Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓ y̓ əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱ x̱ wú7mesh(Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation.Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenestcity in the world. Named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, BC’s Top Employers, and Canada’s GreenestEmployers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments tosustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents. Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
Main Purpose & Function
We are currently accepting applications from qualified individuals available for on-call and temporaryadministrative positions that occur because of illness, vacation, or special workload needs at various Cityworksites. These on-call and temporary assignments vary in length. Duties may include word processing, dataentry, customer service, cashiering, calendar management, and other administrative functions. Applicants musthave a reasonable amount of availability, and must be willing to travel to sites such as Manitoba Yard and KentYard for assignments.
Education & Experience
Grade 12 supplemented by business-related courses and computer courses; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Minimum two years’ experience in an administrative role
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is required
Experience with cashiering and customer service are an asset
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
Strong keyboarding skills (min 40/wpm)
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of SAP and mapping software is an asset
Ability to learn and to adapt to new computer systems and technology
Thorough knowledge of business English, spelling, grammar and punctuation
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal tactfully and effectively with the public and staff
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Ability to adapt quickly to varying assignments and to changing environments
Prescreened candidates will be required to pass the City’s standard tests in typing, Word, and Excel.
All City of Vancouver employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire and ongoing employment. Candidates may only be exempted from this requirement if they request and are approved for an accommodation based a reason related to a Human Rights Code ground (such as disability). Such a request must be made during, not after, the recruitment process.
Business Unit/Department: Human Resources (1020)
Affiliation: CUPE 15 Non Pks
Employment Type: Auxiliary/Casual
Position Start Date: December 2021
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-013: $24.39 to $28.56 per hour
Application Close: 5 November, 2021
At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
How to Apply
If you are interested to apply for the position, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org before November 5, 11:59 PM PT with the following email subject: City of Vancouver – Office Support Clerk II (Internal Temp Pool).