The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.
Salary Salary $24.69 - $26.83 per hour
Position Purpose Reporting to the Supervisor, Business Support Services is responsible for providing clerical and administrative support, customer service at reception, application processing activities, document and file management, and data entry and statistical tasks to support Unit and Branch objectives; responsible for generating and compiling reports and correspondence as assigned; providing services supporting the provision of information to internal customers, external clients and members of the public, as required.
Successful completion of a Secondary School Diploma or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
Minimum two (2) years clerical/administrative experience in an automated office environment including reception experience.
Knowledge of Department and Branch services and programs and ability to relate information to meet customer needs.
Knowledge of general office procedures including records and information management filing systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of multi-line switchboard service.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications with proficiency in Word Processing and basic knowledge of Excel and Power Point software.
Ability to exercise good judgement in dealing with difficult situations and/or respond to enquiries from internal and external clients.
Ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritize, as needed.
Ability to travel to off-site locations in a timely and efficient manner, as required.
Ability to lift and carry heavy objects, as required.
Ability to work outside regular business hours, including weekends, as required.
Scheduled Hours As required and varied
How to Apply Please apply on-line at www.york.ca by December 9, 2013, quoting competition #15310. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on York Region, please visit the above-mentioned website.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.