The City of Yellowknife is a dynamic and growing capital city located in the heart of the Northwest Territories, with a culturally diverse population of approx 20,000. The City is an inclusive employer who offers a rewarding working atmosphere that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in local government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife. At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and exciting environment for us all. We are actively recruiting for a professional, highly skilled and experienced individual to assume the role of Executive Assistant with the Administration Department. Under the supervision of the Senior Executive Assistant, and general direction of the City Clerk, the incumbent is responsible for providing a full range of routine and confidential administrative and senior secretarial support services in politically and administratively sensitive areas to the Mayor and Council, senior management and departmental managers, including special assignments involving a variety of projects for the City. This position mandates demonstrated senior secretarial/administrative skills and knowledge that includes the expertise to work autonomously, and requires professional communication and public relations skills that employ tact and diplomacy. The incumbent must possess exceptionally strong administrative/management skills and the expertise to assess and constantly evaluate priorities. You must be able to demonstrate advanced microsoft word processing skills and be highly adept with the Microsoft software package. Additional skills with desktop publishing and web posting software would be a definite asset. There is a need for a high-level of accuracy and exceptional written correspondence expertise for the preparation of documents for senior administration This is normally acquired through completion of Grade 12, successful completion of a secretarial or administrative diploma and a min of five years of background in a progressively responsible confidential administrative position at a senior level. Exposure to the legal field is an asset. The City of Yellowknife offers a competitive pay and a complete benefits plan which includes a monthly housing allowance and a defined benefit pension plan. Candidates who are qualified are required to apply no later than January 31, 2020. Please visit the City of Yellowknife web siteat: www.yellowknife.ca to submit your resume. Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all candidates who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
City Of Yellowknife
January 14 on ApplicantPRO