021

Branch/Section

Collective Bargaining Branch

Group

AEU 2
Classification: 
Band 6
Purpose of position: 

Provides assistance to the logistical administration of the six (6) PSAC National Conferences (Access, Aboriginal
Peoples, Health & Safety, Pride, Racially Visible and Women). Provides administrative support to the Convention,
Conferences and Project Officer in the logistical coordination of the PSAC triennial Convention, Pre-Convention
Committee meetings and events such as National Staff Conferences, bargaining conferences, regional conventions
and other projects as required.

Qualifications: 

Education/Experience:
• Demonstrated experience organizing large meetings and conferences, and knowledge of travel, logistics
and accommodation procedures.
Knowledge:
• The position requires general administrative knowledge and the ability to organize, plan and determine work
priorities to meet strict deadlines, in an environment with multiple, competing and changing priorities;
• Good knowledge of filing systems, both manual and computerized, and the ability to process draft versions,
edits final versions;
• Basic knowledge of trade union role, objectives and activities as well as a commitment to union and equity
principles and some familiarly with government organizations, practices and procedures.
Abilities:
• Proficiency in the use of a personal computer in a Windows environment, and advanced level;
• Ability to work with Word, Excel, Access, Internet, email and other databases and software;
• Ability to work independently and cooperatively with others in a team environment.
• Second language skills as per the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level
indicated above.
Personal suitability:
• High degree of initiative, good judgment, tact and problem-solving skills including the ability to recommend
solutions to resolve logistic or travel issues.

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.