Community Services Administrative Assistant - Parks & Cemetery
The City of Red Deer
Red Deer, AB
This position provides administrative, clerical and basic financial support to the Parks and Cemetery sections of the Recreation, Parks & Culture Department. This position also provides customer service support and reception internally and externally.

Job Requirements:
Successful completion of a one year diploma from a recognized college in Secretarial Science, Office Administration, Business Administration, or equivalent.
Two years of experience in an administrative position that included considerable public contact and customer service. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Developed ability and skill in utilizing common business software such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook OneNote, and ability to learn and adapt to new and emerging software(s) as business need requires.
Ability to type 50 wpm accurately.
In addition to the 9 Core Competencies (Ethics & Values, Service Focus, Thinking, Planning & Organizing, Leadership, Development, Communication & Interaction, Adaptability & Change Management, Understanding the Municipal Political Environment) identified for all employees of the City of Red Deer – the following are specific to this position:
The ability to effectively communicate while dealing with the public, other staff members and other City Departments within a hectic and sometimes critical environment of public complaints and emotional situations.
Must have good listening skills, speak clearly and concisely, and able to respond courteously to public inquires and criticisms.
A demonstrated proficiency at working independently using initiative to prioritize and complete duties and workload efficiently in a multi-tasking team-based environment.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality when working with confidential material and subject matter.
Knowledge of municipal governance and administrative processes.
Demonstrated ability to carry through on commitments with precision and ability to attend to detail.
Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to accurately produce, type, and assemble material from rough notes, handwritten information and conversations to a professional quality document.
Ability to acquire and retain knowledge of The City organization and relevant policies and procedures and keep informed of current City issues.
Must be prepared to continue the learning process and show an aptitude to personally enhance skills with respect to technology.

Specific Demands of the Job:
Work is performed in a fast-paced environment often with many interruptions.
Assignments are performed under general supervision only. Employees are expected to use independent judgement in a collaborative environment and to apply precedent, policies and procedures to varying circumstances in the performance of their duties.
There may be multiple positions within this classification in the Community Services Division. Each position will be assigned to a portfolio as required.
Affiliation: Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 417

Normal Hours of Work: 37.5 hours biweekly, Monday to Friday, as scheduled.

Attached Documents
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COAA - Community Services Admin Asst.pdf 30 kb Download
Applications are being accepted until January 25, 2019