Assistant to the REVP – North

Salary: 
9140-0001A-017
Employment type: 
Term up to six months
Location: 
Yellowknife
Closing Date: 
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:30 EDT
English requirements: 
Comprehension
Spoken
Written
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
9140-0001A-017
Branch/Section: 
Executive office
Group: 
Excluded
Classification: 
Band 8
Purpose of position: 

Note: This position is eligible for a Yearly Isolated Post Allowance (IPA). This allowance is calculated based on the location and family status and covers the following admissible categories: Environmental Allowance, Living Cost Differential, Fuel & Utilities Differential and Shelter Cost Differential.

Purpose of Position

This position is responsible for working with the Regional Executive Vice-President (REVP), by supporting the day to day work and assisting the REVP in responding to a wide range of requests.

Qualifications: 

Education and Experience:

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

Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of the organization, structure and functions of the PSAC;
  • Awareness of current issues that are of concern to the membership;
  • Must be well versed in the filing and retrieval of information;
  • Knowledge is required for the “coordination of work and project specific activities”.
  • High degree of computer literacy including word processing;
  • General knowledge of bookkeeping skills required to perform tasks such as account reconciliations (e.g. bank reconciliations), to record financial transactions, and prepare basic balance, income statements.

Abilities:

  • Ability for coordination of work and project specific activities;
  • Ability to create and maintain a website;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to respond independently;
  • Ability to employ excellent communications skills, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to be tactful.

 

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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