Department/Division: Public Health & Emergency Services/Central Resources
Hours of Work: 24 Hours per week (Monday – Friday, Occasional Evenings)
Union: CUPE 1883
Wage: $23.40 – $26.58 per hour
Location: 99 Regina St., S., Waterloo/150 Main St., Cambridge
Closing Date: December 31, 2020
Please note - This is an ongoing posting to create applicant pool for the Relief Clerk position as such we accept and review applications on an ongoing basis
Description of Duties:
Provides clerical, administrative, program, and reception support to management, staff, and the public for assigned program area within the department based on operational needs.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
•Knowledge of office procedures, word processing, and communication skills acquired through a grade 12 education plus 2 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of higher education and lower experience).
•Knowledge of and ability to follow corporate and departmental policies and procedures, and legislation (e.g., privacy, accessibility). Familiarity with medical terminology.
•Ability to exhibit confidentiality and discretion in handling confidential/sensitive material.
•Time management and organizational skills to collect, compile, and report information for the program; work independently; adapt to changing priorities; and meet program needs, deadlines, and priorities on an interim basis with sometimes short notice of assignment to carry on workload of program assistants.
•Communication and customer service skills to relate effectively with all levels of staff, clients and members of the public; respond to program inquiries; and participate as an effective team member.
•Ability to read, write/draft, and edit program reports, correspondence, program resources, and messages. Ability to complete forms, enter data, and maintain records.
•Computer skills with ability to use software such as Microsoft Office, provincial databases, the internet, and a document management system.
•Ability to travel within Waterloo Region.
•Ability to work shifts, including evenings, as part of a set schedule.
•Ability to support and demonstrate the Region’s values.
Please apply online, by the closing date Dec 31, 2020 quoting competition number 2020-1251, or drop off your resume to the Region of Waterloo, Information Desk located on the main floor at 150 Frederick Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 4J3.
We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.
The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.
Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.
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