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Corporate Administrative Assistant - Full Time / À Temps Plein

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Township of Leeds & Thousand Islands

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Industry Sector: Other / Autre

Organization Description:

The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands (Township) is a vibrant, diverse
community in Eastern Ontario. We have the world renowned 1000 Islands and St.
Lawrence Seaway along our southern boundary and the UNESCO designated
Rideau Canal on our north. We are conveniently located within hours of two of the
largest metropolitan areas of Canada as well as the eastern seaboard of the USA.
We have 9,500 permanent residents, thousands of seasonal residents and
welcome tens of thousands of visitors to our region every year. The Township
offers its citizens a great lifestyle; with the perfect balance of heritage, culture,
services, outdoor activities, and contemporary living.

Job Listing #7992

Corporate Administrative Assistant • Full Time / À Temps Plein

Date Posted: 21 Jul 2021

Application Deadline: 28 Jul 2021

Location: Town of Gananoque

Category: Clerical/Administrative / Administration/Travail de bureau

Hours Per Week: 35

Pay Rate: Hourly Wage / Rémunération Horaire $25.57 - $29.34

Language Requirements: English / Anglais

Job Description:

The Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands is seeking a permanent Corporate Administrative Assistant within the Finance Team.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Deputy Treasurer, the Corporate Administrative Assistant manages the effective and confidential processing of various administrative, finance and building related duties with a focus on enhanced customer service for all residents, stakeholders and departments of the Township. The Corporate Administrative Assistant is responsible for incoming inquiries and questions from the public, directing phone calls, emails and in person inquiries as required. The Corporate Administrative Assistant receives payments, assists with inputting of transactions, front line inquiries and transactions, and other administrative tasks. The Corporate Administrative Assistant supports various departments and is cross trained in a number of key functions.

Qualifications

  • Three-year post-secondary diploma in business administration or equivalent experience and educational background.
  • Five years of related experience. Previous municipal or government and previous finance experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication, professionalism, and strong interpersonal skills to deliver exceptional customer-service to the public and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and adhere to confidentiality requirements and to be respectful of sensitive matters.
  • Ability to act proactively and the capacity to multi-task in a fast-paced environment responding with flexibility to changing priorities.

The salary range for the position is $25.57 to $29.34 per hour with a 35 hour work week.

For more information and to view a detailed job description, please visit the career section of the Township’s website. https://www.leeds1000islands.ca/en/governing/Careers.aspx

Please submit your covering letter and detailed resume in confidence to hr@townshipleeds.on.ca by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 28, 2021.

The Township is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), accommodation will be provided upon request throughout the selection process.

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