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Administrative Assistant
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

October 24, 2021
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: J1021-0083 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated professional to join our Executive Office team as our Administrative Assistant. In this exciting role you will report to the Executive Assistant, Innovation, Strategy and Intergovernmental Relations and be responsible for providing a wide range of confidential administrative support services directly to Abbotsford City Council, General Manager of Innovation, Strategy, and Intergovernmental Relations, as well as the City Manager’s Office and Mayor’s Office.

This position requires confidentiality in all matters of a sensitive or political nature. You will exercise considerable independence of action and judgment when dealing with officials, department leaders, employees and the general public. Your proven skills, knowledge and abilities as an Administrative Assistant, along with your experience in a political environment will make you an asset to the team. Your superior time management and communication skills will allow you to excel in a fast paced environment with numerous stakeholders and changing priorities. Your confidence, flexibility and quick thinking will assist you in dealing with the daily trials that come your way. Building and managing relationships with all levels of the organization will be essential as you establish yourself in this challenging and rewarding role.
Duties: The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills, supported by a solid foundation in administrative coordination that will prove vital for managing calendar scheduling, correspondence, processing invoices, as well as supporting the coordination of a variety Committee meetings, general administrative tasks and providing back-up administrative support and coverage to other members of the administrative team. This position is a key point of contact via telephone, email and in person for this fast-paced and dynamic office, making excellent and professional interpersonal and communication skills critical to success.
Educational Requirements: As the Administrative Assistant, you will have:
• a Diploma in Office Administration, Business Administration or related field;
• a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in Office Administration; and
• advanced Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, & PowerPoint skills.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Additional Information: If you are looking for a position that will provide you with endless opportunities for growth and accelerated learning, apply now!

The City of Abbotsford is committed to creating a workplace that fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion by attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce which broadly reflects the community and citizens we serve. As such, we encourage applications from individuals from all genders, backgrounds and underrepresented groups. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. Apply today at www.abbotsford.ca/careers
Web Address: www.abbotsford.ca
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
E-mail: employment@abbotsford.ca
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: October 7, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: October 24, 2021 04:30 PM

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