The Department Assistant provides support to the Human Resources, Payroll, and Finance departments

LOCATION: Richmond
Start Date: May 6, 2019
Term/Status: Permanent Full Time
Hours:Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 8:30-16:40 // 37.5 hours per week
Hourly Wage: $20.16 per collective agreement

*Union membership will be required upon hire (BCGEU).


  • Maintains personnel files, both paper and electronic
  • Processes employee paperwork
  • Creates and posts job postings and monitors job competitions
  • Enters new employees into ADP
  • Data entry for Payroll
  • Provides administrative support for benefits
  • Updates and maintains lists and statistical reports
  • Scanning paper documents to electronic files
  • Preparing hiring packages
  • Word processing
  • Provides other administrative assistance to the HR, Payroll and Finance departments
  • Provides reception relief
  • Other related duties as required


  • Grade Twelve or equivalent.
  • Minimum one year work experience in administrative and/or clerical field.
  • Ability to communicate with public and staff in a positive, professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to type accurately at 50 w.p.m.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Access, and other software programs.
  • Ability to organize work effectively and work cooperatively with others under minimal supervision.
  • Working in a team environment is essential.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Accuracy with figures and statistical record-keeping
  • Ability to manage multi-line telephone.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Demonstrated competency in English
  • Eligible to work in Canada
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Posted by human resources in: Administrative / Head Office, Department, Full-Time, Job Status